What I do as your Doula...

Prenatal and Birth Support

Birth can be one of the most transformative and memorable moments of your life. Surrounding yourself with the right support can make all the difference in your experience. With this service, I offer continuous support to you and your family before, during and after birth. Services include:

  • Complimentary initial phone consultation/in-person interview

  • Two prenatal visits

  • On-call phone support from your 37th week  

  • Assistance in writing your birth plan

  • Access to resources and referrals for Midwives and Ob/Gyn, Pelvic FloorTherapists, massage therapists, childbirth educators, acupuncturists, lactation consultants, and other practitioners

  • Nutritional Support

  • Continuous support during active labor and delivery

  • One postpartum visit up to 3 hours

  • Two months of additional phone/e-mail support postpartum

Virtual Birth Support

I offer virtual support for labor and birth through guidance on building a birth plan, exploring techniques for pain management in labor and preparation for the immediate postpartum. Services include:

  • Unlimited support prenatally via text, phone, and email

  • On-call phone support from your 37th week

  • Initial virtual meeting to introduce my work model, help you build your birth plan and prepare for rest of your pregnancy

  • Proprietary course to prepare partner to be sole support person in the hospital

  • 2nd meeting on postpartum care, infant feeding and newborn care

  • Virtual lactation support immediately after the birth, if desired

  • 2 virtual postpartum visits, and lactation support if applicable

Postpartum Support

Postnatal support means supporting your new family as a whole and ensuring that you feel confident in meeting your baby's needs, without neglecting your own. Services include:

  • Complimentary initial phone consultation/in-person interview

  • Non-clinical Counseling

  • Light organizing and housekeeping tasks such as: dishes, folding laundry, tidying up

  • Text and E-mail Support

  • Going over your birth experience

  • Phone/email support from your 37th week of pregnancy

  • Referrals for Massage Therapy, Chiropractor, Lactation Consultants, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Pediatric Care, Postpartum Mood Disorders support and more.

  • Nutritional Support/Meal Preparation 

  • Holistic Newborn Care: understanding your baby's needs

  • Help with rest and recovery

Overnight Support

Sleep is an essential and crucial aspect to healing and energy restoration in the postpartum period. Overnight postpartum support encourages a restful recovery, while receiving worry-free and secure overnight support for your newborn baby/babies.​ Services include:

  • 8-12 hour Overnight Support

  • Breastfeeding and Bottle-feeding Support

  • Holistic Newborn Care

  • Light Baby Laundry

  • Mother Support

Placenta Encapsulation 

Using the Traditional Chinese Method, I use your placenta to create dehydrated placenta capsules, balm/salve, a "mother tincture", and optional, placenta art print. Service includes:

  • Pick-up placenta from your designated birthing place 

  • Process placenta into vegan capsules

  • Deliver placenta package to your home

  • Optional: Balm, 2-4oz Mother Tincture, Print