Janet Hirsch-Ettenger

Belly Blossom

Phone: (310) 435-6543

Birth Fee: $800

Postpartum Rate: $25 to $35

Fee Details: Birth: 2 prenatal visits, continuous support throughout labor, 2 postpartum visits

Birth Doula Experience: 4 years and 40 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 1 years and 5 families served

Birth Doula Certifications

  • DONA (DONA International)
Type of Practice: Partnership with 2 or more doulas

Clients per Month: 1 to 3 births and 2 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Provide support for birth that reflects individual needs of client. Greatly enjoy working with moms interested in creating a home-like birth in the hospital setting.
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
Would love to support home births; three of my children were born at home, so I'm very comfortable with this setting.

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Specialize in teaching private childbirth classes for adoptive pregnancies as well as working with Orthodox Jewish births

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Lactation Educator Counselor (University of California San Diego)
  • completing UCSD course for lactation education

Other Relevant Certifications

  • RN (Registered Nurse)

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Teens
  • Home Birth
  • Adoption

Special Services Offered

  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

active volunteer with DASC (Doula Association of Southern California)

Languages spoken: English

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Malibu, CA
Travel range: 60 miles

Birth Availability

= Available. Calendar last updated: Updated 6/12/2011

Postpartum Availability

= Available. Calendar last updated: Updated 6/12/2011