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Khristina Helmich

Itur Ad Astra Birth Services


Phone: 4345152834

Birth Fee: $550 to $1000

Fee Details: I provide birth doula services through package options to better serve the community in their needs. Packages range according to the amount of prenatal & postpartum visits. I also offering photography. I have discounts and payment plans. I teach HypnoBirthing® classes, deep relaxation childbirth education classes, to prepare women for a more peaceful labor. I also teach essential oil classes to help moms with their pregnancy, labor and postpartum care.

Birth Doula Experience: 1 years and 8 births attended

Doula Training

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

Clients per Month: 1 to 4

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
Not unassisted homebirths

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • HBCE (HypnoBirthing)

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Remote and rural clients birthing away from home
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Military famiies
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

2 children of my own, one of an unmediated natural hospital water birth, one of an unmediated natural water birth at home, both breastfed and both hypnobabies. I volunteer at Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center and The Motherhood Collective.

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Lynchburg, VA
Travel Range: 70 Miles
Travel comments/restrictions: Central Virginia and surrounding areas including Roanoke & Charlottesville

Birth Availability for Khristina Helmich

= Available. Calendar last updated: 5/3/2018 10:49:03 AM