Testimonial for Stephanie Read, CD(DONA), Ayurvedic Doula, RPYT

I knew I wanted to have an all natural, drug free childbirth. Stephanie was great! I was taking her yoga classes (both prenatal and regular) so I was seeing her several times a week, which I liked. It helped us get to know each other better and also she was there to talk to about any concerns that might have come up. I would text her all the time during those 9 months and she was always quick to get back to me. Stephanie has an amazing way of staying positive and not focusing on the bad, scary, or negative - which for me, was extremely helpful. This was my first pregnancy and I was definitely nervous! When the big day came, she was to my house within the hour of being called. She immediately jumped into action helping me relax. She rubbed some oils on me and then was with me for every single contraction I had from then on. I had been laboring for nearly 10 hours before calling her (I wish we had called her sooner looking back!), so it was sweet relief when she showed up knowing exactly what to do. Suddenly my tearful self who was previously laying on the floor begging my husband to take me for an epidural became a distant memory. My contractions were manageable thanks to Stephanie! At the hospital, she continued helping me get through each contraction. She was there to help. Whatever I needed. She knew exactly what I wanted in the delivery room. Peaceful music (which she provided), dim lights, and not being strapped down to the bed. She was seriously amazing. She would tell you it was all me, but trust me, I couldn't have done it without her! She motivated me up until nearly midnight, when I finally delivered my beautiful baby. Happy, healthy, and completely drug free. My husband and I feel so lucky we had her on our side during labor and delivery, and the months leading up to the big day. I can't recommend her enough. If you are someone who is scared and filled with worry or doubt - hire Stephanie! She will calm your nerves!

-Catherine Parks

January 05, 2015

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Stephanie Read, CD(DONA), Ayurvedic Doula, RPYT

Stephanie Read, CD(DONA) & Ayurvedic Doula

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