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Melinda Bagaga

Mama's Grace Birth Services

Website: http://www.MamasGraceBirthServices.com

Phone: 616-970-5150

Birth Fee: $700

Fee Details: Free consultations and interviews, two prenatal visits, continuous support during and immediately following labor, one postpartum visit $250 retainer fee, remaining due by 36 weeks Discounts and financing options available

Birth Doula Experience: 1 years and 30 births attended

Doula Training

  • DONA International, April 2016
Type of Practice: Independent contractor with a doula agency

Clients per Month: 1 to 4

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

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • HBCE (HypnoBirthing)

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Certified (American Academy of Pediatrics)

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Single parents
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Elimination communication education
  • Military families
  • Monitrice services
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Free, Monthly Birth Circle Community Educational Events. Volunteer Educator for Pregnancy Classes at the Alpha Womens Center. Certified Birth Assistant through Midwifery Matters. Working toward Nursing degree with plans to become a certified nurse midwife

Languages spoken: English

Birth Availability for Melinda Bagaga

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