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Monica Mitchell-Taylor

Next Wave Doula Care - Hamilton


Phone: 289-889-2353

Birth Fee: $500 to $1100

Postpartum Rate: $20 to $35

Fee Details: Sliding scale based on income and location.

Birth Doula Experience: 3 years

Postpartum Doula Experience: 3 years

Doula Training

  • Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA), January 2017
  • ProDoula, March 2018
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 0 to 3 births and 1 to 3 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: Very pet-friendly, but unable to change litter boxes due to allergies.
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Served clients at St. Joe's - Hamilton, McMaster University Hospital, Joseph Brant, and Oakville Trafalgar
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Worked as an administrator for Toronto Birth Centre since 2014 - very familiar with the TBC
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Other Relevant Certifications

  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training; OFIFC Cultural Competency Training

College Education

  • AA/AS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Expected stillbirth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • Home Birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Single parents
  • Twins
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Baby sign language education
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • 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

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Equity and Engagement Advisory Group for the City of Hamilton Best Start Program.

Languages spoken: English

Birth Availability for Monica Mitchell-Taylor

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Postpartum Availability for Monica Mitchell-Taylor

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