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Ayan Abdulahi

Ayan Abdulahi

Website: https://www.swedish.org/services/doula-services#llaid=731

Phone: 2068229963

Birth Fee: $1200 to $1500

Postpartum Rate: $30 to $40

Birth Doula Experience: 3 years

Postpartum Doula Experience: 3 years

Doula Training

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

Clients per Month: 4 to 6 births and 2 to 3 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: no smokers
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
The provide patient great health services.
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Certified GentleBirth Childbirth Educator
  • Your Birth Experience - Certified Childbirth Educator

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Breastfeed {Naturally} Certified Breastfeeding Educator

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Academy of CPR and First Aid, Inc Certified

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • High risk
  • Single parents
  • Vaginal breech birth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Babywearing education
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Birth Pool rental
  • Cancer patients and survivors
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption

Languages spoken: Somali, Arabic, Amharic and Somali

Client Testimonials for Ayan Abdulahi

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Alemnesh Lakey

I was very afraid and frustrated when I was coming to hospital because it was the first time to deliver my baby and I have no idea how I could do. At that time Ayan was the one who helped me as my mother and all my family. She is special and kind. Generally I have no words to Express her kindness. God bless you and all the staff.

Posted 2/28/2019

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Meskerem Getachew

My name is Meskerem Anteneh. I gave birth 01/05/19 Swedish first hill .My doula was Ayan Abdulahi.She visited before in labor.She has been contacted me before and after birth. She helped me a lot, she was answer me any questions I have. she was closed to me just like my sister. she is very kind and honest person. I liked her service and I would love to have her my second child

Posted 2/26/2019

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Fadumo Mohamed

I fadumo Mohamed my dual is ayan Abdulahi she visited me before my due date she use to call me and asked me my situation and the date I went to hospital 02 09 2019 she came to me until I get birth 02 10 2019 until I get better she gives me emotional support and answer any question that I have clearly and slowly, she use to help me using all hospital equipments and I felt relieved, I didn't feel that I was alone and she always close to me, she helps me breastfeeding that I didn't have experience. She is nice and kind person

Posted 2/25/2019

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Hoda Yusuf

Hello, I am writing my experience with Ayan Abdulahi as my doula the day I gave birth. Giving birth went a lot smoother for me due to having Ayan by my side. Ayan was there supporting me through everything before I gave birth to after. She was absolutely phonemonal and extremly kind throughout the whole process. She did so much for me without me having to ask. She was assisting me to the bathroom when I needed help and constantly checking how I was doing.The massages were also extremly helpful and they made me relax while I was super anxious before giving birth. While I was pushing she was very positive and reassuring me adn holding my hand as I pushed. I was so happy with this experience that I would definatly ask Ayan to be my Doula again when I have my second child.


Thank You!

Posted 1/28/2019

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Kafia Hosh

I hired Ayan as a postpartum doula after having my first child in March. As a first-time mom, I was anxious and not sure what to expect. But Ayan was instrumental in calming fears and supporting me during those first six weeks post birth. She not only helped me breastfeed, but she also provided me with resources on how to increases my milk supply. Ayan cared for my son so I could take a walk, nap or just have some alone time to recoup and recharge. She was so attentive to both me and my son's needs. Ayan checked on my emotional well being daily and made sure I was eating and resting enough. Ayan was like a big sister, a mom and an all-around great friend. I could not have asked for a better person to help my postpartum recovery and transition into motherhood. 

Posted 7/18/2018

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