What I do...

Whether it’s a family’s first baby or their tenth, a doula can help make the birth and postpartum experience better. Today, a doula is defined as follows: a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a birthing person before, during and shortly after childbirth to help them achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible.
Prenatal 
Support
After beginning our relationship with a complimentary consult, as your doula I am committed to your health and well being. I am available whenever needed throughout your entire pregnancy as well as after giving birth. I will be there to provide you with continuous emotional and physical support, and to answer any and all questions you may have. I have a network of birth professionals who can assist with any other needs you have, as well.
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Birthing Guidance
Get extra personal support throughout the entirety of your birthing journey. As your doula, I am committed to offering unwavering, unbiased support to you and your family before, during, and after birth. I will stay in close contact in order to routinely check how you’re doing and offer any support needed. During your labor, I will support you both physically and mentally in order to help you achieve the birth you've envisioned.
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Post-partum Support
From our initial meeting all the way through your pregnancy and birth, I take the time to get to know you, your concerns, and your needs. I’m always available to contact by phone/email and will do everything possible to ensure that your experience is as calm and positive as possible. In addition to your at-home postpartum visit, I also have a network of professionals to assist you & baby with any needs you may have.
 

Would you like to meet Rachael to see if she is a good match for you?  Do you have questions about your various options and what might be best for you and your family?  Come and ask away!  I am happy to meet with you and answer all of your questions during a complimentary consultation. I look forward to hearing from you!