Frequently Asked Questions

What do I not do as a Doula ?

1. I am not here for medical support, but to provide emotional, informational, and physical support. I do not perform clinical tasks, such as fetal heart tone checks or vaginal exams.

2. I am here to help get the information necessary for parents to make an informed decision and the one that is right for them. I do not make decisions for you.

3. Speak to the medical staff instead of the laboring woman regarding matters where decisions are being made. You will discuss your concerns with me and the staff and suggest options, but you or your partner can speak on your behalf to the medical staff.

4. I am here to support and encourage your partner, and enhances their support style rather than replaces it. If there is a different approach we must take as a team that will be discussed during your prenatal meeting.

Can I book you the week or day of ?
 

Why do you only take 24 clients a year?

A Doula is an important member of a birthing team and I take my commitment to your family seriously. I want to make sure to give quality care to each mother hence my limited client list. This also makes the likelihood of summoning my backup Doula very small.

With only 24 spots my calendar can be booked quickly, however, I do have a waitlist if availability changes. It does happen and you will be called in order of the waitlist until the spot becomes booked.

With only 24 spots my calendar can be booked quickly, however, I do have a waitlist if availability changes. It does happen and you will be called in order of the waitlist until the spot becomes booked.

In addition to my 24 spots, I provide four additional spots for mothers who are going through hard times and need that extra support. You have an option in your package to fully or partially sponsor a mother who is in crisis but needs care.

What happens if my due month is booked ?

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