Birth Doula Services

Before Birth

Free initial consultation

2 prenatal meetings

Birth and newborn preferences discussion

Assistance building a birth plan

Discussion of comfort measures and coping strategies

2 hour mini labor and birth prep class 

Phone and email support 

On call 24/7 2 weeks before and after your estimated delivery date

 

During Labor and Birth 

Continuous presence for duration of labor 

Comfort measures and coping strategies

 Doula bag tools: Essential oils, heating pad, massage oils and lotions, rebozo, honey sticks and more

Information and answers to your questions

Providing support and relief to your birth partner

 

Postpartum 

1-2 hours immediate postpartum support

Initial breastfeeding support

Phone and email support

A home visit within the first 2 weeks

 

Fee

$800

 

*$25 travel fee applies to areas over 30 miles outside of South Bend

My fee reflects the amounts of years of experience, births attended, workshops and certifications held

 

Service Area

I provide doula services to the general Michiana area and into Michigan: 

Mishawaka, South Bend, Osceola, Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Shipshewana, Middlebury, Lakeville, Plymouth, St. Joseph, Niles, Benton Harbor, Kalamazoo

I am willing to travel, please contact me for more information

 

I have supported births at the following hospitals/Birth Centers:

Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Elkhart General, Goshen Hospital, Goshen Birth Center, Benton Harbor Birth Center, Lakeland (Niles, MI), Lakeland (St. Joe, MI), Borgess, Bronson