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Melyssa Robertson

Melyssa the Doula


Phone: 4039280049

Birth Fee: $500 to $800

Fee Details: Payment plans available. Reduced/special rates for teens/young mothers, single mothers, and those who are seeking support during loss.

Birth Doula Experience: 4 years and 51 births attended

Birth Doula Certifications

  • Stillbirthday - Certified Birth and Bereavement Doula

Doula Training

  • DONA International, September 2014
  • Stillbirthday, June 2016
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 6

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Other Relevant Certifications

  • 4. Biologix Solutions Bloodborne Pathogens for Placenta Encapsulation Specialists Trained
  • Rebozo Training
  • Rebozo Certified, Biologix Bloodborne pathogens for placenta encapsulation and doulas, Birth Heart and Intuition, Spinning Babies, Multiple Breastfeeding courses

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Domestic Violence
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Single parents
  • Teens
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Acupressure
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula
  • TENS units rental

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

I am a proud member of the Red Deer Doula Association and currently sit on the Executive Board. I volunteer my services upon referral to those who seek help from various outreach programs. I am actively involved in the birth community in my area, and hold a well standing reputation. I provide Full Spectrum support which includes preconception support to mothers and families in the time while they are trying to conceive, prenatal education and support, labour and birth coach and support, postpartum support. Loss support also provided.

Languages spoken: English

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Client Testimonials for Melyssa Robertson

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rachel deleeuw

I was lucky to have 2 doulas during pregnancy. Melissa was awesome and she went over things you would have not even thought about during labor. I was unfortunate and had to be induced and was scared that I wouldn't be able to have my natural drug free birth as planned. Well, in the end I made it drug free YAY, and that was all thanks to her and jenelle. They helped with the contractions, which moments to do during contractions and all in all I think I had a pretty awesome labor. Thank you so much for all the support:)

Posted 4/5/2016

Birth Availability for Melyssa Robertson

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