Shannon Sasseville

The Birth Connection of Northeast Ohio


Phone: (330) 635-4258

Birth Fee: $0 to $750

Postpartum Rate: $15 to $25

Fee Details: I do offer discounts for clients whose partner is serving Our Country in the military as well as women who are serving, women who are giving their babies up for adoption, teen mothers, and offer a sliding fee scale for low income families.

Birth Doula Experience: 5 years and 81 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 3 years and 7 families served

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Partnership with 2 or more doulas

Clients per Month: 1 to 4 births and 0 to 1 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Some Home Births

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Breast Feeding trainingg through DONA International. Birth into Breastfeeding training with Jennifer Tow.Four years of personal breastfeeding experience with my children.

Other Relevant Certifications

  • Rebozo Training
  • SERVSAFE® Food Safety Management Training
  • TENS , Perinatal Hospice

College Education

  • AA/AS
  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Domestic Violence
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Multiples
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Single parents
  • Special needs babies
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • Twins
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Acupressure
  • Antepartum doula
  • Aromatherapy
  • Baby-led weaning
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly casting
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Infant massage education
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Parenting consulting
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Reflexology
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Northeast Ohio Regional Coordinator for Sufficient Grace Ministries

Languages spoken: English

Birth Availability for Shannon Sasseville

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Postpartum Availability for Shannon Sasseville

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