Optimal Birth Experience (birth doula package)
- Initial over-the-phone 30 minute free consultation
- 2 prenatal visits (4 hrs total)
- Discussion of your wants, needs & wishes to create the best “flexible” birth plan tailored to you.
- A carefully crafted info package with all the best recommendations of books, videos & practical exercises to help you feel confident and ready.
- Access to lending library and other resources
- Teaching techniques for acupressure, massage, imagery, visualization
- Teaching and education on: stages of labour, how your body & baby work together in labour, info & options for pain management, what labour looks/feels like from start to end, specific positions for each stage of labour, and tips on how to work with your body to encourage a smooth and potentially faster labour.
- Unlimited contact through phone, txt or email, throughout your pregnancy from the moment we’re your doula
- A holistic approach, learning how to combine emotional and physical support, to discover what you’ll personally need during the labour/birth/postpartum phases.
- Open to facilitating the self-discovery process of any fears/anxiety that might stand in the way of your ability to have a calm, confident, enjoyable and memorable birth experience.
- Information on Essential Oils to incorporate at your birth to help decrease nausea, pain, increase energy, motivation, and keep you feeling grounded.
- 1 month (24/7) on-call support & availability when around your due date
- Continuous support throughout your labour, and up to 2 hours after the birth
- Back-up support from your secondary doula
- 1hr postpartum visit to debrief birth experience, assist with breastfeeding, and offer emotional support