• 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

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

IMG_2642 moon nest labor

Above painting by Amanda Greavette

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 

6117 Monona Drive, Monona, WI

 

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!

 

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

Postpartum doula services will include:

Support with breastfeeding

Light housekeeping

Help adjusting to parenthood

Cooking

zane

Resources

A listening ear and an open heart