WHAT IS A DOULA?
a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a mother or birthing person before, during and shortly after childbirth to help achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible.
BENEFITS OF A MILK + HONEY DOULA
Milk + Honey Doulas will attend your delivery whether at home, birthing center or hospital. Our doulas are certified and trained to assist families with birthing options as advocates of their client's wishes and may assist in communicating with medical staff to obtain information for the client to make informed decisions regarding medical procedures.
Evidence has shown that pregnant persons who have a doula are:
less likely to need Pitocin.
less likely to have a cesarean birth.
less likely to use any pain medication.
more likely to rate their childbirth experience positively
babies have a lower AGPAR score
FEARLESS BIRTH = $1,000
Initial interview (no charge)
Two prenatal visits
Birth/Postpartum planning session
On-call during your birth window (37 weeks - 42 weeks).
Birth/Virtual support via text, video, or phone throughout your labor and birth
Two Postpartum visits
POSTPARTUM PLANNING KIT
Don't think you can just wing it after having your baby. Start planning now for your postpartum recovery with my New Beginnings Postpartum Planning Kit. This planning kit will help you and your partner dialog and create a plan for your recovery time. Why would you need a plan for after the baby?
Most mothers forget about the day to day duties of the household after your baby arrives
Prepares a mother or caregiver for the lying in period especially if you desire to breastfeed,
A plan helps to focus attention on your desired outcomes
Helps to define your healthcare team should problems occur.
Helps to guide your decision making.