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Gosia Kapinos

Alongside Family Support Services

Website: www.alongside.ca

Phone: 604.910.2986

Birth Fee: $750 to $1050

Postpartum Rate: $25 to $35

Fee Details: Base fee includes a brand new set of 4 large self-adhesive electrodes for use with a TENS Unit during our time together. * Professional Photography available. *Additional packages included.

Birth Doula Experience: 1 years and 4 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 1 years and 4 families served

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Partnership with 2 or more doulas

Clients per Month: 1 to 5 births and 1 to 3 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? No Birth Centers
Currently British Columbia does not have any Birth Centres.
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Working towards Child Birth Educator at Douglas College

Other Relevant Certifications

  • Also included in all my births is the continual use of my TENS Unit. This is an invaluable tool. See Along Side Family Support Services website for further information.

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Domestic Violence
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Single parents
  • Special needs babies
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Infant massage education
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • TENS units rental

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

With Alongside Family Support Services, I promote Doula Services Association of BC (DSA) and to help bring awareness about Doulas to expectant mothers, women groups, families and our local community. I have completed my Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula & Breastfeeding training at Douglas College through Donna International. Currently I am working towards my Childbirth Educator Certification so that I may facilitate Prenatal Education & awareness. I have a calling to empower expectant mothers in birth and support their partners/family in this transition. * BA in Communication from SFU * 10 years Marketing Director/Project Manager * Martial Artist, Breath-work, Life Coaching

Languages spoken: English, Polish

Birth Availability for Gosia Kapinos

= Available. Calendar last updated: 6/19/2017 7:13:02 AM

Postpartum Availability for Gosia Kapinos

= Available. Calendar last updated: 6/19/2017 7:13:02 AM