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Edina MacDonald

Dina the Doula Full-Spectrum Doula Services

Website: http://www.dinathedoula.com/

Phone: 613.929.6087

Birth Fee: $800

Fee Details: Basic Care Includes: Two to Three 90 minute in-home prenatal visits, Assistance in creating a Birth Wishes list, Education of comfort measures and positions, Support via email, phone, and text during your pregnancy, 24/7 On-call support beginning at your 38th week of pregnancy and continuing until two weeks postpartum, Continuous care throughout your labour and delivery, Two hours of postpartum support at birthing location, One check-in phone call the day after you give birth (in the case of home births) or arrive home from the hospital, One postpartum visit in the two weeks after your baby arrives, to chat about your birth experience, breastfeeding, and parenting concerns. Visit https://www.dinathedoula.com for more information.

Birth Doula Experience: 4 years and 10 births attended

Birth Doula Certifications

  • Stillbirthday - Certified Birth and Bereavement Doula

Doula Training

  • DONA International, January 2016
  • Stillbirthday, April 2017
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 3

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
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Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
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Attends home births? Any Home Birth
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Other Relevant Certifications

  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • Community Worker

College Education

  • AA/AS

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
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Previous birth trauma and/or birth injury
  • 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
  • Vaginal breech birth
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Antepartum doula
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • End of Life Doula Services
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula
  • Surrogates and intended parents
  • Therapist or counselor

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

DIrector of Programming for Doula Support Foundation. Peer Support Volunteer and Community Worker specializing in Mental Health/Addictions. Providing low-cost Doula support through referrals from local Mental Health/Addictions agencies and Doula Support Foundation.

Languages spoken: English

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