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Specialization

  • Birth Doula

Certifications

  • Other

Doula Experience

Birth Doula Experience: 2 years and 8 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 1 years and 2 families served

Currently working towards Doula certification(s)

Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 4 births and 1 to 8 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions:None

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Working closely with your partner, doctor or midwife and other hospital staff, to address your specific needs and desires for your birth.

Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers.

Attends home births? Any Home Birth
Had three home births personally and love the idea!!!

Specialized training or previous experience
Families conceiving with ART and IVFHome BirthMultiplesClients on bed rest
Special needs babies
Twins
Single parents
Cesarean birth
Waterbirth
Induced and high medical technology labor & birth

Special Services Offered:
Birth Pool rental
Babywearing education
Baby-led weaning
ASL (American Sign Language)
Red Cross first aid & CPR classes
Reduced rates for military members/spouses
Reduced rates for women considering adoption
Pregnancy, birth and/or newborn photography
Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
Aromatherapy
Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)

Languages spoken: English

Fees

Birth Fee: $0 to $500
Usual is $400

Postpartum Rate: $0 to $30per hour

Fee Details: I prefer to work with families according to their budget and needs. This can be determined over the phone or email and in person meetings

Languages Spoken

English

A Joyful Journey

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Specialization

  • Birth Doula

Certifications

  • Other

Additional Certifications

I'm not yet a certified doula. My trainings include DONA and toLabor. I will be starting a course with Stillbirthday in July.

Doula Experience

Andrea is a birth and postpartum doula who has been a doula for about 3 years & has attended 22 births, each one different than the one before. She is passionate about supporting families in their journey to parenthood. Andrea has personal experience with baby wearing and cloth diapering. She breastfed all of her children and began volunteering as a breastfeeding peer counselor at her local hospital. She recently became a Certified Lactation Specialist and continues to learn about more ways to support mothers, babies, and families.

Fees

Birth Services
The Basics Package - $700
This package includes:
1 Prenatal visit-to discuss every aspect of the upcoming birth. We will work with you to find out what is important for you to know before giving birth
24/7 On-Call Service- Starts at your 38th week of pregnancy
Unlimited Support: via Phone/Text/Email. We are always available to answer questions/listen to concerns.
Continuous support throughout your labor and delivery (home, birth center, or hospital)
Complimentary assistance with initial breastfeeding within the first hour after birth.
A follow up visit at your home within the first two weeks postpartum. In this visit the doula will help process the birth with the new family and share some postpartum tips and referrals.

The Pampered Package - $800
This package includes everything in the basics package PLUS:
An additional prenatal visit.
Birth Photography. All images will be recorded on a CD and given to you at your postpartum visit.

The Pampered Deluxe Package - $900
This package includes everything in the basics and pampered packages PLUS:
Your choice of an additional prenatal visit, or postpartum visit
Bengkung Style Belly Binding - Binder is included in the price and is yours to keep.

Postpartum Services
The Basics Package - $200
​This package includes:
8 hours of postpartum support
Help with physical and emotional recovery after birth
Breastfeeding support
Assistance with newborn care
Light housekeeping
Light meal preparation
Sibling care

The Pampered Package - $375
This package includes everything in the basics package PLUS:
An additional 8 hours of postpartum support (a total of 16 hours of postpartum support)
Bengkung style belly binding- ​Binder is included in the price and is yours to keep.

The Pampered Deluxe Package - $550
This package includes everything in the basics and pampered packages PLUS:
An additional 8 hours of postpartum support (a total of 24 hours of postpartum support)
In home newborn photography

Placenta Services
Basic Package: $200
Placenta Capsules in tinted glass jar
Complimentary Umbilical Cord Keepsake

Standard Package: $235
Placenta Capsules in tinted glass jar
Complimentary Umbilical Cord Keepsake
Placenta Tincture in tinted glass bottle with dropper
Placenta Art Print

Deluxe Package: $260
Placenta Capsules in tinted glass jar
Complimentary Umbilical Cord Keepsake
Placenta Tincture in tinted glass bottle with dropper
Placenta Art Print
Healing Salve

Languages Spoken

English

A Joyful Journey

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Profile Photos and Other Images

Specialization

  • Birth Doula
  • Postpartum Doula

Certifications

  • DONA (Doulas Of North America)
  • Other

Additional Certifications

Registered C.N.A.

Doula Experience

2+ years of doula experience and 25+ births attended

Fees

Our Birth Doula packages range from $700-$900 and can be customized for each family
Postpartum Rates are $20-$30/hr and packages are available.
Placenta Encapsulation available as well.