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Melissa Ivey

Musical Doula

Website: https://mzivey.weebly.com/

Phone: 7206901007

Birth Fee: $1500 to $5000

Fee Details: I have a variety of services including breath integration incorporating yoga and meditation , food planning and family /partner assistance. I am LBTQOT safe and would love to work with a variety of family dynamics. If you want meal planning or pre made meals we can discuss your needs and budget. I have many skills to offer including breath control, aromatherapy, massage, guided singing through contractions, and even songwriting or playing guitar/ukulele music for your baby.

Birth Doula Experience: 8 years and 22 births attended

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Partnership with 1 other doula

Clients per Month: 1 to 2

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
I've interned at a Hospital and work well with a team of medical professionals for your birth support.
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
I enjoy working at Birth centers and am always willing to find my perfecto role as doula on your team of birth professionals.
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
Would prefer to work with a midwife with 10 years experience. I have some midwifes if you need a recommendation.

Other Relevant Certifications

  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • DONA International - Birth Doula Trainer

Specialized training or previous experience

  • LGBTQP Families
  • Special needs babies
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Teens
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby sign language education
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • End of Life Doula Services
  • Henna belly designs
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage
  • Reflexology
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Currently I have a scholarship through the Denver Health Doula program. I have attended 5 births thus far at the hospital and 3 on my own.

Languages spoken: English

Client Testimonials for Melissa Ivey

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De Davis

Melissa was an AMAZING doula. She played guitar for me and sang, was there for 27 hours with me, and she bought me a sandwich.  It was a special experience. I couldn't have chosen a better person to share it with my family and me. Thank you Melissa for everything you did for me.

Posted 6/4/2017

Birth Availability for Melissa Ivey

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