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Meredith Bowling AAHCC, CD, PCD, Evidence Based Birth Instructor

Birth Takes A Village

Website: http://www.birthtakesavillage.org

Phone: 5625726950

Birth Fee: $700 to $1500

Postpartum Rate: $20 to $35

Fee Details: My fees are on a sliding scale are are based on income of my clients.

Birth Doula Experience: 2 years and 20 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years and 11 families served

Doula Training

  • The Bradley Method of Husband-Coached Natural Childbirth, November 2016
  • DONA International, August 2017
  • Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA), March 2018
Type of Practice: Solo practice

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

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
I love hospitals and what they can do for my clients.
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Birth Centers are great alternative to a hospital or home birth.
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
I love a home birth.

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Bradley
  • Doula Trainings International - Certified Childbirth Educator
  • Evidence Based Birth Instructor
  • I teach private classes as well as group classes. You can take a look at my website for class descriptions and schedule.

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • Evidence Based Birth® Instructor
  • I teach a varied of Evidence Based Birth® Classes for parents and birth workers.

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Previous birth trauma and/or birth injury
  • Single parents
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Aromatherapy
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • End of Life Doula Services
  • Henna belly designs
  • Infant massage education
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Mother Roasting
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Languages spoken: English

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Long Beach, CA
Travel Range: 20 Miles

Birth Availability for Meredith Bowling AAHCC, CD, PCD, Evidence Based Birth Instructor

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Postpartum Availability for Meredith Bowling AAHCC, CD, PCD, Evidence Based Birth Instructor

= Available. Calendar last updated: 11/5/2019 7:01:43 AM