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"Evidence suggests that, in addition to regular nursing care, continuous one-to-one emotional support is associated with improved outcomes for women in labor." - American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Doulas offer nonjudgemental support and guidance, as you prepare for your upcoming birth. It can be challenging to navigate the pregnancy and birth journey, while adjusting to the many changes you may be experiencing. We assist you by holding space for possibilities, clarifying your vision for your birth and accessing the care/support you seek.

As birth doulas, we aim to provide the following services, upon request and as time permits:

  • Prenatal meetings to get to know each other and discuss how we can best work together.

  • Birth preferences consultation.

  • Refresher of childbirth education and/or HypnoBirthing techniques.

  • Physical, emotional and informational support during your pregnancy and birthing process.

  • Assistance in making informed decisions throughout the labor.

  • Postpartum support immediately following the birth.

  • Documentation of birth.

  • Placenta preparation coordination.

  • Postpartum visit to close out and share birth story.

For more information, please contact us. 

I remember the moments of that day - excitement, worry, peace, laughter, joy. I still am in awe with what my body did and I’ll never stop being giddy that I entertain it. Everything went exactly how I had envisioned it. All I had feared didn’t seem to exist. HypnoBirthing was a godsend and allowed me to live, feel and be one with my body and my baby completely. The peace, the breath, the intimacy of birth. Birthing is the most beautiful thing that has ever happened to me...that is until motherhood happened. Thank you for your doula support, Chrysti!
— Melissa

Your presence at our birth made the seemingly impossible feel possible. There were so many ways in which you supported us - both leading up to the birth and during labor itself. More than anything we are so appreciative for your calm demeanor and tireless advocacy for all three of us. We couldn’t have done it without you, Bilen!
— Melanie & Gideon