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janhavi madabushi (they/them pronouns)

Somerville, MA Service range 10 miles I do not have access to a car, rely on public transportation and taxi within the Boston metro area

860 575 1771

Birth Fee

$300 to $1600

Birth Fee

$300 to $1600


Birth Doula Experience

4 years and 12 births attended


Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of practice: Solo practice

Clients per month: 1

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals

Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers

Attends home births? Any Home Birth


College Education

BA/BS


Special Services Offered

  • Abortion support
  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula support
  • Miscarriage support
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

In 2014, I was enrolled in the Massachusetts Midwives Alliance Home Birth Midwifery Course and matriculated from this non-accredited program with a grounding in homebirth midwifery. I will not be furthering a homebirth midwifery practice. Within my service year with a federal program in 2016, I helped the health center I work with, along with their clinicians, establish and run a Baby Cafe (a drop in breastfeeding support group). I finished a trauma informed yoga teacher training 200 hr YTT, which me to incorporate somatic and embodied yoga teaching as a part of my healing work. I am an alumni reproductive justice fellow through Corealign called Speaking Race to Power, addressing racial inequity and power dynamics in reproductive health. I am a support person and organizer with the Boston Doula Project, providing free support to those experiencing abortions. Please reach out to me if you are considering abortion and need practical, informational, physical and emotional support.

Fee Details

As a class conscious support person, I strive to make sure that my fee structure is equitable and also urges folks with more privilege and wealth to pay more to support my labor so that my services can remain accessible to class and income disprivileged folks. I also encourage people to take into account their historical class experience and access to resources while making the decision on which rate you will be asking for, especially if you are white, middle class, cisgender, straight. Please get in touch with me for my fee structure. If your total family income is less than $30k, if you are unemployed or underemployed, homeless, are a trans/gnc asylee, live on disability or have any other financial restraints, please discuss with me so we can figure out how to best support you.

Somerville, MA Service range 10 miles I do not have access to a car, rely on public transportation and taxi within the Boston metro area

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Birth Availability for janhavi madabushi (they/them pronouns)

= Available. Calendar last updated: 10-25-2018