Doula Services

Supporting Couples, Empowering Families

This birth is about you.  It’s about building your family with your partner.  As a doula, I will support your family on that journey.

Dad and new baby

Evidence Based

  • Women receiving one-to-one emotional support in labor have been shown to have:
  • Lower rates of cesarean
  • Shorter labors
  • Fewer epidural requests
  • Increased satisfaction
  • Fewer forceps deliveries

Evidence:  ACOG 2017 Opinion 

As Your Doula

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I will meet with you twice before labor begins to explore your vision for your birth and demonstrate techniques to your partner.
  • You  both will have unlimited phone text and email contact with me throughout your pregnancy.
  • I will be on call 24 hours a day beginning at 37 weeks gestation.
  • I will provide early labor support as requested.
  • I will remain with you once active labor has begun until your family is settled after the birth.
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I will utilize non-medical support techniques for labor and birth.
  • I will offer breast feeding support and education to you both.
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I will meet with your new family after the birth.

Where

I serve doula clients in Kitsap County and military hospitals.

Cost

With research this powerful, every woman should have the benefit of one-to-one labor support.  I offer a sliding scale fee to families.