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Birth Doula Services

We provide continuous labor support, as well as prenatal and postpartum guidance.  After our initial consultation, we typically meet with clients 1-3 times for prenatal visits.  At these visits we help discuss birth options, preferences and well-being.  We also help you prepare emotionally and physically for labor.  We are available to clients for unlimited phone consultations and email correspondence. We agree to be on-call at 36 weeks gestation and remain available to attend your labor.  It is our goal to get to you within 60 minutes or less from the time you call requesting our presence.  When active labor begins, we agree to meet you at Labor and Delivery.  After the birth of your baby, we will usually remain 1-2 hours as you recover. We typically make one postpartum visit within 1-2 days, either in the hospital or at home.  In the event of a planned C-section, arrangements may be made for extra postpartum home visits. During these visits we typically discuss your birth experience, breastfeeding (if desired), baby care basics, adjusting to your newborn and any other concerns you may have.  You may also add any extra services at any time during your pregnancy.

Services Offered

Elite Birth Doula Services:  2-4 prenatal home visits, private childbirth class, private breastfeeding class, private newborn care class, prepared birth plan, continuous active labor support until delivery, 1-2 hours continuous postpartum & breastfeeding support, 1 inpatient postpartum visit, 2 postpartum home visits and phone breastfeeding support.

Premier Birth Doula Services: 2-3 prenatal home visits, private childbirth class, prepared birth plan, continuous active labor support until delivery, 1-2 hours continuous postpartum and breastfeeding support, 1 inpatient postpartum visit, 1 postpartum home visit and phone breastfeeding support.  (HIGHLY recommended for 1st time parents)

Standard Birth Doula Services:  1-3 prenatal home visits, prepared birth plan, continuous active labor support until delivery, 1 hour continuous postpartum and breastfeeding support, 1 postpartum home visit and phone breastfeeding support.

Private Childbirth Class:  Private in home childbirth class approximately 3 hours.  You and your partner will learn about the birth process and understand the stages of labor/birth and how your body is amazing.  We will teach hands-on methods of relaxation, positions for comfort, and much more.  You will gain information about options for your personal birthing desires.  This class is also great as a refresher for parents planning a Vbac. 

Additional Prenatal Visit:  Support mother during doctor visits when partner isn't available, or whenever clients feel extra visits are needed.

Inpatient Postpartum Visit:  Visit will be 1-2 hours when added to the standard birth doula service.

Additional Postpartum Visit:  Visit will be 1-2 hours depending on support needed.

Private Breastfeeding Class:  Private 2 hour in home breastfeeding class.  This class will teach you about nursing positions, latch, milk supply, sore nipples, baby weight issues, proper breastmilk storage, and preparing for back to work for mom.

Breastfeeding Support Visit:  Visit will be 1-2 hours depending on the breastfeeding support needed.

Private Newborn Care Class:  Private 1 hour in home class on how to care for your newborn.  This class will prepare couples for parenting and build their confidence in taking care of their newborn with hands-on learning, including infant CPR.  You will learn about the importance of safe sleep, calming techniques, swaddling, bathing, diaper care, car seat safety and infant milestones.  We will make sure that you are ready to meet your little one with the assurance that you have the ability to care for all of their needs.  

Fees 

Please contact us for a complimentary meet and greet visit and packet including many valuable resources as well as information about our fees.
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