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Lara Von

Breathe•Push•Love Doula Services

Website: Http://www.breathepushlove.com

Phone: 4808282310

Birth Fee: $625

Postpartum Rate: $30

Fee Details: Hello and welcome! I am currently completing my doula certification through DONA and am thrilled to be a part of this organization! My birth doula services include 2 prenatal visits. During the second visit, I will familiarize you with a variety of labor and birth positions and we will practice together. I will also teach you breathing techniques and take you through a guided visualization that helps with relaxing your body and mind during labor. My fees also include labor and birth support along with up to 2 hours of support immediately after you deliver your baby. One postpartum visit is also included. If you wish, I will include photos of your child’s birth and the precious moments captured afterwards. A note about me: I have a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance card through the state of AZ.

Birth Doula Experience: 2 years and 10 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years and 16 families served

Doula Training

  • Self-trained, September 2018
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 4 births and 0 to 2 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Pregnancy, labor and birth-giving are intensely emotional and spiritual experiences for a woman. As an integral part of your support team, my focus is to help you create a labor and birth experience that you can look back on with peace and joy. I am a certified clinical hypnotherapist and am very experienced in visualization, meditation and relaxation techniques. Making your labor and delivery room a calm and inviting space for you is also one of my specialties! Imagine fresh flowers, soothing music, beautiful aromas, soft lighting, quiet voices, being respected and honored, feeling confident and ready, welcoming the sensations in your body, allowing and expressing your emotions, meeting each moment with courage...meeting your newborn’s gaze...tears or joy and relief. “The circles of women around us weave invisible nets of love that carry us when we’re weak, and sing with us when we are strong.” -SARK. Allow me to become part of your sacred circle around you during this miraculous time in your life. I look forward to supporting you as you create your vision and then live it as closely as possible!
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Other Relevant Certifications

  • Certified Hypnotherapist (Cht)

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Domestic Violence
  • High risk
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • Plus size mothers
  • Single parents
  • Special needs babies
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Parenting consulting
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

I served as a live-in staff member for Maggie’s Place for 15 months, living in community with homeless pregnant mothers. My primary role there was to assist and support them through all phases of pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum. Being part of their lives during this beautiful time was an amazing experience, full of so many beautiful moments and challenging times. Every mother and every pregnancy is unique. Each brings her own life experience to the journey. I learned the art of listening deeply, supporting without judgement and being fully present with them. It was a joy to be a part of their lives and an honor to doula for them.

Languages spoken: English

Client Testimonials for Lara Von

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Annie Blú

Lara Von assisted me as my doula for my last child's birth this past October. She was everything I needed and more. Lara's presence gave me confidence and comfort through my difficult time. She was able to fill my needs when they arose and gave me a sense of peace and calmness during the stressful moments. It was a beautiful birth and I can't share enough how grateful I am to have had Lara by my side during my journey. 

Posted 11/6/2019

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Stossi

Lara is fantastic! As my birth and postpartum doula, I can honestly tell you she was an absolute godsend. As a first-time mom, Lara’s comforting support and incredible knowledge made all the difference. She was my advocate, teacher and cheerleader through it all. She helped me prepare, taught me laboring and pushing positions and even practiced with me ahead of time so I felt confident and ready. Labor was literally a marathon, and her focus, attention and help got me through. Thank you Lara!

Posted 8/12/2019

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Chelsi Bounds

When I first met Lara, I knew she was the doula for me. Kind, warm, and very knowledgeable, Lara and I connected instantly. She was amazing for me as a birth coach when It came to my birthing experience. Lara was very calming and reassuring, helping me with my breathing, saying positive words of encouragement and rubbing nice essential oils on my forehead and behind my ears to help (which works wonders by the way!) She held my hand and just coached me through it all until my wonderful baby boy arrived in to the world. I honestly could not have done it without her loved her so much. And I know other woman will love having her as their Doula as well! I can’t recommend her enough and sing her praises to everyone!

Posted 8/11/2019

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Desiree

 Lara is a amazing doula and I highly recommend her! She made me feel comfortable sense the beginning. I honestly have no idea how i would have learned all i have on breastfeeding or giving birth without her. Her knowledge is extensive and her presence during the birth of my son was a tremendous help. She was there for me as I labored at home, helping me find comforting positions that helped me rest and even sleep a bit during early llabor. At the hospital she stayed with me and encouraged me the entire long hours of labor. She was always there with her bright smile that will make your soul light up and thats why I am so glad and greatful i chose her as my doula. She accepted me and my son in this life changing experience.

Posted 8/11/2019

Birth Availability for Lara Von

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