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Melissa Forsyth

Ancient Roots Doula Services

Phone: 6043197318

Birth Fee: $975 to $1275

Postpartum Rate: $25 to $35

Fee Details: Basic Package: two prenatal visits, on call for pre-labour, labour and birth, post-partum recovery, and one post partum visit Breastfeeding Consulting as needed for fee service Additional Packages Available

Birth Doula Experience: 2 years and 50 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years and 30 families served

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 4 births and 1 to 4 postpartum families

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

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Breastfeeding Consultant

Other Relevant Certifications

  • UBC Student Midwife, 3rd year

College Education

  • MA/MS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Domestic Violence
  • Home Birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Over 40
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Remote and rural clients birthing away from home
  • Single parents
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Birthing From Within Birth Art Services
  • Military families
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Therapist or counselor

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

low cost births and volunteer births for women in need; Expert on reducing fear in Childbirth, research and teaching; Creator of "Conscious Birth training"

Languages spoken: English

Birth Availability for Melissa Forsyth

= Available. Calendar last updated: 5/11/2017 12:18:56 PM

Postpartum Availability for Melissa Forsyth

= Available. Calendar last updated: 5/11/2017 12:18:56 PM