Doula

Preparing for birth? Here are 12 beautiful pregnancy and birth meditations you can do on your own time, and here is an all-virtual childbirth education class taught by an experienced Labor & Delivery RN, doula, and IBCLC who has a very like-minded approach to my own. Let me know how you like them!

Labor supportive services:

I have completed DONA International’s Birth Doula training with Rae Davies of The Birth Company, and the BEST Birth Doula training with Amanda Devereux and Maria Pokluda. COMING SOON TO THIS PAGE: More information about labor doula work!

Postpartum supportive services:

“Studies have shown that cultures in which women are cared for by others for a defined period of days or weeks and are expected only to nurture themselves and their babies during that time have superior outcomes in postpartum adjustment. We know that women who experience support from their family members, care providers, counselors and peer groups have greater breastfeeding success, greater self-confidence, less postpartum depression and a lower

I am a Postpartum Certified Doula PCD(DONA) with DONA International, and I adhere to the DONA Standards of Practice and Code of Conduct. A training at Homegrown Babies in Asheville, NC was part of my in-person practice to meet the certification requirements.

I offer a free, 30-minute pre-contract interview. In general, a service contract is arranged before the birth of your baby, and includes at least one prenatal home visit, unlimited text support, and several home visits to be used in your first six weeks postpartum. I’m also happy to do single visits for non-contract moms as long as I have availability. I recommend booking two or three hours for each in-home postpartum care visit.