What will empower you as a woman and your partner to make informed decisions in labor and birth? What will improve the outcomes of your birth enabling you to have the beautiful birth you so desire? A Doula will! 

As a Birth Doula, I support a mother emotionally, mentally, and physically. I am always encouraging and affirming her, every step of the way.

 

I help to narrate the labor using both imagery and positions and aid in reducing or eliminating any fear that a mother or her partner might have. I provide on hand, relevant information regarding any choices that are presented, enabling the parents to make their own confident decisions. I also provide lots of physical support.

 

I take on the responsibilities of making the birth environment as relaxing and conducive to labor and birth as possible; utilizing flameless candles, music, dim lights, and whatever else mother might desire.

 

 

I offer customizable service packages to fit your unique needs.

The Divine Birth Doula Package - $2,195

Dare to be pampered. Complete support, care, instruction, and indulgence! You deserve it!

 

  • Complimentary Meet & Greet

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  • All-inclusive and interactive private childbirth class series or paid tuition to my 12 session/24 hour Bradley Method® Natural Childbirth group class series! Feel educated and in sync. Know what to do in labor!

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  • Pre-birth planning consultation to relieve stress and fear leaving you confidant and excited about your impending birth: One 60-90 minute session

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  • 100% unlimited support from start to finish: via phone/text/email anytime, in-person during labor. I am here for your questions, concerns, or just to be a listening ear! I remain with you in labor for as long as it takes to give birth and help you get tucked in bed with your sweet babe. I do NOT go off shift be it 7 hours or days!

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  • I am on call 24/7 for in-person support for your labor from your 37th week+

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  • Immediate support and care after your birth that gets you off to the best start possible: 2-4 hours after birth. Individualized postpartum care such as but not limited to; initial breastfeeding instruction & assistance to build the foundation of a strong nursing relationship, newborn care, settling the room, making sure you are nourished and on your way to healing and bliss.

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  • In home postpartum support to ease your concerns and answer your pressing baby, breastfeeding, or well health questions: One 60-90 minute session

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  • Your choice of  THREE BIRTH & BABY PERKS

     

     

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  • Gourmet Cupcakes to celebrate your baby’s birth-day! (To be given between birth & the postpartum apt) or celebratory birth-day bouquet of flowers

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  • Access to my extensive lending library and bountiful online student center!

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  • Your own copies of a couple of my favorite books for the childbearing year.

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The Essentials Birth Doula Package - $1,695

A wonderful blend of choice and support.

 

  • Complimentary Meet & Greet

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  • Pre-birth planning consultation to relieve stress and fear leaving you confidant and excited about your impending birth: One 60-90 minute session

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  • 100% unlimited support from start to finish: via phone/text/email anytime, in-person during labor. I am here for your questions, concerns, or just to be a listening ear! I remain with you in labor for as long as it takes to give birth and help you get tucked in bed with your sweet babe. I do NOT go off shift be it 7 hours or days!

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  • I am on call 24/7 for in-person support for your labor from your 37th week+

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  • Immediate support and care after your birth that gets you off to the best start possible: 2-4 hours after birth. Individualized postpartum care such as but not limited to; initial breastfeeding instruction & assistance to build the foundation of a strong nursing relationship, newborn care, settling the room, making sure you are nourished and on your way to healing and bliss.

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  • In home postpartum support to ease your concerns and answer your pressing baby, breastfeeding, or well health questions: One 60-90 minute session

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  • Your choice of ONE BIRTH & BABY PERK

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The Divine Distance Doula Package - $900

Dare to be pampered. Complete support, instruction, and care when you just want two in the room on the big day!

 

  • Complimentary Meet & Greet

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  • All-inclusive and interactive private childbirth class series or paid tuition to my 12 session/20-24 hour Bradley Method® Natural Childbirth group class series! Feel educated and in sync. Know what to do in labor! If you are already taking a childbirth class sub this option for 2 more Birth & Baby Perks!

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  • Pre-birth planning consultation to relieve stress and fear leaving you confidant and excited about your impending birth: One 60-90 minute session

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  • 100% unlimited support from start to finish: via phone/text/email anytime. I am here for your questions, concerns, or just to be a listening ear! I remain available to you as often as you'd like from hire through new parenthood. I am your go to for all of your pregnancy, labor, birth, postpartum, breastfeeding, and baby needs.

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  • I am on call 24/7 for your labor from your 37th week+(No inperson labor support)

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  • Individualized in home postpartum care in the early days after your birth such as but not limited to; early breastfeeding instruction & assistance to build the foundation of a strong nursing relationship, newborn care, making sure you are nourished and on your way to healing and bliss. My hands and expertise are at your service: one 60-90 minute session plus any chosen postpartum perks

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  • Your choice of  THREE BIRTH & BABY PERKS

     

     

  • Plus…

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  • Gourmet Cupcakes to celebrate your baby’s birth-day! (To be given between birth & the postpartum appt) or celebratory Birth-day bouquet of flowers

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  • Access to my extensive lending library and bountiful online student center

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  • Your own copies of a couple of my favorite books for the childbearing year.

 

- Birth & Baby Perks (Can add on to packages) -

Your birth Doula services should be as beautifully unique as you are

  • Additional Prenatal Appointment for support & guidance

  • Additional Postpartum Visit

  • Complete Resource Binder to strengthen your knowledge & focus your thoughts & vision for your birth.

  • Labor Pamper Pack

  • Postpartum Essentials Kit

  • Partner or Laboring Mom Snack Pack

  • One delicious, organic Mexican style frozen meal from Drift catering company to enjoy after birth

  • The MOST delicious, decadent, and organic Brownie Cheescake to celebrate your accomplishment & new family

  • Baby wearing tutorial & your own Moby baby carrier!

  • Henna Art Services

  • Baby Shower Party Planning Consultation

  • The Complete “What You Need for Baby 101” class session complete with checklist buying guide

  • An amazing foot and calf massage after birth: 60 minutes

  • *Placenta Smoothie to optimize wellness & healing post birth

  • *- Please contact me for details and limitations

"Lauren was an integral part of our entire experience! We could not have been more thankful that she was there and feel that she was a big reason why our labor ended in a happy and healthy mom and baby."- Jen H.

 

 

Your Partner

Acountability

I adhere to the DONA International Standards of Practice which states  a doula does not perform clinical or medical tasks such as taking blood pressure or temperature, fetal heart tone checks, vaginal exams etc. Rather as a doula I provide physical support in the true sense of the word. I can be the one that the mother can lean on, literally.  I provide massage, counter pressure , fan you, and place a cool or warm wash cloth or rice sack but not medical care.

Single?

For women who are single and do not have a birth partner, a doula is that much more essential. During this vulnerable time every woman deserves the respect and loving support that is so needed.

Congratulations on your Pregnancy!

I never take the place of a mom’s partner or coach. Quite the opposite is true actually. It is my job to protect the all important role of the loving partner. I act as a go-for for the team. Being the one to handle all the little details during that time such as fetching/preparing food and drink, retrieving comfort items (pillows etc), taking pictures, updating friends and family, etc.. This enables the couple to remain face to face and to never be separated during this intimate and exciting time.

Family & Friends

Some women wish to have friends or family at their labor, birth, or immediatley postpartum. I am excellent at involving these important members of your birth team.