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Bindi Kumar

Bindis Birth and Postpartum Services

Phone: 917-945-6052

Birth Fee: $800

Postpartum Rate: $30

Fee Details: Free consultation. Non judgmental labor and postpartum support. My fee for labor support provides unlimited support from the day you sign your contract. If labor goes beyond 12 hrs a 12 hour clause will be implemented with an hourly rate of $20 per hour. Postpartum Service, which include infant feeding support, fees are $30 per hour with a minimum of 8 hours per week and 6 week contract. A retainer fee of 20% will be required at contract signing. There after full payment or a payment plan can be arranged. Placenta Encapsulation Service basic package fee is $275.

Birth Doula Experience: 6 years and 28 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 4 years and 36 families served

Doula Training

  • DONA International, June 2013
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 2 to 3 births and 3 to 4 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: No smoking , no drug or alcohol abuse.
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Lactation Educator (Birth Arts International)

Other Relevant Certifications

  • 4. Biologix Solutions Bloodborne Pathogens for Placenta Encapsulation Specialists Trained
  • Certified Placenta Encapsulator (International Placenta & Postpartum Association - IPPA)

College Education

  • AA/AS
  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Domestic Violence
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Previous birth trauma and/or birth injury
  • Remote and rural clients birthing away from home
  • Single parents
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Special needs babies
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly binding
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Military families
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Therapist or counselor

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Reproductive health counselor, 7 years experience. Loss and grief doula 7 years experience.

Languages spoken: English and Fluent Spanish

Birth Availability for Bindi Kumar

= Available. Calendar last updated: 7/14/2019 2:01:13 PM

Postpartum Availability for Bindi Kumar

= Available. Calendar last updated: 7/14/2019 2:01:13 PM