Birth Doula Services

My services include:

• A complimentary “meet -and-greet” interview at a coffee shop type location

• First prenatal to discuss all birthing options available and to get to know each other better

• Second prenatal visit to learn coping techniques, relaxation skills, and practice communication strategies during labor

• Help writing and reviewing your birth plan preferences

• Support via phone and email from pregnancy to postpartum

• On-call availability for the month around your due date

• Support you laboring at home before moving to your birth location

• Continuous support for you and your birth team during labor from me or a second doula if needed

• One postpartum visit for practical postpartum support and birth reflection

• Birth photography with your camera as I’m free to provide (optional)

• Breastfeeding support

• Perinatal resources and specialized referrals to professional local practitioners

Research has shown that having a birth doula,
present during birth, can reduce the:

Length of Labor ......... 25%

Cesarean Rate ......... 50%

Use of Pitocin ......... 40%

Use of Pain Medication ......... 30%

Need for Forceps .........ᅠ 40%

Requests for an Epidural.........ᅠ60%

Ready to discuss how I can best serve you?

If you would like to inquire about services or check for availability, please call 619.632.2173 or email SouthernCharmDoula@gmail.com.