• Consultations are complimentary
  • Complete birth doula support, $800.00 - $1000.00 sliding scale (honors system, clients choose their budget)
  • 2 doulas
  • 3-6 prenatal visitations
  • Unlimited phone/email/text support throughout your pregnancy and labor
  • Accompaniment to classes/appointments/facility tours (as desired)
  • 24/7 on-call availability starting two weeks prior to the estimated due date and continuing until birth
  • Unlimited labor support / unlimited labor massage
  • Continued 1-4 hours of postpartum support, through baby's first feeding and until parents feel settled
  • 1 postpartum visitation while at hospital
  • 1-2 postpartum visitations at home
  • 1 sixty-minute postpartum massage

Birth Doula Support

Rates


  • Shorter labors with fewer complications
  • Cesarean rates reduced by up to 50%¹
  • Need for use of oxytocin to speed up labor and need for the use of forceps reduced by up to 40%¹
  • Women request 30% less pain Medication and up to 60% fewer epidurals¹
  • Babies have shorter hospital stays with fewer admissions to special care nurseries
  • Mothers are more affectionate to their babies postpartum and have more positive assessments of their babies 
  • Greater satisfaction with overall birth experience
  • Less postpartum depression
  • Parents feel secure and cared for and have greater self-confidence
  • Assistance in adjusting to new family dynamics
  • Greater success with breastfeeding

Bloomington

BIRTH AND BODYWORK, LLC

Benefits

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A birth doula's role is to provide physical and emotional support for families during pregnancy, delivery, and early postpartum period. Rebeca and Kari work together as a doula team to assist you in considering your birth preferences, offer resources and evidence-based information, help prepare your home for baby's arrival, provide companionship and support to you and your partner during labor and delivery, assist with breastfeeding, and instruct on basic newborn care.  

Birth Services

You Might Choose This Package If...

  • You have previously given bi
  • 2 prenatal visitations
  • Unlimited phone/email/text support throughout your pregnancy and labor
  • 1 postpartum visitation at home
  • 1 sixty-minute labor OR postpartum massage *As available. Your massage therapist will be accessible to you between the hours of 9am-9pm, and will provide massage as soon as her schedule permits.

You Might choose this package if...

  • This is your first baby and you would like someone who has experienced birth and understands the labor process to help you navigate the process
  • You are hoping to have an unmedicated birth and may benefit from the physical and emotional support and physical techniques to help you cope with the intensity of labor; *Women with doulas request 30% less pain medication and up to 60% fewer epidurals¹
  • You desire to use as few medical interventions as possible
  • You wish to labor at home as long as possible and would like someone to help you determine the appropriate time to go to the hospital
  • The idea of a 'support team' appeals to you. You are reassured knowing someone will always be by your side, even if labor is long or if your partner needs a break. You take comfort in knowing your partner will also be guided and cared for during the birthing process.
  • You have previously given birth via cesarean surgery and desire to have a vaginal birth (VBAC)
  • You would like someone to advocate for you and facilitate communication with providers throughout the birthing process