Birth Services Overview
Several services are available, to help clients gather information, get support, and envision this new chapter. Both the Left Brain (logical/critical/analitical) and the Right Brain (emotional/intuitive/experiential) are used in birth and early parenthood, so it is valuable to explore both. These services are available à la carte. Packages are listed on the Birth Doula Care page.
Birth Plan Consultation ($50)
One 2-hour session to discuss birth plans in detail with a professional birth doula. Evidence-based information and resources available by email.
Birth Doula Package ($750)
3 prenatal visits, continuous labor support, 1-2 postpartum visits.
Childbirth Education (Individual or Couple $50/module; Small Group $30/couple/module)
1 hour per module on the following topics:
-Stages of Labor
-Hospital Practices & Interventions
-Newborn Care & Breastfeeding
-Self-Advocacy for Birth
Trauma Consultations ($300/2 sessions)
Two, 2-hour long sessions to discuss common anxiety & body memory triggers in medical settings and create a detailed plan to cope with or avoid triggers.
Guided Birth Art Sessions (Individual/Couple/Pair of Friends $60 total, Small Group $20 per person) 90 minute sessions to explore intuitive knowledge of pregnancy, birth, and parenthood with soft chalk pastels. Creative prompts & supplies are provided.
Assistance planning & hosting a gathering of dear friends to celebrate your passage into motherhood/parenthood. A baby shower is to baby as a blessingway is to a parent. May be secular or religious, as desired. Traditionally all-female guest list. Highly customized event.