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Ayana Maitland

A. Dawn Doula

Website: Http://www.adawndoula.com

Phone: 9292443247

Birth Fee: $600 to $3000

Birth Doula Experience: 3 years and 50 births attended

Doula Training

  • DONA International, April 2015
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 0 to 4

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

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • MD (Medical Doctor)

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Prematurity
  • Single parents
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • VBAC

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Client Testimonials for Ayana Maitland

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Anita E

Having Ayana as my doula was key to making my labor and delivery experience positive. She was phenomenal at supporting me through the contractions, as well as helping my husband know how to help me better.

My labor was complicated by a placenta abnormality that was not known about beforehand. Ayana provided key emotional support I needed when faced with making decisions that were different than what I had wanted in my birth plan. She was so calm and kind, and really helped me keep things in perspective. My husband says that Ayana's presence was reassuring for him as well, and helped him to stay calm and be the strength that I needed him to be.

Ultimately, despite the complications, I was still able to deliver vaginally. I was so blessed to have both an excellent midwife and an excellent doula, and I would recommend Ayana without reservation.

Posted 8/18/2019

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Pat Barrett

Ayana brings a sense of humor and a relaxed, informal energy to the birth experience. She is knowledgeable and flexible, and comes ready to work hard. Ours was a particularly trying delivery. My wife labored for 48 hours, and Ayana was there for 24 of them, including 4 hours spent pushing. She was always present, direct, and helpful. My wife kept saying she couldn't have done it without her, and she meant it. We really couldn't recommend her highly enough.

Posted 8/24/2016

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Zeesha Grossbaum Brownstein

Working with Ayana was truly amazing. She has a great personality calm, positive and encouraging, and both me and my husband were 100% comfortable working with her. She came prepared with all of the items we spoke about during our initial meeting, and was also spontaneous and quick to try new things when I needed a change. She also gave clear guidance to my husband so he was able to help when she needed to step out for a few moments. She reinforced my wishes to the team, and it was truly with her help and encouragement that I was able to stick to my birth plan.

Posted 9/17/2015

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