Fee Details: I am available as an on-call doula for you to hire, but i am also an independent contractor or Nicky Quick and Co (nickyquickco.com).. if you go through this company to get me as your doula, you will receive many benefits such as payment plans, educational online portal, and access to a team of amazing birthworkers (postpartum doulas, photographers, etc!) I am available for hire separately apart from the doula agency.
I can also offer BELLY CAST PAINTINGS! pictures of my work can be viewed in an album on this website -facebook.com/nurturingtheseed
Birth Doula Experience: 3 years and 16 births attended
Birth Doula Certifications
Birth Arts International - Certified Birth Doula
Type of Practice: Independent contractor with a doula agency
Clients per Month: 0 to 3
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals It is my duty to offer education on whether a hospital is "baby-friendly" and what sort of extra birth options you may have regarding birthing balls, birthing tubs, birthing stools etc . I offer to work with the family to create the most comfortable environment for the birthing mother so that the birth process is not disturbed by outer influence. Also id like to offer any desired information regarding different pain medicine/interventions that may be chosen by the mother or doctors. I respect all choices that are made in any birthing environment. I am a CLC (Certified Lactation Consultant, and will be glad to offer full breastfeeding support anytime before or after the birth, and can do home visits at a separate cost. Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers In a birth center it is my duty to work with and communicate with the midwives.. and of course provide full comfort measures! Currently I am awaiting test results to see about being a certified lactation counselor, but I will be glad to offer full breastfeeding support anytime after the birth, and can do home visits at a separate cost. Attends home births? Any Home Birth If there is a licensed or experienced midwife that will be attending your home birth, I am glad to attend and work with her to ensure you have a safe and most comfortable birth. I offer Post-partum doula care at a separate cost. Also, my lactation services come with the birth assistance, unless it is a separate home visit anytime after birth.
Childbirth Education Certifications
i have taken childbirth education courses and read many books on the subject with my doula training
Certified Lactation Counselor (The Center for Breastfeeding)
atteneded breastfeeding classes, and nursed my very own son for 2+ years
Specialized training or previous experience
Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
Special Services Offered
Relevant volunteer or advocacy work
I am a Natural Birth Advocate. But I Will support any decision you make about your very own birth! In a nutshell, my $500 package offers One prenatal visit, 24 hour phone support, on call availability 2 weeks before and after your due date, full labor support which includes (massage, aromatherapy, acupressure/counterpressure, positive reinforcement, education about the birth process/interventions, suggestion of progressive positions etc), and immediate breastfeeding assessment following birth. I will always have a backup doula ready if for some emergency reason I cannot make it !
Languages spoken: English
Service Area Map
Area of practice: Punta Gorda, FL Travel Range: 100 Miles Travel comments/restrictions: I live in Punta Gorda, Florida.
Certifications for Jessica Johnson
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