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Sonya Kibler

Little Heartbeats Doula and Lactation Services


Phone: 804-464-3818

Birth Fee: $100 to $550

Postpartum Rate: $25 to $30

Fee Details: I would love to be part of your birthing and postpartum experience. Let me help empower and support you as you add a precious little one(s) to your family! I will provide physical and emotional support as you and your birth partner require. It's your birth and I work with you to make it the birth you want. Note:As I work towards DONA certification, my first 10 birth clients will be charged on a needs-based sliding scale for birth doula fees.

Birth Doula Experience: 1 years and 3 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 1 years and 14 families served

Doula Training

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

Clients per Month: 1 to 3 births and 2 to 6 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: No smokers please (I'm allergic to smoke)
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Some Home Births
There must be a licensed mid-wife present

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Lactation Counselor (The Center for Breastfeeding)
  • Breastfeeding Trainer and Curriculum Developer

College Education

  • BA/BS
  • MA/MS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • High risk
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Single parents
  • Twins
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Antepartum doula
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Military families
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

I've worked for decades with pregnant and postpartum women with children under the age of 5. My main roles have been as providing support for home visiting, breastfeeding, curriculum and training development, and program coordination and management. I volunteer with Nuture and Urban Baby Beginnings.

Languages spoken: English, some French

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Richmond, VA
Travel Range: 30 Miles

Client Testimonials for Sonya Kibler

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Lare Golmo

We reached out to Sonya, when we were expecting our first child. We didn’t have any family members in town, so we thought of hiring a doula to support us during labor and if needed postpartum care. Sonya is experienced as both birth and postpartum doula, so it was easy to know that she’d be a right choice. She indeed proved to be professional and made us feel comfortable to share our most personal life event with her. We do appreciate her help during the big day (our child’s labor process) and suggest Sonya as a doula to any new parents, who may not know what to expect during this incredible journey.

Posted 9/13/2018

Birth Availability for Sonya Kibler

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Postpartum Availability for Sonya Kibler

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