What is a doula?

A trained professional who proves continuous physical, emotional, and informational support to a mother before, during, and shortly after childbirth to help her achieve the healthiest, most satisfying  experience  possible. (DONA International website)

* Recognizes birth as a key experience the mother will remember all her life

* Understands the physiology of birth and the emotional needs of a woman in labor

* Assists the woman in preparing for and carrying out her plans for birth

* Stays with the woman throughout the labor

* Provides emotional support, physical comfort measures and an objective viewpoint, as well as helping the     woman get the information she needs to make informed decision

* Facilitates communication between the laboring woman, her partner and her clinical care providers

* Perceives her role as nurturing and protecting the woman’s memory of the birth experience

* Allows the woman’s partner to participate at his/her comfort level.

Birth Doula Services $800

*One prenatal visit to discuss the birth plan, comfort techniques, and to address any concerns

*Unlimited text/email/phone support throughout pregnancy and the postpartum period

*On-call availability to attend your birth starting from your 37th week until you go into labor

*Continuous support through labor and birth, and 2 hours postpartum

*One  postpartum visit to discuss your birth experience and assess the need for any resources.

Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga

 60 minute private $100

 75 minute private $120

 90 minute private $136

  *special 20% discount for doula clients through pregnancy and 6 months postpartum

  *extra 25% discount for Zoom classes