Testimonial for Gretchen Retka

I cannot express enough gratitude for the incredible support and guidance provided by Gretchen during my pregnancy and childbirth journey. From the moment we met, I knew I had found a compassionate and knowledgeable ally who would be with me every step of the way.

Gretchen's expertise and calming presence were invaluable throughout my pregnancy. She took the time to listen to my concerns, answer my questions, and provide evidence-based information that empowered me to make informed decisions. Her extensive knowledge of childbirth and her ability to explain the process in a reassuring manner helped alleviate my anxieties and build my confidence.

During the labor and delivery, Gretchen was an absolute rock. Her unwavering support and encouragement kept me focused and gave me the strength to navigate each contraction. She intuitively knew what I needed and provided comfort measures, such as massage and position changes, that helped ease my pain and create a positive birthing experience.

What truly sets Gretchen apart is her heartfelt care and genuine connection. She provided emotional support not only to me but also to my partner. She created a nurturing environment that allowed us to feel safe, respected, and empowered. 

I wholeheartedly recommend Gretchen to any expecting parent in need of a doula. Her passion for supporting women and families is evident in everything she does. She goes above and beyond to ensure a positive birth experience and provides unwavering support during this transformative time. Gretchen is truly a remarkable doula, and I am forever grateful for the role she played in my journey to motherhood.

Fernanda, Christopher and Owen ?

-Fernanda Sa

July 07, 2023

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Gretchen Retka

Holistic Sister

Birth Fee: $3000 to $3250

Postpartum Rate: $30 to $35

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Updated 6/15/2024

Birth Fee: $3000 to $3250

Postpartum Rate: $30 to $35

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Updated 6/15/2024

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