Birth Fee: $600 to $750
Fee Details: This fee is flexible to a certain degree. I offer a discount to military families and have a sliding scale and payment plans to make having a Doula more accessible to everyone! I am willing to consider bartering if we can work something out. I also believe no woman should have to labor without a doula if they really want one and I will do my best to help make sure that isn't the case. I am a certified medical interpreter Spanish/English and offer my services as Labor and Birth interpreter who can attend your birth to provide support in just this capacity if desired. I also can work with other birth professional to interpret classes for them or you as their clients if need be.
Birth Doula Experience: 1 years
Clients per Month: 2 to 6Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Supporting Member of ICAN Birth Care Network member Mama to Mama -Community Outreach Doula
Languages spoken: English and Spanish Fluently
We hired Loran as a birth doula, and she helped us a little after delivery too. We were immediately impressed with Loran’s passion, availability, kindness and ability to listen to our needs. Her personality is open and cheerful, and she made us feel comfortable right away. She’s very resourceful and experienced. She was a great support during labor and delivery both to me and to my husband. She kept an eye on things so that labor would go the closest possible to what we desired. She had many suggestions to ease things for me, and helped me make decisions during labor. After birth she came over one night to help us catch up with some sleep. She was great to talk to at a time when things are most difficult, and she made me feel sane and positive. Her help was definitely worth it both as a reference for information, and for practical and emotional support.
Loran helped me postpartum with both of my babies, who were C-section deliveries. She was helpful from help with breastfeeding, swaddling, organization and starting a schedule- and just helping me stay sane! Literally the baby whisperer!! Just having her put the baby to sleep once when I could not calm the baby was a life saver. She was incredibly helpful, kind, and encouraging, in addition to being great at helping me to be more efficient and organized! She is so supportive and sensitive to mine and my babies’ needs. She is super smart and really thinks outside of the box when it comes to trying to figure out what works. I would trust her with any of my children and if I have another one I will definitely have her help me again!
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