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Jennifer Darwin

Golden Gate Doula Associates

Website: https://www.goldengatedoula.com/

Phone: 415-805-1780

Birth Fee: $2150

Postpartum Rate: $50

Birth Doula Experience: 19 years and 1200 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 20 years and 300 families served

Doula Training

  • Natural Resources, December 2013
Type of Practice: Group practice with shared call schedule

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

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

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Licensed Nurse

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • LPN/LVN (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse)
  • Licensed Nurse in Texas and California

College Education

  • AA/AS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Single parents
  • Special needs babies
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Belly casting
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Child Passenger Safety Technician
  • Infant massage education
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage
  • TENS units rental

Languages spoken: English

Service Area Map

Area of practice: San Francisco, CA
Travel Range: 25 Miles

Client Testimonials for Jennifer Darwin

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Genève Campbell

I gave birth at UCSF and Jen was both our white glove labor "concierge" as well as my tireless advocate. As a former L&D nurse, the nurses and midwives love and respect her, and everyone on the floor wants to participate in her births. You will attract a dream team of hospital labor support, and for good reason. From working to rotate the baby from posterior to anterior during an arduous back labor, to enabling me to labor at home until nearly transition, to relieving my exhausted husband after an all-nighter, Jen did it all. I was able to have the epidural-free birth I wanted, and it was the most empowering experience of my life. If you're on the fence about getting a doula in general, or working with Jen in particular, do it. We're so, so, so glad we did.

Posted 9/30/2016

Birth Availability for Jennifer Darwin

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Postpartum Availability for Jennifer Darwin

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