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Doula Care


Winnipeg Doula

Catherine Brown – Winnipeg, Manitoba Doula Care

Doula Care Includes

Two prenatal Doula home, studio or coffee shop visits lasting 1 to 2 hours for us to get to know each other and so I can learn best how I might serve you and your family during labour and childbirth. Unlimited phone and email contact.

On call Doula availability 24 hours a day 7 days a week starts at the beginning of your 37th week of pregnancy. Available for emotional and informational support at the onset of labour.

Continuous Doula labour support begins from the time that active labour is determined and through early postpartum period.

One postpartum home visit lasting one to two hours for processing labour experience, breastfeeding support, emotional and informational support. I can also assist with babywearing, baby care questions and even answer questions about cloth diapering!

As your Doula, I am working for you, not your caregiver or hospital. Throughout our relationship I will provide the following to the best of my ability:

  • Emotional support, massage and other non-pharmacological pain relief measures throughout labour and in the early postpartum period.
  • Positioning suggestions during labour/birth and helping to support partner and/or other members of the birth team to support and encourage you.
  • An experienced and objective viewpoint.
  • Assistance in obtaining information in order to make informed decisions.
  • To facilitate communication between you (the couple) and healthcare providers.
  • Suggestions and techniques to enhance labour and ease pain.
  • Breastfeeding support postpartum.
  • Baby wearing support postpartum.
  • Access to my lending library during pregnancy and postpartum.
  • Birth Pool rental – subject to availability
  • Tens Machine rental – subject to availability
  • Package pricing on Birth Story Photography Contact Me to find out more.

 Services Not Provided

  • Medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
  • Decisions for or on your behalf.
  • Specific health outcomes for mother or child.

 

I also offer Professional Birth Photography & Fresh 48 Sessions. If you are interested in combining Doula Services & Photography Services I can work out a custom package to best suit your needs.

Find out more about Birth Photography here.

 

Doula Services Investment~$800

A 50% deposit is due at time of booking. This secures your place on my calendar and is non-refundable. Balance is due prior to your 37th week of pregnancy.

Prices are subject to change. All prices include GST.

With love,

Catherine Brown