Birth packages include a complimentary, no obligations 30 minute consultation for you to meet me personally and ask questions.  A deposit is due with a signed contract to retain services.  Flexible payment plans are available upon request, and will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.  Gift certificate and gift registry options are available. 

Photos © Jennifer Lombardo, Buffalo Doula Services LLC

Labor Support Packages Include:

Two comprehensive prenatal visits

Assistance in formulating your birth plan, supported by evidence-based information

A community resource guide and original educational handouts on pregnancy/birth related topics

Access to support groups, education, and a number of other services through the Buffalo Doula Collective

Support via phone, text or e-mail from the moment you hire me as your doula

On call service 24/7, starting at the beginning of your 38th week of pregnancy through your 42nd week

Arranging for a highly qualified backup doula, so that you can feel confident that a trained doula will be present at your birth, in the rare event that I am ill or have an emergency

Constant and continuous companionship and support for the mother and her partner throughout labor and delivery

Photos taken with a professional quality camera during labor, birth, and/or immediately after the birth of your new baby and family (see the above slideshow)

Continued support immediately after birth, including assistance with breastfeeding, comfort of the new mother, and ensuring you and your family are feeling confident and relaxed

One postpartum visit 1-2 weeks following birth at your home to talk about your birth experience, assist with breastfeeding if needed, to provide your family with ideas and skills for life with a newborn, and provide you with any photos taken during your birth