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Jamie Platt

Grand Rapids Birth & Postpartum Services

Website: http://grandrapidsbirthandpostpartum.org

Phone: (616) 292-9402

Birth Fee: $700

Postpartum Rate: $20 to $25

Birth Doula Experience: 1 years

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years

Postpartum Doula Certifications

  • International Placenta & Postpartum Association - Certified Postpartum Doula

Doula Training

  • Bebo Mia, May 2018
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 3

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

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • HBCE (HypnoBirthing)
  • I teach Childbirth Education classes at Metro Health Hospital in Wyoming, MI.

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Lactation Counselor - ALPP
  • Lactation Counselor Training (Healthy Children's Center for Breastfeeding)
  • I work at a Baby Friendly Family Birth Center.

Other Relevant Certifications

  • 4. Biologix Solutions Bloodborne Pathogens for Placenta Encapsulation Specialists Trained
  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • Certified Placenta Encapsulator (International Placenta & Postpartum Association - IPPA)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Certified (American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • RN (Registered Nurse)
  • SERVSAFE® Food Safety Management Training
  • Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Heart Monitoring Certification, BeboMia EcoBaby Certification, Interprofessional Education Certification, Mothership Certified Health Service Provider

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Domestic Violence
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Previous birth trauma and/or birth injury
  • Remote and rural clients birthing away from home
  • Single parents
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Special needs babies
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • Vaginal breech birth
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Belly binding
  • Belly casting
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Child Passenger Safety Technician
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Sleep Educator
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

I work as a Labor and Delivery and Postpartum Registered Nurse for Spectrum Health, and teach Childbirth Education and Infant & Child CPR classes for Metro Health Hospital. I also work for the Michigan Breastfeeding Network as their Continuing Education Consultant. In addition to this experience I have completed specialized doula trainings in VBAC births, multiples, and fertility. I have attended a Spinning Babies Workshop and received additional education in perinatal mood disorders and postpartum care through my employer. I was voted the #2 Postpartum Doula and #3 Birth Doula in Grand Rapids by GR Kids in 2019.

Languages spoken: English

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Birth Availability for Jamie Platt

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Postpartum Availability for Jamie Platt

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