Meet for 2 prenatal VISITS lasting approximately 2-3 hours a time
ACCOMPANY you to a meeting with your caregiver, if so you choose
Phone and email CORRESPONDENCE
RESOURCES and references, including access to my lending library
Postpartum MEAL PLANNING
Emotional SUPPORT prior to your birth
HELP writing your birth preferences
TECHNIQUES to help let go of fear and anxiety surrounding pregnancy, birth and parenting
In the Postpartum period
CONTINUOUS physical and emotional support. I will join you when labor starts and stay with you throughout your entire labor.
COMFORT measures and help with position changes
RELAXATION techniques including AROMATHERAPY, guided visualization and/or massage to speed up labor and/or reduce discomfort
Create a PEACEFUL ambiance with candles and lighting
Remind you of your intentions and create the space and time you need in order for you to ADVOCATE for yourselves
Quiet support and GUIDENCE for your partner
Take photos and notes
During labor and birth
STAY WITH YOU until breastfeeding is established
Troubleshoot any breastfeeding issues you may have in the weeks after birth
1-2 visits to check and make sure you and baby are HAPPY and HEALTHY
Give you referals and references if you need further support
A little gift of PHOTOS and SITZ BATH HERBS
Phone and email support
HAPPY HOURS, GROUP SUPPORT AND BACK UP
Curious to know more about what a doula supported birth looks like or have questioins about our role in your labor and birth?
Come meet us at the Doulas' Happy Hour:
Every 3rd Sunday of the month from 4:30pm - 5:30pm
As I'm a member of the Madison Doula Collective, you can be rest assured that there will always be a backup doula on call. Come meet your backup doulas!
All clients of mine can join our lovely group of doulas and their clients for group prenatals to discuss all things related to pregnancy, labor, birth and/or parenting. Past clients are welcome to come share their birth story.
Join us every 3rd Sunday of the month from 3-4pm, 6117 monona Drive, Monona, WI
Support with breastfeeding
Help adjusting to parenthood
A listening ear and an open heart