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Kaleigh Barks

Spirit of Aloha Birth Services

Phone: 8082091816

Birth Fee: $800 to $1200

Postpartum Rate: $30 to $45

Fee Details: My rates are based upon full comprehensive care that you will receive throughout your pregnancy, labor, birth and postpartum. $800 is my rate for 3 prenatal visits when I offer mental and spiritual life coaching, development of a birth plan, childbirth education, herbal and aromatherapy support, round the clock support during labor and birth, lactation support and 1 postpartum home visit. For the rate of $1200 you will receive 2 full body 1 hour prenatal massage and 1 1.5 hr postpartum massage as I am also in school to become a LMT. Please inquire about prices if you would like separate postpartum or massage services. Aloha!

Birth Doula Experience: 7 years and 5 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 7 years and 5 families served

Doula Training

  • MaternityWise, April 2018
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 3 births and 1 to 4 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Lactation Educator

Other Relevant Certifications

  • LMT/LMP (Licensed Massage Therapist/Practitioner)
  • Epi Doula training

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Remote and rural clients birthing away from home
  • Single parents
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Special needs babies
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby sign language education
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly binding
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Elimination communication education
  • Infant massage education
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Reflexology
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Languages spoken: Fluent in english and Spanish

Client Testimonials for Kaleigh Barks

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Having Kaleigh as my doula was an amazing experience and a tremendous help. She was helpful in educating me in what to expect in the weeks leading up to the birth, the childbirth process itself, and what to expect postpartum.

When my contractions started, Kaleigh had me in different positions, massaging my back to relieve the pain, which helped alot. When it was time to go to the hospital, she made sure to make the ride as comfortable as possible for me- loaded up the back seat with my pregnancy pillow, blankets, and even a bucket for me to puke in if needed (which I did).

At the hospital, I was admitted right away- dialated 7cm. If it weren't for Kaleigh's knowledge, I would have gone to the hospital hours earlier, and in turn, hooked up to a machine while being uncomfortable like many of the women I saw. 

Throughout the birthing process, Kaleigh was quick to suggest laboring positions, ask questions, and make suggestions that were in my best interest. She knew exactly what to say, encouraging me the entire time.

When I was told the birth wasnt going quick enough and would have to have a c-section, she convinced my midwife to let me rest in a position with a peanut ball to help my cervix open up more. It worked! And in turn,  I was able to regain some much needed energy. She continued to encourage me, and give me the mental strength I needed. Shortly after, I gave birth to my beautiful son.

After he was born, Kaleigh helped me nurse him and made sure our first steps following birth were successful.  She also had my back when I refused the eye drops and first shots. Kaleigh was my security team against the nurses and hospital staff-making sure all my wishes and needs were met.

I honeslty cannot recommend Kaleigh enough! I strongly believe in her knowledge and skills as a doula. She is amazing human being. Her energy was constantly calm, no matter what was thrown her way. 

Posted 9/7/2019

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Christa Gallup

On September 28, 2018 I went into labor with my first child. I had no idea what was happening so I reached out to the only person I knew could help. Kaleigh met me at the hospital and immediately started coaching me through the waves. I was in labor for 14 hours and she was there with me every step of the way. Her gentle voice and touch helped me to breathe through the pain and not let it consume me. She helped explain all of the things the doctors wanted to do and make sure I was completely informed. She helped create a safe space to brith my daughter. As I started to push, she was guiding my breathe and helping me stay focused. 

As soon as my daughter was earthside, Kaleigh massaged my breath to stimulate the milk production. She helped me learn how to properly latch my baby onto my breast and make sure we were both comfortable. 

Having Kaleigh involved in my birth was such a blessing. I’m so grateful for her and the energy she brought to the space. She is very loving and gentle and makes even the most chaotic time feel peaceful. 

Im grateful for you Kaleigh and am excited to see where this journey takes you. You touched my life and will always be a part of our story. 

Thank you 

Posted 7/17/2019

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