Testimonial for Marlene Morris

Marlene's doula service to us was invaluable. This was my second pregnancy/birth and I was determined to not have another c section and to do anything in my power to enable that to not take place again. Marlene was crucial to that process and success. During pregnancy, she prepared us by providing education on different positions to use to ensure correct baby positionbig, positions my husband could do to help during labor and was also connected to an organization and group of midwives that provided additional education and community support if needed. She often checked in with a phone call and visit To check in and see how I was, to hold me accountable to doing my positioning techniques and to see how I thought the baby was positioned. One aspect I didn't anticipate but appreciated about the phone calls was that it was simply a space to talk about all things pregnancy; concerns, excitement, facts, encouragement, logistics, dreams, baby, me, marriage, family. She made herself available to attend a midwife appointment and did so to make sure she was familiar to the midwife and vice versa. During the day of labor and delivery, for both my husband and I, Marlene was present, calm, informative (keeping track of contraction times/intervals), realistic, encouraging, joyful, and hopeful. She came to where we were and alternated with my husband rubbing my back during contractions. Once we were in the hospital, Marlene advocated for things I didn't even remember desiring at that moment. She had written down my requests prior and was able to convey them politely and professionally and firmly to the nurse and midwife. I remember being so grateful she was there in general and in those specific moments. She took pictures of the birth knowing my heart for documentation and I'm grateful. We have a healthy boy, VBAC!! I felt so empowered. She checked in consistently afterward as well. Thank you Marlene for all your help and service to me and my family.

-Kelly Evans

October 31, 2017

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Marlene Morris

AgapeCode Doula LLC

Birth Fee: $900 to $2500

Postpartum Rate: $30 to $100

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Updated 4/11/2024

Birth Fee: $900 to $2500

Postpartum Rate: $30 to $100

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Updated 4/11/2024

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