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Meghan Lewis

Down to Earth Birth and Baby Care

Website: http://meghanlewisphd.com

Phone: 5104665930

Birth Fee: $1850 to $2200

Postpartum Rate: $45 to $55

Fee Details: Possible adjusted fee for solo parents and birth clients

Birth Doula Experience: 19 years

Postpartum Doula Experience: 15 years

Doula Training

  • Birthing From Within, February 1999
Type of Practice: Solo practice

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

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
I value all members of the birth support team!
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • ALACE (Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators)
  • Birthing From Within
  • Heart & Hands Midwifery; Ann Arbor Institute of Holistic Midwifery

Other Relevant Certifications

  • Certified Hypnotherapist (Cht)
  • Certified Massage Therapist
  • Certified Prenatal Massage Therapist (Institute of Somatic Therapy)
  • Reiki Practitioner
  • Doctorate in Maternal Mental Health

College Education

  • PhD

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Single parents
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Acupressure
  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby sign language education
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly binding
  • Belly casting
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Birthing From Within Birth Art Services
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Infant massage education
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Parenting consulting
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage
  • Reflexology
  • Surrogates and intended parents
  • Therapist or counselor

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Former Board Member, BirthWays in Berkeley, CA Former Advisory Board Member, Then Comes Baby, Oakland, CA Family Services Coordinator, Oakland LGBTQ Community Center Founder & Director, LGBTQ Perinatal Wellness Center, Oakland, CA

Languages spoken: English and some German

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Oakland, CA
Travel Range: 40 Miles

Birth Availability for Meghan Lewis

= Available. Calendar last updated: 11/18/2018 7:06:19 PM

Postpartum Availability for Meghan Lewis

= Available. Calendar last updated: 11/18/2018 7:06:19 PM