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Jennifer Sestak

Strength And Dignity Birth Services


Phone: 8044371492

Birth Fee: $0 to $650

Fee Details: My basic fee includes 2 prenatal visits, on-call support from 38 weeks until you have your baby (this on-call period will be adjusted for parents of multiples or parents expected to deliver early),a backup doula in the unlikely event that I'm unable to attend your birth, continuous birth support, amateur birth photography, and 1 postpartum visit. Basic babywearing assistance is included. Payment plans are available and initial consultations are free! I have personal experience with childbirth hypnosis using the Hypnobabies system. I also have experience attending Hypnobirthing births. Whether you desire an unmedicated home birth, or a planned ceserean, or anything in between, I'm here to support your choices! Additional testimonials at

Birth Doula Experience: 0 years and 6 births attended

Birth Doula Certifications

  • Hypnobabies - Certified Hypno-Doula

Doula Training

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

Clients per Month: 1 to 2

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Some Home Births
Home births with midwife present

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • A combined total of 4.5 years of personal breastfeeding experience.

Other Relevant Certifications

  • A combined total of 4.5+ years of cloth diapering experience

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Home Birth
  • Vaginal breech birth
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Former birth intern with Embrace Birth Center, member of Richmond Doulas.

Languages spoken: English

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Mechanicsville, VA
Travel Range: 25 Miles

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Client Testimonials for Jennifer Sestak

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Jessie Hughes

Jennifer is an amazing doula! I can’t imagine my birth without her. The weeks leading up she was always there to answer my texts and calls. When my birthing time came, she was there to support me both physically and emotionally. She knew when to step in and when to step back. She is also a certified Hypnodoula and supported me with Hypnobabies cues and techniques. ??

If you’re looking for a doula, look no further!!

Posted 3/25/2019

Birth Availability for Jennifer Sestak

= Available. Calendar last updated: 6/15/2019 10:23:49 AM