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Aubrey McMillan

Birth of Life Doula Services

Website: http://www.mybirthoflife.com

Phone: 6155155348

Birth Fee: $900

Postpartum Rate: $25

Fee Details: Package options available! I provide multiple services with an option to create a personalized support package, which comes with discounts for the services you choose. These services include postpartum and infant care, childbirth and parenting education, reiki energy healing, as well as sibling care during labor.

Birth Doula Experience: 3 years and 8 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 1 years and 5 families served

Doula Training

  • ProDoula, July 2017
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 2 births and 1 to 4 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Some Home Births
I am happy to attend home births assisted by trained midwives.

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Personal breastfeeding experience (3 years, two babies, through pregnancy, tandem nursing, short term exclusive pumping)

Other Relevant Certifications

  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • Reiki Practitioner

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Previous birth trauma and/or birth injury
  • Remote and rural clients birthing away from home
  • Single parents
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Baby sign language education
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Parenting consulting
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Client Testimonials for Aubrey McMillan

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Helen Cottingham

Aubrey loves babies and birth and her excitement is contagious. I am an anxious person but Aubrey's upbeat attitude always manages to bounce joy into my soul. Her knowledge and passion for all things birth and babies were a huge source of comfort for me while I was pregnant and in labor. I knew she would have or be able to find an answer to any question I had. She is also an excellent support person for the post partum part of the mama journey. I cannot recommend her enough!

Posted 9/10/2019

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Holly Conner

Aubrey entered our lives when I gave birth to my first child at age 50. She was the integral in teaching me healthy ways to feed, support, nurture and entertain her.  Aubrey was truly life-saving when my baby was 4 months and quite colicky and fussy, Aubrey showed me ways to wear Martha and hold and support her that were integral to her comfort. Martha is nearly 4 and she considers Aubrey a second mom. She trusts her fully and is one of the few people I could imagine leaving her with for extended periods of time.

Aubrey's honest and transparent heart and wisdom from many years of child-care and child development experience make her the ultimate asset, BUT her ability to multi-task is what truly sets her apart. I have never seen anyone perform so many functions such as breast-feeding, preparing meals, cleaning up and being present on the floor playing and loving on children the way Aubrey does. She is a blessing to our family and any others she comes across. 

Posted 8/28/2019

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Catherine Keathley

Making the decision to have a Doula during my pregnancy and Labor and Delivery was probably the best decision I have ever made.
I decided to hire Aubrey as my doula because of one thing: I was very comfortable around her and so was my husband. I hired her as my doula near the middle of my second trimester. We immediately created my birth plan and figured out everything that I wanted and didn't want during my labor and delivery. One of my biggest wants from Aubrey was for her to not only support me but to support my husband. Aubrey followed up with my after all my prenatal visits, talked with my about my concerns relating to Braxton Hicks contractions and Prodominal Labor. My pitocin was started around 7:15-7:30. At 9am the Doctor came in, we discussed my birth plan and then she broke my water at 9:09am(I was 3-4 cm dilated). That is when my doula was truly needed. By 9:20am I was begging for pain medication (it was too late because I was 8 cm dilated). Aubrey helped me focus on breathing and did everything in her power to try and make me comfortable all while also trying to comfort my husband because he was having a hard time seeing me in that much pain. By 9:30am I demanded an epidural...the anesthesiologist didn't arrive until 9:45 and that's when I felt my body pushing. It was baby time. Aubrey helped me stay focused and calm...she was my rock...she made sure I kept breathing. The Doctor arrived sometime between 9:50-9:55am and it was time to push. Aubrey was there right by my side. At 10am my daughter was born.
If Aubrey hadn't been there, I am not sure that I could have done an all natural birth. My husband and I were beyond impressed and would recommend to anyone that hiring a doula is the way to go. I give Aubrey all the credit for helping me have the labor and delivery that I wanted, because without her, I think things would have been way more stressful and not have gone the way it did.

Posted 10/6/2017

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Chelsi Williamson

My family was blessed to have Aubrey present as our labor doula for the homebirth of my 3rd child. We primarily hired her to assist with the emotional support of our other children. She was amazingly present to the needs of not only our children, but also ours and my mother's. She flowed effortlessly and seamlessly within the days activities and cared for our children very lovingly. Our birth would not have been as amazing as it was without her present. She also managed to capture our most favorite photo from the entire experience! We will always have an immense gratitude for her presence during this transitional time in our lives.

Posted 7/6/2017

Birth Availability for Aubrey McMillan

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Postpartum Availability for Aubrey McMillan

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