Coast Life Angels

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Coast Life Midwifery believe that supporting women and families beyond birth is an essential part of their service. There is a real need for new parents to have some postnatal support to provide respite from “other” tasks that still need to be done after you have had a baby.

There is great benefit in providing this model of care and the team at Coast life have launched their latest venture; the Coast Life Angels.

Not just for new mums, it also provides support for partners, siblings and helps families when other support isn’t available. If you don’t have family close by or if your partner has to return to work, your partner is FIFO, or you just need an extra pair of hands, then the Home Help team is on hand to support you every step of the way.

New Mothers need to feel supported domestically so that they can tend to their own needs and the needs of their newborn. A mothers own self care is essential in the early weeks and beyond. Having a home help angel relieves new parents of the everyday tasks that life gives us. By eliminating this pressure, it enables mums, dads and siblings to have more time to connect with each other, more time to rest and recover and more time to feel supported in their journey together.
What does this support look like? Its different for every family and can often take the form of these types of roles;

  • Pack and unpack the dishwasher
  • Wash and dry dishes
  • Light Housework – kitchen tidy up, sweeping, living area tidy
  • Making beds
  • Laundry -putting loads on, getting washing on and off the line, folding
  • Support with a chat and a cuppa
  • Cuddle and mind baby while mum has a shower or a nap
  • Watch toddlers/ siblings while mum rests
  • Meal preparation/ packing older children’s lunches
  • Packing shopping away

Our Angels individualise their service to each household to meet the need of that particular family.

Coast Life Angels are all trained by midwives, have Blue Cards and insurance.

Coast Life Angels for Mums Packages:
2 hours $80.00 + gst
3 hours $110.00 + gst
4 hours $ 130.00 + gst

Gift Vouchers are available for purchase and make a fantastic gift idea for a baby shower, blessingway, or for new parents or families needing some respite. Sometimes the best gift we can give ourselves is time instead of things. To book call 07 5443 5555 or email angels@coastlifemidwifery.com.au

* Services are available within 25kms of Coast Life Midwifery. An additional travel charge of 0.66cents/km applies for locations outside of CLM area.

Meet the Coast Life Angels

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Lucy Haslam

Lucy’s journey to becoming a Coast Life Angel started when her family relocated to the Sunshine Coast at the start of this year from country NSW. Prior to her move, Lucy and her husband both managed a construction company and retail/café store which allowed Lucy to be predominately a stay at home Mum to her beautiful three boys, 4,7 and 9. Lucy is looking forward to having the opportunity to help new mums in any way she can to transition into their new role, as Lucy know’s firsthand how much of a challenge it can be to juggle a household all with a new precious bundle in your arms. Lucy looks forwarding to meeting you.

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Megan Ritchie

Megan is a Sunshine Coast local girl with a wonderful husband and two beautiful children aged six years old and 13 months. Megan was lucky enough to have two natural home births and experience the amazing journey of motherhood with the help of the Coast Life Midwife’s who were present at Megan’s sons birth last year (2019). Megan said ‘This experience has inspired me to become a part of the ‘Coast Life Angels’ and help women to enjoy the precious time that follows childbirth.’ Megan’s working background includes twenty years in retail pharmacy and recently graduating from The University of the Sunshine Coast with a Biomedical Science Degree. Megan is very excited to join the Coast Life Angels and bring some calm and cleaning into the homes of the Coast Life new mums.
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