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Alyssa Veneklase

Gold Coast Doulas, LLC

Grand Rapids, MI Service range 50 miles Will drive further with paid mileage


Postpartum Rate

$25 to $30

Postpartum Rate

$25 to $30

Postpartum Doula Certifications

  • ProDoula - Certified Postpartum & Infant Care Doula

Postpartum Doula Experience

4 years and 104 families served

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of practice: Partnership with 1 other doula

Clients per month: 1 to 5

College Education


Special Services Offered

  • Antepartum doula support
  • Baby sign language education
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Infant massage education
  • Miscarriage support
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Parenting consulting
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Satellite doula (for remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Sleep educator

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Healthy Kent Perinatal Mood Disorders Coalition Member Co-chair for annual diaper drive for Nestlings Diaper Bank

Fee Details

Postpartum Doula services are a perfect baby shower gift! Contact me about gift certificates. Daytime and overnight rates are $30/hour. We offer a discounted rate of $25/hour for any Pine Rest patients or anyone receiving treatment for perinatal mood disorders. Contact me for rates about sleep consultations.

Grand Rapids, MI Service range 50 miles Will drive further with paid mileage

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Client Testimonials for Alyssa Veneklase

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Shannon Houseman


Having Alyssa in our home feels like an extension of family! From helping out with the baby, cleaning, organizing-she brings a sense of calm and relaxation to our home. Her help has allowed me the opportunity to take some time for self care and strive for that balance that can be so difficult to find after having a baby. What a rarity to find that special person who is gifted at holding sacred space!

Anissa Grawe


Alyssa has an innate sense for what a new mom needs, and is a natural caregiver and self-described neat freak. She is wonderful with both my newborn and 3 year old. My house was in order and the baby was bathed before I even noticed she had started working! Hiring Alyssa during those first crazy weeks at home with a newborn is a great way to get some much needed rest or just take a little breather for yourself. Your babe will be in great hands!

Liz Wiseman


I had the pleasure of working with Alyssa after the birth of my 3rd child. She was an amazing resource to me when I struggled with breast feeding early on, and yet still remained a huge support to me when I made the difficult decision to bottle feed. She also helped me with some light housework and meal prep. Being a mother of three (ages 4 and under) was definitely an adjustment, but it was great to know I had Alyssa to call on!

Postpartum Availability for Alyssa Veneklase

= Available. Calendar last updated: 02-05-2020