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Linda Bennett



Phone: 503-841-3167

Birth Fee: $50 to $1750

Postpartum Rate: $25

Fee Details: Fees are negotiable. Let's talk.

Birth Doula Experience: 20 years and 999 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years and 3 families served

Doula Training

  • Self-trained, August 1978
Type of Practice: On-call doula service

Clients per Month: 2 to 4 births and 0 to 1 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: no special requirements. Overnights, 24/7 arrangements are negotiable.
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Doctor and Hospital experienced
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Worked for several birth centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
Monitrice until Midwife arrives, then Doula

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Association for Childbirth at Home, International

Other Relevant Certifications

  • DEM - Direct Entry Midwife
  • HBC - Home Birth Consultant
  • 20+ years experience as Traditional Birth Attendant

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Domestic Violence
  • Expected stillbirth
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Remote and rural clients birthing away from home
  • Single parents
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Antepartum doula
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • End of Life Doula Services
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Monitrice services
  • Parenting consulting
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Consultant and Trainer for Doulas Latin@s, Internacional; Experienced Post-secondary Vocational Educator for Medical and Healthcare Professions; Trained in Trauma-Informed Care; Certified Community Health Worker, DOH, WA

Languages spoken: English

Client Testimonials for Linda Bennett

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Chris Barr

Linda was our midwife for our home birth almost 40 years ago!  She was professional and pleasant.  Very calm yet in charge and totally supportive.  GREAT experience.


Posted 2/23/2019

Birth Availability for Linda Bennett

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Postpartum Availability for Linda Bennett

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