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Allyson Murden

Blessed Beginnings with Allyson

Website: http://www.allyson-blessedbeginnings.com

Phone: 219-588-6794

Birth Fee: $800 to $1200

Postpartum Rate: $25 to $35

Fee Details: Willing to work with teens, DV victims and low income households for reduced rates, some pro-bono (depending on situation). Doula fees start at $800 and increase as additional services are added.

Birth Doula Experience: 1 years and 12 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years and 13 families served

Doula Training

  • DONA International, February 2017
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 2 to 4 births and 5 to 8 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: Preferred Non Smoking
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Breastfeeding Counselor

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • American Heart Association CPR Certified, Certified Nurse Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant

College Education

  • AA/AS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Cesarean birth
  • Domestic Violence
  • High risk
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Single parents
  • Special needs babies
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly casting
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Infant massage education
  • Parenting consulting
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Sleep Educator

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Chicago Volunteer Doulas

Languages spoken: English

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Birth Availability for Allyson Murden

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