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Michelle Brown-Echerd, ND, CD (SMC)

Doula Orange

Easton, MD Service range 100 miles Part-time in Maryland, DC, Virginia, Deleware, part-time availability in Oregon/Washington. Telehealth and remote services available. Available for Medicaid insurance clients in Oregon.

503-464-6911

https://www.tower-of-health.com

Birth Fee

$750 to $3000

Postpartum Rate

$35 to $75

Black Doula

Availability Remarks: Please contact me for more details regarding estimated due date, services desired and distance needed to travel to home and/or hospital.

Birth Fee

$750 to $3000

Postpartum Rate

$35 to $75


Birth Doula Experience

8 years and 75 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience

8 years and 25 families served


Birth Doula Certifications

  • Shafia Monroe Full Circle - Certified Labor Doula - Certified Labor Doula

Postpartum Doula Certifications

  • Shafia Monroe Full Circle - Certified Postpartum Doula

Doula Training

  • International Center for Traditional Childbearing, December 2014

Type of practice: Solo practice

Clients per month: 0 to 5 births and 0 to 8 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Covid-19 guidelines may be in place.

Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers

Attends home births? Any Home Birth


College Education

BA/BS


Special Services Offered

  • Abortion support
  • Acupressure
  • Antepartum doula support
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Cancer patients and survivors
  • Childbirth education services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Lactation consultant/counselor services
  • LGBTQIA+ Support
  • Military families support
  • Miscarriage support
  • Monitrice services
  • Newborn care specialist
  • Parenting consulting
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Satellite doula (for remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents
  • TENS units rental
  • Therapist or counselor
  • Virtual and remote doula support

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Graduate of NCNM now NUNM; National University of Natural Medicine 2014, ND - Naturopathic Physician Naturopathic Midwifery Certificate earned 2015 ND Midwife Oregon license. Maryland Responds Core Member 2020- current; Medical Volunteer AANP- American Association of Naturopathic Physicians member and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee member Chitari Foundation - board member (previous) ICTC International Center for Traditional Childbearing SMC Shafia Monroe Consulting - re-certification for birth and post-partum doula and cultural competency. OHSU , Portland, OR, direct patient care volunteer, GeriPal - (previous) OHSU preceptorship Perinatology/Ob/Gyn

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Fee Details

15 min free consult. $120 Birth plan only service 1 hr 15 min; sliding scale $75. Birth doula: total fee is for 2 pre-natal visits if option depending on due date, birth plan, on call 24/7; 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after due date. The birth whether at home, birth center or hospital. Some early labor support as requested. This fee includes 2 post partum visits. Post-partum support: Home and/or hospital or birth center visits Light housekeeping Support with light food prep Family support Lactation, nursing and latch Hourly sibling or pet care

Service Area

Easton, MD Service range 100 miles Part-time in Maryland, DC, Virginia, Deleware, part-time availability in Oregon/Washington. Telehealth and remote services available. Available for Medicaid insurance clients in Oregon.

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Birth Availability for Michelle Brown-Echerd, ND, CD (SMC)

= Available. Calendar last updated: 01-08-2023

Postpartum Availability for Michelle Brown-Echerd, ND, CD (SMC)

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