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Molly Tietjen

Karma Doula Collaborative

Website: http://www.karmadoulas.com

Phone: 952-239-2948

Birth Fee: $600 to $1200

Birth Doula Experience: 5 years and 120 births attended

Doula Training

  • DONA International, March 2014
Type of Practice: Group practice with shared call schedule

Clients per Month: 1 to 5

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

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Addiction Recovery
  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Domestic Violence
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Single parents
  • Special needs babies
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Vaginal breech birth
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

I have been a volunteer doula for Woodwinds Hospital for three years. I was also a volunteer doula and board member at The Philomena house in St. Paul MN. It is a shelter for people who are pregnant and homeless.

Languages spoken: English

Client Testimonials for Molly Tietjen

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Michelle

When I was pregnant I wasn’t even going to get a doula at all. I genuinely didn't really understand what a doula did. I mean, you already have medical professionals, what more do you need??? After recommendation after recommendation from friends and relatives about hiring a doula, even though I didn’t really understand, I hired a doula. THANK HEAVENS I hired Molly.

I had a particularly challenging labor. Contractions started at 4:30am on Thursday morning and the boy was delivered at 10:38am on Tuesday. Molly was with me every moment of the way from emotional support via text in the beginning when contractions were faint and far apart all the way thru the most challenging of contractions and ultimately the delivery. 

My mom, my sister, and my best friend were present during most of the birth of my boy and I would absolutely like to note that hiring a doula is just as important for them as it is for you. Molly’s knowledge of what is normal and what is abnormal, paired with her calm and consistent demeanor alleviated a lot of stress from everyone in the room, especially me.

If and when I need another doula, I am certain to rehire Molly.

 

Posted 11/19/2019

Birth Availability for Molly Tietjen

= Available. Calendar last updated: 12/5/2019 5:59:24 PM