My birth doula services include a free initial meeting, where all your questions and concerns will be answered and we can determine if we are compatible. Once services have been hired, I will schedule 2 prenatal visits to get acquainted and prepare for your birth. We will discuss your preferences for labor support, pain control and how I can help support your goals. We will review your birth plan & I can help you with with writing one. It is at this time we will get to know one another.
When labor starts you will call me & I will arrive during active labor meeting you at your home, birth center, or hospital. I will provide you with continuous physical and emotional support throughout your labor, birth, and recovery. As doula I do not provide any medical care. I will remind you of your wishes and any information so you can make a informed decision but I will not make any decisions for you or your partner. I will assist you with breathing and relaxation, massage, position suggestions, encouragement, support for partner, and reassurance of normalcy of labor.
After your birth, I will stay for 1 – 2 hours and assist with breastfeeding. I will contact you the following day to schedule a postpartum visit. I will do everything I can to make it to you labor, if for any reason I'm not able to your birth a back-up Doula will be provided if I am unable to attend.
Fees for birth services:
Hospital births $1,000. For home births $700. Payment schedules are available and special circumstances can be considered
Birth package Includes:
I will tend to your other children while your in labor, reassuring your older child who may have questions or even be scared. please contact me about the fees.
This is for someone who doesn't want a doula at their labor but want some help with preparing for their birth. I will come to your house for 2 prenatal visits for about 2 hours each, I will help you and your partner with a birth plan, go over coping techniques for labor, and help you prepare for the postpartum period. This package cost $225