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Ananda Lowe

Co-author, The Doula Guide To Birth (Random House)

Somerville, MA Service range 30 miles

Birth Fee

$675 to $2700

Postpartum Rate

$45 to $60

Black Doula

Birth Fee

$675 to $2700

Postpartum Rate

$45 to $60

Medicaid and Third Party Insurers

Currently approved to receive payments from the following programs:

Birth Doula Experience

28 years and 200 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience

25 years

Doula Training

  • The Organization of Labor Assistants for Birth Options & Resources (toLabor), May 1997

Type of practice: Group practice with shared call schedule

Clients per month: 1 to 5 births and 1 to 3 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
I will come to your home when you are in labor before we go to the hospital or birth center for your birth.

Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers

Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Special Services Offered

  • Antepartum doula support
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Childbirth education services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Elimination communication education
  • Infant massage education
  • Lactation consultant/counselor services
  • LGBTQIA+ Support
  • Military families support
  • Newborn care and parenting classes
  • Newborn care specialist
  • Parenting consulting
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage
  • Prenatal Yoga
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sleep support consulting
  • Surrogates and intended parents
  • Virtual and remote doula support

Languages Spoken

  • English

Fee Details

Over the past 28 years, I had the honor of helping to launch and grow the doula movement in the Boston area, and throughout the US and Canada! For seven years starting in 1995, I was Assistant Director of ALACE (now ToLabor), the first national training program for doulas. During my tenure I was the organizer of trainings that resulted in the creation of approximately 2,000 doulas across North America. In 2009 I published “The Doula Guide to Birth” with Penguin Random House, which can be found in our local library system or requested at any bookstore. In 2022, I became the Director of Boston Doula Circle. Although I am not currently attending births, I support my doula team and all of our clients with their birth and postpartum needs, and I invite you to look at our website to learn about the amazing doulas we have available to support you. We would be honored to support your family!

Service Area

Somerville, MA Service range 30 miles

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Birth Availability for Ananda Lowe

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Postpartum Availability for Ananda Lowe

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