Doula / Labor Support Packages2019-02-02T21:40:04+00:00

Invest into one of life’s most important experiences!

Hughs-Birth-Story-89-copy-683x1024“The whole point of a woman-centered birth is the knowledge that a woman is the birth power source.  She may need, and deserve,help, but in essence, she always had, currently has, and will have the power.”
Heather McCue

Education.  Connection.  Empowerment.

6 years and over 110 births attended.

All investments include

  • Phone, text, & email support throughout your  entire pregnancy from the point of hire and well beyond birth.
  • 24/7 phone and email availability to you from the time we start “on call” and well into the postpartum period.
  • Referrals to community services and resources as there is a need.
  • Assistance with preparing your birth plan, cloth diapering, and access to The Storks entire library of books.
  • Photography if wanted, with at least 2 edited images.
  • Discounted placenta services, birth tub rentals, and childbirth ed options.
  • All clients receive support from our Spinning Babies Parent Educator to provide ease & comfort in pregnancy & labor.
  • All clients receive lactation support from our Certified Lactation Counselor and infant feeding help.
  • Early labor support (which typically means you labor in the peace of your own home longer).
  • Continuity of care.  With two doula’s chances are higher you will have a personal relationship with who will be supporting you through labor.
  • Help on deciding when it is time to go to the hospital or birth center or when it’s time to call the midwives to join you at home.
  • Ideas and support to help labor progress.
  • Relaxation support.
  • Various comfort measures.
  • Advocacy acting as a liaison for better communication with the medical staff.
  • Full support for the birthing persons partner.
  • Immediate  one on one postpartum support and breastfeeding support.
  • Assistance with initiating and encouraging immediate bonding as a family unit.

Start your supported journey with us here!

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#1 Stork Doula Package $1000

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ALL OF THE SUPPORT LISTED ABOVE.

~Two prenatal appointments to discuss your expectations, review comfort measures and offer encouragement and support (1 prenatal appointment we can accompany you to a care provider visit or hospital tour, if you wish).

~Attendance at your birth and up to 2 hours after birth until you are comfortable and ready for some alone time as a new family.

~Two postpartum visits.  1 visit 1-2 days after your birth and the other 1-2 weeks afterwards to review your birth, discuss any concerns and assist with baby care and breastfeeding.

#2 Stork Doula Package $800

(available for returning clients only)

ALL OF THE SUPPORT LISTED ABOVE.

~One prenatal appointment to discuss your expectations, birth plan consultation, review comfort measures, offer encouragement and support.

~Attendance at your birth and up to 2 hours after birth until you are comfortable and ready for some alone time as a new family.

~One postpartum visit to review your birth, discuss concerns and assist with baby care and breastfeeding.

~One visit to use when you’d like either prenatally or during the postpartum period.  You get to decide.  May also be used for lactation assistance or feeding concerns.

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Support in Mayo Rochester

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Labor support at River Valley Birth Center

“If a doula were a drug, it would be unethical not to use it.” ~John H. Kennell, MD

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