• Meet for 2  prenatal VISITS lasting approximately 2 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

Prenatally

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

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Madison Doula

During labor and birth

Birth Doula services will include support:

  • 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

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Above painting by Amanda Greavette

MADISON DOULA COLLECTIVE (MDC)

Happy Hour, Group support and Backup

 

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 

6409 Odana Rd Suite 11A, Madison, WI 53719

 

Current/Past Clients:

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 during one of our quarterly 2hour social events with snacks and beverages!  

Postpartum doula services will include:

Support with breastfeeding

Light housekeeping

Help adjusting to parenthood

Cooking and meal planning

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Wellness and infant Resources

Non-judgemental listening ear and an open heart

It can be difficult to adjust to parenthood.  Even the most mundane activities like showering suddenly can be difficult to accomplish.  I'm here to help you.  Let me take care of you during this amazing and often challenging transition.

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