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Astrid Hufnagel

Little Prince Doula Services

Website: http://www.LittlePrinceDoulaServices.com

Phone: (973) 626-0487

Birth Fee: $950 to $1200

Postpartum Rate: Not specified

Birth Doula Experience: 2 years and 3 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years and 20 families served

Postpartum Doula Certifications

  • ProDoula - Certified Postpartum & Infant Care Doula

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 3 births and 3 to 10 postpartum families

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

Other Relevant Certifications

  • CPR Certified - Red Cross

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Single parents
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)

Languages spoken: English

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Montclair, NJ
Travel Range: 30 Miles

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Client Testimonials for Astrid Hufnagel

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Tara Marie

Astrid was a God-send during my postpartum days.  As a first -time parent, she provided me with information and guidance on pretty much everything I needed to know.  She helped me with breast feeding, baby care, chores, and errands.  She provided me with breaks so I could get some much-needed sleep.  She even helped me to deal with my baby's tongue tie by recommending a specialist, accompanying me to the consultation appointment, and assisting with the after care.  She prepared drinks and snacks for me, taught me how to use a sling, and was a welcomed source of emotional support during this challenging time.  She helped to preserve my sanity and I'm not sure how I would've gotten through that period without her.  

Posted 8/13/2017

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Evan Nass

Astrid is excellent. She is not a "night nurse." You are paying for much much more than that. She really helped get our lives back in order and in control after the birth of our daughter. Her advice, calming demeanor, and wisdom were golden. Not only does she have the experience but she also went through many of things we went through with her own child. Her contacts were invaluable and helped with our daughter's issue. She is a holistic (and I don't mean that in a granola way) post-partum doula that will give you and your, let's face it, wife, that extra help that is so often needed by new moms and is rarely there. She is not cheap, but I can honestly say she was worth every penny. I'm not being paid for this review. It is true and honest. After Astrid left we got a night nurse and the differences were astronomical. They just simply don't compare. Thank you again, Astrid, for all your help and for helping us keep it all together to remain sane (well, our version of sane)!

Posted 7/6/2017

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Brenda Jarvis

As a first time mom at 35 years old I was nervous and apprehensive about child birth and the entire post partum experience. When I started working with Astrid I felt a sense of relief as she reassured me in all the areas of child birth and child care that I was unsure about. She gave great suggestions and had real life experience to back it up. We discussed everything from my birth plan to what products will work best for breastfeeding and baby. Astrid was very flexible with her schedule and always tried her best to accommodate any of my last minute requests. She took pictures of my baby being born that are priceless and I will have forever and I didn't have to worry about hiring an additional photographer. She was my support system during my entire delivery process and I dont know what I would have done without her, as I delivered out of state away from family and friends due to a last minute birth plan decision. She also assisted me with post partum care which was so critical because I had a C-section and needed the extra help once I returned from the hospital. I would highly recommmend Astrid to anyone looking for a knowledgeable and compassionate Doula. 

Posted 3/14/2017

Birth Availability for Astrid Hufnagel

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Postpartum Availability for Astrid Hufnagel

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