Mothering the Mother, Inc
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“She exceeded my expectations! We had an amazing and beautiful birth with our doula’s energy and support! She was very knowledgable and was able to answer all of our questions. I really didn't know what to expect with this being my first baby, but we are so happy we chose to have such an amazing person by our side!”
Mothering the Mother Doulas are chosen by clients either by attending a Meet and Greet event or through the doulas' online profiles. It is important that the client checks the doula vacation schedules before making a selection to be certain you are okay with her availability (back up doulas are always available).
Included in the fee:
~ Prenatal One: discuss your birth wishes/get to know you
~ Prenatal Two: customized to your needs
~ Breastfeeding and Feeding Your Baby
~ Nutrition, Warning Signs, Signs of Labor, Exercise
~ Stages of Labor
~ Labor Support for the Expectant Mother and her Partner
~ Medications and Medical Interventions
~ Postpartum Mom and New Baby
~ Putting it All Together: How to get the birth you want
~ Yoga sessions (1-4 sessions - each session counts as one)
~ Happiest Baby on the Block
~ Hug Your Baby
~ Couple's Massage Class
~ Infant Massage Class (to be taken after baby arrives)
~ Health and Wellness
~ Essential Oils For Every Day Life
Complete Birth Doula Package Fee: $850 (new fees effective 9/1/17 if signing on before this date the fee is $750)
Birth Doula Only Fee (without classes): $800
“This being my first child and me not really sure what I was in for, I would say that my doula exceeded my expectations in ways I didn’t know I would have!”
We include over 30 hrs of educational opportunities and lactation assistance for no additional charge when you hire one of our doulas!
We are your one stop shop for pregnancy and birth support!
What is a Birth Doula?
A birth doula is a trained professional who provides continuous support to help the mother and her partner through the labor and delivery experience.
Birth doulas can help answer questions or help the mother find answers to her questions. They can help prepare a birth plan, help with comfort techniques, are available throughout the mother's labor and delivery (whether it be natural, medicated, or a cesarean birth), and can also assist with breastfeeding.
A doula can help the father or birth partner by offering suggestions on comfort techniques, get food and/or drink, give the father or partner a break if needed, and can also provide reassurance. A doula NEVER replaces the father or birth partner, but instead becomes an addition to the support team.