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Deborah S Prather, M.Ed., LCCE, CD/PCD(DONA), CLC

ChildBIRTH is Normal, LLC

Phone: (502) 550-4798

Birth Fee: $700 to $1000

Postpartum Rate: $25 to $30

Fee Details: My fees vary depending on your needs. I am a LCCE (Lamaze certified childbirth educator) and a CLC (certified lactation counselor) in addition to being a certified DONA birth and postpartum doula. I have a lot to offer. I have a masters in education with a learning disabilities certification. I can work with you from before getting pregnant all the way through labor & delivery and afterwards by helping you with breastfeeding and come to your home to help you with the postpartum period. I can work with you one on one for exercise at your home. I am new to the area. I am relocating from Louisville, Kentucky. I am willing to discuss fees on a one-to-one basis. I hope to hear from you. Check out ChildBIRTH is Normal on Facebook. Congratulations on your new baby to be.

Birth Doula Experience: 6 years

Postpartum Doula Experience: 6 years

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Solo practice

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

Postpartum limits/restrictions: I want you to know I am a NON smoker. I am willing to stay over night.
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
I am comfortable being in a hospital. I get along with all the nurses, aides, and doctors.
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
I am willing to attend a homebirth. I would want to know that you have a midwife. I would want to know that you have transportation to a hospital if necessary and a doctor that is willing to see you at the hospital. I would also like to know that you have been attending regular prenatal visits and have taken a childbirth education class, preferably a six weeks class.

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Lamaze International
  • Rebozo certified

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Lactation Counselor (The Center for Breastfeeding)
  • Lactation Counselor Training (Healthy Children's Center for Breastfeeding)

Other Relevant Certifications

  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • Rebozo Training
  • CPR/AED infant, child, adult, First Aid, Bloodbourne Pathogens, Certified Body Recall instructor

College Education

  • BA/BS
  • MA/MS

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Congratulations on your pregnancy. I am a LCCE and CLC in addition to being a certified DONA birth and postpartum doula. I have a masters in education with learning disabilities' certification. I can work with you from before getting pregnant all the way through labor & delivery and immediately become your postpartum doula in the hospital. I can help you with breastfeeding and my presence will allow you to sleep while the baby is in your room. I can come to your home for postpartum support and one on one exercise. I can help you write your birth plan, a baby plan, and even a postpartum plan. I can give you the tools you will need to make informed decisions which will allow you to give an informed consent or even an informed refusal. You do have rights as a child bearing woman. I can give you the link to these rights and information about making informed decisions. You will find a lot of good articles to read on my Facebook page "ChildBIRTH is Normal". Any questions or comments please contact me. I hope to hear from you.

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Fredericksburg, VA
Travel Range: 60 Miles

Birth Availability for Deborah S Prather, M.Ed., LCCE, CD/PCD(DONA), CLC

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Postpartum Availability for Deborah S Prather, M.Ed., LCCE, CD/PCD(DONA), CLC

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