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Doula Services Outline

 

 

 

 

 

Before Birth

  • Free initial consultation

  • ​2 private in-home prenatals which include\:

            - Some light childbirth education

            - Practice and discussion of comfort measures

            - Help making your birth plan

            - Planning for postpartum

            - Final preparation for your birth

  • Phone and email support 

  • Access to my lending library and resources

  • On call 24/7 2 weeks before your estimated delivery date until baby

 

During Labor and Birth 

  • Continuous presence for duration of active labor and birth

  • Comfort measures and coping strategies

  • Knowledge of birth physiology and optimal positioning (Spinning Babies trained)

  • Doula bag tools: Birth ball, essential oils, heating pad, massage oils and lotions, rebozo, honey sticks, music and more

  • Information and answers to your questions and help with advocacy

  • Providing support and relief to your birth partner

 

Postpartum 

  • 1-2 hours immediate postpartum support

  • Phone and email support

  • A home visit within the first 2 weeks to process the birth

  • Written summary of your birth

Investment: $1250

$500 deposit due at signing and remainder due by 38 weeks

Service Area:

I am located in Elkhart, Indiana and service all of Michiana. I am available 45 minutes in any direction from Elkhart.

I am currently available for home, birth center and some hospital births

Other Offerings

Birth Reclamation Ceremony

Birth Reclamation Ceremony

This is a ceremony for those who have experienced a traumatic birth and would like to reclaim their experience. This is about a 1-hour evening where Rachel will facilitate a ceremony that mimics labor and birth with your baby. Most families schedule a ceremony within 4 months of your birth but can be facilitated up to one year. 

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Included with the ceremony:

  • 30-minute virtual consultation to discuss the ceremony outline

  • Custom ceremony program catered to your specific needs

  • Facilitation of the program by Rachel at the event

  • Birth pool rental

  • Postpartum bath herbs and flowers for the tub

  • Footprints keepsake sheet for baby

Investment: $250

Want to learn more? Contact Rachel to chat!

Grab Coffee with Me!

*for birth professionals*

Are you a new or aspiring Doula? Want to pick the brain of a Doula who has been in the business for 8 years and attended over 160 Michiana births? Book a coffee date with me! 

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Location:

Starbucks​

CR 15 & US 33

4580 Elkhart Rd. Goshen Village

Rachel is currently available for weekday morning meetings from 9am-Noon

Investment: $25 for 1-hour

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