For many months leading up to my delivery I had heard from many friends how wonderful it is to have a doula. I began research through some of direct contacts who then led me to doula.net. This is where I found Kyra, and she is amazing! My previous 2 births (one induction and one nearly in our home) were not as wonderful as this. I called Kyra from the contact information on doula.net and was immediately intrigued just from her voicemail. I knew I wanted someone of faith in Christ to be in the room when the time came for me to deliver. At 36 weeks, I received the upsetting news that I was only allowed one support person and was basically told that on delivery day, I would have to choose between my spouse and the doula. I was devastated. I couldn’t imagine my husband not being there to witness the birth of our 3rd child as he had done with the other 2. Kyra sprang into action helping me identify and secure care at another hospital and by extension another OB. Despite the frustration of having to switch providers at 36 weeks, Kyra continued to reassure me and manage our in person visits and virtual visits. On delivery day, Kyra was prompt, set up the hospital room with soft lighting and visuals that helped me navigate the birthing experience with greater ease. We arrived at 2pm and our baby was born just 5 hrs later. From reassuring words to enlisting the assistance of my husband, I felt supported and motivated to do my part. With each contraction, Kyra made the most of it by helping me to get into positions that would encourage the baby to move down the birth canal. She was respectful and kind to the staff and worked diligently to help me deliver. I am so thankful for Kyra. I feel hopeful that if was again to have another child, I could do it knowing that Kyra would be there to help. I highly recommend Kyra!
April 10, 2022