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Krishyon Young CD(DONA) CAPPA Certified Childbirth Educator

Boston Birth

Phone: 781 964 5626

Birth Fee: $1025 to $2500

Postpartum Rate: $35 to $50

Fee Details: Fee varies depending on service package purchased. Birth Doula service, Hypno-Doula service, Postpartum service. Private or group Instruction for the following - Childbirth Education - Newborn Care -Whole Family Prep for the Newborn and more. You deserve a Doula who provides Experience, Intuition and Education for the most important time of your life. A promise of professionalism and privacy.

Birth Doula Experience: 5 years and 100 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 5 years and 100 families served

Birth Doula Certifications

  • DONA International - Certified Birth Doula
  • Hypnobabies - Certified Hypno-Doula

Doula Training

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

Clients per Month: 1 births and 1 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? Some Hospitals
Your Birth Your way
Attends birth center births? Some Birth Centers
Your Birth Your Way
Attends home births? Some Home Births
Your Birth Your Way

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • CAPPA (Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association)
  • Midwives Assistant Skills Training - Mercy in Action

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • La Leche League Leader
  • La Leche League Peer Counselor Program Administrator
  • La Leche League Peer Couselor
  • Years of personal breastfeeding experience with my own six children along with supporting many mothers through the last 28 years.

Other Relevant Certifications

  • Rebozo 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
  • 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
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • Antepartum doula
  • 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
  • Military families
  • Parenting consulting
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Reflexology
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula
  • Surrogates and intended parents
  • TENS units rental

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Helping mothers meet their breastfeeding goals as a La Leche League Leader and breastfeeding advocate for many years. Volunteer with Birth Gently, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Client Testimonials for Krishyon Young CD(DONA) CAPPA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Kathleen O

I got to work with Krishyon for the birth of my second baby. Her bright, calming spirit was much needed during the difficult delivery (big baby, stuck shoulders, etc). She treated me like a cherished friend during my pregnancy and was there quickly for my middle of the night into early morning delivery. Krishyon was great at working with the nurses/midwives and making sure that I had what I needed for a comfortable labor and delivery (as comfortable as possible ;) She also took a few pictures (I wanted her to) and sent them to me which was nice to have. Krishyon is very knowledgeable about breastfeeding and helpful in the post partum period too. I am now pregnant with my third baby and will be calling her again!

Posted 2/11/2019

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Brenda Ledin Spearin

My experience with Krishyon was very positive. She is one of the most kind, helpful, capable people I have ever met. She helped me in the postpartum period with baby care, when I suffered some serious health complications. She was very gentle, and cared for my newborn with great care and skill. It provided me great comfort to know he was being cared for by her. 

She also provided help with some lactation challenges I had. Due to the complications I faced, I was unable to nurse the baby for an entire week. Krishyon was able to offer encouragement and advice to keep my milk supply up as much as I could, and how to re-establish it once I was feeling better. 

I would recommend Krishyon to anyone looking for a doula for either labor or postpartum. Even though I did not have her as a doula for labor, she kept in touch with me and encouraged me via text and phone. I have no doubt she would be amazing in that role. She has a gentleness about her, that would be very calming and comforting in labor. 

I honestly don't know how I would have made it through this whole experience without her. She was amazing, and knowing I could trust her and that my baby was well taken care of, was such a huge blessing. 

Posted 1/18/2019

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Brenda Ledin Spearin

My experience with Krishyon was very positive. She is one of the most kind, helpful, capable people I have ever met. She helped me in the postpartum period with baby care, when I suffered some serious health complications. She was very gentle, and cared for my newborn with great care and skill. It provided me great comfort to know he was being cared for by her. 

She also provided help with some lactation challenges I had. Due to the complications I faced, I was unable to nurse the baby for an entire week. Krishyon was able to offer encouragement and advice to keep my milk supply up as much as I could, and how to re-establish it once I was feeling better. 

I would recommend Krishyon to anyone looking for a doula for either labor or postpartum. Even though I did not have her as a doula for labor, she kept in touch with me and encouraged me via text and phone. I have no doubt she would be amazing in that role. She has a gentleness about her, that would be very calming and comforting in labor. 

I honestly don't know how I would have made it through this whole experience without her. She was amazing, and knowing I could trust her and that my baby was well taken care of, was such a huge blessing. 

