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Mary Estes

The Empathic Doula


Phone: 707-733-6852

Birth Fee: $250 to $1500

Postpartum Rate: $25

Fee Details: Birth Doula Services are free for military families when the partner is deployed & unavailable to attend the birth. I will also consider bartering for services, on a case-by-case basis.

Birth Doula Experience: 5 years

Postpartum Doula Experience: 5 years

Birth Doula Certifications

  • Childbirth International (CBI) - Certified Birth Doula

Doula Training

  • Childbirth International, July 2014
Type of Practice: Solo practice

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

Postpartum limits/restrictions: No smokers. No overnights. No litter boxes.
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
I will attend home births with provider attending.

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Single parents
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Antepartum doula
  • ASL (American Sign Language)
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly casting
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Henna belly designs
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Volunteer peer counselor and pregnancy, labor, & breastfeeding coach for a pregnancy resource center in SW OK, for 1 year.

Languages spoken: basic Spanish, basic ASL

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Birth Availability for Mary Estes

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Postpartum Availability for Mary Estes

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