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Mariah Falin, CD(PALS)

Birth Matters NW

Website: Http://www.birthmattersnw.com

Phone: 425-835-3872

Birth Fee: $1200 to $2000

Postpartum Rate: $35 to $40

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

Doula Training

  • 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
  • Certified Birth Assistant (Northwest Birth Assistants)
  • Big Belly Services trained Placenta Encapsulation

College Education

  • BA/BS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Clients on bed rest
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Home Birth
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Over 40
  • Plus size mothers
  • Teens
  • VBAC
  • Waterbirth

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Military families
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
  • Reduced rates for women considering adoption
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

PALS (Pacific Association of Labor Support) member Class Assistant to Penny Simpkin, Birth Educator, for Homebirth and Hospital Birth series

Languages spoken: English

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Birth Availability for Mariah Falin, CD(PALS)

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