Wanda Cox Photo

Wanda Cox

Graceful Beginnings Birth Services

Website: http://www.gracefulbeginnings.ca

Phone: (902) 758-3114

Birth Fee: $1000 to $1250

Postpartum Rate: $40

Birth Doula Experience: 20 years and 400 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 10 years and 90 families served

Birth Doula Certifications

  • DONA International - Certified Birth Doula

Doula Training

  • DONA International, March 1999
  • DONA International, March 2008
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 2 to 4 births and 1 to 2 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
I have served women where they choose, including the following hospitals in Nova Scotia, Canada; IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Colchester East Hants Health Centre in Truro, St. Martha's Regional Hospital in Antigonish, Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre in Amherst and Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville.
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
There are currently no birth centres in Nova Scotia.
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Evidence Based Birth Instructor
  • Lamaze International

Other Relevant Certifications

  • Certified Educator of Infant Massage

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

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

Special Services Offered

  • Antepartum doula
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Birth Pool rental
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Infant massage education
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • TENS units rental

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

-leader of East Hants Breastfeeding Support Group -member of Nova Scotia Doula Association

Languages spoken: english

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Milford Station, NS
Travel Range: 45 Miles
Travel comments/restrictions: May be able to accommodate greater distances- contact for info.

Certifications for Wanda Cox

Click a certification thumbnail to view the full size image.


Learn more about evaluating doula certifications, an important part of the interview process.

Report any issues or concerns with certification images.

Birth Availability for Wanda Cox

= Available. Calendar last updated: 3/28/2019 11:26:22 AM

Postpartum Availability for Wanda Cox

= Available. Calendar last updated: 3/28/2019 11:26:22 AM