what does a doula offer?

  • Up to 3 prenatal visits to get to know each other, review your birth preferences, and practice comfort techniques.
  • Assistance with creating a birthing plan if desired.
  • Prenatal phone support and e-mailsupport (because the process of childbirth starts at conception!)
  • Physical (non-medical) support during labor and birth, including beneficial positioning, massage, and breathing Techniques.
  • Emotional birth support utilizing comforting, affirming, and relaxation techniques – involving your partner as much as possible – not replacing them!
  • Taking photo’s during the birth, if desired.
  • Postpartum at least one visit to review your experience and gain your valuable feedback.