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Virginia Bishop

Blessed Beginnings


Phone: 423-397-3700

Birth Fee: $600 to $1500

Postpartum Rate: $20

Fee Details: I offer varied rates that include different levels of prenatal care, preparation for birth, and postpartum care in order to accommodate as many budgets as possible. I am also open to bartering arrangements, and/or payment plans, so if you are in search of a doula but worried about cost, please do reach out! Every mama deserves support in her birthing journey.

Birth Doula Experience: 0 years and 11 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 0 years and 6 families served

Doula Training

  • Self-trained, April 2016
  • HypnoBirthing, December 2016
  • Birth and Beyond Resources, October 2017
Type of Practice: Solo practice

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

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

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Evidence Based Birth Instructor
  • HBCE (HypnoBirthing)

Other Relevant Certifications

  • Currently training with H.E.R.B.A.L.

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Previous birth trauma and/or birth injury
  • Remote and rural clients birthing away from home
  • Single parents
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Twins
  • Vaginal breech birth
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly casting
  • Birth Pool rental
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Dancing For Birth Professionally Trained
  • Henna belly designs
  • Military families
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Parenting consulting
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)

Languages spoken: English, minimal Spanish

Birth Availability for Virginia Bishop

= Available. Calendar last updated: 10/11/2019 3:11:00 AM

Postpartum Availability for Virginia Bishop

= Available. Calendar last updated: 10/11/2019 3:11:00 AM