I offer labor and birth doula services including but not limited to:
~ One free consultation to learn about your options and to meet me in person ~ Phone and email support after hire date ~ Two prenatal visits in your home, generally around 32 weeks and 36 weeks ~ Assist in preparing a birth preference list ( birth plan ) ~ Discuss how each member of the birth team will work together ~ Discuss comfort measures and relaxation techniques ~ Provide information and reassurance as your pregnancy advances ~ On call 24/7 as your birth time approaches ~ Provide continual emotional and physical support for the duration of labor and birth ~ Recognize and respect the partner’s role in childbirth ~ Introduce ways the partner can administer support and comfort measures ~ Provide assistance & support after birth for at least 1- 2 hours ~ Assist with initial breastfeeding ~ One week postpartum visit in your home ~ Provide information and resources for postpartum wellness and newborn care. ~ Back up Doula options (in the unlikey event this is needed ) ~ Additional visits and services can be arranged and customized based on your needs. ( for an additional charge)
Additionally I am available for:
~ Lactation Counseling (by appointment) ~ Private and group Childbirth Education Classes ~ Private and group Prepared Breastfeeding Classes ( encouraged to take prenatally as well ! ) ~ Birth Counseling regarding issues of past and present experiences, addressing choices for safe birth and options for care providers in your area that support your goals. ~ Placenta Encapsulation Services
Note: Depending on your insurance plan it may be possible for you to receive partial reimbursement for my services or to submit it to your FSA. After the birth I will provide you with a detailed invoice for services that you can submit to your insurance company or your FSA organization. The invoice will include my tax ID#, credentials, National Provider ID and appropriate billing codes. All insurance plans vary but I encourge you to be proactive in the process.
Peaceful Birth and Beyond Doula Services
and Maternal Wellness Home ContactPhone: 978-833-8240