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Crysta Whitehurst

Ilithyia's Space ( AKA as Crysta Doula)


Phone: 9714709388

Birth Fee: $500 to $1000

Postpartum Rate: $20

Fee Details: Fees are dependent upon travel range. I have a file I can email that explains in greater detail how financials work. I work on a sliding scale for low income families and payment plans.

Birth Doula Experience: 9 years and 55 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 9 years and 46 families served

Doula Training

  • Aviva College, May 2011
  • HypnoBirthing, May 2018
Type of Practice: Other

Clients per Month: 1 to 4 births and 1 to 8 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: No limitations, My goal is to support and advocate for you.
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Aviva College (Formerly Aviva Institute)

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Domestic Violence
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Plus size mothers
  • Previous birth trauma and/or birth injury
  • Single parents
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Teens
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Acupressure
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly binding
  • Belly casting
  • 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
  • Elimination communication education
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Parenting consulting
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

I work with all mothers and families at all different stages of life. I am a previous surrogate and work as a case manager in surrogacy so I understand IVF and fertility . I previously worked in geriatrics and hospice care.

Languages spoken: English

Birth Availability for Crysta Whitehurst

= Available. Calendar last updated: 1/12/2020 11:23:29 AM

Postpartum Availability for Crysta Whitehurst

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