BIRTH DOULA WORKSHOP: $500 / Intro to Breastfeeding Requirement: $50
Full 3 days, 1 day Intro to Childbirth & 2 days Doula Training. $200 deposit due 7 days prior to Workshop date; balance paid at venue, or sooner if preferred. (ALL INTRO TO CHILDBIRTH CLASSES HELD FOR MISSION VIEJO VENUE WILL BE “VIRTUAL”, ALL OTHERS ARE “IN PERSON”)
Three hour ONLINE Intro to Breastfeeding Class for Doulas: $50 Scheduling TBD. This IS a virtual class; and will fulfill DONA’s BF certification requirement.
(Register here Birth Doula Workshop Registration)
BIRTH DOULA SERVICES: $1500 ($1200 for Active Military/Non-Network Tricare Provider)
2 prenatal/1PP visit. Once hired, available 24/7 by phone, text, email. Stay throughout labor; delivery; and also postpartum to help with initial latch. Assist emotionally, physically; and advocate during labor process, by reminding you of your birth plan/wishes. Help partner assist by showing him/her how to be helpful!
(Register here Birth Doula Form)
Childbirth Preparation Classes: $250 / Breastfeeding Classes $125
Childbirth Prep class: 6hrs, covering pregnancy,stages and phases of labor, comfort techniques, medical procedures/interventions, cesareans, and postpartum. Includes an interactive manual with videos and PDF’s.
Breastfeeding: 3hrs, covering basics of how it works, positioning, skin to skin, proper latch, feeding cues, breast and nipple care, and lifestyle. Also includes interactive manual with videos and PDF’s
Both of these are potentially covered by Tricare.
(Register here Child Birth or Breastfeeding Class)
Childbirth Refresher Class: $150
Geared towards “experienced parents” needing just to brush up! Three hours: includes interactive manual and videos highlighting topics chosen by you, and comfort techinques. (Click on Childbirth link above to register)
Lactation Services/Breastfeeding Support: $50/$45 for Military (2hr. Minimum)
Post Delivery: Covering questions regarding latch issues, sore nipples, positioning. Help with positioning and pumping. Resources and referrals available as needed. Potentially covered by Tricare.
(Register here Breast Feeding Support)
POSTPARTUM DOULA SERVICES:
$50/$45 hr. for Military 2hr. Minimum
Help new parents adjust to baby’s needs by assisting with Breastfeeding, positioning, pumping, minor household chores, baby laundry, organizing baby’s room, watching baby while you shower or take a nap. Resources and referrals available as needed. CPR/BLS Certified. Potentially covered by Tricare.
(Register here Postpartum Services)
NEW! Comfort Techniques Class: Full 6hrs. $250
CLASS INCLUDES-Optimal positioning for labor progress, relief of back labor, opening the pelvis, and use of birth ball and peanut ball. Some “rebozo” techniques and basic “Spinning Babies” prenatal activities to ensure baby’s proper position within the pelvis. Hands on techniques during labor to encourage pelvic release and reduce labor discomfort. How to recognize the 4 stages of labor. And a full labor “practice” through the stages of labor to help partner and laboring mom be able to master the positions and various techniques relevant to each stage.