Private Midwife: Antenatal, Postnatal and Paediatrics care

At VivaBody, we believe every woman deserves a positive and empowering birthing experience. We offer a comprehensive range of services to support you on your unique journey, from first prenatal visit and throughout your pregnancy, to caring for you and your baby after delivery.

Dive into your motherhood journey with VivaBody's specialized midwife services. We've crafted unique classes to prepare you for childbirth, covering all the essentials, and offer personal guidance to tackle any breastfeeding challenges. Our mission is to empower expectant and new mothers, providing you with the comprehensive support needed for a confident leap into motherhood. Discover your path to becoming a mom with the backing of our expert midwifery and breastfeeding support.

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Your private midwife in Dublin

Welcome Elena, our passionate and experienced private midwife in Dublin, dedicated to providing personalized antenatal care, postnatal care, and postpartum care for mothers and babies throughout pregnancy, childbirth, and beyond.

Professional Summary:

Elena brings a wealth of expertise as a nurse and midwife, boasting over eight years of hands-on experience with mothers and newborns. Currently serving in the labor ward of one of Dublin's most bustling hospitals, her dedication to maternal and newborn care is unmatched. Beyond her primary roles, Elena is a certified International Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), proudly associated with the Association of Lactation Consultants Ireland (ALCI), and a skilled KG Hypnobirthing instructor. Her diverse qualifications underline her commitment to supporting families through the journey of childbirth and early parenthood.

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Elena Puyal: Antenatal, postnatal and paediatrics care midwife nurse

Studies and certifications:

IBCLC Breastfeeding Lactation Consultant: The Breastfeeding Support you need in Dublin

Discover the essential role of a breastfeeding lactation consultant in Dublin and how they can transform your nursing experience into a rewarding journey.

Breastfeeding is a natural process, but it's not always straightforward. Many new mothers in Dublin find themselves navigating unexpected challenges when it comes to nursing their babies. This is where the expertise of a breastfeeding lactation consultant becomes invaluable. Offering personalised advice, practical solutions, and compassionate support, these professionals are dedicated to helping mothers and babies enjoy a fulfilling breastfeeding experience.

Understanding Breastfeeding Lactation Consultation

What exactly does a breastfeeding lactation consultant do? These are certified healthcare professionals specializing in the science of breastfeeding. They're equipped with the knowledge and skills to assist mothers in overcoming breastfeeding difficulties, ensuring both mother and child gain the maximum benefits from nursing.

Breastfeeding consultation: How can it help you

With a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by nursing mothers, a lactation consultation will offer tailored support that addresses everything from latch difficulties to milk supply issues, and more:

Breastfeeding consultation can help with most common breastfeeding challenges:

  • Engorgement while breastfeeding.
  • Sore nipples.
  • Leaking breast (oversupply)
  • Concern about your breast milk supply.
  • Cluster feeding.
  • Blocked duct.
  • Breastfeeding after a cesarean section.
  • Mastitis.

Welcome to Elena's World of Breastfeeding Support

Let Elena be your go-to breastfeeding lactation consultant. Certified as IBCLC Lactation Consultant and a proud member of the Association of Lactation Consultants of Ireland, she's not just highly qualified; she's passionate about helping new moms. With a treasure trove of experience, university diplomas, and specialized courses, Elena's got all the expertise you could ask for. But what really sets her apart is her caring approach. She's been there for countless moms, turning challenges into triumphs and helping forge strong bonds between mothers and their babies. Elena's warmth and professionalism make her the perfect ally for your breastfeeding journey, celebrated by happy moms and healthy babies everywhere.

Services

Antenatal Care (Prenatal Care & Checkups) in Dublin:

Pain Relief during Labour

Childbirth is a powerful experience, and managing pain effectively is crucial for a positive birth experience. Our approach to pain relief during labour is multifaceted, offering both natural and medical pain management techniques. By exploring options such as breathing exercises, massage, and the consideration of pain medication, we help you create a birth plan tailored to your preferences and needs.

