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Madelyn Peterson

Full Spectrum Doula, Student Midwife, RN

Phone: 5034071702

Birth Fee: $1800 to $2000

Postpartum Rate: $35 to $50

Fee Details: Birth doula package includes two prenatal visits, labor/birth attendance, and one postpartum visit in the first week postpartum. On call 24/7 starting two weeks prior to due date. After birth I stay for 1-2 hours to help initiate breastfeeding. Postpartum care is tailored to your needs and can include: breastfeeding support, sitz baths and herbal baths, postpartum meals, baby care, night nannying, and/or home tasks (i.e. laundry, meal prep, tidying, etc). I am trained not only as a doula but also as a direct-entry midwife (Maternidad La Luz 2014-2016) and as a nurse (UCSF 2018-2019); I am versed in full-spectrum care in home, birth center, and hospital settings. I am proficient in Spanish and center my work in trauma-informed care. I am happy to work with you on a payment amount and schedule that works for you, please contact me with any questions!

Birth Doula Experience: 5 years and 105 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years and 6 families served

Doula Training

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

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

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

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • RN (Registered Nurse)
  • DONA trained, Certified Phlebotomist, Direct-Entry Midwifery Trained

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Domestic Violence
  • Home Birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Single parents
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Babywearing education
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Volunteer doula at Providence Hospital with Gateway Doula Project in Portland Oregon.

Languages spoken: English and Spanish

Birth Availability for Madelyn Peterson

= Available. Calendar last updated: 3/1/2019 6:25:45 PM

Postpartum Availability for Madelyn Peterson

= Available. Calendar last updated: 3/1/2019 6:25:45 PM