Birth Doula

Availability throughout pregnancy for consultation and problem solving
Initial prenatal meeting to discuss choices in labor, birth and postpartum techniques
Guidance in devising a birth plan
Second prenatal meeting to practice positions, comfort measures and coping techniques
Hands-on support for you, and your partner, throughout labor and birth
One to two hours of support in the immediate postpartum period
One visit in your home during the first two weeks of the postpartum period
Help with decision making about products, classes, and services  
Initial feeding support
Local community referrals

Postpartum Consultation and Support

Strategies for post birth healing and recovery
New parent coaching
Establishing and negotiating family routines
Lactation and baby feeding education, troubleshooting and counseling
Baby wearing demonstration and hands-on practice


Making Good Choices: Childbirth Education
Newborn Care - The Fourth Trimester
Child Safety for the First Year (includes CPR)
For Grandparents: Tips, Tools, & Tricks
Breastfeeding Basics

Individual and small group instruction