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Jo Ann Bishop CD/PCD(DONA)

Jo Ann Bishop, Doula LLC

Milwaukee, WI Service range 40 miles Metro Milwaukee Area including Waukesha and Ozaukee Counties


Birth Fee

$700 to $850

Postpartum Rate

$25 to $35


Birth Fee

$700 to $850

Postpartum Rate

$25 to $35

Birth Doula Certifications

  • DONA International - Certified Birth Doula

Postpartum Doula Certifications

  • DONA International - Certified Postpartum Doula

Birth Doula Experience

2 years

Postpartum Doula Experience

2 years

Doula Training

  • DONA International, December 2018
  • International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA), October 2019

Type of practice: Solo practice

Clients per month: 0 to 3 births and 0 to 2 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: Non-smoking household. Postpartum plans vary from $300 to $800. Fees may vary based on location and situation.

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals

Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers

Attends home births? No Home Births

College Education


Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Babywearing education
  • Childbirth education services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Lactation consultant/counselor services
  • Military families support
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Satellite doula (for remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Virtual and remote doula support

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Military Birth Resource Network, Waukesha County Breastfeeding Coalition

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Fee Details

Each doula client relationship with this certified, professional doula starts with a complimentary Meet and Greet. I get to know you and what your expectations of a doula are and then lay out the specifics of my plans. All plans include doula on call, continuous support during labor and delivery, post delivery support for about two hours, in home postpartum visit within two weeks of birth, unlimited lactation support via phone/email/text, referrals as need, access to Doula's Google Drive Resource Library of valuable information. Basic Plan includes one prenatal visit and is appropriate for people who have birthed multiple times before. Premium Plan is suggested for most people and includes two prenatal visits including practicing of comfort measures and laboring positions. In order to secure my services, a 50% retainer is required at time of contract signing. Balance due at end of 36th week of pregnancy.

Milwaukee, WI Service range 40 miles Metro Milwaukee Area including Waukesha and Ozaukee Counties

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Client Testimonials for Jo Ann Bishop CD/PCD(DONA)

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Jo Ann's support and guidance throughout pregnancy, labor, delivery and postpartum were truly invaluable. She was an endless wealth of knowledge and resources to prepare us for the entire journey and to help us make informed decisions for our own personal birth plan.
We know that her guidance on how to physically prepare for labor and delivery helped greatly during our baby's birth. Her coaching my husband to be an excellent support during the labor and delivery.
Jo Ann remained fully available virtually during the Covid 19 epidemic and supported us virtually during labor, delivery and postpartum due to the need for social distancing. The quality of her support both in person and virtually was fantastic. We would highly recommend Jo Ann to any expectant parent.

Dana Smith


Jo Ann served as our family’s postpartum doula after the birth of our daughter. Both my partner and I found her support to be invaluable. We benefitted greatly from her comforting demeanor, active listening skills, and flexibility. Jo Ann helped us learn many parenting skills including breastfeeding, baby wearing, cloth diapering, and soothing our new baby. She also connected us to community resources and additional information. Most importantly, Jo Ann provided emotional support as we bonded with our baby and became a family of three. I highly recommend her services! 

Shannah Imbruglia


From the very first time meeting Jo Ann, I knew that her support is exactly what I wanted during my labor. This was my first pregnancy and my husband and I were looking for someone to guide us throughout the labor process and answer questions. Jo Ann provided us with so much information that we felt extremely confident throughout the entire pregnancy, labor and postpartum. During the labor, she guided my husband and my family throughout each moment in how they could help, she clarified what doctors were talking about and helped me make the best decisions for myself and the baby when things go tough. Her warmth and kindness gave the exact comfort we needed. 

Birth Availability for Jo Ann Bishop CD/PCD(DONA)

= Available. Calendar last updated: 05-29-2020

Postpartum Availability for Jo Ann Bishop CD/PCD(DONA)

= Available. Calendar last updated: 05-29-2020