Luisa  Duran Photo

Luisa Duran

Birth Your Way Doula

Website: http://www.BirthYourWayDoula.com

Phone: 7863487236

Birth Fee: $600 to $800

Postpartum Rate: Not specified

Birth Doula Experience: 4 years and 0 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 4 years and 12 families served

Birth Doula Certifications

  • Bebo Mia - Certified Maternal Support Practioner

Doula Training

  • Bebo Mia, August 2016
Type of Practice: Partnership with 1 other doula

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

Postpartum limits/restrictions: No limits at all.
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Doula Trainings International - Certified Childbirth Educator
  • Evidence Based Birth Instructor
  • I'm current taking the HBCE class

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Breastfeed {Naturally} Certified Professional Breastfeeding Counselor
  • Breastfeeding Counselor (Breastfeeding Support Consultants -- Center for Lactation Education)
  • Certified Breastfeeding Counselor

Other Relevant Certifications

  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • Rebozo Training
  • PALS, Bebo Mia Maternal Support Pratitioner

College Education

  • AA/AS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Domestic Violence
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Over 40
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Single parents
  • Spanish Speaking
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Belly casting
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • TENS units rental

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Monthly childbirth and breastfeeding classes. Email me @ loudoula320@gmail.com for breastfeeding support group! Clases Mensuales de Parto y Lactancia. Envíeme un correo electrónico @ loudoula320@gmail.com para el grupo de apoyo para la lactancia materna.

Languages spoken: English and Spanish

Certifications for Luisa Duran

Click a certification thumbnail to view the full size image.

Certification

Learn more about evaluating doula certifications, an important part of the interview process.

Report any issues or concerns with certification images.

Client Testimonials for Luisa Duran

get a Gravatar

MIKKI TROLLINGER

Luisa was an excellent resource and she really kept me on top of things. My husband and I regret not calling her to the hospital earlier, but once she got there she made us feel calmer. She helped me focus and helped my husband feel more involved in the birth of our baby girl She exudes confidence and calming vibes. Luisa, was the perfect doula for our family.

Posted 10/6/2016

get a Gravatar

Lindsey C.

She was so helpful and accommodating. My husband and I needed some extra support because we have a 2 year old son with cerebral palsy. She was always ready and available to answer any questions I had along the way. She went above and beyond in every way. For example, she came to our hospital about 45 minutes away from her and she came to our home for the follow up, which is at least an hour away. She has a warm, calming nature that helped me time and again.

 

Thank you, Luisa, for making my birth experience a great one!

Posted 9/1/2016

get a Gravatar

Melba Rios

Im so grateful for all the loving support I received from Luisa. First of all this was my first at home birthing experience and I really needed someone to help me with my birthplan. I had no idea how to go about it and I had so many questions and concerns. Luisa was more than patient and kind, I never felt rushed.I feel like I’ve learned so much about what my body can accomplish once I’m in that peaceful and tranquil state of mind. She was so helpful during the 10 hours of labor…. she helped me overcome the contractions and helped ease the pain using massages and other techniques. Her soothing nature helped put me at ease and gave me confidence that I was doing what was right for my baby and me. She went up and beyond to help me she even went with me to purchase all of the necessities for my birth and went to my midwife appointments. After the labor and delivery she stayed and helped me get comfortable and also helped me with breast feeding my son. Luisa also come over for follow up four times and she even made me these amazing lactation cookies… yum! I had so may worries because my baby wouldn’t latch on and it was painful breastfeeding but, she was always available to help! Honestly, I think every woman deserves a Doula as kind, patient and knowledgable as Luisa. I will always be grateful for her love and support throughout my journey.

Posted 2/17/2016

Birth Availability for Luisa Duran

= Available. Calendar last updated: 6/13/2018 8:00:18 AM

Postpartum Availability for Luisa Duran

= Available. Calendar last updated: 6/13/2018 8:00:18 AM