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Amie Scharfe

National Capital Doulas


Phone: (613) 797-5907

Birth Fee: $850 to $1200

Postpartum Rate: $30 to $40

Fee Details:

Birth Doula Experience: 7 years

Postpartum Doula Experience: 2 years

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Doula agency owner
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Birthing From Within Introductory Mentor training

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Lactation Counselor (The Center for Breastfeeding)
  • Trained through CAPPA as a Lactation Educator

Other Relevant Certifications

  • PD Trained Postpartum Doula, Rebozo Connection - The Gena Kirby Method, Waterbirth with Barbara Harper

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Single parents
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Antepartum doula
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Birth Pool rental
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • TENS units rental

Languages spoken: English

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Nepean, ON
Travel Range: 30 Miles

Client Testimonials for Amie Scharfe

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Jason Miller

We were extremely pleased with the services offered by Amie. From the initial meeting at our house, we found her to be comforting, easy to get along with, friendly, and knowledgeable. She made us feel as if we had known her forever.

Throughout the experience, she was completely available to answer all of our questions: whether sending us links to documentation specific to our concerns leading up to labour, going over the various options, and answering our questions. Amie helped us to prepare for the birth; providing guidance and imparting her wisdom and experience to aid us in coming up with our birth plan and preferences. She was always there for us - even some of those late nights after the birth as frazzled, sleep-deprived parents just needing reassurance.

We had a very enjoyable birth experience, which would not have been possible without Amie. She was there right from the start at early labour to provide support and encouragement. When she arrived, she just blended right in, ensuring that the staff were honouring our preferences, providing advice, guidance, encouragement, and doing everything possible to make us comfortable. Amie provided a calming, reassuring environment for the birth experience. She was always there to say just the right words at the right time ("what you are feeling is perfectly normal"), or to provide a reassuring smile.

We feel blessed to have had Amie be a part of a very special experience for us. Not only did we introduce a new son to our family, but we feel that we have also gained a close friend and relative in Amie.

Posted 9/18/2013

Birth Availability for Amie Scharfe

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Postpartum Availability for Amie Scharfe

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