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Whole Mama Village

An in-person antenatal course like no other.

Join our village. Whole Mama Village is a community of local women in London learning to nurture their minds, bodies & spirits for a healthy pregnancy, confident birth & smooth postpartum experience. 

Nice to meet you, Mama!

Welcome to the Whole Mama Village...

We are a community of local, like-minded mamas-to-be who want to thrive in their pregnancies and birth experiences, while creating meaningful friendships along the way. 

Suzie, a Naturopath and experienced Birth Worker, has poured years of knowledge into creating a one-of-a-kind, in-person antenatal course exclusively for you. The Whole Mama Village offers a fresh and holistic approach for preparing for birth and pregnancy, without the hefty price tag of hiring a Doula. Plus, you'll become a valued member of the Whole Mama Village Community for life, where you'll find support, connection, and lifelong resources to guide you on your motherhood journey.

Meet Suzie

Suzie Kamau

Founder | Naturopathic doula

@HONOURHERBIRTHSERVICES

Suzie's mission is to support as many women as possible into motherhood with her unique holistic birth preparation method - bridging the gaps left by traditional antenatal classes.
As a mother herself, Suzie combines her own personal experiences with extensive practice as a Doula and Naturopath with over a decade in her field. She is an active Doula, Ayurvedic Postpartum Care Specialist, and Sound Meditation Practitioner, bringing a wealth of expertise into the Whole Mama Village.

In Whole Mama Village sessions you will....

Form Lasting Connections

Discover comfort in our supportive community, where we share experiences & wisdom, find validation & understanding, & build long-lasting connections



Prepare Your Mind

Prepare for birth & postpartum with confidence & calmness. Transition your mindset from uncertainty to resilience, embracing the journey with a clear & focused mind.




Strengthen Your Body

Explore optimal ways to nourish yourself and your baby, while learning how to balance & align your body for a smoother birth & faster postpartum recovery.




Connect To Your Spirit

Embark on a spiritual journey from maiden to mother. Relax, let go, and celebrate your unique journey, connecting with natural remedies and your baby.




Uncover a supportive community.

Pregnancy can sometimes feel isolating, and it can be challenging to find a supportive group of women who truly understand the highs and lows. We all crave a place where we can freely laugh, cry, and feel held during this special moment. It's time to create lasting connections, share our stories, seek advice, and find companionship through pregnancy and into motherhood. 

Fully prepare for an easier birth.

Everyone hopes for a smooth and straight forward birth, and are willing to do whatever it takes to achieve it. You've already taken steps by purchasing books and considering Hypnobirthing, but you may be wondering what else you can do to prepare and explore your options. Now’s the perfect time to look further than the traditional birth preparation methods to help you achieve our dream. 

Escape information overload.

Pregnancy brings a flood of information that can quickly become overwhelming and as a busy mama, endless searching can be exhausting. How great would it be to have the latest advice from local birth experts in one place? Time to stop searching; it's right here!

Gain 

Essential skills so that you can prepare yourself for a confident birth & postpartum.

Whole Mama Village Is For You If ....

  • You want a supportive community of like-minded mamas and mamas-to-be, to share your journey and offer understanding and support.
  • You dream of finding one place to access reliable information and an understanding community to navigate the overwhelming details that come with pregnancy.
  • You want a holistic and spiritual approach to birth preparation that goes beyond the basics of standard antenatal classes.
  • You want to prepare every aspect of yourself - mind, body, and soul - for the journey of pregnancy, birth, and the fourth trimester.You are ready for continuous support, from pregnancy through the beautiful journey of motherhood.

In the Whole Mama Village antenatal course, you will get ...


In-Person Course

Immerse yourself in our 6-week, in-person course where we bring the online material to life through interactive and practical sessions that are educational and fun. The course takes place at Wild Roots Yoga studio, a beautiful and welcoming space in the heart of Hackney. Your host, Suzie, is an experienced Naturopathic Doula who will guide you throughout the course.

What you can expect:

  • Enjoy 2-hour sessions where you'll learn and have extra time at the end of each session to relax, chat with other mamas, and enjoy a cup of tea.
  • Gain valuable skills to prepare your mind, body, and spirit for pregnancy, birth, and postpartum, without the need to hire a costly Doula.
  • Attend a special class with Courtney, our experienced Pelvic Health Physio, who will provide helpful insights and tips for supporting your pelvic floor well-being.
  • Connect with other mamas who are on the same journey, building a supportive community.

Monthly Sound Bath & Expert Guest Speaker

Come and join us for our monthly prenatal sound baths! These soothing sessions are specially designed to help you relax deeply, ground yourself, and experience a blissful hour of release. On top of that, during each gathering, we invite a guest speaker who is an expert in the field of birth work. They will share their valuable insights and knowledge with you for another hour. It's an amazing opportunity to learn more about preparing for birth and beyond, and you can even ask them questions to deepen your understanding. 

Expert guest speakers include:

  • Senior movement and yoga teacher
  • Bowen Therapist
  • Acupuncturist
  • Reflexologist
  • Consultant Midwife
  • Placenta Encapsulator
  • Birth Keeper
  • and many more...


On-demand Course

Take advantage of our on-demand online course, which allows you to progress at your own pace. This comprehensive program will guide you through everything you need to know to prepare your mind, body, and spirit for both pregnancy and postpartum - from nutrition to movement, mindset to the 4th trimester.

What to expect:

  • 7 essential modules consisting of 12 lessons of audio-video presentations
  • Handouts and worksheets to deepen your knowledge if you wish to explore further. 
  • And there is an opportunity to ask any questions about the on-line material during our in-person sessions.

As a special bonus, you will have lifetime access to our breastfeeding course. We understand the challenges many women face in this area and want to make sure we have you covered before and after birth.

