Fee Details: Initial doula consults are free. To book me for your birth I ask for a $50 non refundable fee and signing of my contract. To keep my fees as low as possible I offer a sliding scale and payment plans ARE accepted.
Birth Doula Experience: 4 years and 10 births attended
Birth Doula Certifications
DONA International - Certified Birth Doula
DONA International, November 2015
Type of Practice: Solo practice
Clients per Month: 1 to 2
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals I have served families at 5 of my surrounding hospitals, and can share how each hospital practices. If needed, I can help you find your options and which will support your birth plan the best. Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers Unfortunately we do not have any birth centers in our area. Attends home births? Any Home Birth Yes, but only with a qualified trained midwife present. I also have first hand experience having had a home birth myself in 2017.
Childbirth Education Certifications
Other Relevant Certifications
Evidence Based Birth® Instructor
Specialized training or previous experience
Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
Postpartum mood disorders
Previous birth trauma and/or birth injury
Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
Special Services Offered
Breastfeeding Consultant Services
Childbirth Education Services
Cloth diapering education
Relevant volunteer or advocacy work
I currently teach Lamaze childbirth education classes at Life House in Murray, KY, you can find the class schedule at peaceofmebirthservices.com under the "for parents" tab.
I am also a community liaison for the Kentucky Home Birth Coalition and have traveled to Frankfort, Kentucky to advocate for the licensure of Certified Professional Midwifes (bill passed in 2018). I also advocate for doula coverage through medicaid with Healthy Babies of Louisvile and volunteer with DONA International as both the Legislative Action Committee Chair and the Kentucky State Ambassador. I really enjoy advocating for better maternal health in many different ways.
You can find more information and testimonials from clients on my Facebook page below.
Service Area Map
Area of practice: Murray, KY Travel Range: 50 Miles
Certifications for JoLynne Polichette
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