Doulas.  The benefits are incredible!  When you involve a doula in your birth, the length of labour is shorter, there are fewer Cesarean births, fewer interventions, and less use of pain medication.  Why?  How?  A doula creates a safe, supported space for a woman and her partner to go through labour together.  A woman who feels safe and supported feels less fear, which lowers pain, which just helps labour to progress better.  And after baby is born, women who use the support of a doula have less postpartum depression, and a higher rate of breastfeeding success.  Doulas just help.  I can’t wait to help you!

Want to see the incredible researched benefits of a doula?  Go to and type ‘Evidence on: Doulas’ into the search window at the bottom of the home page.


First visit:  To meet together, chat, and decide if we are the right fit.  We can discuss what I bring to the labour and delivery, and what your expectations are. Price for first visit:  Free!

Two more prenatal visits to go over your choices, help with a birth plan as required, practice comfort measures and positions, and so much more.  Approximately 2-3 hours per visit.

Email, text, and phone support 6 days a week M-Sat from 9 am to 8 pm throughout your pregnancy.  Starting 3 weeks before your due date, and until baby day, on call 24 hours. 

Support through labour, starting whenever you desire, up until 2 hours past the birth of your child, as desired. 

One three hour postpartum visit in the first few days to help with breastfeeding, infant care, light housework, sibling care as needed.

Price: $925.00.  

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Initial Meeting: Free!  Meet me, and decide if I am the right fit for your situation.  

Hourly rate:  $35.00 per hour if hired as you go.  I am available for a minimum of three hours up to four hours between approximately 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

All visits to take place between approximately 9:30 a.m and 2:30 p.m.

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One prenatal visit if desired to discuss labour and talk about breastfeeding and baby care as desired. About three hours.

Take 10% off my hourly rate if you hire at least 20 hours.  Set your own schedule as you desire, up to five visits per week (Monday to Friday) between the hours of approximately 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., available from the first day you are home with your baby.

Price: $630.00 for 20 hours, minimum of three hour blocks.

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