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Jessica Brunelle

Kith & Kin Doula Services

Phone: 3602249540

Birth Fee: $950 to $1200

Postpartum Rate: $25 to $35

Fee Details: My labor doula services include unlimited phone contact beginning at 38 wks, 2-3 prenatal get togethers/meet ups, home labor support in early/active labor, continuous labor & birth support in hospital or birth center (or home if during a home birth), some assistance with breastfeeding, and 1-2 postpartum check ins to allow for processing of your birth experience and to provide resource information. My goal is to support you, and your partner ,if present, throughout labor, birth, and shortly postpartum to ensure that you have an empowering birth experience. My postpartum services include assistance with small chores around the home, meal prep/cooking, education and assistance feedings, diapering education, swaddling education, sleep technique assistance for baby, and overall giving a rest period for new parents.

Birth Doula Experience: 3 years and 8 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 1 years and 1 families served

Doula Training

  • Birthingway College of Midwifery, December 2016
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 5 births and 1 to 4 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: Minimum amount of day time postpartum hours per client is 2-5 hours, 5 hours is preferred. Overnight hours are 8 hours minimum with room for possible extra hours if discussed beforehand. A small additional fee will be charged for certain holidays.
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
  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • Trauma Informed Care Educated

College Education

  • AA/AS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Domestic Violence
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Aromatherapy
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption

Client Testimonials for Jessica Brunelle

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Deborah

Jessica was the perfect addition to my labor team. She is a calming influence who was able to give me the confidence to go with the flow of my labor and not get stuck to "the perfect birth at any cost" mindset. With her wonderfully helpful skills and relaxing personality I was able to give birth naturally to my beautiful, healthy 10 lb son. Thanks Jessica!

Posted 5/15/2019

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Teresa Berlin

Wow, I’m so thankful I used a Doula for  the birth of my first child! I would never give birth without one. Jessica was incredible. I wish I had told her to come sooner, as the moment she showed up, she did a few tricks and my labor shifted from early labor to active! It had been in early stage for  about 30 hours already, and it was so wonderful to have the results immediately when Jessica came over. I had a wonderful experience with labor and birth thanks to using a great Doula and taking a Bradley method birthing class. Highly recommend BOTH! I didn’t use any medications, it was a totally natural birth, and that is the way to go! 

Jessical also helped me with support around my first miscarriage after getting pregnant again later on. Not knowing for sure what was happening and what the experience would be like, it was so helpful to get some knowledge and understanding.

thank you Jessica!!!

Posted 5/12/2019

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Iman Meddouch

Jessica was my doula for the birth of my first child. As a first time mother, I was extremely nervous, and my family was across the country. Even though I missed my mother and sisters, Jessica and her partner made me feel so loved and that I wasn't alone, I was so comfortable! I was afraid of birth trauma but I can truly say my birth went so much better than I expected, and I am so in love with my whole experience, I couldn't be happier with it. She was very thorough in explaining every asppect of what to expect so there where no surprises. She answered my questions and when I voiced any concern, question or even something I'd like, she listened and did her best to find an answer for me. She was extremely professional. She helped me get through labor and handle the pains through natural methods that actually worked (shocked the skeptic in me). During labor and delivery she was so attentive and encouraging, even when I didn't know I needed the encouragement. She put so much love into everything she did and some of the exercises for the back pain really helped with the back labor! I am so grateful to have had her.

 

Over the years when i'd daydream about having a child, I'd always wanted to be surrounded by loving women as I believe for me, child bearing, delivery and rearing works best with a village of women loving and supporting eachother. Circumstances placed me across the country from my mother and closest friends who I consider siblings, and half the world away from the rest of my family. Jessica took away the worry of being alone, and made me feel safe, ready, informed and cared for. Thank you again from the bottom of my heart.

Posted 11/15/2016

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Heaven Tlatlatziniliztli

Jessica always arrived to the scene with a big smile and huge attentiveness. She was open to all our questions and did not direct the conversation, but allowed us to direct the conversation and what we wanted to work on or learn. She came to our home and brought materials to read, as well as facilitated healthy conversations that my parent and I needed to share. She taught any techniques I asked to focus on and offered support 24/7. 

Posted 9/26/2016

Birth Availability for Jessica Brunelle

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Postpartum Availability for Jessica Brunelle

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