NCT Courses and Covid-19

Until the end of February 2021 our courses are online. Currently, due to rising Covid-19 infection rates and official guidance for pregnant women, online is the only way we can safely and practically deliver local, fully interactive and inclusive courses – a decision supported by the Royal College of Midwives.

We know how much you value our in-person courses so we’re keeping our options open for courses from March 2021 onwards. Currently you can still book these as in-person classes but we’ll only bring people back together in venues once it is safe to do so. We’ll never put you, your baby or your family at risk.

To understand more about why we're delivering our courses online please read our course FAQs. Our website also has an up-to-date section on Covid-19 pregnancy and birth information.

Our Covid-19 Price Promise: If you book a course that is already being delivered online you’ll receive a 15% discount at the time of booking. If you book a course that is currently offered as in-person, we’ll give you back 15% of your course fee if we need to move it online to ensure your safety.

Charece is currently a student NCT doula.

Would you like Charece to be your doula?

Email: (charece-adele@hotmail.co.uk) or call (07498042277)

 

About Charece

Charece lives in the St. George area of Bristol and is easily available to all surrounding locations in the city. She is also able to travel anywhere within a 15mile radius of Bristol. Charece is passionate about the divinity of women and has a strong belief in their innate ability to carry and birth babies holistically- this passion is what brought her to the NCT Doula training course! She studied midwifery for two years, supporting many families and helping to birth new life into the world along the way, but decided her passion would be best fulfilled in a role where she could provide continuous one-to-one support and build an ongoing, trusting relationship with women and their families.

Having helped women to birth and supported families in hospital, birth centres, and through caesarean births, her understanding of the experience of birth is thorough. She has a great insight into the role of midwives and is therefore happy and confident about working alongside a midwife at your birth.

Charece is passionate about the positive effects that good support and empowerment can have on you, your partner and your birth experience. Breathing and massage techniques can help you manage your experience and Charece will offer to support you with these. She also values the importance of empowering your birth partner and can support them to find ways that they can stay calm and find their own sense of purpose in the birth environment. This can really have a positive impact on their ability to best support themselves and you through labour.

If you’d like to know more about Charece and the service’s she can offer you and your family she is happy to have a chat over video call.

Charece is currently a student NCT doula. An important part of training for this role is that Charece is required to support a woman or couple through birth with the support of the NCT doula tutors. Your baby needs to be due between the end of February and mid-April 2021 for you to be able to consider asking Charece to be your birth doula. The fee for Charece to support you has been appropriately set to recognise the fact that she is a student.

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Charece Anderson

Qualifications

Charece will be an NCT qualified antenatal teacher, Yoga for pregnancy teacher and doula at the end of this academic year. 

She also has qualifications in health and social care and sociology studies.

Practicalities

Charece will provide support by:

  • Meeting with you at least 3 times before the birth to build a supportive relationship with you and get to know your needs and wishes
  • Helping you explore and understand your options in labour, birth and those first few hours after birth
  • Helping you write your birth preferences and ensuring your individual needs are communicated to your healthcare team
  • Being on-call for you from two weeks before the expected due day until your baby arrives
  • Being there to help you make the best on-the-spot decisions with you if needed during your labour and birth
  • Being available to call, WhatsApp or email for the duration of your contact
  • Visiting you and your family at a time that suits you to offer support and help you reflect on your birth experience

Testimonials

“Thank you for being such a supportive presence at the birth of our son Isaiah. Looking back, I realise that at every point in my labour you were there to give me and my husband support and reassurance. That’s one thing I am especially grateful for- we never felt alone.”

-Remi and Liam, parents of Isaiah

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