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BIRTH AND POSTPARTUM BIRTH COACH/DOULA SERVICES

Physical, Emotional, Informational, Practical Support When You Need It Most

I've been in the field of maternal child health for over a decade in the role of a labor nurse and now as a pediatric nurse.  I've cherished this career with all my heart.  But I must confess, while working as a labor nurse I always felt drawn to the unique responsibilities that doulas held during birth, and the profound positive impact their presence could have for a birthing person.


Inspired by my professional experiences, while pregnant with my third child, I searched for a knowledgeable, experienced and kind doula to work with.  I must admit that I was incredibly nervous during my last pregnancy.  It took place during the peak of the pandemic and there were a great number of unknowns at the time.  Having my doula available to turn to for guidance, support and information to lean into during my pregnancy and as I prepared for birth was a gift to myself I didn't know I truly needed.


Working with her inspired me to pursue my own birth and postpartum doula certification. There is no greater gift than to be there to empower you to trust your own parental instincts during birth and postpartum, while providing support, guidance, and evidence based information when desired.  

Please find the birth and postpartum doula services that I am able to offer through Strong as a Mother, and contact me for a consultation to see how I may best fit your family's needs at lauren@strongasamother.net or 845-641-8378. 


BIRTH DOULA SERVICES

Virtual Support Options Available

See VIrtual Doula Support Packages Below.

Contact me to schedule a free introductory consultation at lauren@strongasamother.net

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PREGNANCY, BIRTH AND POSTPARTUM DOULA PACKAGES

THE GLOWING MAMA TO BE - VIRTUAL PRIVATE PREGNANCY COACHING AND SUPPORT FOR BIRTHER AND PARTNER $600

Remote Support Only via Video/Phone Call/Text

Service Includes:

  • Initial free introductory consultation via phone/video call – 30 min

  • 2 prenatal planning sessions (video calls or in person)- discuss your birth and prenatal history, desires for your current birth, & birthing options. Learn how to advocate for yourself and your partner, how to create a comfortable and supportive birth space, and learn you and your partner in how to create a safe birth space and advise your support person in how to assist and advocate for you. 

  • 2 Partner Support Planning Sessions - Private virtual session for birther’s support person to address their needs in this journey and to help them learn where they can assist in the birth and postpartum journey. 

  • Call/text/email support until 4 weeks postpartum (Prenatal/Postpartum appointment needed if call exceeds 15min)

  • Unlimited access to virtual library of classes and resources until 8 weeks postpartum (A $200 Value). 

  • 1-2 postpartum sessions (video calls)- 1-4 weeks after birth, discuss your birth experience, evaluate breastfeeding progress, adjustment postpartum, address additional needs

THE STRONG MAMA VIRTUAL BIRTH DOULA SERVICES PACKAGE $1050

Remote Support Only via Video/Phone Call/Text

Service Includes:

  • Initial free consultation via phone/video call – 30 min

  • Service Includes:

  • 2 Prenatal Planning Sessions (video calls)- discuss your birth history, desires for your current birth, & birth plan options. I will educate you and your partner in how to create a safe birth space and advise your support person in how to assist and advocate for you

  • 2 Partner Prep Virtual Sessions (video calls) - Private session for support person to address their needs in this journey and help them best support mom (1 geared toward prenatal considerations, 1 geared toward postpartum considerations)

  • Unlimited call/text/email support until 4 weeks postpartum

  • Unlimited access to Strong as a Mother’s virtual library of on-demand Childbirth Prep, Breastfeeding, Baby Care Basics, Pumping and Storing Classes and resources until 8 weeks postpartum ($200 value)

  • 24/7 on-call birth support from 38-42 weeks gestation (phone/video call)

  • Virtual Labor support through labor and two hours postpartum (continuous or intermittent as appropriate).

  • Virtual labor support includes phone, text or video calls as needed during labor and birth. I will remain available throughout the process to answer questions, offer encouragement, give suggestions for labor progression, comfort measures, and facilitate partner support in the birthing room. I’ll also help you find ways to create a relaxing birth environment and offer birth educational guidance as requested as you make your decisions with your health care team.

  • 1-2 postpartum sessions (video calls)- 1-4 weeks after birth, discuss your birth experience, evaluate breastfeeding progress, discuss your postpartum and newborn care needs.

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