What is a birth doula?

A birth doula is a non-medical professional trained to provide emotional, physical, and educational support to someone before, during and after childbirth.

how much does a birth doula cost?

We offer doula support on a sliding scale, serving families who are able to pay a full fee, some portion, barter, or for free.

What will my birth doula do?

Your birth doula will...

  • meet with you 3 or more times before your birth to talk about what you want it to be like, what medical procedures you can say yes or no to*, what kinds of comfort measures you can have, answer your labor questions, and more
     
  • be with you from the start of your active labor to the time after your child comes into the world
     
  • check in with you 1 or more times after your birth to talk about what to expect in the first months of parenthood and see how you and your baby are doing
     
  • connect you to resources in the community when you need more support