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Joíní James

The Resting Garden LLC

Tenafly, NJ Service range 40 miles No ferries

Birth Fee

$1800 to $2500

Postpartum Rate

$40 to $65

Black Doula

Availability Remarks: I take on 1 birth client a month and 1-3 postpartum families.

Birth Fee

$1800 to $2500

Postpartum Rate

$40 to $65

Birth Doula Experience

5 years and 58 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience

3 years and 100 families served

Doula Training

  • Madriella, May 2020
  • Uzazi Village, February 2023

Type of practice: Solo practice

Clients per month: 0 to 1 births and 1 to 3 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: I prefer no smoking (cigarettes in home) and a clear set of expectations to be outlined.

Attends hospital births? Some Hospitals
If in person support is not available due to hospital regulations, then virtual support is available.

Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers

Attends home births? Any Home Birth
A midwife must be present at your birth.

College Education


Special Services Offered

  • Abortion support
  • Antepartum doula support
  • Aromatherapy
  • Belly casting
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Childbirth education services
  • Lactation consultant/counselor services
  • LGBTQIA+ Support
  • Miscarriage support
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Newborn care specialist
  • Parenting consulting
  • Photography - Birth
  • Prenatal Yoga
  • TENS units rental
  • Virtual and remote doula support

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

I am a PAIL (pregnancy, abortion & infant loss) Advocate as well as a lactation counselor. I offer prenatal- yoga classes, childbirth education and birth photography.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Fee Details

Warm hello’s. Please visit my website to schedule a consult. Sliding scale is available and Virtual support is available. I look forward to hearing from you.

Service Area

Tenafly, NJ Service range 40 miles No ferries

Client Testimonials for Joíní James

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Dawn M


I'm Single mother with two children. Working with Joni was an amazing experience ! she was extremely professional and very caring . There's no one else I could imagine that I would want Around before and after having a baby. My daughter loved her , she was kind and generous .


Dawn Migdalek 

Birth Availability for Joíní James

= Available. Calendar last updated: 09-19-2023

Postpartum Availability for Joíní James

= Available. Calendar last updated: 09-19-2023