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Renea Morales BA, SM, CBE, CD, CLC

Urban Village Birth Services


Phone: 877-674-7333

Birth Fee: $1600 to $2600

Postpartum Rate: $35 to $55

Fee Details: Birth Doula Fees include- all prenatal, on-call phone conversations, labor and birth time, initial breastfeeding support, and postpartum visit. My fees are not set in stone. I am open to negotiate rather than turn a family away. I offer low rates to clients with financial hardships. I have a NPI number for insurance reimbursement (where reimbursement is available) Service area includes: LA, OC, SB, and other counties. Services available for Surrogacy support as well. I offer complete care packages to cover you from pregnancy to postpartum.

Birth Doula Experience: 10 years and 229 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 4 years and 10 families served

Birth Doula Certifications

  • The Bradley Method of Husband-Coached Natural Childbirth - Certified Doula

Doula Training

  • DONA International, May 2013
Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 6 births and 1 to 2 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: Overnights only
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Experience with: Kaiser (Sunset, Baldwin Park, Fontana), Glendale Adventist, Glendale Memorial, St .Joseph Hospital Burbank, Hoag Hospital , San Dimas, Loma Linda, Huntington Memorial, Good Samaritan, Pomona, Saint Bernadines, and more...
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
I attend birthcenter births with a qualified midwife in attendance.
Attends home births? Any Home Birth
I attend home births with a qualified midwife in attendance.

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Bradley

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Certified Breastfeeding Counselor
  • CLC

Other Relevant Certifications

  • 4. Biologix Solutions Bloodborne Pathogens for Placenta Encapsulation Specialists Trained
  • American Academy of CPR and First Aid, Inc Certified
  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • Certified Placenta Encapsulator (International Placenta & Postpartum Association - IPPA)
  • CPR Certified - Red Cross
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Certified (American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • Rebozo Training
  • SERVSAFE® Food Safety Management Training
  • CPM/LM Candidate, Educational Certs: Waterbirth, VBAC, Spinning Babies, Bengkung Belly Binding

College Education

  • BA/BS

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
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Single parents
  • Spanish Speaking
  • 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

  • Abortion Support
  • Acupressure
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly binding
  • Birth Pool rental
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Certified Sorrowful Doula (Catholic Doula Program)
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Monitrice services
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Satellite Doula (For remote and rural clients)
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents
  • TENS units rental

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Member of the following: DASC (Doulas of Southern California), DONA (Doulas of North America), ICEA (International Childbirth Education Association) AAHCC (American Academy of Husband Coached Childbirth) Affiliated Bradley Instructor

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Melissa Jazmines-Broersma

My husband and I are so grateful for all the help Renea gave us at pregnancy and during labor.  During our prelabor visits, Renea went over a plethora of information of what to expect before labor and during.  She would spend time with us and made us feel genuinly cared for as clients; answering any questions we had.  Before and during labor, she was available via phone, text, email 24/7.  Her help during labor was indispensible.  We truly couldn't have asked for a more beautiful birthing experience.  She was also as helpful following delivery.  We highly recommend her without any hessitation whatsoever.  

Posted 1/22/2014

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MD Parungao

My husband and I had a great experience with Renea. She was at our home the night before we were admitted to the hospital and she helped me out greatly with my breathing during contractions and relaxing as well. At the hospital, I honestly don't know what I would have done without her when the time came to push. Evenue after several hours of sitting with us in the hospital and lack of sleep, she was always there by our side. She was such an awesome guide and motivator that even the nurse was interested in where she learned her techniques! 

I would not not hesitate to recommend her to anyone looking for a doula. She would truly be an asset to any expecting mother. 

Posted 1/14/2014

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Vanessa Ortiz

Renea was my doula for the delivery of my first baby on 5/30/13. My goal was to deliver my baby naturally without any medication and/or pain relief and she was essential in being able to reach my goal. She was amazing throughout the labor and delivery process. My husband and I are forever grateful that we had Renea's presence at the birth of our baby girl. My husband and I truly believe without her, we would not have been able to reach my goal. Throughout the labor and delivery process she was an extra source of strength, encouragement and support for us. Renea is full of knowledge about pregnancy/childbirth and super supportive throughout the pregnancy process. Meeting with Renea throughout my pregnancy were so helpful for us. I highly recommend Renea and will always praise her for being such a wonderful doula.

Posted 7/18/2013

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Renea is awesome!!! I would not have been able to get through the birth of my daughter with out her. My husband was out of town on business when I gave birth. My mom and sister were with me but they had not gone through the Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth classes with me so I asked Renea if she would be my birthing coach, and she said yes. She met us at the hospital and immediately began helping me through contractions. Her speech was calm and comforting, she helped with speaking to to hospital staff and keeping my husband up to date on my progress. She was a source of comfort and security while I was giving birth for the first time! I can't thank her enough for being there for my family! Even my sister and mom were so thankful to have her with us. You wont go wrong with having Renea as your Doula!!!

Posted 9/11/2012

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