Support for Miscarriage, Pregnancy Loss, and Stillbirth

Pregnancy loss, at any point, can feel devastating and isolating ~ Its so important to surround yourself with trusted and knowledgeable support. 

I provide Information, resources, and referrals for bereavement and grief, including support groups, communities, and mental health practitioners, as well as compassionate listening to your loss story, to support processing and healing. 

 

I provide support for physical healing, including protected rest, nourishing meals, and mental and emotional health as hormones adjust. Optional techniques such as belly wrapping, sitz baths are also available. 

I'll work with your community, family, and friends, to establish how they can best support you in this time. I am also able to accompany you to your medical appointments for loss procedures and/or follow up, to provide emotional and logistical support

 

 All of my services can be provided in-person or virtually; you choose what works best for you.

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Support for Abortion

I provide support for abortion in all trimesters. This includes compassionate support at any time prior to, during, or after an abortion, for procedures in a clinic or hospital, or at home. 

 

My support includes information and education, in-person support, advocacy, and emotional processing that is judgement-free and intended to empower you to make the personal decisions that are best for you.

 

I can meet with you at any time in person or on the phone to discuss procedures and options including where and how to get an abortion, and what to expect before, during, and after your experience. I can advise on methods to manage anxiety, stress, or fear and to promote physical comfort and provide resources and referrals for medical support, mental health, and community support.

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Support and Advocacy

I am able to accompany you to appointments and procedures, providing In-person support during your experience, including aftercare at home. I'll provide advocacy for your specific desires and needs with medical providers, and assist with nourishing meals, protected rest, and physical comfort during aftercare at home. I will also help you develop a communication or safety plan for partners, family, friends and support people. 

 

Emotional Support and Processing

I am trained to hold space and compassionately listen to your abortion story while providing emotional support for your experience. I offer grief and bereavement support as well a personal closing ceremony if desired. 

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"It's important that support during pregnancy loss or abortion is exactly what you need, when you need it. I will meet you where you are with the support and care that feels right for you. No matter your circumstances, I'll support you as you navigate these unknown waters. Get in touch with me and let's talk about your needs." 

 

Love,

Holli 

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Service Area: Greater Auckland and Mangawhai, NZ (in-person support)
+ Worldwide (virtual doula support)