As a doula I provide guidance, support and information during the pregnancy and use many holistic approaches to soothe and support you throughout the labor and birth. Postnatally, I provide breastfeeding support, if desired, and help with questions concerning postpartum and newborn needs.
Please feel free to contact me to find out more about Doula Care Sponsorship/ Volunteer hours!
Prenatal Care and Education: Personalized at-home Prenatal Meetings: $100/ 2 ½-3 hours or 5 sessions for $450 (If you find a 2nd couple to take the course with you, both couples can receive 40% off!) Subjects Covered:Healthy pregnancy, understanding how the mind and body work during labor, pain coping techniques, creating a safe and loving birth space, processing of your lineage and community birth stories, the 4th trimester postpartum, breastfeeding, sleep, baby care, how to use a rebozo and more ... Postnatal Food Preparation (meals, snacks, drinks for labour, etc...): $25/ hour Mother’s Blessing Ceremony: $200 Birth Doula Services: As a birth doula I provide guidance, support and information during the pregnancy and use many holistic approaches to soothe and support you throughout the labor and birth. Postnatally, I will provide breastfeeding support, if desired, and help with questions concerning postpartum and newborn needs. Packages include the following:
A complimentary “meet-and-greet” interview at a coffee shop or in your home
Prenatal visits (2- 2 ½ hourseach) to learn about the stages of labour, possible interventions during labour, coping techniques, relaxation skills, birth planning, postnatal care for mom and baby, etc..
Support via phone and e-mail from pregnancy to postpartum 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
On-call availability for the month around your due date
Support laboring at home before moving to your birth location (if desired)
Continuous support for you and your birth team during your labor from a certified doula, with a back-up doula possibly available for a long labor.
Postpartum Visits (2-3 hours each) after the baby is born for practical postpartum support and birth reflection
*Classic Package: $750 Birth Support & 3 pre or postnatal meetings
*Premium Package: $950 Birth Support & 5 pre or postnatal meetings
*Deluxe Package: $1100 Birth Support & 7 pre or postnatal meetings Postpartum Services: As a postpartum doula I am there to comfort and take care of you after the birth of the baby. To offer support and information on breastfeeding, bottle feeding, baby carrying, infant sleep, nutrition, and baby massage are some of the topics that could be explored. Help preparing meals or tidy up while you rest are other complimentary options during a postnatal visit. Also, help with sibling bonding or keeping older children occupied while parents spend time with baby could be offered. Mothers and fathers need to be taken care of too! *Counselling Session:$40/ hour at the hospital or at home. *Half a day of doula help: 3-hour session at the hospital or at home for $100.
*3 hours + : $25/ hour
*Overnight package: 8 hours of overnight care for $250
Are you interested in having your child or children present at the birth but not sure how to co-ordinate or integrate them in the birth? As a sibling companion I will be there to help provide awareness and support to your little one during the birth. This service is especially useful for home births.
*Contact me for prices and details about this beautiful opportunity to include siblings in the birth experience.