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Marquita Straus

Sacred Light Full Spectrum & Birth Services

Website: www.sacredlightbirthservices.com

Phone: (206) 486-2936

Birth Fee: $1000 to $1700

Postpartum Rate: $35

Fee Details: Sliding fee scale available according to financial need. Please inquire about low-cost options for all offered services. *No-cost services for Teens, Relinquishing Mothers, Abortion, Miscarriage, and/or Infant Loss support.

Birth Doula Experience: 7 years and 130 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 4 years and 12 families served

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 3 births and 1 to 4 postpartum families

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

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • Great Starts Birth and Family Education

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • WIC Certified Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Other Relevant Certifications

  • American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification
  • Certified Placenta Encapsulator (International Placenta & Postpartum Association - IPPA)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Certified (American Academy of Pediatrics)

College Education

  • BA/BS
  • MA/MS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Adoption
  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Single parents
  • Special needs babies
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Babywearing education
  • Belly casting
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Military famiies
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Parenting consulting
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Stillbirthday Bereavement Doula

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

Open Arms Birth Doula UWMC Volunteer Doula

Languages spoken: English

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Federal Way, WA
Travel Range: 20 Miles
Travel comments/restrictions: No Ferries

Birth Availability for Marquita Straus

= Available. Calendar last updated: 8/7/2016 7:40:14 PM

Postpartum Availability for Marquita Straus

= Available. Calendar last updated: 8/7/2016 7:40:14 PM