Services

▪Two prenatal doula home visits, lasting 1 to 2 hours long (enabling the expectant mother, birth partner and myself to get to know each other, and for me to learn best how I might serve the mother and birth partner in childbirth) and a prenatal visit to healthcare provider (optional).
▪Unlimited phone and email contact.
▪On call doula availability 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, starts at the beginning of the expectant woman’s 38th week of pregnancy, available for emotional and informational support, and the onset of labor.
▪Continuous doula labor support begins from the time the laboring mother requests support, through early postpartum period.
▪One postpartum home visit, lasting 1 to 2 hours for processing the labor experience, breastfeeding support, babywearing support, limited infant care, meal preparation, light housekeeping support, mother care, and emotional and/or informational support.
As your doula, I am working for you, not your caregiver or hospital. Throughout our relationship I will provide the following to the best of my ability:

  • Emotional support, prenatally, throughout labor, and in the early postpartum period.

  • Encouragement and support for the laboring woman’s partner to participate at their comfort level.

  • An experienced and objective viewpoint.

  • Assistance in obtaining information in order to make informed decisions.

  • To facilitate communication between the laboring woman, her partner and healthcare providers.

  • Suggestions and techniques to enhance labor and ease pain.

  • Breastfeeding support.

 

As a Doula, I  Do Not:
  • Give medical advice, diagnosis, treatments or clinical procedures.

  • Make decisions for or on your behalf.

  • Promise a pain free labor or birth.

  • Promise any specific health outcomes for mother or child.