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Ashley Brittain

Birth & Postpartum Services

Exeter, NH Service range 42 miles

Birth Fee

$575

Postpartum Rate

$25 to $35

Availability Remarks: Due to Covid-19 I am extending my services to full virtual support for a fee of $300: 1-2 virtual prenatal appointments, constant (Skype/facetime) support through labor, 1 virtual postpartum visit.

Birth Fee

$575

Postpartum Rate

$25 to $35


Birth Doula Experience

2 years and 4 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience

1 years


Doula Training

  • DONA International, December 2018

Type of practice: Solo practice

Clients per month: 1 to 2 births and 3 to 4 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals

Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers

Attends home births? Some Home Births
I will only attend home births that are accompanied by a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) or a Certified Midwife (CM)


College Education

BA/BS


Special Services Offered

  • Lactation consultant/counselor services
  • Military families support
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents
  • Virtual and remote doula support

Fee Details

My birth Doula fee includes 1-2 (more depending on your preference!) prenatal meetings where we will go over birth preferences, fears, goals, childbirth education, what to expect, pain management techniques, and any other topics the family would like to discuss. I will be on call for 24-7 support via phone, text, or video chat leading up to the day labor starts and continuing throughout the first week after birth. I will then provide constant labor support for the birthing person and their family from the time they are in active labor until 1-2 hours after baby is born. 1 postpartum visit is also included. I can also provide breastfeeding support and local resources if requested! *for those looking for a less expensive option or those who would love the support but do not want the extra person in the room during birth, I can be available at a fee of $400 for 2 prenatal meetings, 24/7 text or phone support throughout pregnancy and labor and 1 postpartum visit.

Exeter, NH Service range 42 miles

Client Testimonials for Ashley Brittain

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Jennifer

7/6/2020

Ashley was the perfect support for us as we went through our second pregnancy and first birth, all during the time of COVID-19. My partner and I were impressed with her blend of professionalism and down-to-earth demeanor from our first phone call straight through to our postpartum visit. She was flexible and always made sure we were comfortable, with COVID this meant having video chat sessions instead of in person, her wearing a mask during our labor, and offering video chat and text or call support while we ended up having to go to the hospital during a pandemic where she was not able to come with us in person due to hospital restrictions. Our sessions before birth were filled with client-centered support, lots of listening and validation, and all the information and resources we could possibly need. During labor at home she was able to be a support for both me and my partner, provided hands-on support, and was our emotional rock. She was there to do anything we needed and when things got intense she was able to just step in and do what we needed without us even knowing how to ask. When it was clear we needed to leave our plan of home birth and go to the hospital she was able to be strong and assure us this was the best plan and quickly helped us pack up, putting things in our bags we never would have thought to take, and doing anything and everything that needed to be done. She was a virtual presence when she couldn’t be with us in person and when we had our postpartum visit she processed with us, gave more resources, and offered extended support. All of this to say that Ashley is excellent at what she does and we would choose her again in a heartbeat!

Elisabeth

3/10/2020

We had a beautiful and wonderful experience with Ashley as our doula. This was my second child and it was great to walk through my previous experience with Ashley and set expectations for this labor and get her recommendations. During the actual labor, she was a voice for me to the nurses and doctors when needed and helped coach me through early labor to actual delivery. Thanks to her I was able to stick to my goal of an unmedicated delivery. Before having a doula I was unsure about the value, but now I wouldn't deliver without one, specifically Ashley. Her calm demeanor and knowledge were exactly what I needed during a completely different birth experience than my first.

Birth Availability for Ashley Brittain

= Available. Calendar last updated: 07-06-2020

Postpartum Availability for Ashley Brittain

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