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 $1000.
  • If you are (were) enrolled in my childbirth classes the fee is $900.
  • if  I have provided doula support for a previous birth, the fee for doula services is $850.
  • 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 36 weeks.
  • I am also open to barter. Currently, I am in need of interior painting. If you have other good or services to barter please let me know.