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Melanie Griffey

Heritage Birth Works

Website: Http://

Phone: 423-788-6055

Birth Fee: $500 to $850

Postpartum Rate: $25 to $40

Fee Details: Insurance Reimbursement Possible. Reimbursement for HSA, FSA, and HRA Possible. Birthing Package rates or choose A la Carte. Payment plans available. *mileage rates may apply

Birth Doula Experience: 4 years

Postpartum Doula Experience: 4 years

Birth Doula Certifications

  • Madriella Doula Network - Certified Labor Doula

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Other

Clients per Month: 2 to 4 births and 4 to 10 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: no pets
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Alpha Certified Instructor (ACI)
  • Madriella - Certified Childbirth Educator

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Madriella - Certified Lactation Educator

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • Certified Aromatherapist
  • CPR/First Aid - American Heart Assn.

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Domestic Violence
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Prematurity
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Single parents
  • 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

  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Birth Pool rental
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Military families
  • Parenting consulting
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • TENS units rental

Languages spoken: English

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Allyson Watkins

My doula was Melanie Griffey. She was amazing! From the moment we first talked about my pregnancy, she was supportive and informative. She helped to educate me on all things pregnancy, birth and baby. Melanie helped us to write our birth plan since we didn't even know what one was. I was able to have the birth I wanted with support from Melanie. Since she is also an aromatherapist, we were able to use essential oils to help keep us calm and relaxed in the room and for other things along the way. All the nurses said they loved coming in my room since it always smelled so wonderful! I am not sure my husband I would have done so well on our own. Having a doula in the delivery room made all the difference. I will always request Melanie to be my doula for any future pregnancies.

As far as a postpartum doula, Melanie was wonderful, too! She cooked and did some housekeeping for us. She changed diapers and held our little one so my husband and I could nap. We were very fortunate to have her for 5 days after the birth of our son. She also helped so much by helping me figure out the best way to nurse my son. There are so many things that have to be learned in a matter of hours and she was by our side every step of the way! We couldn't have done it without her! - Well ... maybe we could have, but we wouldn't want to.

Posted 8/15/2016

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