SERVICES AND FEES

 

As your doula, I will provide compassionate, non-judgemental, emotional and physical support for YOUR birth. From un-medicated to medicated, vaginal to cesarean section, homebirth to hospital birth, and everything in between, I am here to ensure YOUR birth is on YOUR terms. Because every woman and her partner deserve a beautiful experience bringing their child into this world.  

 

Pregnant Belly

before your birth

  • On call beginning at 38 weeks until you deliver
  • Private access to Evidence Based Birth® Parents Academy website. Includes comprehensive PDF and video library on common procedures in pregnancy and birth. Also included are video classes on understanding the basics of evidence based care and advocacy in the birth room as well as how to build your birth plan
  • Unlimited email, text, and phone communication once hired and through the 6 week postpartum period 
  • Series of emails loaded with informative literature about pregnancy, birth and newborn care
  • Referrals for childbirth educators, family-centered care providers, chiropractors, massage therapists, pelvic floor physical therapists, placenta encapsulators, birth photographers, and belly binding
Depending on package type: 
  • Up to two (2) Prenatal visits 
    • one (1) Spinning Babies® Parent class with Spinning Babies Parent Educator and Doula Bliss Herron. Learn more about Bliss!
    •  one (1) birth/postpartum prep course with Britany Bleistein
  • Spinning Babies® Parent Class Video to educate you and your partner about the importance of optimal baby positioning and how specific daily exercises can lead to smoother births (Premium Package Only or add-on)
  • Spinning Babies® Daily Essentials Video to learn movements for comfort in pregnancy and labor (Premium Package Only or add-on

Photo: Life Diagrams

At your birth

  • Continuous physical and emotional support 
  • Protect your birth space so that you can deliver your child in YOUR way
  • Serve as a communication bridge between you and your healthcare providers
  • Utilize Spinning Babies® techniques
  • FREE use of TENS Unit for labor
  • Aromatherapy using essential oils
  • Breath awareness 
  • Visualization
  • Verbal affirmations
  • Scripture reading and prayer, if desired  
  • Positioning (even in medicated births to help discourage baby malpositioning)
  • Rebozo techniques
  • Massage
  • Counterpressure
  • Accupressure
  • Ensure your partner's needs are met so that they can focus on supporting you 
  • Take photos or videos using your phone or camera
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After your birth

  • Expert breastfeeding guidance and support including correct latch/positions and troubleshooting
  • Available for answering questions up to 6 weeks postpartum
  • In person postpartum visit (based on package type)
  • Education on newborn care, calming techniques, and newborn massage
  • Assist with baby wearing safety and techniques
  • Referrals for postpartum counseling

Package options

premium doula package

birth only package

Pregnant Belly

Deluxe Doula package

Spinning Babies Parent Class Add-ON​

 

  • Hands-on instruction of key bodywork activities to promote comfort in pregnancy, optimal fetal positioning, and smoother labors

Investment: $100

Britany Bleistein - Doula DFW - (612) 834-4567