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 Birth Support

Get the Support You Deserve on Your Big day! 

The inspiration for my work as a Holistic Perinatal Consultant, coach, and doula is that I believe that birth is a natural, normal function of the pregnant person’s body. I believe that over the years we have been taught not to trust our bodies and the innate ability woman have to give birth naturally. I believe that with the right mindset, complete preparation, and full genuine support, giving birth can be a joyful and life-changing experience. It's when we own our birth and take responsibility for our needs and desires, we can have full autonomy of our bodies, our births, and our experience. We become our own advocates. Giving birth can bring to the surface a power that had been hidden so deep and truly is a reflection of how resilient and strong we really are.

 

My passion is in encouraging parents to tap into their fears and bring them to the surface so that they can replace those images and thoughts with positive and evidence-based information. My approach to care is very holistic, as I strongly encourage the people I work with to adjust some aspects of their lives as they prepare to give birth and begin their new roles. Because I have seen the way unnecessary interventions can greatly interfere with this intuitive, normal, and natural process, I have chosen to focus on working with people who are interested in making informed choices and are willing to take responsibility for themselves in preparation for and during the birth. I want to work with those who believe or at least want to believe, in their very own power to give birth and be interested in learning more about this rite of passage.















 

The focus of my in-person doula practice has shifted towards my Birthing Bravely: Birth Preparation Coaching program that allows pregnant people and their partners to have access to my most essential resources, local referrals (CT residents),  comfort measures, childbirth education, all while having a more comprehensive educational and coaching relationship with me virtually. With being on-call, spending most of my time traveling all over the state, and attending births that sometimes took days, it was hard to spend the time with my clients and reach enough people to feel like I was making a difference. With my virtual birth support services, you can have more 1:1 time with me and get the education and preparation support because I simply have more time!!  Becoming a virtual doula gave me more time and space to create courses and spend more time with you on calls and in the private group "The Brave Space"!

After working with me, you will have the confidence to do anything you set your mind to and start your parenting journey off strong.

Many partners want to be the main support during the birth and just need the guidance and education to feel more prepared to help the birthgiver navigate the journey. When a partner knows that their role is that of the advocate to the birthgiver and baby, they feel more confident in standing up to unnecessary intervention and birth trauma. Then they have me in their pocket during their birth to get clarity on what comes up. 

Great for hospitals births or freebirths! 

 

With my Virtual Doula Services, I offer virtual support during pregnancy, labor, and I'm with you all throughout active labor and your birth guiding your partner to best support you. Then I'm with you for 40 days postpartum to get support, ideas, referrals, and a non-judgmental ear.

Virtual Services: I only take on 2 clients per month so you get the one-on-one support so please inquire early in your pregnancy to ensure a space in my calendar.

 As your birth coach and doula, I trust your innate ability to birth. I believe in you and I want you to believe in yourself. 

Inquire with me today so I can help you make some mindset shifts to have a better birth experience.

My Virtual Birth Services

What I Offer 

Virtual Birthing Bravely Doula Services $1047

I've learned that the education I set forth for my clients and the mindfulness work I have you practice is what sets my services apart. 

Whether it's your hospitals policy during the Covid-19 pandemic, or you don’t have access to certified birth doulas in your area or you and your partner want your birth to be intimate and limit the number of people in your birth space. My Virtual Birth Doula services can help support, encourage and guide you and your partner through this journey. I can help educate you on your choices, your rights, and help you make a birth preference list for you to go over with your provider. Your partner and I will meet as well to go over what they can expect and how they can best support you. I will be on call and there with you via text, call, and video chat during your labor, birth and be there to help guide you in the first few weeks of your postpartum time. 

 

Have questions for me, I would love to chat with you.  Please schedule a free consult below.  I'd love to help and support you.

Virtual Birth Doula package includes:

  • Free 15 minute initial consultation via Zoom or FaceTime

  • Up to 3 formal prenatal meetings to discuss options during your pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum via zoom.

  • Up to 3 informal call check-ins to answer questions as they come up

  • 1 Prenatal meeting with your partner to teach him how to best support you (in CT you get free access to my in-person partner prep class.) Self-paced partner prep class coming soon!

  • Available via phone and text with any questions regarding your pregnancy, labor, and birth experience.

  • Help you to create your birth plan and educate you on your options and rights as a birthing person.

  • 24/7 on-call support from 38 weeks until baby is born

  • Phone and text availability during labor to help assist with birth options, answer questions and help you decide when it is time to go to your hospital or birth center. I'll be there virtually to hold space for you and encourage you to verbalize your feelings and desires in your birth. I will support and educate your partner to help get you into positions that will facilitate and encourage you to move your baby down and actions to help you feel calm supported and more comfortable in your birth. This is where my midwifery education comes in handy.

  • 1 Postpartum meeting to talk through birth story and ask about any postpartum or newborn care questions that you may have

  • Distance Reiki is available during birth. Prenatal and postnatal services, please book in advance. 

Just to recap that 6 calls and unlimited text support during your pregnancy, birth and postpartum!

My in-person doula services used to only have 2 prenatal meetings and 1 postpartum visit so just to give you perspective!

(Payment plans available and I accept HSA is yours accepts me!)

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Virtual HypnoBirthing Doula Services $1447

Along with having my full virtual birth support package, you will learn about the unique HypnoBirthing® philosophy that the body and mind work harmoniously using natural birthing instincts along with deep relaxation and affirmations in order to replace negative preconceptions or previous trauma. Families leave feeling prepared, empowered, and excited for birth.

Even better your doula will be with you in your pocket during your labor to reinforce and guide you with what you learned!

 

In addition to HypnoBirthing® education, you will also learn about the importance of provider choice and how to replace negative emotions with positive ones. 
 

Includes 5-week series. Each class builds off the other and is 2.5 hours in length and includes Spinning Babies®' comfort measure techniques.  I will share with you what I learned from other amazing birth professionals and my work as a doula.

The cost of the childbirth courses includes your birth companion, textbook, audio affirmations, course work, and phone support. Custom Trello Board to house all of your assignments, videos, workbooks, handouts, etc so you can pull up at any time on your phone!

Virtual Birth Doula package includes:

  • Free 15 minute initial consultation via Zoom or FaceTime

  • 5 classes and 3 prenatal meetings to discuss options during your pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum via zoom.

  • Weekly Check-In's

  • 1 Prenatal meeting with your partner to teach him how to best support you (if you are local to CT you take my in-person partner prep class held at my office in Manchester)

  • Available via phone and text with any questions regarding your pregnancy, labor, and birth experience.

  • Help you to create your birth plan and educate you on your options and rights as a birthing person.

  • 24/7 on-call support from 38 weeks until baby is born

  • Phone, text, and video call availability during labor to help assist with birth options, answer questions and help you decide when it is time to go to your hospital or birth center. I'll be there virtually to hold space for you and encourage you to verbalize your feelings and desires in your birth. I will support and educate your partner to help get you into positions that will facilitate and encourage you to move your baby down and actions to help you feel calm supported and more comfortable in your birth.

  • 1 Postpartum meeting to talk through birth story and ask about any postpartum or newborn care questions that you may have

  • Distance Reiki is available for your birth. Prenatal and postnatal appts please book online in advance. 

(Payment plans available and I accept HSA)

This is equal to 24 hours of prenatal support!

Having a homebirth in Central or Eastern CT?
Are you a patient of With Women's Wellness
My in-person Doula Services are available to you
$1797
Includes all education.