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Caitlyn Schollmeier

Golden Gate Doula Associates

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Phone: (925) 640-9217

Birth Fee: $2150

Postpartum Rate: $45 to $50

Fee Details: Birth Doula Package includes: •2 prenatal sessions •Immediate On-call status from the time you retain me as your doula through Golden Gate Doula Associates until your delivery •Monthly workshops (Ex. Breastfeeding, Newborn Care, Comfort measures) •24/7 phone support, I will be available to answer and and all questions you have throughout the course of your pregnancy •We will work together to create your birth plan •During labor I will provide expert coping techniques (breathing, guided visualization, TENS unit, counter pressure and more) •I will serve as a reinforcement for your voice in the labor room and if you are unable to speak I will be your advocate •After the birth of your baby I will remain during the golden hour to help with breastfeeding •After your delivery I will visit you in your home to answer postpartum questions and to reflect on your birth experience.

Birth Doula Experience: 2 years and 55 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years and 36 families served

Birth Doula Certifications

  • Childbirth International (CBI) - Certified Birth Doula

Doula Training

  • Childbirth International, April 2017
Type of Practice: Group practice with shared call schedule

Clients per Month: 0 to 2 births and 0 to 10 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Some Home Births
Home births are always accepted so long as there is a qualified birth professional present for the delivery of the baby. The degree of medical qualification should adequately reflect the risk associated with the client’s pregnancy.

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Academy of CPR and First Aid, Inc Certified
  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • LPN/LVN (Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Certified (American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • Certified EMT (National Registry of EMT's)

College Education

  • AA/AS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Domestic Violence
  • Expected stillbirth
  • High risk
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Single parents
  • Special needs babies
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Aromatherapy
  • Babywearing education
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula
  • TENS units rental

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Medical technician working for Certified Nurse Midwife, Labor and Delivery Technician, Certified in Neonatal resuscitation, CPR Basic Life Support Certified, Registered Emergency Medical Technician with concentrated study in emergency obstetrical care, Active Lactation Consultant Assistant, Active Duty Air Force Childbirth International Doula Certification

Languages spoken: English

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Client Testimonials for Caitlyn Schollmeier

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Chanelle Chase

Where do I start? Caitlyn and I met when I was less than 5 weeks pregnant. She was by my side throughout every exciting, special, and nerve wracking experience. I feel like I would have been lost without her during my pregnancy. She made these 9 months even more special for my partner and I. Caitlyn was able to teach him and I so many coping skills and helpful tips along the way. She helped me bond with my unborn son in ways I wouldn’t have been able to on my own. Things rarely go according to plan when you are pregnant no matter how hard you try to force it, and it can be scary. Having Caitlyn there for me through birth defect scares, relationship bumps, change of plans for my birth experience... it truly made all the difference for me. There is nobody better to help support and hold your hand along this journey. She is so educated, so straight forward, and also so very validating of how you feel. I’m blessed to have had her in my life for my first pregnancy and you will not be sorry having her as your doula. Thank you again Caitlyn for being here for me, every step of the way. My family thanks you. 

Posted 6/27/2019

Birth Availability for Caitlyn Schollmeier

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