BIRTH DOULA SERVICES
Ths is a basic overview of my birth doula services. Each client will get personalized support, depending on their individual needs.
2 prenatal appointments
Personalized client packet including Birth Boot Camp's Supporting Arms booklet and my recommended resources
Access to my lending library of books and other resources
Support by phone, text, or email during normal waking hours, prior to 38 weeks
On-call support starting at 38 weeks
Early labor support via phone
Provide continuous labor support throughout active labor and birth
Strive to maintain a calm and peaceful birth environment
Provide physical, emotional, relational, and information support
Attempt to get non-professional photos of your birth and baby.
Postpartum support until family gets settled (usually 1-2 hours)
Assistance with establishing breastfeeding and bonding
2 follow up phone calls (24 hours and 72 hours postpartum)
1 postpartum visit in your home within the first 2 weeks postpartum
A non-refundable retainer fee of $250 is due upon signing my contract to reserve your spot on my calendar. the remaining $500 is due by the 36-week point in your pregnancy.
My fee takes into account the average amount of time I spend with each client during pregnancy, labor/birth, and the postpartum period. It also includes the value of my professional training and experience, as well as personal compensation and cost of materials.