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Jennifer Crawford

Desert Birth & Wellness


Phone: (760) 362-6101

Birth Fee: $350 to $1500

Postpartum Rate: $30 to $35

Fee Details: With a variety of packages including a partial scholarship birth, we strive to make doula care not only non-judgmental and professional but affordable for every family.

Birth Doula Experience: 17 years and 350 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 17 years and 100 families served

Doula Training

  • DONA International, April 2002
  • Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA), June 2002
  • ProDoula, July 2016
  • Stillbirthday, September 2017
Type of Practice: Doula agency owner

Clients per Month: 1 to 4 births and 1 to 4 postpartum families

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

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • ALACE (Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators)
  • Madriella - Certified Childbirth Educator

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Breastfeeding Counselor
  • Certified Lactation Educator Counselor (University of California San Diego)
  • Madriella - Certified Lactation Educator

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Certified (American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • Student Midwife (Ancient Art Midwifery Institute)

College Education

  • AA/AS
  • BA/BS

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
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Remote and rural clients birthing away from home
  • Single parents
  • Spanish Speaking
  • 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

  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Infant massage education
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Sleep Educator
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula
  • Surrogates and intended parents
  • TENS units rental
  • Therapist or counselor

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Founder of Desert Birth & Wellness Scholarship Foundation Military Birth Resource Network Vice President, Past high Desert Pregnancy Clinic Secretary Past Joshua Tree Chamber Treasurer Past - LLL International Volunteer UCSD - Volunteer Doula Program

Languages spoken: English

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