Brigstocke, Sophie

Sophie BrigstockeI am a birth and postnatal doula, breastfeeding peer supporter, volunteer on the National Breastfeeding Helpline and baby massage teacher based in SW London.  I am the current Doula of the Year, awarded by the MaMa Conference/BirthSparks.  I run Nurturing Birth, alongside Florence Etienne-Jackson, providing doula training in the UK and internationally, as well as doula mentoring and the Nurturing Birth Directory, helping mothers and families to find support in their pregnancy, birth and early postnatal periods. You can find out more at, about Nurturing Birth doula courses and mentoring at and the Nurturing Birth Directory at  I regularly blog and am active on social media – Facebook – Nurturing Birth Doulas, Twitter and Instagram – @nurturing_birth