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Amy Lewis

Buddha Belly Birth Services

Website: https://www.buddhabellybirth.com

Phone: 727-489-4750

Birth Fee: Not specified

Postpartum Rate: Not specified

Fee Details:

Birth Doula Experience: 4 years

Postpartum Doula Experience: 4 years

Birth Doula Certifications

  • ProDoula - Certified Birth Doula

Postpartum Doula Certifications

  • ProDoula - Certified Postpartum & Infant Care Doula

Doula Training

  • ProDoula, February 2015
Type of Practice: Group practice with shared call schedule
Postpartum limits/restrictions: I cannot serve families who smoke in the home or who own aggressive-breed dogs.
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Some Home Births
I cannot attend intentionally unassisted home births, that is home births without the presence of a licensed midwife.

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Your Birth Experience - Certified Childbirth Educator

Breastfeeding Certifications

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

Other Relevant Certifications

  • 4. Biologix Solutions Bloodborne Pathogens for Placenta Encapsulation Specialists Trained
  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • ProDoula Certified Postpartum Placenta Specialist
  • Rebozo Training

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Expected stillbirth
  • 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
  • Prematurity
  • Previous birth trauma and/or birth injury
  • Remote and rural clients birthing away from home
  • Single parents
  • Special needs babies
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby sign language education
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly binding
  • Belly casting
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Sleep Educator
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

I served for four years on the Board of Directors at the Tampa Bay Birth Network and volunteered as a lead with Stillbirthday doulas-in-training. I currently work as a doula consultant and trainer with the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative, a state-wide maternal health initiative and part of the University of South Florida. We travel Florida teaching maternity health providers, like nurses, midwives and doctors, labor support skills.

Languages spoken: English

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