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Michelle Brown-Echerd, ND, CD (ICTC)

Doula Orange

Phone: 5034646911

Birth Fee: $500 to $1250

Postpartum Rate: $25 to $50

Fee Details: Post-partum support Home and/or hospital or birth center visits Light housekeeping Family support Lactation Hourly sibling or pet care

Birth Doula Experience: 2 years and 40 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years and 10 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 4 births and 0 to 4 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
Consult - info packet Prenatal visits up to 4 Prenatal visit with doctor or midwife up to 2 Phone calls 3 or more, as needed, prior to due date - during business hours On call 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after due date Labor support

Childbirth Education Certifications


Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Naturopathic physician (licensed) and naturopathic midwifery certificate holder (pending Oregon licensure)

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • ND (Naturopathic Doctor)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Certified (American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • Food handlers card, Cultural Competency Certificate

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • 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
  • Remote and rural clients birthing away from home
  • Single parents
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Special needs babies
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Military families
  • Monitrice services
  • Parenting consulting
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Chitari Foundation - board member (previous) ICTC International Center for Traditional Childbearing OHSU direct patient care volunteer - (previous)

Languages spoken: English, some Spanish, some Shona

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Portland, OR
Travel Range: 100 Miles

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

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

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