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Melissa Andersson (DONA)

Cherry Blossom Doula Services


Phone: 6127432355

Birth Fee: $800 to $900

Postpartum Rate: $30 to $35

Fee Details: I offer a standard birth package that includes a two hour prenatal visit, unlimited access via text/email, access to my personal resource list, assistance with your birth plan, on-call assistance from the time you go into labor, consistent support throughout your labor, initial breastfeeding support, photography during and in the moments following your birth, as well as a postpartum visit. In addition, I offer full spectrum birth photography, placenta encapsulation, and postpartum doula services. Please see my website for more details and I hope to hear from you soon!

Birth Doula Experience: 5 years and 100 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 5 years and 30 families served

Doula Training

  • DONA International, July 2017
Type of Practice: Partnership with 1 other doula

Clients per Month: 1 to 5 births and 1 to 3 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: Non smoking families, please.
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Your Birth Experience - Certified Childbirth Educator

Other Relevant Certifications

  • CPR Certified - St. John Ambulance
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Certified (American Academy of Pediatrics)

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Remote and rural clients birthing away from home
  • Special needs babies
  • Surrogacy
  • Twins
  • Vaginal breech birth
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby sign language education
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Languages spoken: English, French, some ASL

Birth Availability for Melissa Andersson (DONA)

= Available. Calendar last updated: 2/9/2019 7:05:40 AM

Postpartum Availability for Melissa Andersson (DONA)

= Available. Calendar last updated: 2/9/2019 7:05:40 AM