Services and Fees
Flat rate fee of $1250.00
Initial Free consultation: It is very important that you and your partner are comfortable with me and with my role in the birth. Thus, I do expect to meet with clients at least once before labor to become acquainted, to explore and discuss your priorities and any fears or concerns, and to plan how we might best work together. The initial meeting is free and does not obligate you to use my services. If you choose to select me as your doula, I will want to become more familiar with your plans for labor, birth, and postpartum.
Half of the fee is due when contract is signed. This secures your birth on my calendar. The remainder of the fee is due at 37 weeks gestation. If necessary, I am open to payment plan and I offer a sliding scale based on individual circumstance. I truly value the positive benefits of doula care and do not want financial need to make those services inaccessible to mothers who desire them. The fee includes being on call and readily available to the birthing mother for an entire month, two weeks before and two weeks after the due date. In addition, the fee includes the following:
Prenatal meeting: I offer one prenatal meeting (1-2 hours). This meeting gives us a chance to talk in detail about your preferences regarding your birth.
Contact Throughout Pregnancy: I am available for phone consultations and email questions immediately after the contract is signed. I encourage clients to call throughout the pregnancy with questions or updates..
Labor and Birth Support: It is your decisions where to meet- at your home, or the hospital, or the birthing center. Once you call me, I provide continuous labor support for the birthing mother. I usually remain with you for 1-2 hours after birth, until you are comfortable, and the family is ready for quiet time together. I can also help with initial breastfeeding, if necessary.
Post-partum visit: My services include one postpartum visit-usually 2-14 days after the birth. During the visit, I can provide breastfeeding support, baby care tips, referrals to community resources, and a chance to discuss the birth experience.