Posted 1/17/2019

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Aly Capelle

The experience we had with Krishyon was the best we could possibly have hoped for. She was there to help us through this experience and turned, what could have been a very stressful experience - full of doubts and panic-, into a wonderful family bonding experience. She gave us birthing classes online via video chat, and was willing to come to our home in Tahiti-French Polynesia, to help us through the delivery, and for the first few weeks after birth for postpartum support.

A Note from the New Mother: I was nervous and filled with anxiety about giving birth. Krishyon’s ability to understand my concerns, teach me about the birthing process, and help me make educated medical decisions, turned a stressful situation into a positive experience all around.

As first time parents, we found ourselves overwhelmed a countless number of times. But with Krishyon there to provide counsel, solutions, and advice, we feel we got started on the right foot from day one. Her ability to read our son was remarkable. Krishyon would explain the reasons why the baby was doing what he was doing and coach us through the situation. From breastfeeding, to calming a fussy baby, to simply telling us that was “normal”, Krishyon had the answers. She was also vital in helping us take our first few outings with our baby, including international flights a few weeks after his birth. Krishyon eased us into our new responsibilities as parents.

A Note from the New Father: I just don't know how we could have done it without her. I could feel the love that she had for our baby and that she wouldn't do anything to harm him. I had total trust in her hands. I could also feel the love and care she had for the new mommy as she helped her to get as much rest as possible so that she could recover quickly and properly. In one word she is simply the BEST you could ever hope for.

Posted 12/7/2015

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Solange Fernandes

I Solange M. Da Silva, am writing this letter on behalf of Krishyon Young to inform you about her professional skills. On December 13, 2013, this wonderful woman helped me in the hospital. She was very kind, patient ; she taught me how to have a healthy baby. I know it was a busy day, but every time I needed her, she was there for me. I'm thankful that I met her. I would that she is gifted in this way. During my child laboring process she acted like a nurse, a friend and a mom. I believe she will be a great Doula, and I know she will help many others. 

Please accept this recommendation and give this woman a chance to bring her contribution to the community.

Posted 11/18/2015

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Danielle Dickey

My work with Krishyon was a unique situation. Krishyon was there to help with the birth of my adopted daughter. It was a high stress situation with some complications during the birth. I was amazed by her work in this situation with our sweet birth mom. She was able to bring a peace, calm, and comfort to not only the birth mom but to myself and others who were in the room. She showed love and compassion for everyone in that room. I was amazed by her techniques to bring comfort to our birth mom. If I was to ever be able to have children, there's no way I would do it without her by my side. She was incredibl! I can't thank her enough for how she helped us that day. I feel blessed to be able to have had her experience that special sacred day with us. 

Posted 11/7/2015

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Britain Soderquist

Krishyon has been present at two of my three births and has provided home care after all three. She is thouhtful, knowledgeable, and particularly good at anticipating needs.

During labor and delivery, she maintains a professional manner without sacrificing personal connection. It is clear that she cares deeply about providing a positive experience for both mother and baby. Her attitude and language are both positive and encouraging. Krishyon knows multiple methods for relieving pain during labor and is good at explaining them to mothers like me who internalize and have difficulty focusing on outside stimuli during labor. I particularly appreciate her willingness to suggest new methods gently, and to "back off" from an idea that sounds unappealing. If she truly believes a particular suggestion would help, but I have been unwilling at first, Krishyon is good at respectfully bringing up the suggestion again. She is good at adapting to unique situations and cooperating with midwives, nurses, and other healthcare providers. She is not afraid to speak up for the mother and baby, however; she is very good at being the "voice" when I am unable to communicate and my husband is out of the room or uncertain what to do.

After delivery, Krishyon's observation skills are especially helpful. She sees things around the home that need to be cleaned/organized/accomplished and just does them so that I don't stress. She is extremely good with children and is very willing to help entertain siblings of the new baby. She emphasizes rest, healthy eating choices, and good hygiene. I have had her cook for my family; she is a wonderful chef. She is also a skilled lactation specialist, having spent many years as a leader for La Leche League. She has even stayed up in the night with the baby for me to help me better adjust to the newborn sleeping schedule.

My whole family loves her, especially my kids. Krishyon is my go-to doula each time, without a doubt.

Posted 10/6/2015

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