Birth support helps you - the birthing person - as well as your partner and family, through one of the most sacred, empowering, and vulnerable times in your lives. I walk with you through your journey of pregnancy, birth, and the immediate postpartum period, with emotional, informational, and physical support. The value of a birth support for each individual is both immeasurable, and, at the same time, researched and proven beneficial.
I support you, to:
Feel empowered working toward your birth goals
Create your own empowering birth
Make decisions that are best for you and your family
Speak openly about your needs, feelings, and concerns throughout the process
Communicate confidently with you and work with your professional care team
Move through the labor and birthing process with guidance and professional support
An initial telephone, video, or in-person consultation
One to two prenatal visits to discuss your birth plan, goals, preferred comfort measures, as well as your partner’s and family's roles during labor
Assistance preparing your birth plan/wishes
Personal connection with your doula
Availability of experienced backup doula, if requested
Optional attendance at a prenatal visit with your OB or midwife
24-hour on-call time 4 days before and 4 days after your due date
Phone, email, and in-person contact during pregnancy, on-call time, and labor
Unlimited, continuous support during labor and birth
Creative strategies based my experience and your personal goals
One follow up postpartum visit
Printed copy of your birth notes
If you have financial concerns, ask about a payment plan.
A contract between the doula and client identifies specific services.