Michelle was an awesome addition to our “Team Baby-Arrival.” She is patient, kind and encouraging. She calmly and effectively communicated not only what to expect before, during and after the birth, but also ways to effectively navigate each stage. She gave my husband and I exercises to use to help our breech baby move into position and then, during the birth, to relieve some of the pain of labor. And when my induced labor became too painful and the unexpected happened, she was calming and assuring the whole time. Thanks to her help, my husband and I were able to be level-headed the whole time. Even after the C-section and we arrived home, she stayed in contact to make sure we were adjusting well and I was healing well. I would definitely recommend Michelle Lucas as a great family doula for any of my friends or family.
Michelle was an amazing blessing to have walk alongside of us during our pregnancy.
She spelled everything out, let us know what options we had (far beyond what the hospital wanted us to know our rights were).
She had great tips and tricks. Kept returning us to calm and "this is expected".
And she was the calm in the storm when things went sideways and conditions forced a C Section.
And the best part, she did it all remote!
We used cell phones (and all options they bring with them), Zoom, etc
We highly recommend Michelle to everyone!
God bless you.
Michelle was great to have as resource during my pregnancy for both my husband and I ! She was prompt, attentive, and compassionate in all of our visits. Our baby arrived a month early and she prioritized my husband and I despite the fact that she couldn’t attend the birth of our son due to St Lukes’s COVID visitor restrictions. We so appreciate Michelle and recommend her to first time expectant parents!
This was my 3rd baby, I was very worried about howI just had my 3rd baby, first ours baby, and used Michelle as our doula. First ever experience with a doula and 10x better experience then either of my other births. I actually somehow reached my goal of a natural body
Birth. She always knew what I needed before I even knew. She made suggestions that I didn't even know where a thing, like an acupuncturist that seriously helped so much. My husband was 1000x more amazing than I ever expected, no idea if it was Michelle whispering in his ear or just him but seriously made me fall in love with him even more. I wish everyone had a person like Michelle to help them have the best experience possible. I can't thank her enough.
Michelle was an amazing member of my birth team! She acted as photographer and supporting doula along with another doula. We were so lucky she was so willing to be apart of our team the night before she was about to leave for vacation. Our beautiful baby was born at 430am the day she was leaving town! She even stayed for another hour afterwards and captured the most amazing moments even in my very dark room. Her energy was very calming and her touch was just perfect, she had the confidence and energy that kept me focused and not annoyed at all. In fact there were moments she backed off a little that I wished she hadn't but she respected everyone in the room and was very supportive of me when I needed it most. I cherish the pictures she took and have shared them with others who found them very intriguing. I will definitely ask her to be apart of my birth team if I am lucky enough to have a natural birth again.
I've known Michelle for most of my life and she's always had a calming loving spirit. When I gave birth to my first child I wanted memories of this moment in my life and wanted someone there to take pictures and video for me. Because of Michelle's beautiful spirit and talent I felt comfortable having her there capturing via camera this special moment in my life.
During the birth she was so much more than I originally planned. Along with my family in the room she helped coach and support me emotionally mentally and spiritually through the birth of our precious baby girl. She was praying over me the whole time and encouraging me. It was like having another mother there to love and nurture and support me in a time that I needed it most.
Michelle is amazing if you want someone that will love you through your pregnancy and birth process. Someone that will be that support when you need it. I love my husband and he was amazing but honestly he couldn't have done it alone. He was so appreciative of the help we had in the delivery room. And when Michelle wasn't all hands on deck she captured priceless moments. The most precious is a video of my husband singing to our baby girl when she arrived. Every year on my daughter's birthday I think if Michelle and wipe away tears as I look through the precious memories she captured for us!
Hi , Michelle has a warm and fun attitude. She worked with my wife and I to calm the birthing process. She did great as a doula! Michelle also doesn't get scared with the nitty gritty parts of labor and make the room feel uncomfortable. She is a great encourager and communicator. I would recommend her service!
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