Erica Shortte

Hi, I’m Erica.

I began my doula journey in 2021 just before finding out I was pregnant with my daughter, our second child. After her transformative homebirth in September, I have been drawn deeper into the birth space.

I have been nursing for almost 15 years, 10 of those years I have been a theatre nurse covering all types of surgeries (including MANY c-sections) but I mostly specialised in cardiothoracic surgery. I have loved working in this area. It has gifted me many things; great work ethic, the ability to adapt quickly to ever-changing situations, outstanding teamwork, the thrill of the on-call lifestyle and meeting incredible people along the way.

I am excited to move forward into the birth landscape.

I love educating families about birth and empowering women with all the tools that they need for a positive birth experience.

I’m here to support you, respect and honour your choices.

I intend to nourish you emotionally, physically, mentally and hope that you feel like the divine Mother that you are.

I hope that we can work together to achieve a fearless and magical birth and an enriching and thriving postpartum.

My name is Erica Shortte, and I am based in Perth, Western Australia. I am a doula who has completed training with Vicki Hobbs at the Doula Training Academy. If you would like to know more about my services and how I can help you and your partner prepare for your birth, please contact me:

Business Name:
Becoming Mother Doula Services

[email protected]

0418 812 233



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