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Kara Plante

Birth & Postpartum Doula & Massage Therapist

Phone: (773) 909-2467

Birth Fee: $1000 to $1300

Postpartum Rate: $30 to $45

Birth Doula Experience: 8 years and 54 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 9 years and 80 families served

Doula Training

  • toLabor, April 2010
  • ProDoula, May 2015
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 3 births and 1 to 4 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Hospitals in the Chicagoland area. Suburban hospitals will be hard to travel to with no car.
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Some Home Births

Other Relevant Certifications

  • LMT/LMP (Licensed Massage Therapist/Practitioner)

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Single parents
  • Twins

Special Services Offered

  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • ASL (American Sign Language)
  • Baby sign language education
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Infant massage education
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Volunteer with Chicago Volunteer Doulas based in Chicagoland Training with ProDoula- Labor training done and working on certification

Languages spoken: English-- Spanish (intermediate)

Birth Availability for Kara Plante

= Available. Calendar last updated: 10/27/2019 11:04:32 AM

Postpartum Availability for Kara Plante

= Available. Calendar last updated: 10/27/2019 11:04:32 AM