Dancing Doula

Childbirth Education * Birth & Postpartum Care * Breastfeeding Support

                  Birth Doula Services

 

    A birth doula helps an expectant mother and her partner relax and enjoy their birth experience, knowing they are well-supported during labour, birth and early postpartum. As a trained birth doula I offer:

  • 3 appointments: 2 prenatal (1-1.5 hours each) and 1 postpartum visit (1-3 hours) OR 1 prenatal (1-1.5 hours) and 2 postpartum visits (1-3 hours each)
  • Information about birth and postpartum resources in the community, plus relevant books and DVDs from my lending library
  • Prenatal support by telephone and email
  • 24/7 on-call telephone support starting 2 weeks before your due date
  • A reliable back up doula if necessary
  • Once you are in labour, support by telephone until you are ready for me to join you
  • Continuous physical, emotional and information support during labour, birth and immediately postpartum for the mother, her partner and other support persons present
  • Assistance with the first breastfeeding latch
  • Assistance with comfort measures for 1-2 hours after birth

The birth doula package is $800.00.

 A sliding-scale is available.