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Barbara Verneus

ATX Doulas

Website: https://

Phone: (267) 560-3257

Birth Fee: $425 to $1175

Fee Details: Check our website for specific details on various prices

Birth Doula Experience: 7 years

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Group practice with shared call schedule

Clients per Month: 3 to 5

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

College Education

  • BA/BS
  • MA/MS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Domestic Violence
  • Expected stillbirth
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Single parents
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula
  • Therapist or counselor

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Barbara Verneus was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. In 2003, Barbara became a doula through DONA has been retrained through Ancient Songs Doula Services located in Brooklyn, New York. She was embraced by her mentor and midwife Memaniye Cinque in Brooklyn, NY and through her was introduced to her first birth in 2003. It was there that Barbara knew she wanted to become a midwife. In 2006, Barbara went overseas through the African Birth Collective to Senegal, West Africa assisting midwives in labor and delivery. She then completed her Bachelors from CUNY: Hunter College and that same year obtained a Graduate certificate from Boston University in Maternal and Infant Care in Public Health in 2008. On June 7th, 2016 Barbara received her Master's in Counseling with a concentration in Marriage and Family. But her biggest accomplishment is having her daughter Glorious-Zoëlle Shaddai Verneus on June 17th 2014. She relocated to Austin, TX to follow her dream of being a Certified Professional Midwife. She is currently enrolled in Mercy In Action's online Midwifery program while seeking to apprentice with some amazing midwives in the Austin area.

Languages spoken: English

Birth Availability for Barbara Verneus

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