What is a Doula?
Although the word doula has it origins in ancient Greece depicting a household servant or slave of high ranking who assisted women in labor, the idea of servant or slave is antiquated and does not depict the true profession of a modern doula. The modern doula is a women who "Mothers the Mother" offering emotional and physical support to the mother, enabling the mother to have an empowering, gratifying birth experience for her and her family.
For more information on why doulas are helpful to mothers, click here.
Mending Heart Bellies Services
Are you experiencing a still birth or miscarriage? Have you been told that your child will not live long after birth?
Utilizing my own miscarriage and loss experience, I can assist you as you miscarry or deliver your stillborn or severely premature child. In addition to helping you through your labor and spending time with your baby if possible, I can take pictures or video of your family with your baby, provide post-labor one-to-one communication to help you with your grief, and assist you in acclimating to life post-pregnancy and loss.
Are you pregnant after infertility or loss? Are you anticipating a NICU stay with your child? Are you looking for a doula that services the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys?
Utilitzing my own background with infertility, loss, and life as a NICU parent, I will work with you to acheive a birth experience that you can treasure and feel whole with, regardless of the outcome.
**At this time, I am working towards certification with my required births. If you choose to answer a survery about my services that is used towards certification, I will grant you a 30% reduction in doula fees.**
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