Birth Doula Support

Birth Doula Support – $2500images-2

A doula provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during and after birth. During labor,  a doula’s skills are medically proven to make a true difference in the experience of birth, decreasing the need for interventions, including cesareans, and increasing maternal satisfaction.

Opting for this service will include:

  • Initial consultation
  • 2 prenatal visits to educate parents on comfort techniques, the stages of labor, and ways to manage expectations
  • Discussion of hospital policies + medical interventions or home birth guidelines
  • 2 postnatal visits. One post-delivery visit to check on the status of you and your baby, then another at 6-8 weeks postpartum to initiate postpartum healing through yoga exercises
  • Unlimited email and phone support throughout Pregnancy + Fourth Trimester
  • Assisting the woman in preparing for and carrying out her plans for the birth
  • Your doula is on-call for 2 weeks prior to due-date up to delivery date
  • Stays with the woman throughout the active labor and delivery process
  • Provides emotional support, physical comfort measures, and an objective viewpoint, as well as helping the woman get the information she needs to make informed decisions
  • Facilitates communication between the laboring woman, her partner and her clinical care providers
  • Allows the woman’s partner to participate at his/her comfort level

Please contact Chelsea to inquire about availability and to schedule your initial consultation.