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Cathy CD(DONA), CLC Breternitz

Abundant Joy Doula Servies


Phone: (989) 708-8547

Birth Fee: $800 to $975

Fee Details: We do offer a payment plan. Feel free to ask us about it. We offer Military Discount.

Birth Doula Experience: 10 years and 118 births attended

Birth Doula Certifications

  • DONA International - Certified Birth Doula

Doula Training

  • DONA International, May 2008
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 4

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
We support you in natural births, medicated births and c-sections
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Some Home Births

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Lactation Counselor (The Center for Breastfeeding)

Other Relevant Certifications

  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • Rebozo Training
  • SERVSAFE® Food Safety Management Training
  • Certified Infant CPR, Rebozo Certified (Gina Kirby), Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, Placenta Encapsulation Services, Neonatal Resuscitation Trained

Specialized training or previous experience

  • 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
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Single parents
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • Vaginal breech birth
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Child Passenger Safety Technician
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Military families
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Breastfeed Coalition of Midland County, volunteer doula with Family and Children Services, Great Start Collaborative, Mentor with Young Lives

Languages spoken: English

Certifications for Cathy CD(DONA), CLC Breternitz

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Birth Availability for Cathy CD(DONA), CLC Breternitz

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