PREGNANCY SUPPORT

EARLy Pregnancy Support
AKA "Pre-Partum" Doula Services

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Support during the first half of pregnancy when heavy exhaustion, nausea,, hyperemesis, fatigue and general sickness are at their peak. Also applicable to those on bedrest for any number of health reasons. 

Breakdown

  • Free Consultation to get to know your specific needs for support, answer any questions, and see if we are a good fit!

  • Informational Support on all things prenatal care, birth options, and postpartum. I helpdirect you to helpful resources, referrals, and recommendations, as well as answer any questions about pregnancy and labor to help you feel the most prepared.

  • Emotional Support during pregnancy and helping you process any fears, excitement, overwhelm, etc. and offering a listening ear.

  • Weekly Visits, usually in 1-2 hour shifts, depending on individual need to check in with you and help with meals, running light errands, picking up groceries, cooking, light chores, siblings, etc.

  • Help with Scheduling Provider Appointments, Ultrasounds, etc. during pregnancy, including helping you find a care provider that aligns with your specific needs and preferences for labor. Assistance with insurance headaches included. 

  • Attendance at  Appointments for support, either alongside a partner/friend/family member or in place of. If restrictions replace attendance I can meet there and wait outside, or video call in. 

  • Help Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping to help find foods that you can successfully eat

  • Unlimited phone support where I answer common questions, offer reassurance, provide referrals, and support you with continuity of care.  

 Individualized payment plans are available

prenatal (ONLY) Support

$350

Support during pregnancy, as offered in traditional birth doula services, without labor attendance. 3 prenatal visits as well as consistent support from a doula to help navigate birth options, learn about comfort measures and have complete informational and emotional support throughout your pregnancy as you prepare to birth your baby. 

Breakdown

  • Free Consultation to get to know your specific needs for support, answer any questions, and see if we are a good fit!

  • Informational Support on all things prenatal care, birth options, and postpartum. I help by directing you to helpful resources and recommendations and answering any questions about pregnancy and labor to help you feel the most prepared.

  • Emotional Support during pregnancy and helping you process any fears, excitement, overwhelm, etc. and offering a listening ear.

  • Attendance at 1-2 Provider Appointments for support, either alongside a partner/friend/family member or in place of. If restrictions replace attendance I can meet there and wait outside, or video call in. 

  • 3 Prenatal Visits during pregnancy, lasting between 1-2 hours each, where I get to know you and help you prepare for your birth as well as understand your specific needs and wishes for labor. These visits look like:

    • Discusson of common interventions and knowing your options

    • Basic childbirth education and understanding the birth process

    • Working through your mindset, fears, and anxieties about birth and/or postpartum

    • Learning comfort measures and techniques for labor

    • Planning and preparing for postpartum

  • Your copy of the Doula Resource Handbook, a guide written by myself and includes articles from other renowned authors and doulas (used with permission).​

  • Unlimited phone support during pregnancy and throughout the first 4 weeks postpartum. I answer common questions, offer reassurance, provide referrals, and support you with continuity of care.  

  • A Postpartum Visit a few days after you're adjusted at home, lasting betwen 1-2 hours, where we 

    • Review the birth experience, check in with how you're doing and review your mood​ and basic newborn care

    • Breastfeeding Session, where as a Lactation Consultant Assistant, I help with common issues and know when to refer for more help

 Individualized payment plans are available