Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, all Pre/Postnatal, Classes will be Virtual
A non-medical trained person who assist and support in a non-judgmental manner towards the pregnant person, and their partner throughout the pre/post-natal with emotional and physical support. As well as providing evidence-based research to empower you to make informed decisions. Doulas work alongside with your health care providers, such as Midwife, OB/GYN, and Nurses. A Doula is with you in any birth setting of your choice such as, Hospitals, Birthing Centers, Home Births. Whether you decide to give birth at a Hospital, Birthing Center, or a Home Birth, a Doula is there to provide you with exceptional care.
The important step to help ensure you have a positive birth experience is to hire a provider and choose a location that most closely aligns with your desires for your birth. The second step is hiring a birth doula.
By hiring me as your Doula, I will guide you through pregnancy and the birthing process. My ultimate goal is for you to feel supported. No matter what type of birth you decide to have. I support your educated choice of a VBAC, hospital birth, homebirth, natural, vaginal, medicated, unmedicated, birth center birth, or scheduled c-section.
While hiring a doula cannot ever completely guarantee lesser interventions, or achieving the perfect birth experience, you and your family deserve support. You don't need to go this alone.
According to the EvidenceBasedBirth.com, here are the results in having a birth doula:
There are times that a partner may struggle with seeing you uncomfortable and in difficult labor. And while they know you best, a doula knows birth. What a birth doula can offer is filling the gap of birth knowledge, know what positions are best for the type of labor you're experiencing. A doula can help navigate hospital procedures and interventions when decisions are tough. Sometimes the partner may feel overwhelmed to know what questions are important in the moment. Partners need breaks. They may choose to update family. Birthing people need support if a partner needs to step out. A doula does not replace a partner, but tries to empower the partner to be the person who is hands on with you, offering you comfort and support.
While Birth Doulas give physical and emotional support, they are not medical professionals and cannot perform medical tasks and the following:
Sources by EvidenceBasedBirth.com
I offer online Facetime/Skype/Google Hangout Consultation to see if we're a good match. We can discuss on how I can support you and your partner on the day of your birth! If you're happy with me, a Intake form with a Contract and invoice will be sent out to you. It must be filled out, signed and place a deposit within 7 days to ensure my time is blocked for you around your due date.
There are 2 different Birth Doula Packages I offer. Pricing will be discuss during consultations.
Only 1 free online Facetime/Skype/Google Hangout consultation is offered.
2nd consultation results a payment of $25 online for 30 minutes.
Basic Birth Doula Package
Premium Birth Doula Package
Add Placenta Encapsulation services with any of the Birth Doula Packages and get $50 off.
Postpartum doulas will come into your home (or into the hospital if you’re there for an extended period of time), give emotional support to recently birthing person (the biggest hormonal shifts in your life happen after the birth of your baby), offering help with breast/chestfeeding, reading baby's cues, diapering care (including cloth diapering), light meal preparation, light housework, help with older child(ren), errands, resources and referrals, companionship, care for baby so parent can shower, eat or nap, baby-wearing assistance, teaching soothing baby technique education on infant and parent care, caring for the birthing person while they heal and processing the birth experience.
Both Clients and Postpartum Doula must comply the CDC COVID-19 safe guidelines of wearing PPE. Both parties must be tested negative of COVID-19 at least 3-5 days before the first initial postpartum visit.
Daytime Postpartum Doula Services (8am-4pm)- $35/hr minimum of 3 hours a day. (CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE)
Evening Postpartum Doula Services (5pm-10pm) - $40/hr minimum 3 hours an evening.
Overnight Postpartum Doula Services (10pm-7am) - $45/hr minimum of 9 hours a night.
Sleep deprived? Worry about baby as you sleep? Overnight support helps you get that extra amount of sleep in peace. While in a care of a Postpartum Doula.