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Marcia Barritt

Nurturing Transitions: Birth Doula Services


Phone: (262) 853-6267

Birth Fee: $850

Fee Details: One half due at the time the Letter of Agreement is signed (when prenatal education meetings are begun) prior to the birth and the other half payable one week prior to the birth. A payment plan for all or a portion of the fees may be arranged without additional interest. Lactation Consultation and education during pregnacy are included in the Birth Doula package of services.Provider Number for insurance coverage is available upon request. A lactation service package is available that is not part of the birth doula service package and includes one or more breastfeeding classes customized to meet your individual needs, and home visits to provide in home lactation assistance following your baby's birth.

Birth Doula Experience: 18 years and 118 births attended

Doula Training

  • DONA International, October 1998
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 2 to 4

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
As a certified Birth Doula with DONA International, I practice in accordance with DONA standards
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
As a certified Birth Doula with DONA International, I practice in accordance with DONA standards.
Attends home births? Some Home Births
Although I have studied midwifery I omly provide doula spport at home births with a certified professional midwife present

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • ICEA (International Childbirth Education Association)
  • Informed Beginnings
  • Lamaze International
  • Certified Hypnobirthing Doula, Independent CBE:"Comprehensive Preparation For Natural Birth", Informed Beginnings CBE

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Lactation Counselor (The Center for Breastfeeding)
  • IBCLC Lactation Consultant
  • La Leche League Leader
  • La Leche League Peer Counselor Program Administrator
  • La Leche League Peer Couselor
  • Lactation Counselor Training (Healthy Children's Center for Breastfeeding)

Other Relevant Certifications

  • Rebozo Training
  • ICEA - IAT-CE-D (ICEA Approved Trainer) Childbirth Educator/Doula,CBRE (Certified Brio Birth Educator)

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
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • 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

  • Acupressure
  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Dancing For Birth Professionally Trained
  • Infant massage education
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Parenting consulting
  • TENS units rental

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Past Director of Education and Board President Childbirth Education Association of Milwaukee, Member: International Lactation Consultant Asso.,Wisconsin Asso. of Lactation Consultants, La Leche League International, DONA International, International Childbirth Education Asso., Lamaze International, CARE (Childbirth, Assistance, Resources, Education) Network - Milwaukee, Doulas of South Central Wisconsin, CAPPA, Informed Beginnings.

Languages spoken: English

Birth Availability for Marcia Barritt

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