Birth Doula Services:

  • A prenatal meeting to discuss your needs, priorities, concerns, fears and questions regarding your upcoming birth. I will introduce various comfort measures we can use during your labor.
  • Assistance in preparing a Birth Plan.
  • Phone contact with me when needed, including 24 hour access to me via my cell phone from your 37th week until your baby is born.
  • Labor support where you decide (at home, hospital or birthing center) and when you decide you are needing my support.  I will stay with you throughout your labor.
  • My knowledge and experience will provide you with physical comfort, as well as emotional and informational support to lessen anxiety.
  • Breastfeeding and postpartum support for 1 to 2 hours after your labor.
  • A postpartum visit to talk about your birthing experience and cuddle your newborn!

Childbirth Education Classes:

As a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator I will provide private childbirth preparation classes within your home.  The topics listed below are just a sampling of topics covered:

  • healthy birth practices
  • the anatomy and physiology of birth
  • the phases and stages of labor
  • relaxation and comfort measures
  • medical interventions and cesarean surgery
  • support systems during labor
  •  life after birth (postpartum: self care, baby care and breastfeeding)

Please email me for further information concerning fees and services.