Fee Details: I bring my knowledge, experience, and belief that women are strong and capable of making the informed choices to have the experience they seek. I believe that each woman and her perspective and experience are unique, and that with support can trust their intuition and insight to birth their baby in accordance with their own desires.
Services includes 1-2 prenatal meetings, continuous support throughout your labor, 2-3 hours after birth and 1-2 postpartum visit(s). On-call starting at 38 weeks. 24/7 access to resources and support via email/phone or text. Guaranteed backup. I am willing to work out a payment schedule - please do not hesitate to ask.
Birth Doula Experience: 5 years and 250 births attended
Postpartum Doula Experience: 1 years and 12 families served
Birth Doula Certifications
Madriella Doula Network - Certified Labor Doula
Pacific Association for Labor Support (PALS) - Certified Doula
DONA International, November 2013
Type of Practice: Partnership with 1 other doula
Clients per Month: 2 to 6 births and 1 to 2 postpartum families
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals By request I can labor with you at home or meet you in the hospital. I attend and provide continuous labor support for inductions, C-Sections (emergency and scheduled), VBAC, medicated and non-medicated birth, and 2-3 hours postpartum/breastfeeding support. Member of the Swedish Doula Program Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers By request I can labor with you at home or meet you at the birth center. I attend and provide continuous labor support and 2-3 hours postpartum/breastfeeding support. Attends home births? Any Home Birth I do not attend unassisted births, a midwife must be present. I will provide continuous labor support and 3+ hours of support immediately following your delivery (something to eat, possible shower, tidying up etc).
Other Relevant Certifications
4. Biologix Solutions Bloodborne Pathogens for Placenta Encapsulation Specialists Trained