birth your way with skilled support

Birth Doula Services

birth your way with skilled support

Birth Doula Services

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Each birth is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and deserves special care, starting with the mother being at the center of decision-making and surrounded by support.

As your birth doula...

I will guide you through your choices, teach your partner how to help you, bring comfort throughout labor using proven hands-on techniques, advocate for your preferences, and nurture you through breastfeeding and the postpartum months.

Comprehensive Birth Doula Package

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  • Self-paced childbirth classes teaching about the birth process, your options, what to expect postpartum, how to succeed in breastfeeding, and basic newborn care
  • Two private prenatal preparation meetings to discuss preferences, teach partner skills, and strategize for labor
  • A birth workbook to help process emotions, make a plan, and learn tips for a healthier pregnancy
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  • In home early support before going to the hospital
  • Hands on pain reducing techniques throughout active labor and pushing
  • Partner guidance and support
  • Use of professional tools including rebozo, TENS unit, and birth balls
  • Advocacy for your preferences
  • Immediate breastfeeding support during first hours
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  • A postpartum follow up meeting to debrief about birth
  • Breastfeeding and bottlefeeding guidance
  • New parent education (including baths, babywearing, sleep strategies, etc)
  • Support for other family members in the home
  • Light household cleaning and meal preparation
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  • Text, phone, and email support to answer questions and talk through concerns
  • Support for unexpected emergencies or obstacles
  • Research-based information and resources to help the family make informed decisions
  • Access to an ever-growing resource library

Frequently Asked Questions

Give the gift of support

Want to make life easier for new parents in your life? Unable to attend the birth? Take care of them by purchasing support!

A gift certificate will fit your budget and give your loved ones the care they need. Certificates are a perfect baby registry addition.

Certificates can be used towards birth or postpartum packages.

"Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers. Strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength." Barbara Katz Rothmann

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A Week in Your Life with a Postpartum Doula

It can be hard to imagine life with a new baby, and what kind of support you may need. In this blog post I’ll take you from Monday to Friday with a detailed peek into my care as a postpartum doula to new families.