Are you ready to trust deeply in your body’s ability to birth your baby? YOU deserve birth support that reminds you of that innate ability to bring your baby earthside, and believes in birth, just as it was designed. As your birthkeeper, my promise starts way before the birth. I commit to giving you the best possible knowledge, and ensure you have the best chance for the birth experience you crave. I believe that you are excellent in giving birth! I will walk alongside you in this journey and support and empower your decisions; I work for you, not the hospital, midwife, doctor, or state… just you! With your support team we can give you the space, confidence and empowerment to birth your way!
+ Birth planning and envisioning meeting
+ Shared birth knowledge of a physiological, hands- off birth and its benefits
+ Partner and support team gatherings to ensure your support brings all the best energy to your space
+ Full birth support from onset of labor until 2-3 hours after birth
+ Preparation and planning for a sacred healing postpartum
Bethany was truly a God send for my pregnancy and birth. My husband and I keep saying we don’t know what we would have done without her… There’s no way my labor would have gone as smooth as it did without her guidance and support (emotionally and physically).
01. Meet and Greet
A quick phone chat to decide that we can help you fulfill your birth wishes together. After that, I will reserve your due date. And our journey will begin!
02. Prenatal Visits
We meet twice before your big day. First to get to know each other and birth a bit better. Then to deepen your birth readiness through relaxation and other support.
03. On Call and Labor Support
I am on call and available to answer any questions you may have. I will be with you from the start of labor until the birth of your baby.
Even staying an hour or more after the birth to help with breastfeeding and getting you settled.
What does a Doula do after birth?
A doula stays directly after birth for about 2 hours to ensure you have eaten, you’re comfortable, baby is breastfeeding, and both you and your partner are bonding beautifully with your little one. After a few days we come to you home and make sure you are settling into new parenthood smoothly, provide community resources for you if needed, and ensure you have gotten to do some self-care!
What does a Doula actually do?
A doula is a professional pregnancy and labor support person. Our job is to listen to your birth goals, fears, and aspirations, to build them and you up with mental, physical, and emotional support to achieve your best birth! We are your biggest birth cheerleaders, and are only here to support you and your choices!
What makes hiring you as my Doula a unique experience?
Hiring Me as your doula brings my unique skills, perspective and trust in your body and its ability to birth undisturbed. Physical birth is my jam, and coupled with my scientific and intuit
What is the difference between a Doula and a Midwife?
A doula is non-medical support, we offer our knowledge and guidance throughout your pregnancy and birth, you, your partner, or midwife can catch your baby, your doula will be there encouraging you along. A midwife is your medical professional during your pregnancy and birth, she takes the place of you OB and will perform all your testing and appointments, and monitor you throughout your labor and birth. We make an amazing team together.
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