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Ahlem Hughley

Happy Birthing Doula Services

Phone: 6514288647

Birth Fee: $700

Fee Details: Fee includes 2 prenatal visits, labor and delivery support as well as 1-2 postpartum visits. Discounts are available for military families and single mothers without a labor support person available.

Birth Doula Experience: 2 years

Doula Training

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

Clients per Month: 1 to 2

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

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Cesarean birth
  • Domestic Violence
  • Single parents
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • VBAC
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Volunteer doula at Woodwinds Health Campus Volunteer doula at Everyday Miracles

Languages spoken: English, German

Client Testimonials for Ahlem Hughley

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Katrina

Ahlem was a wonderful asset during my pregnancy, labor, and postpartum.  After the first meeting with Ahlem we knew she was the right fit for us.  She was kind, supportive, and knowledgeable.

During my pregnancy, she answered any questions we had.  Ahlem also gave us exercises and ideas on how to help our baby turn from her breech position.  When I was having issues with my OB provider she went out of her way to call providers that would be a better fit.  With this help, I was able to find a provider I felt 100% comfortable with, and was able to overcome my apprehension about giving birth and look forward to it.  She met with us, and discussed our choices for our birth preferences.  When we were unsure of something, she did research for us and found answers so we could make an informed decision.

My birth took an unexpected turn, and my daughter was born at home.  My labor was fast and hard, and we were so fortunate Ahlem was able to make it so quickly.  Her calm presence and reassurance allowed us to feel confident and in control of a surprising situation.  She coached me through labor and caught out baby, and then helped me explain my birth choices to the paramedics when they arrived.  I'm not sure what we would have done without her!  Ahlem also went to the hospital with us, and ensured all of our wishes for baby and myself were honored.  

Ahlem's help was invaluable, and I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a doula.  We had a wonderful experience working with her, and are so happy we chose her as our doula.  If you're looking for someone who will go above and beyond, and you'll feel truly comfortable with- chose Ahlem!   

Posted 6/30/2019

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Posshe Beau

Hi everyone,

    I just recently had my daughter on the 13th of february,2018 and Ahlem Hugley was an amazing Doula. Honestly before I met her I knew nothing about a Doula, I just happened to sign up through everyday miracles and it was last minute so it wasn’t for sure that I woukd get a doula. Ahlem immediately responded. After meeting with Ahlem I was very impressed, she was very detailed and followed through with everything she said she’d do during our first meeting. I highly recommend her! She made me feel comfortable and relaxed. Also being that I had no family this was a perfect arrangement. Thank you Ahlem for being amazing ! 

 

Kristia

Posted 2/25/2018

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Angie Shultz

Ahlem was our doula for our second child, born June 2017. I had a doula with our first, and somehow convinced myself I wouldn't need one for our second; after all, I had done this before! Enter late pregnancy anememia, migrains and a host of other stresful issues and I realized I did need the support. I needed a sister, except I don't have one. I searched for a doula and came accross Ahlem through referral. She was exactly what I needed, and I knew it from our first meeting. She spoke to my fears, and excitement, and gave me confidence. Ahlem was kind and compassionate through our prenatal meetings, labor and after. 

During labor Ahlem was invaluable. She allowed my husband to rest while she walked the halls with me for hours overnight, she gently encouraged and checked in without being overhwleming. The massage and pressure she applied got me through some tough contractions and moments. When I decided I needed an epidural she was completely supportive and continued to do whatever was needed to help me through labor. 

We had a great experience with Ahlem, and I would recommend her to anyone who seeks a 'sister' to be in the delivery room with them. She's clearly found her mission in life and she excels at providing the exact right amount and kind of support needed. 

Posted 10/16/2017

Birth Availability for Ahlem Hughley

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