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Carley Stead

Darling Dear

Website: https://www.facebook.com/darlingdeardoula

Phone: 5032012192

Birth Fee: $500

Postpartum Rate: $20 to $30

Fee Details: I am working towards certification with DONA. I believe every family deserves a doula if thats their desire for the birth they want to have. I would love the opportunity to assist your family in this new adventure. I offer payment plans to help make things more affordable when needed. I also offer a reduced rate for those seeking an adoption.

Birth Doula Experience: 1 years and 3 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 1 years and 2 families served

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 2 births and 1 to 2 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Some Home Births
Midwife must be present

College Education

  • AA/AS

Special Services Offered

  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)

Languages spoken: English

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Portland, OR
Travel Range: 20 Miles

Client Testimonials for Carley Stead

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Jennifer Sturgis

Carley was a huge help during and after my daughter was born. She has an infinite amount of knowledge to share with you, and really wants to make sure that you are making the best decision for your family.


She is easy to communicate with and more than willing to answer all my baby related questions no matter what it was about. Her positive spirit and caring nature made her the perfect person to help navigate being a new mom. I would recommend Carley to anyone of my expectant mom friends!

Posted 3/23/2019

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Camille Eagles

Carley was my doula for my sons birth in November of 2016. She was very attentive to my wants and needs. Anytime I was in pain and was irrational she would come to me face to face and calm me down, tell me to remember what I wanted. I.e no pitocin or laboring in the tub ect. She would then be my advocate to the staff of what I wanted or needed to help me be more comfortable. She was there the while laboring and even did some postpartum care. Carley is very knowledgeable about birth and labor and how to be your rock when you think there is no strength left in you. She bring it out in you. She helped comfort my husband when he was noticeably stressed and that in turn helped me. My birth did not go as I expected, most never do. But having Carley there gave me immense comfort during such a stressful time. I will most definitely be using her for my next birth and postpartum care. She was the absolute best!

Posted 2/11/2019

Birth Availability for Carley Stead

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