group classes
During Pregnancy
  • Free initial no obligation consultation
  • 2 prenatal home visits during which we discuss your desires and expectations for the birth
  • Practice positions, comfort measures and massage techniques
  • Explore visualization and relaxation exercises
  • Practice abdominal breathing techniques
  • Help you to develop a birth plan
  • You are invited to attend one of my breastfeeding classes
  • Unlimited phone and email support throughout your pregnancy and early postpartum period
  • Access to my lending library including many current informative and inspiring DVD's
  • On call availability 24 hours a day
  • Back up service available (though I limit clients per month to avoid the likelihood of overlap)
 

During labor

  • Continuous support to you and your partner throughout your labor, birth and the early postpartum period
  • Beautiful photographs of your labor, birth and/or those amazing moments just after your baby's birth depending on your preferences
 

Postpartum

  • Guidance in establishing initial breastfeeding
  • Within the first two weeks (depending on your prefrence) we schedule a time for a postpartum visit. During this visit I can provide breastfeeding support, baby care tips, referrals to community resources, and we have a chance to discuss your birth experience. I bring you your beautiful birth photos and of course I love to see the babies!
  • Referrals and resources available as needed during the postpartum period
  • Postpartum doula services are also available
 

Fees

  • The full fee for the service as described above is $950.
  • If you are (were) enrolled in my childbirth classes the fee is $850
  • if  I have provided doula support for a previous birth, the fee for doula services is $750.
  • If I have provided doula support for 2 or more previous births call me.
  • A 50% retainer fee is due by the first prenatal visit. This may be sent prior to the first prenatal visit to ensure that your space is held. The ) balance is due at 37 weeks.
  • I am also open to barter. Currently, I am in need of interior and exterior carpentry and painting. If you have other good or services to barter please let me know.