Birth Fee: $175 to $1125
Fee Details: Services are customizable. I offer full labor support package, add-on visits, and birth plan consultations, and pre/postnatal yoga
Birth Doula Experience: 2 years and 36 births attended
Clients per Month: 0 to 2Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Volunteer board member of the Utah Doula Association (2018); Volunteer with the University of Utah Doula program (2017); Volunteer Yoga Teacher for PMADs Intensive Outpatient Program
Languages spoken: English
Choosing Lindsay as our doula was one of the best decisions we made in our birth journey. She is an incredibly unique and caring soul and we are thrilled to have met her.
I was reminded repeatedly over the course of my pregnancy that things rarely, if ever, go according to plan. I hoped for an unmedicated water birth, but ended up with a medical induction at 37 weeks. As first time parents, this change was overwhelming and a little scary. Lindsay was there for us every step of the way. She was incredibly supportive with this sudden change and helped us process it emotionally and feel prepared.
During the birth, she was a rockstar. She worked extremely well with my husband and helped him find ways to be involved and was there when he had to sit down or disengage when he got a little queasy (he doesn’t do well with blood/needles). I highly recommend hiring Lindsay for your birth!
We had a Birth Preferences Consultation with Lindsay and were blown away at how educated and helpful she was! Being first time parents, we had minimal resources and knowledge about all of the options that surround childbirth. Lindsay sat down with us and explained countless options that surround each phase of labor and helped us determine what was our hope for our birth. She helped us realize things about our birth experience that we actually care about and will make the whole process more meaningful to us. Lindsay is a very positive person and is way easy to talk with - espeically about such an emotionally charged topic. She really helped us to face childbirth in a positive "we can do this" kind of way rather than feeling like we were jumping into the scary unknown. We now have a birth plan that Lindsay put together for us based on our meeting and are so excited to meet our little one. Thank you for being such an amazing Doula Lindsay!
Lindsay was a truly valuable part of our birth experience! She was prepared with valuable information and insights catered to us in all of our visits leading up to the birth and she took good notes on things that I wanted in my birth plan that she was able to remind me during labor. These included specific relaxation cues and techniques that I forgot about in the moment but that made all the difference when I was actually in labor. She was also really effective with the little things that made a big difference: she thought about creating an ambiance in the delivery room that helped me relax, she was there to grab a cold towel for my head when I was pushing, there to pour water over me when I was trying to relax in the tub, had a constant, calming presence. She also helped my husband know what to do and how to be supportive which is what we both wanted.
Lindsay was also respectful of my desire and change of plans. My initial plan was to do my whole labor and delivery completely natural but I decided to have an epidural when I was dilated to a 6. She was respectful and helpful in making that decision while reminding me of other things we could try before I went that route (which is what I wanted her to do, as per our birth plan) and she was no less valuable for the rest of my labor and delivery! I felt safe and cared for with her there and she helped me truly relax and focus when it came time to deliver our son--I only pushed for 30 minutes! I am a first time mom and I think having had the experience I would be up for trying to do natural again for our next baby and Lindsay would be my first choice to help moderate that experience! She was awesome and had a great, approachable, down to earth personality that my husband and I could instantly feel comfortable around.
We had our first baby in February, 2017. If and when we decide to have another I will definitely hire Lindsay again. The support she offered us was incredibly helpful - Especially in the days leading up to labor but even more so during labor! Her knowledge in this field is superb as she is passionate about being a doula. Her goal was to make sure we felt 100% supported with our birth plan. She has a calm and peaceful demeanor which we love! We love Lindsay!
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