Doulas Make a Difference!

My doula clients* hold a special place in my heart. You have to be affected by the beauty and emotion of the event when you are present for something so amazing. It is a huge moment when a person becomes a PARENT. It’s a big deal!

My goal when I am devoting doula services to a mother or couple is to provide all the physical, emotional, and informational support needed to have a wonderful experience, free from worries or fears. The research highlights the benefits of doulas as labor support with the following statistics:doula-stats

I am currently accepting new clients for JULY 2014- DECEMBER 2014. To view a bit more about doula services I provide, CLICK HERE. To view my DoulaMatch.net profile and availability calender, click DOULA PROFILE.

*If I have attended your birth and you haven’t yet posted a review of the service I’ve provided, please take a moment to follow THIS link and say a few words about what I did and how it made a difference!  Thank you!

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Massage and Labor Support: Shorten your labor and feel great while you have your baby!

I have the privilege of being a certified Bodywork for the Childbearing Year™ therapist. I provide prenatal and postpartum massage specialization and labor support services. The exciting moment between pre- and post-, the moment of BIRTH, is one I am lucky enough to have shared with several women and their families as a Labor Support Specialist.

Labor Support begins with a meeting by the 30th week of pregnancy to discuss your birth plan and complete required paperwork. Labor Support can be whatever you need including advocacy for your birth plan, silence, vocalizations, movement, massage, and encouragement, and is not a “coach” unless asked to fill this role. The mother’s preferences are honored at all times and may vary through the stages of labor.

The goal and intent is to support the mother with careful listening and supportive actions, providing a safe and comforting place for her to deliver her baby with the least effort possible and the most joy imaginable!

“My first labor included 3 hours of pushing. It’s exhausting to start motherhood off after that. EVERY muscle is sore, including Continue reading