"If a doula was a drug it would be unethical not to use it"

- John H. Kenndell, MD

  There is no other time that such a life changing event than the birth of a child. It is also a drastically trying time for many families,  The abilities to stay focused and positive can be quite a challenge in the mist of active labor. As your doula my job is to bring you comfort and confidence, empowering and you and your partner to have a positive experience you will remember for a lifetime. 

A Doula present during birth can

  1. 31% decrease in the use of Pitocin*
  2. 28% decrease in the risk of C-section*
  3. 12% increase in the likelihood of a spontaneous vaginal birth*
  4. 9% decrease in the use of any medications for pain relief
  5. 14% decrease in the risk of newborns being admitted to a special care nursery
  6. 34% decrease in the risk of being dissatisfied with the birth experience*

The full article can be found at http://evidencebasedbirth.com/the-evidence-for-doulas/

Birth Options

Birth Day

Ideal for those seeking support very later in pregnancy and looking for support primarily for the day of Birth only

 

  • On call at contract signing
  • Phone and email support
  • Continues labor support
  • up to 2 hours of support after the birth
  • Phone and e-mail support for the first 6 weeks

$600

My Birth

This is the most popular option and includes all the "Birth Day" as well as 2 prenatal meeting, to allow a clear understanding of your birth options, support with creating a birth plan, and postnatal meeting.

  • 2 prenatal meeting 1.5-2 hours each
  • Birth Plan worksheet
  • Comfort measures for labor
  • follow up meeting 5-7 days after birth
  • to including lactation support

$950

Birth then Baby

For those looking to continue support after the birth of your baby to ensure a smooth transition to parenthood.  includes all the "Birth Day" "My Birth" 1 on 1 Lactation support, and 40 hours of postpartum support

  • Guidance for the first few weeks
  • Lactations support
  • Assist with baby care
  • General housekeeping
  • Assist with siblings
  • Meal planning, prep 

$2300