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Molly Scanlon

It Takes A Village Doula

Website: http://www.ItTakesAVillageDoula.com

Phone: (617) 417-4943

Birth Fee: Not specified

Birth Doula Experience: 4 years

Doula Training

  • DONA International, April 2013
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 2

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
I am very comfortable with attending homebirths. All three of my children were born at home and I have been a doula for homebirth families. I have also assisted families with preparing older siblings for homebirth and provided childcare during birth. I have provided discounted doula services for families paying out of pocket for homebirth services.

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Personally and professionally experienced with Hypnobirthing (Mongon Method), Blissborn Hypnosis and HypnoBabies .

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Successfully breastfed my three children including nursing through pregnancy, tandem and triandem breastfeeding | Active Member of LLL and NMC | Attending Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) training in September 2016

Other Relevant Certifications

  • Rebozo Training
  • Spinning Babies (Gail Tully) | Massage for Childbirth Professionals (Ananda Lowe) | CPM Training (BACE-NMC.org)

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Cesarean birth
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Single parents
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly casting
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Elimination communication education
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Parenting consulting
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Volunteer for Babywearing International of Greater Boston since 2013| Volunteer and member of Le Leche League | Member and active attendee of Nursing Mothers Council | Attendance at the Partners in Perinatal Health Conference 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017| Improving Birth Rally 2012 and 2013| Hosted Screening for "Freedom of Birth" through One World Birth

Languages spoken: English

Birth Availability for Molly Scanlon

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