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Francinia Henry

Crowned At Birth Doula Services

Phone: (504) 459-9690

Birth Fee: $400 to $600

Postpartum Rate: $30 to $50

Fee Details: As your doula I will: * maintain a network of community resources so I can provide referrals as needed * remain up to date on birth related research and issues * respect your privacy in all aspects of your pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period * support and involve your partner * meet with you prenatally to learn how to best support you through your birth * be available to you for support throughout your pregnancy via phone and email * help you form a birth plan to encourage communication between you and your care provider * be on call 24/7 from 38-42 weeks of your pregnancy * provide early labor support via phone * join you during labor at a mutually agreed upon time, or within two hours of your request * provide continuous labor support, with the exception of short breaks to meet personal needs * strive to maintain a calm and peaceful birth environment * remain with you after delivery for up to two hours and help with the initiation of breastfeeding

Birth Doula Experience: 3 years and 12 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 6 years and 30 families served

Birth Doula Certifications

  • BEST - Certified Birth Doula

Doula Training

  • BEST Doula Training, April 2017
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 3 births and 1 to 4 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: No smokers.
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Some Home Births
Must have midwife present at home births

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Mental Health First Aid Professional (NAMI)

Other Relevant Certifications

  • Mental Health First Aid Councelor (NAMI)

College Education

  • MA/MS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Adoption
  • Domestic Violence
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Single parents
  • Special needs babies
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • VBAC
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Aromatherapy
  • Belly casting
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Cancer patients and survivors
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • End of Life Doula Services
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • 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
  • TENS units rental
  • Therapist or counselor

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

• Louisiana Master Gardener, April 2017 - Present • Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, Review Committee Member, 2013 – Present • Parkway Partners, Tree Trooper, 2013 – Present • Girls of Destine’ (Mentorship Program for Girls), Program Coordinator & Mentor, 2011 – Present

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