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Mercedes Ruiz

All 4 Mommy


Phone: 902-402-4232

Birth Fee: $625 to $1350

Postpartum Rate: $25 to $30

Fee Details: I have especial interest in working with LGTBQ+ families :) We offer prenatal and postpartum packages, and option of extended payment plans. For more info send us an email to or go to our website at

Birth Doula Experience: 3 years and 20 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 3 years

Doula Training

  • DONA International, April 2017
  • Bebo Mia, June 2017
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 4 births and 1 to 5 postpartum families

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

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • HBCE (HypnoBirthing)
  • DBL Baby Language Educator

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Making a Difference Breastfeeding Training through Public Health

Other Relevant Certifications

  • Registered Counselling Therapist Candidate (Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists NSCCT)

College Education

  • MA/MS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • Home Birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Single parents
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Twins

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents
  • Therapist or counselor

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

I am part of the Volunteer Doula Program and the Director of Membership with the Nova Scotia Doula Association.

Languages spoken: English and Spanish

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Dartmouth, NS
Travel Range: 30 Miles
Travel comments/restrictions: Servicing HRM and nearby areas, within 1 hour of the IWK.

Birth Availability for Mercedes Ruiz

= Available. Calendar last updated: 1/28/2019 9:38:13 AM

Postpartum Availability for Mercedes Ruiz

= Available. Calendar last updated: 1/28/2019 9:38:13 AM