Your birth doula will be with you throughout the peaks and valleys of your journey, offering continuous support from your prenatal experience, to labor and the into the first hours after your baby is born. She will provide you with the physical support such as suggesting different labor + birthing positions, rubbing your shoulders and creating and maintaining a calm + peaceful environment for you to welcome your little one. Your doula will provide emotional support, by putting your mind at rest, motivating you to keep to your goal, intuitively tuning into your needs as you focus on your birth, and assisting in navigating as your birth takes its own unique path. Your doula will provide informational + educational support by expressing and relating to what you may be experiencing, preparing you to know + observe your own experiences as safe, and advocating what is most important to you. All the while, your doula will provide support to your partner and your family, by holding space and offering guidance for them to participate in your birth journey as you are comfortable.

FEES + SCHEDULING:

McMinnville, Newberg, Dundee, Salem, Keizer, Dallas, Lincoln City: $850

At-distance families: $950-1150 *depending on location (Albany, Corvallis, Lebanon , Silverton,, Woodburn, Tigard, Tualatin, Sherwood, Beaverton, Tillamook, more! - please ask)

  • To reserve your birth window, a non-refundable registration fee of $300 is due upon signing of the contract - unless otherwise agreed upon.

  • Paid in-full before going on call at 37 weeks.

  • Payments may be arranged incrementally as well, please do ask.

We offer sliding scale services and firmly believe having a doula is a right rather than a privilege. All families deserve accessibility to quality doula support. Connect with us for sliding scale, trade or incremental payment plans.

BIRTH DOULA SUPPORT

PROVIDING YOU WITH:

  • No obligation consultation where we get to know each other and answer any questions you have.

  • Three-to-four prenatal visits during which we build trust, discuss roles, responsibilities, expectations, any fears or concerns, review your options and birth plan, as well as practice comfort measures. In at least one of the prenatal visits, you’ll have two doulas from the collective present - your primary and your back-up, to provide you with compassionate support. This is a great opportunity for you to get to know your back-up doula!

  • During labor, provide continuous emotional, physical, and informational support to the laboring mother + her partner, from whenever the doula is called upon, until settled after the birth. As well as, help facilitate communication between family + medical staff.

  • Photos available during labor and immediately after the birth. If the family so desires, we'll also happily recommend a local birth photographer for exceptionally beautiful photos.

  • Timeline of labor + birth that annotates your journey with information and experiences you may not remember specifically.

  • Basic breastfeeding help.

  • Visit once or twice postpartum to go over your journey into motherhood and make sure you have all the support and references you need for this new stage in your lives. During this time, we will be sure to help affirm attachment, troubleshoot any breastfeeding issues and answer questions about new mama + new baby care, as well as provide closure.

  • Complete phone + email support until 6 weeks postpartum.

  • Built-in backup doula services through the collective, for the rare case that your doula is not ale to attend your birth due to emergence or sickness. You’ll have another professional, skilled doula on-call + available.

  • Birth + health resource recommendations.

  • On-call birth services for two weeks before + two weeks after your ‘due date’.

ON-CALL BIRTH DOULA SUPPORT:

Are you interested in having a doula without all of the prenatal preparation? Inquire about our on-call Birth Support availability in your birth window!
>>> RATE IS HALF of the price of birth doula fees mentioned above - depending on location!

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ON-CALL THERAPEUTIC TOUCH FOR BIRTH:

Are you interested in having some specialized therapeutic touch without all of the prenatal or birth preparation? Inquire about our on-call doula availability in your birth window!
>>> RATE IS HALF of the price of above quoted birth doula fees mentioned above - depending on location!

Doula Heather, certified in prenatal + postpartum soft tissue + therapeutic touch as a doula through Family Massage Education Center (*Heather is not a Licensed Massage Therapist). She is incredibly gentle, intuitive and sensitive. She uses these traits in her doula work + is now offering soft tissue body work for mamas. She is wildly passionate about the benefits her education on body work for birth can bring to her clients.. We carry so much in our bodies due to our demanding lifestyles today. With proper technique, body work can release tension & stress held within us. This is especially important for mamas as you move towards your birth and support your body and family in postpartum.

  • To reserve your birth window, a non-refundable registration fee of $150 is due upon signing of the contract - unless otherwise agreed upon.

  • Paid in-full before going on call at 37 weeks.

  • Payments may be arranged incrementally as well, please do ask.

PROVIDING YOU WITH:

  • No obligation consultation where we get to know each other and answer any questions you have.

  • One in-home prenatal body work session during which we build trust, discuss roles, responsibilities, expectations and give you a healing touch session.,

  • During labor, provide continuous physical support to the laboring mother from whenever the doula is called upon, until settled after the birth.

  • Photos available during labor and immediately after the birth. If the family so desires, we'll also happily recommend a local birth photographer for exceptionally beautiful photos.

  • Timeline of labor + birth that annotates your journey with information and experiences you may not remember specifically.

  • On-call birth services for two weeks before + two weeks after your ‘due date.


Testimonials

“Without hesitation, woman to woman, I recommend Heather to anyone even remotely considering hiring a doula. Without a doubt, she is whom I'll have with me when the time comes again.”

- Katie S

“It’s been almost 4 months since Brea helped bring our little one into this world and her energy, love and wisdom still resonate within our house. I feel like she became a family member. She was so intuitive to our changing needs. I couldn’t imagine this birth without her.”

- Sarah W


We love what we doula.

Connect with us via email, phone or text to set up an in-person or over-the-phone consultation - FREE of charge!

Serving McMinnville, Salem, Newberg, Corvallis, Lincoln City + Surrounding Areas