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Hudson River Doula Network

Hudson River Doula Network


Phone: (845) 476-8348

Birth Fee: $0 to $1200

Postpartum Rate: $25 to $35

Fee Details: day rate $25, night rate is $30

Birth Doula Experience: 4 years and 100 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 4 years and 24 families served

Birth Doula Certifications

  • DONA International - Certified Birth Doula
  • Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA) - Certified Labor Doula
  • Hypnobabies - Certified Hypno-Doula
Type of Practice: Group practice with shared call schedule

Clients per Month: 2 to 6 births and 1 to 4 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
We support mothers delivering at the following locations: The Women’s Pavilion for Birthing at Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Peekskill, Vassar Brother Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, The Neugarten Family Birth Center at Northern Dutchess Hospital, The Rowley Family Birth Center at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, the Connecticut Childbirth & Women's Center in Danbury (the only true, licensed freestanding birth center within driving distance of the Hudson Valley), The Family Birth Center at Danbury Hospital, The SLCH Birthing Center at the Newburgh Campus of Saint Luke's Hospital, The Kennedy Birthing Center at Saint Anthony's Hospital in Warwick, The Union State Family Birth Center at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Suffern, the Maternity Department at Nyack Hospital, and planned homebirths with NY Licensed Midwives. We may travel to further birthing locations at our discretion, please contact us to inquire.
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Childbirth Education Certifications

  • HCHI Hypnobabies Childbirth Hypnosis Instructor

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Lactation Counselor Training (Healthy Children's Center for Breastfeeding)

Other Relevant Certifications

  • RN (Registered Nurse)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Certified (American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • Reiki Practitioner
  • Certified HVPS Placenta Services Provider

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Teens
  • Over 40
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • VBAC
  • Home Birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Adoption
  • Relinquishing mothers
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Special needs babies
  • Prematurity
  • Twins
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • High risk
  • Expected stillbirth
  • Single parents
  • Cesarean birth
  • Waterbirth
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Domestic Violence

Special Services Offered

  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Acupressure and/or acupuncture in labor
  • Belly casting
  • Henna belly designs
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Parenting consulting
  • Babywearing education
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Antepartum doula
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)

Languages spoken: English

Service Area Map

Area of practice: Montgomery, NY
Travel Range: 35 Miles
Travel comments/restrictions: We will travel to Danbury CT as well as Northern NJ when necessary.

Birth Availability

= Available. Calendar last updated: Updated 6/3/2013

Postpartum Availability

= Available. Calendar last updated: Updated 6/3/2013