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Sarah Doyle

Joyful Doula


Phone: 254-723-7438

Birth Fee: $900 to $1000

Postpartum Rate: $20 to $25

Fee Details: Let's start with a complimentary meet and greet to get to know each other and talk about how I can best help your growing family. All birth packages include prenatal prep sessions, birth support (including laboring at home), and postpartum care focused on your needs. Rebozo, TENS rental, and yoga classes also available. I offer birth package discounts to my childbirth class attendees and birth clients receive 10% off postpartum services.

Birth Doula Experience: 2 years and 15 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years and 21 families served

Birth Doula Certifications

  • DONA International - Certified Birth Doula

Doula Training

  • DONA International, September 2017
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 3 births and 1 to 4 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
I am open to working in all hospitals and with all providers. I will provide in home support until you are ready to go to the hospital. Then I will follow you to the hospital to continue support.
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
I am comfortable working with the Atlanta Birth Center (closest center).
Attends home births? Some Home Births
I attend home births that are also attended by a qualified midwife.

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Lamaze International

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Lactation Counselor - ALPP

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Academy of CPR and First Aid, Inc Certified
  • Certified Yoga Instructor
  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • Rebozo Training
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker

College Education

  • BA/BS
  • MA/MS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Cesarean birth
  • Domestic Violence
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Single parents
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Cancer patients and survivors
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • End of Life Doula Services
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents
  • TENS units rental
  • Therapist or counselor

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Five years of social work experience serving youth in foster care, pregnant and parenting teens, mentoring, and youth with physical and cognitive disabilities.

Languages spoken: English

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Client Testimonials for Sarah Doyle

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I am so thankful to have had Sarah as my doula! She was so helpful during labor in suggesting different pain relief techniques, guiding my partner, and knowing different positions to try. But I think the best part was her calm presence and encouraging words through it all. I felt so supported and empowered during my birth, as all women should! And Sarah was a large part of that. Additionally, her prenatal visits were very informative, and her postpartum visits were such a huge help as we adjusted to life with a newborn. 

Posted 1/18/2020

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Thank you for helping us for the whole process including the baby sitting as a postpartum care.
Sarah's help was substantial! The best part of her support was in labor and delivery. No doubt. I do not know how it progresses with pain medication but we did that without any pain medication. To accomplish that, the doula's support is essential. Yes, the partner can help mama but most of the time, he is not be able to see the situation objectively and tends to keep providing one pain relief method for several hours which makes him tired and usually the relief effect wears off. By having her with us, my husband could take the situation without getting too tense.

Posted 11/12/2019

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Doula Sarah Doyle was a wonderful person to have when my wife and I had our first born.  Because she was there with us before, during, and after the birth and coaching us every step of the way, we were able to relax and focus in on each other which made the experience even more meaningful and mindful than imagined.  I also felt as a husband that a lot of the pressure was off of me to make decisions, and therefore I could pay more attention to my wife and then my daughter once she was born.   Our daughter's birth was such a  scared experience, and thus our marriage became stronger.  We had Sarah for 2 weeks postpartum at nights from 9pm to 6am which was great because I was able to get adequate rest so I could be full of energy the next day to help with my daughter while my wife caught up on sleep.  We look forward to having Sarah be a part of our next birth!  Dads-to-be, having Sarah is the best gift you can give your wife,  baby, and self.  Trust me!  

Posted 4/1/2019

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Doula Sarah Doyle is wonderful.   I had my first baby in fall 2018 and had her pre, during, and after the birth for 2 weeks for postpartum care at night.  I had a C section which was not planned and having her at home to help me transition made it all the more easier.   I do not even want to know what having a baby without her is like.  She is highly professional, grounded, knowledgeable,  a very good listener and teacher, and has a wonderful disposition.   Her passion for her work and her love for babies is so apparent as she truly cares about the entire family!  Sarah is a treasure and for my next baby, she will be the first person I call.  

Posted 4/1/2019

Birth Availability for Sarah Doyle

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