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Gillian Holmes

Birth and Postnatal Doula - Pregnancy and Postnatal Yoga - Antenatal Teacher

Congratulations on your pregnancy!

You've come to the right place for pregnancy, birth and postnatal doula services, yoga and antenatal education.
Based in Stroud, I cover the whole of Gloucestershire and am now international thanks to Zoom..!

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My first pregnancy led me to become fascinated with the amazing transformation my body - and mind - were going through. A few years and two more babies later, I qualified as a National Childbirth Trust (NCT) Antenatal Teacher in 2008. I subsequently took further training in Yoga for Pregnancy and Mother & Baby Yoga, and now teach both, usually in Stroud and Nailsworth. I continue to teach antenatal courses for the NCT and private Pregnancy Day Retreats.


Knowing that supporting individual women and birthing people would always be my passion, when my children were a little older I completed the Nurturing Birth doula training course and I now have the honour of supporting couples, women and birthing people as a Birth and Postnatal Doula.

Find me on Doula UK

Nurturing Birth or Find My Doula listings. 

“Gillian was very empathetic and understanding and made me feel that it was ok to seek help. This gave me emotional support and increased my confidence as a mother. She is a very kind and empathetic fellow mother whom you feel you can trust with your baby and to have your best interests at heart. She is a very good listener and very respectful of your views and wishes. She was a great support to me at a time when I needed that extra support and help without judgement, and was always sensitive to my wishes.”



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