Doula Support

Birth Esteem provides unconditional non-judgmental birth and postnatal doula support for families emotionally, physically and educationally with all of our hearts. As your doula, we are there however is needed to care for and protect the memory of your experience. Our goal is be there for you so that you can find your way.

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– 1-2 prenatal visits, continuous support at your birth and 1 postnatal visit
– unlimited telephone, text, and/or email availability from the time of hiring
– assist with developing birth plan
– on-call 24 hours per day, 7 days per week from your 37th week of pregnancy until the birth of your baby
– continuous presence during your labor and birth
– labor and birth position suggestions
– comfort measures including soothing touch
– nurturing and protecting the memory of the birth experience
– work with the partner to participate at their comfortable level
– photograph birth as able and desired by client
– breastfeeding support: counseling/latch and positioning help
– processing the birth experience
– resources & referrals


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– 1 prenatal in home meetings
– individualized postpartum plan
– unlimited telephone, text, and/or email availability from the time of hiring
– unconditional non-judgmental emotional and physical support as well as companionship for family
– breastfeeding support: counseling/latch and positioning help
– care during recovery from birth and pregnancy
– processing the birth experience
– evidence-based information and education on infant cues, feeding, sleep, soothing, and development as well as coping skills for new parents
– babywearing assistance
– sibling support
– care for baby when parents want to shower, nap, or spend some special time with older child(ren)
– light household tidying/meal preparation/errands/organization of home and nursery
– resources & referrals

Sample Topics include but are not limited to:
The Birth Story. Start to process your experience • Lactation / Breastfeeding / Feeding • Newborn Care • Infant States, Cues and Cries • Soothing, Settling & Centering • Sleep • Bath & Baby Massage • Bonding, Attachment and Babywearing • Nutrition • Parenting Topics • Family Adjustments and Coping Skills & Techniques • Beginner Tummy Time (why and how to progress as your baby develops) • Household Organization: Who’s doing what? • Developmental Movement and Baby Yoga • What makes you you? Self-Care

Postnatal Doula Support Package / $1,200
(90 minute prenatal meeting + 20 hour postnatal support hours)
Additional hours can be purchased per hour after the minimum increment of 20 hours. I work in partnership for postnatal doula support with Audrey Jessup, please contact me to find out more about us and the services we offer.


Breastfeeding/Lactation Plus Postnatal Support Package / $550
(90 minute prenatal meeting, 4 hour postnatal visit + 3 hour follow-up postnatal visit, 2 video chat follow-ups)

The prenatal meeting, postnatal visit and follow-up visit encompass both lactation, newborn care and postpartum. At our prenatal meeting we will have an opportunity to connect, plan and discuss breastfeeding/lactation, newborn care and postpartum basics. During postnatal visit and follow-up visit, I will check/assist with position and latch, assess how things are going and refresh your memory of key concepts covered prenatally. As well as support you and your family during the early postpartum days as you recover, acclimate and bond. Care during recovery from birth and pregnancy, processing the birth experience, evidence-based information and education on infant cues, feeding, sleep, soothing, and development as well as coping skills for new parents, babywearing assistance, sibling support, care for baby when parents want to shower, nap, or spend some special time with older child(ren), light household tidying/meal preparation/errands/organization of home and nursery and resources & referrals. As well as two video chat follow-ups to answer questions as they come up. Additional postnatal support hours can be added at $50 per hour.