BIRTHWORK

"The Greek word δούλα (feminine noun)

means a “woman who serves."

“A doula is a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a pregnant person before, during and shortly after childbirth to help achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible.” – DONA

Labor Support Packages

All prenatal visits are conducted in your home. We will discuss:

  • Health history 

  • Birth preferences and plans

  • Prenatal and postpartum support 

  • Comfort techniques

  • Meeting the Back-Up doula 

  • Review questions or concerns you may have 

  • Newborn care + bringing baby home 

  • Postpartum care 

  • Signs and stages of labor 

  • Review Childbirth Education knowledge 

*Postpartum visits included in labor support packages are booked at the 7 and 14 days postpartum.*

 

​All postpartum services included in labor support packages (massage, lactation, etc.) must be used within 6 weeks following a vaginal birth or 10 weeks following a cesarean birth.

Labor Support:   $1100 - $2400

A birth doula will support you continuously throughout the duration of your labor and delivery of your newborn(s). These support techniques may include:

  • Massage

  • Guided imagery

  • Aromatherapy (using therapeutic grade essential oils known to be useful during labor)

  • Guided breath work

  • Use of Rebozo scarf

  • Active listening

  • Educating you and your partner prior to, and in the moment of your birth, allowing you to advocate for yourself.

The Virtual Nest

$1100

Remote birth doula support, via Skype, FaceTime, phone call and/or text. Distance reiki included via video chat.

The Plus Nest

$1900

  • Two 60 min prenatal visits

  • Constant and continuous labor support

  • Two 60 min postpartum visits

  • Three customized birth hypnosis recordings

  • Reiki during labor

  • One 30 min lactation counseling session

The Standard Nest

$1700

  • One 90 minute prenatal visit

  • Constant and continuous labor support

  • One 90 minute postpartum visit

  • Reiki during labor

  • One Hypnosis recording

The Extra Nest

$2400

  • Two 90 minute prenatal visits 

  • Two 90 minute postpartum visits 

  • One 60 minute in-home prenatal massage

  • One 60 minute in-home postpartum massage 

  • Full series of 5 customized birth hypnosis recordings

  • Two 60 minute lactation counseling sessions, either in person or on zoom

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Post-
Partum
Support Packages

Text Support

 

If additional support is needed after our doula contract ends, or if you have just a few questions that doesn’t require in-person support, a texting/phone call option may be purchased (pending availability) for $150 per week, or a la carte at a rate of $30/day. Support available from 7 am to 7 pm.

Postpartum Support: $40/hr

A postpartum doula provides support during the initial 12 weeks following the birth of your newborn(s). This support may include:

  • Preparing small meals

  • Offering lactation support and education

  • Newborn education

  • Light cleaning and tidying

  • Running errands

  • Washing newborns laundry

  • ”Mom Care”

Travel fees: A fee of $10 per shift will be applied to your total for travel time and expenses

The Twin Nest

$50/hr

  • Postpartum support for up to 12 weeks postpartum

  • Bottle prep

  • Tandem nursing support

  • Assisting with light household chores

  • Light to moderate meal prep

  • Assistance with errands (ex: food shopping)

The Overnight Nest

$350

Overnight postpartum doula support from 8 pm to 8 am. Your doula might:

Prepare small meals while you sleep

Tidy the home and nursery

Wash and fold newborns laundry

Take care of newborn: feedings, changing, soothing

Bring newborn to nursing parent at night

The Sibling Nest

$400 for up to 24 hours

Sibling doula for your home birth. Westchester and Putnam Counties only. **must be attended by a Certified Nurse Midwife. We do not attend unassisted births.**

The Standard Postpartum Nest

$35/hr

Support for up to 8 weeks postpartum.

Doula will perform light household chores as well as light meal prep or assisting with errands.

Bereavement Support      

Sliding Scale fee

A bereavement doula helps you cope with loss. This could be the loss of your life before baby, the loss of a loved one, miscarriage, stillbirth, or any grief you may experience throughout the perinatal term. This level of support is offered in-person, remotely via FaceTime, Skype, text or phone.