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Gabriella Jimenez-Garcia

Phone: 6317933789

Birth Fee: Not specified

Fee Details: My fee includes: 1 in person consultation 1 prenatal visit Attendance at your birth 1-2 postpartum visits I do offer flexible payment plans and am happy to work with families to find the perfect match for us!

Birth Doula Experience: 1 years and 12 births attended

Doula Training

  • DONA International, March 2018
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 3

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

College Education

  • BA/BS

Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • Aromatherapy
  • Military famiies
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Reflexology

Languages spoken: English

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Arlington, VA
Travel Range: 15 Miles

Client Testimonials for Gabriella Jimenez-Garcia

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Crystal Park

Gabriella was my birth doula for my second birth. This was the first time I had used a doula. I'm so glad I found Gabriella. From our first meeting, I could tell that she was a very friendly, amiable person who was determined to be a source of comfort and knowledge for the mother. She was very communicative up through my delivery. At the end of my pregnancy, I had a couple of health issues and Gabriella researched the issues and gave me a thoroughly researched email, which both informed me and assured me at the same time.

In the delivery room, she was a great presence. Her voice was soothing, firm and focused. She used a cool, wet washcloth on my neck, which I found to be very comforting during contractions. I felt more confident going into labor this time with Gabriella by my side. I had no doubt she would be a competent voice for me in the delivery room. My husband also benefitted from using a doula. He said that having Gabriella take care of me immediately after delivery allowed him to focus on our newborn son, knowing that Gabriella was talking to the doctors for me. 

While I was recovering, Gabriella asked my husband if I had any chapstick in my purse. She brought it to me. I really appreciated how proactive she was without my having to ask for it. In a doula, it is important to anticipate needs ahead of time and to be observant enough to know what the mother needs. 

Having a doula benefits not only the mother, but the partner too. It takes the pressure off the partner, and instills confidence in both people during an unpredictable time. I consider Gabriella a wonderful and capable doula, as well as a friend. Highly recommend!

 

Posted 8/13/2018

Birth Availability for Gabriella Jimenez-Garcia

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