Birth Doula Services and Prices

Birth Doula services are provided by Elizabeth Oldham, H.B.C.E and Dona International Trained Doula.

To schedule your free consultation please contact Elizabeth

Birth Doula Package includes:

Prenatal Meetings:

  • At least two prenatal meetings with mom and as many individuals she would like present
  • 1st meeting is a free consultation either by phone or in person to discuss services and contract
  • 2nd meeting (after contracted) is to discuss comfort measures, birth positions, birth plan consultation, resources, feeding options, nutrition, plans after birth etc.

 

Phone, text and email support:

  • Once contracted you will have access to Elizabeth via phone, text or email to ask questions, search for references or voice any concerns

 

24 Hour On Call

  • Beginning at your 38th week to delivery
  • Call anytime during this period if you believe you are in labor
  • Will arrive either at your house or your place of birth once labor has started and you feel my support is needed

 

Labor and Delivery Support

  • Provide continuous support to you and your birthing partner during labor and delivery
  • Encourage nutrition and fluids for mother and all present for birth
  • Help with relaxation and breathing techniques
  • Suggest and help facilitate positions for comfort and relaxation
  • Provide constant reassurance to both mother and birth partner
  • Advocate for families wishes when needed and provide information and explanation of birth options
  • Help mother and birthing partner feel comfortable in whatever environment they choose to birth
  • Take photos or video, if desired with my digital camera (CD will be provided during post-partum visit at no cost) or your camera
  • Help with initial breastfeeding
  • Remain with mother and birthing partner for an hour after birth, if desired

 

Post-Partum Follow up

  • Periodic check ins via phone and email during the first 4 days after delivery
  • Delivery of photos via DVD if taken with my camera (if not already emailed)
  • Talk with mother about any concerns or questions
  • Discuss feeding progress
  • Discuss nutrition and sleep for mom
  • Available anytime post-partum for support, resources and referrals

*If an in person post-partum follow up is desired, it can be arranged

The price for Creating Your Calm’s Birth Doula Package is $1050.00.

Please contact Elizabeth if you have any special circumstances with finances or support (teen mom, deployed partner, single mom etc.) we would love to work with you.

Back up Doulas

In the event, unlikely as it may be, that I am unable to attend your birth, I have a network of incredible Doulas to choose from so that labor support is still provided.  Below are a few of these great women!

Claire Sax, CD(DONA), CHBE

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“I believe that women who want to birth in their home, birth center or at the hospital should have calm and comforting support from those around them. Your birth can be anything and everything you want it to be.” ~Claire Learn more about Claire here

 

 

Kerry Reynolds, Dona Trained Birth and Post Partum Doula and Childbirth Educator

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Kerry is deeply committed to providing a holistic approach to pregnancy and childbirth and is excited to be expanding her practice to include Placenta Encapsulation and Aromatherapy. “In addition to helping women in childbirth and being a full time mom to two gorgeous daughters I love to garden, visit wineries, travel, run, kayak, and spend as much time at the beach as possible.” ~ Kerry Learn more about Kerry here

 

 

More information:

Birth Doula

What is a Birth Doula

 

 

 

 

 

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