  • What it Addresses: Our services aim to alleviate anxiety around childbirth pain and the decision-making process regarding pain management.
  • Improvement in Birth Experience: Feeling empowered and prepared for childbirth is pivotal. Our goal is to increase the likelihood of having a birth experience that aligns with your pain management preferences, ensuring a sense of control and satisfaction.
  • Is This for You? If you're interested in exploring a range of pain management methods to find what best suits your vision of a natural birth experience, this service is designed for you.

Hypnobirthing

Hypnobirthing stands out as a profound technique for managing pain and anxiety during childbirth. It equips you with relaxation techniques that not only help manage pain but also enhance your birthing experience by fostering a calm and positive mindset.

  • What it Addresses: This service is for expectant mothers seeking to reduce childbirth anxiety and those desiring a natural approach to pain management without heavy reliance on medication.
  • Improvement in Birth Experience: By gaining knowledge and tools through hypnobirthing, you'll be better prepared to manage pain naturally, potentially reducing the need for medical intervention.
  • Is This for You? If a more natural, relaxed approach to childbirth resonates with you, hypnobirthing could be an invaluable part of your birth plan.

IBCLC Breastfeeding Consultation (Available after 3rd Trimester Onwards)

Breastfeeding is a journey that starts even before your baby arrives. Our International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) are here to address any concerns or questions you may have, ensuring a strong foundation for your breastfeeding journey.

  • What it Addresses: From latching concerns to questions about milk supply, our consultations aim to resolve early breastfeeding queries.
  • Improvement in Your Experience: Equip yourself with the confidence and knowledge needed for breastfeeding, setting the stage for a smooth start to your breastfeeding journey.
  • Is This for You? If you're planning to breastfeed and wish to prepare yourself thoroughly, an early IBCLC consultation can be immensely beneficial.

Postnatal Care & Postpartum Support in Dublin

IBCLC Breastfeeding Consultation (First Visit)

The initial weeks postpartum are critical for establishing a successful breastfeeding routine. Our IBCLC lactation consultants provide expert assessment and support to address any challenges you may face during this time.

  • What it Addresses: We help new mothers overcome initial hurdles such as latching difficulties and low milk supply.
  • Improvement in Your Experience: By addressing these early challenges, we aim to help you establish a successful breastfeeding routine, ensuring a smoother transition into motherhood.
  • Is This for You? If you're facing breastfeeding challenges after delivery, this consultation can offer the support and guidance needed to get your breastfeeding journey on track.

IBCLC Breastfeeding Consultation (Follow Up)

Continued support is key to maintaining a successful breastfeeding journey. Our follow-up consultations provide an opportunity to assess progress and address any ongoing concerns or questions.

  • What it Addresses: This service focuses on providing ongoing support for any breastfeeding concerns that may arise after the initial postpartum period.
  • Improvement in Your Experience: Receive reassurance and guidance to ensure your breastfeeding journey continues smoothly, adjusting strategies as needed.
  • Is This for You? For ongoing support and advice on breastfeeding, our follow-up consultations can provide the assistance you need to maintain a successful breastfeeding journey.

Paediatric Care in Dublin:

Paediatrics Feeding Plan

A tailored paediatric feeding plan is crucial for your baby’s health and development. Our team works with you to create a personalized plan that meets your baby's nutritional needs, whether through breastfeeding, bottle feeding, or a combination.

  • What it Addresses: We address concerns related to ensuring your baby receives proper nutrition and support you in making informed decisions about feeding methods.
  • Improvement in Your Experience: Gain the confidence and support needed to ensure your baby thrives, with a feeding routine that works for both you and your child.
  • Is This for You? If you're concerned about your newborn's feeding and nutrition, our personalized feeding plans can offer peace of mind and guidance through this critical aspect of your baby’s development.

Pricing

Service

Duration

Price

Pain relief during labour

90 min

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Hypnobirthing.
Sold only in 4 sessions pack.

60 min

300 € (4 sessions)

IBCLC Breastfeeding consultation - First visit.

90 min

120 € - In-clinic.

150 € - Home-visit.

IBCLC Breastfeeding consultation - Follow up.

60 min

120 € - In-clinic.

150 € - Home-visit.
90 € - Online.

Paediatrics feeding plan

90 min

120 € - In-clinic.

150 € - Home-visit.