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Dina Maldonado

Your Best Birth Doula

Website: http://www.YourBestBirthDoula.com

Phone: 415-823-9104

Birth Fee: $1500

Fee Details: I offer 2-3 prenatal visits, support during the duration of your labor and birthing process and 1 postpartum visit in the first 2 weeks. Prenatal Visits: We discuss your experience of pregnancy, preferences, fears related to birth and any issues or questions that come up. We go over what to expect throughout labor and delivery, risks and benefits of any interventions to consider, coping technique during labor, breastfeeding basics and preparation for the postpartum period. Birth Support: I will be on call from the 37th week of your pregnancy and offer informational, physical and emotional support throughout the labor and birth process and can help with suggestion of position changes, massage, counter pressure, tools to use during your labor, breathing and relaxation techniques. Postpartum Visit: I come to your home and help you to process your birth experience and help to ensure you are off to a good start with caring for yourself and your baby.

Birth Doula Experience: 2 years

Doula Training

  • Cornerstone Doula Trainings, October 2014
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? Any Home Birth

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Certified (American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • RN (Registered Nurse)
  • Certified Nurse Midwifery Student

College Education

  • MA/MS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • High risk
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Single parents
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Women and Families of Color

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Volunteer doula with various organizations: San Francisco General Hospital, CPMC Mission Bernal (St. Lukes) hospital, Homeless Prenatal Program

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Russian

Service Area Map

Area of practice: San Francisco, CA
Travel Range: 30 Miles

Client Testimonials for Dina Maldonado

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Cristina Rojas

Dina Maldonado is the best doula ever ! She helped me deliver my twin boys as if she was one more person of the medical staff. She is very skilled and knowledgeable, offers support and advice, is with you throughout the whole process, and knows exactly how the treatments, medications, etc work, and explains you every single moment of the delivery process and how to ease the pain and Labour. More than a doula, she has become a member of our family. Thank you for everything Dina !!!

Posted 2/6/2019

Birth Availability for Dina Maldonado

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