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Alisha Blake CLD (CBI), CLC

New London Birth Services


Phone: 860-908-4946

Birth Fee: $650 to $800

Postpartum Rate: $25 to $30

Fee Details: Small discounts are available for home births, military familes and for families on Husky insurance. Payment plans are also available, please don't hesitate to ask if we can set something up that will work for you. I also offer birth pool rentals for home birth clients.

Birth Doula Experience: 4 years and 19 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years and 2 families served

Birth Doula Certifications

  • Childbirth International (CBI) - Certified Birth Doula

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 2 to 3 births and 1 to 2 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
I am happy to support families at any home birth attended by a midwife. I also provide a small discount for families planning a home birth.

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Lactation Counselor (The Center for Breastfeeding)

Other Relevant Certifications

  • I have been working for my local community hospital for the last 13 years in a variety of different patient care settings. I took 2015 off from birth work to have my third baby at home and have been working as a full-time labor/postpartum doula and CLC with New London Birth Services since May of 2016.

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Clients on bed rest
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly casting
  • Birth Pool rental
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

I have been a member of Doulas of Rhode Island since the fall of 2016. I am also currently in the process of volunteering my services for incarcerated women that come in to birth their babies at my local community hospital in New London, Connecticut.

Languages spoken: English

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Client Testimonials for Alisha Blake CLD (CBI), CLC

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H Quidachay-Swan

My husband and I were so blessed to find Alisha.  She is very knowledgeable, patient and kind-perfect for us as first time parents.  She met with me before delivery and worked with me to articulate the type of birth experience that I wanted.  And thanks to her help, I got the birth of my dreams!  Her postpartum visits were very calming and assuring when concerns came up.  If you are considering a doula assisted birth, I would highly recommend Alisha!

Thank you!  Love H, E and T

Posted 6/30/2016

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Katelyn Sanders

Alisha attended my the homebirth of my daughter in 2014 and she was great. We met quite a few times before the birth and discussed all my fears and expectations for the birth which I found really helpful. Then when I went into labor and wanted her there she came right over. She was there reminding me to drink and applying pressure to my back for probably over 6 hours! She was even willing to get in the tub with me to continue the counterpressure. She was such a great addition to my birth team! 

Posted 4/1/2016

Birth Availability for Alisha Blake CLD (CBI), CLC

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