Exclusive Community Access

Welcome to our exclusive online community, where you can connect and chat with fellow mamas. We wanted to make sure we provided you with a safe space for you to engage in meaningful discussions, seek support, and share your experiences in a nurturing environment. Benefit from the collective wisdom and support of like-minded individuals who have got your back.

Postpartum

Membership

The journey doesn't end with birth! Maintain your pregnancy relationships with our Alumni Membership, where we offer a blend of baby Sound & Sensory classes, casual chats over coffee, and continued access to monthly Sound Baths for when you need some space for relaxation, rejuvenation, and adult conversation.

Curriculum

What makes our course different...

Session 01 - Nourish

Learn how to build a foundations for health and wellness through motherhood. We will guide you in constructing a healthy foundation, learn about key prenatal nutrients, explore manageable ways to eat well whilst nursing, and how to use food to support your postpartum recovery.

Session 02 - Balance & Align

Discover the power of daily and weekly exercises needed to create balance and align your body, preparing you for an optimal birth and supporting you during labor. In person we go beyond theory by practicing these skills either individually or with your birth partner.

Session 03 - Release & Restore

Prepare your pelvic floor for childbirth and beyond with targeted exercises and professional guidance. In our in-person session, we are honoured to have a guest speaker who is an expert Pelvic Health Physiotherapist. They will provide you with invaluable insights on pelvic floor health.

Session 04 - Connect With Nature

Uncover the world of essential oils and herbal remedies. Discover how natural remedies can offer valuable support during pregnancy and childbirth. Learn about their benefits and participate in a practical, in-person session where you can create your own pregnancy massage oil blends and herbal tea bags.

Session 05 - The  Powerful Mind

Unleash the power of your mindset through art and journaling, allowing you to release anxieties and apprehensions about birth. We will also explore the difference between baby blues and common perinatal mental health challenges, empowering you to recognise when you may need to seek a little more help. 

This module beautifully complements Module 7, which focuses on meditation and affirmations for mindfulness and  mental well-being.

Session 06 - The Fourth Trimester

In this module, we thoroughly prepare you for the postpartum period, which involves a wide range of emotions and adjustments in parenthood. We provide essential tips and tricks, guidance, and practical tools to navigate this beautiful yet challenging time.

PLUS: Mediations, Affirmations & Yoga Nidra

Indulge in daily doses of Zen with specially curated on-line meditations, affirmations, and Yoga Nidras.

BONUS:  On-demand session - Latching Love 

Lifetime access to an On-demand comprehensive Breast feeding course that will serve you well both before and after your baby is born. 

As a member of Whole Mama Village, you will join a community comprised of expert birth workers and fellow mamas. 

Together, we will hold, support, and nourish you throughout your entire pregnancy journey and into the postpartum period.

In Whole Mama Village You Will Receive...

  • 6 weeks in-person course (worth £540)
  • 1 year access to The Whole Mama Method On-line Curriculum (worth £650) 
  • 6 months of monthly in-person Sound bath mediations & guest speaker gathering (worth £390)
  • Practical worksheets and cheat sheets to download & keep (worth £50)
  • Recorded mediations, affirmations and Yoga Nidra (worth £50)
  • Access to our on-line community (worth £120)
  • 1 year Postpartum Alumni membership including access to monthly sound baths (worth £720) 
  • Bonus On-demand Breastfeeding course (worth £65)
Total Value : £2,585

BUT

Join the Whole Mama Village today for just...

What People Are Saying About Working With Suzie...

"Working with Suzie was one of the best decisions I have ever made. She brings a wealth of experience that will transform your pregnancy and birth experience, and she will tailor her knowledge to your needs and wishes. I cannot recommend her highly enough."


Lauren Hill



Liila Farkas-Szilagyi

SECOND TIME MAMA

"Suzie is such a beacon of light for women and especially mothers. One who really stands with us on our various journey into motherhood. 

From the moment we first connected she supported me with so much more than "just" her offerings. Accommodating all I was ready to receive and always opening her heart to what I was ready to let go off.

Thank you so much for your presence!"

Is this coure suitable for first time mums?

Yes, absolutely! The Whole Mama Method is specifically designed for first-time mums. We offer comprehensive guidance and practical skills to help you to navigate pregnancy, childbirth, and early motherhood. You'll gain knowledge, support, and confidence as you move through your amazing journey into parenthood.

How long do I have access to the online course material?

You will have access to the course material for a full 12 months, allowing you to revisit and review the content whenever you like during that period. Additionally, the bonus breastfeeding course will be yours for life, as we want to make sure that you have ongoing support and resources for not only this pregnancy but the next. 

I would love to come but I live too far. Can I still join without attending the in person sessions?

We would love to have you join The Whole Mama Collective, even if you are unable to attend the in-person sessions due to distance. While the in-person sessions are where the magic happens, we completely understand the limitations of distance. If you're interested in being part of the program, please get in touch, and we can explore alternative options to accommodate your situation and ensure you can still benefit from the program.

Can I benefit from this course if I have already given birth?

Absolutely! You can benefit from this course even if you have already given birth. It is open to all mums, whether it's their first, second, or even fifth time. Suzie's holistic approach has proven to be effective for mamas who have given birth before and who are seeking a better birth experience this time around. Your wisdom will be invaluable to the group, and we welcome you Mama!

I'm planning a C-section , will this course still be useful?

For sure! This course will still be useful and valuable for you, even if you are planning a C-section. The program goes beyond the specific method of birth and focuses on supporting you throughout your pregnancy, into the 4th trimester and beyond. Our mission is to ensure that you feel supported, prepared, and empowered mentally, physically, and emotionally throughout your entire journey, regardless of your choice of birth. All types of birth matter, The Whole Mama Collective wants you to have a positive and fulfilling experience.