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Ashley Augustine

SWLA Birth Services


Birth Fee: $400 to $700

Postpartum Rate: $20 to $30

Fee Details: Fee includes prenatal visits, information and support through labor preparation and comfort techniques, assistance through your birth, and a postpartum check-in. Birth doula fees adjusted for Bradley class students (minimum rate). Base fee of $500 for clients within 30 miles, including prenatal and postnatal visit and up to 15 hours of birth assistance, then hourly rate thereafter.

Birth Doula Experience: 3 years and 35 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years and 0 families served

Birth Doula Certifications

  • Hypnobabies - Certified Hypno-Doula

Doula Training

  • The Bradley Method of Husband-Coached Natural Childbirth, November 2014
  • Hypnobabies, March 2017
Type of Practice: On-call doula service

Clients per Month: 1 to 4 births and 0 to 2 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Some Home Births
I am happy to attend a midwife-attended homebirth. I cannot be the primary birth provider.

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Bradley

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Breastfeeding peer counselor, Experience Breastfeeding 5 children to age 1 and beyond,

Other Relevant Certifications

  • Rebozo Training
  • Spinning Babies Trained (Gail Tulley)

College Education

  • AA/AS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • Single parents
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Elimination communication education
  • Parenting consulting
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Louisiana Constituents of Safe Childbirth SWLA Chapter Leader; Administrator of SWLA Nursing Mothers Support Group, Admin of SWLA Pregnancy, Postpartum, & Support

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Birth Availability for Ashley Augustine

= Available. Calendar last updated: 4/4/2018 5:11:45 PM

Postpartum Availability for Ashley Augustine

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