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Leslie Poole

Portland Doula Love

Website: http://www.portlanddoulalove.com/leslie-poole-birth-doula/

Birth Fee: $750 to $850

Postpartum Rate: Not specified

Fee Details: My fee covers the time from hire until six weeks postpartum, and includes 2-3 prenatal visits and 1-2 postpartum visits, unlimited email, text and phone support, on-call period from 38-42 weeks, back-up doula if needed, discounts on childbirth education, lactation services, and more. Labor support begins at your home, or at the birth center or hospital, and includes massage, coaching, positional support, and partner coaching, as well as advocacy, emotional support and encouragement, Postpartum support includes assistance with breastfeeding, baby care and baby wearing, access to specialized professional resources, and birth processing. Additional childbirth education and preparation services available.

Birth Doula Experience: 2 years and 6 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 1 years

Doula Training

  • DONA International, September 2016
Type of Practice: Independent contractor with a doula agency

Clients per Month: 2 to 3

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Some Home Births
Attended by midwife

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • ICEA (International Childbirth Education Association)

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Nursing Mothers Counselor (Nursing Mothers Counsel)

Other Relevant Certifications

  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • NREMT EMT Certified, Spinning Babies workshop attendee, Nursing Mothers Council of Oregon

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Cesarean birth
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Twins
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Nursing Mothers Council of Oregon warm-line volunteer

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Portland, OR
Travel Range: 20 Miles

Birth Availability for Leslie Poole

= Available. Calendar last updated: 9/4/2017 8:31:53 PM

Postpartum Availability for Leslie Poole

= Available. Calendar last updated: 9/4/2017 8:31:53 PM