$500 to $1000
2 years and 11 births attended
Type of practice: Solo practice
Clients per month: 1 to 2
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Will serve in Bend or Redmond.
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
Will serve at home births with a licensed midwife.
Your positive birth experience begins here! I am passionate about ensuring that your birth is remembered as a blessing from start to finish. I am a DONA International Certified Doula and my services include prenatal appointments, birth preference preparation, support during the birth and initial breastfeeding, as well as a postpartum visit. I also do virtual prenatal, postpartum, and birth support. I look forward to serving you during this very sacred time. Willing to work with you on a flexible payment plan.
Bend, OR Service range 16 miles
I cannot say enough wonderful things about Scout! After our first baby required pitocin to jump start labor (which btw is no joke—holy contractions Batman) I was determined to have an intervention free labor and delivery. After my water broke, contractions started but as with baby #1, they came to a virtual stand still by morning. I opted to stay home and do what I could to try to get things going again (with Scout’s remote help). As we approached 24 hours post water-breakage, we decided we should head to the hospital to make sure Baby girl was still ok. Scout met us there and helped make check-in a more comfortable experience. My preference was minimal cervical checks, no IV, and only intermittent monitoring. Scout helped ensure that the staff understood my preferences and also supported me in advocating for my preferences. By 9:15, we were checked in and Scout and I started doing exercises/stretches and movements to help move baby down and get my uterus into a contraction patten. I swear she is a uterus whisperer! Every move we did brought at least one or two contractions. As we progressed into different movements, contractions became more consistent and stronger. No pitocin or other interventions needed! By 12 am active labor was ON and our baby came out at 12:58. I fully believe that I had the labor and delivery I wanted because of Scout’s calm confident presence and knowledge. She knew just how to coax my body and my baby into doing what it needed to do and I am so happy she was part of our birth experience. Because of her help, I believe I have had an incredible recovery—nearly pain free. I feel 10x more energetic postpartum than I did with my first. If there are more babies in our future, Scout will be the first person I call. Thank you Scout! You truly have a gift.
= Available. Calendar last updated: 04-14-2020