Testimonial for Lydia Robinson CD(DONA) IBCLC

My husband and I were clients of Lydia for pregnancy, postpartum, &lactation. I wanted an unmedicated birthcenter birth but unfortunately risked out. Lydia helped me with the transfer of my care and finding a provider that met my needs. I chose to have my membranes swept to avoid medical induction. When labor contractions started I contacted Lydia and she was helpful giving me suggestions to cope with early labor at home. All the things she taught me helped with managing my pain until I felt it was time to go to the hospital. When we got to the hospital we were admitted and I was able to labor in the tub. When Lydia walked in the room a huge relief came over me and I knew I was going to be ok. She did hips squeezes which were a God send and helped me with different positions around the room and in the bed.My babys head came out on its own and the dr told me to push once for the body and then he was here. During pregnancy Lydia encouraged me and took the stress out of the situation when I had to transfer providers.She helped assist with our first latch and she helped me shower and feel normal again in the hours after birth. For 6 weeks postpartumshe constantly touched based with me to see how I was doing. This was important to me because I was concerned about my mental health during postpartum and having her to rely on with any questions or problems put me at ease. I want women to know that having a doula is not just for unmedicated birth at home, its for all births even in the hospital.I realized that the nurse and the doctor are not with you all the time and its your doula that attends to all your needs making it a comfortable experience for you and your partner. This 100% was the best money i spent on myself in years. Theres no price on the safety of you or your baby. The health system is hard to navigate and Lydia made a huge difference for my family. I only acheived my unmedicated birth because of the invaluable support Lydia Gave.

-Candace M

July 25, 2022

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Birth Fee: $75 to $2500

Postpartum Rate: Not specified

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Birth Fee: $75 to $2500

Postpartum Rate: Not specified

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Updated 3/4/2024

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