Northern Sun Birth Services
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Birth Doula Support
Each prenatal & postpartum visit is at least 1-hour. Navigating the healthcare system, birth planning & hospital bag prep included. Professional labor support at home, that continues to the hospital (when chosen) for the duration of your birth. Labor support tools provided. Patient advocacy during labor and birth. Breastfeeding initiation support during immediate postpartum (when desired). Demonstration of newborn care skills.
Doula care includes:
At least one (1) prenatal visit, continuous labor & birth support & at least one (1) postpartum visit. Private childbirth education (6 hours) & partner support provided when desired. Birth photography is also included, although supporting you physically & emotionally are my first priorities as your Doula. Also standard is access to my lending library of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding etc. related books! All clients may also utilize the "Borrowed Bellies Boutique" through weaning to reduce the clothing costs parents face, support breastfeeding journeys, and reduce the global impact of maternity clothing!
Professionally trained and certified by DONA International to provide expert physical and emotional support throughout labor to encourage labor progress using various techniques thus, shortening labors, improving breastfeeding outcomes, lowering cesarean rates and the incidence of postpartum mood disorders. (Proven by evidence and research!)
Office located in Oscoda, MI