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Sarah Eiley Cowherd

Sage Mama Doula


Phone: 315-744-0579

Birth Fee: $1475 to $1875

Postpartum Rate: $30 to $35

Fee Details: All postpartum plans are fully customizable.

Birth Doula Experience: 14 years and 317 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 14 years and 75 families served

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 3 births and 1 to 2 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: No indoor smokers please.
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
I offer my services as a doula at a deeply discounted rate for homebirths. I am currently studying holistic midwifery through WomanCraft Midwifery School in Amherst, MA.

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • ALACE (Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators)
  • Birthing From Within
  • CAPPA (Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association)
  • Doula Trainings International - Certified Childbirth Educator
  • Gentle Birth

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Lactation Educator (CAPPA)
  • La Leche League Peer Couselor

Other Relevant Certifications

  • 4. Biologix Solutions Bloodborne Pathogens for Placenta Encapsulation Specialists Trained
  • APPA Certified Placenta Service Provider
  • Certified Placenta Encapsulator (International Placenta & Postpartum Association - IPPA)
  • CHBE – Certified Happiest Baby Educator
  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • HBC - Home Birth Consultant
  • Healing Touch Practitioner
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Certified (American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • Reiki Practitioner
  • SERVSAFE® Food Safety Management Training

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Adoption
  • 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
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • 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
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly binding
  • Belly casting
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Birth Pool rental
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Parenting consulting
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Executive Board Member, Birth Network of CNY Program Co-coordinator, YoungLives Ministry for teen moms Steering committee, Solaire Moms group Member, CLT Herbal Accesibility Project Member, Sow Love Community Garden Member, Piedmont Culinary Guild Tastemakers Volunteer, The Bulb CLT Food Accessibility Project

Client Testimonials for Sarah Eiley Cowherd

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Lauren Setzer

Sarah was my doula for our daughter's birth and was an amazing Godsend! My husband, parents, and I are so grateful for her support, knowledge, and presence, especially as things took unexpected turn after unexpected turn! None of us would have wanted to go through this experience without her!

Posted 5/16/2016

Birth Availability for Sarah Eiley Cowherd

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Postpartum Availability for Sarah Eiley Cowherd

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