Doula Services

What are your options?

Virtual Interview

A free, 20-30 minute virtual meeting. You can ask clarifying questions, confirm which option is best for you, and get the help & support you need.

Introductory Class

My introductory course lasts about 90 minutes. You’ll gain extensive knowledge on pregnancy, birth, and caring for your newborn. This session is the first of the series to help you decide if I am the right doula and educator for you.

Virtual Childbirth Preparation Classes

Once you’ve completed the Introductory Class, we can move on to the complete series. These three additional sessions — about 5 to 6 hours of one-on-one childbirth education in total — will educate you on how to have a safe, comfortable birthing experience.

These Childbirth Preparation Classes will fully prepare you for birth. You won’t need to take any additional classes other than Infant CPR.

Hourly Virtual Labor Support

You can call if you are scared, feel stuck, or just need some help and suggestions understanding what is happening. Available if you have taken all three prenatal classes.

Unlimited Virtual Labor Support

If you don’t want to be concerned about the hours being used or keeping track of time during labor, I am happy to provide unlimited virtual support for as much time as you need.

In-Person* Virtual Labor Support

In-person labor support is currently dependent on your hospital’s Covid-19 policy. If two doulas are allowed to attend your birth, a shadow doula will be included at no extra cost. The shadow doula will support you when you need their support and the primary doula will join you when you are in active labor.

This option is not available if you have not taken all 3 Childbirth Preparation Classes.

New!Unlimited Combo In-Person PLUS Virtual Labor Support!

Also known as the “best of both worlds” option! A newer, more affordable doula will provide hands-on support, while a highly experienced doula will be available for unlimited support virtually throughout your labor.
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Labor Support

Our doulas can support & empower you throughout your pregnancy – no matter where you live! Every labor support package includes:
A free virtual interview, with lots of valuable info tailored to you
Your own personalized birth plan (and all the help you need to follow it!)

Continuous, uninterrupted support throughout labor, birth & immediate postpartum

Helpful suggestions & positions for a more comfortable pregnancy, labor, and birth

Guaranteed backup doulas

Quick telephone support throughout pregnancy & immediate postpartum

Hypnotic relaxation for birth

Extensive birth preparation handouts

Detailed breastfeeding preparation, information & support
Comprehensive invoice for your insurance reimbursement
Clients are sometimes reimbursed up to 70% of their fee!

Every package includes our childbirth preparation classes, in order to completely prepare you for birth.

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Childbirth Preparation Classes

I offer virtual, 1-on-1 preparation to couples so that they can go into labor with full confidence & little to no obstacles.

As your educator, I’ll provide tips on…

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How to get the birth you want in a hospital setting,

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Which hospital protocols are actually necessary, and
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How, when & why to avoid the ones that aren’t.

We’ll also get to know each other better so that I can best support your wishes and goals for birth.

You can learn everything you need to know from the comfort of your own home.

Sign up with your partner — or even a doula of your own choosing!

You want an experienced doula who will know what to do in any situation… but they’re so expensive!

You found a doula who can be with you no matter how long your labor lasts, and provide hands-on support. They charge less money… but they lack experience.

B*E*S*T Doula Service has the perfect solution for you:
an In-Person PLUS Virtual Labor Support Combo!

Sign up for our childbirth prep classes with your newer doula, who will then be the one at your side during labor with the full knowledge to assist you. Then if you, your partner, or your hands-on doula have questions or need guidance during labor, you can call us at any time for virtual support.

It’s the best of both worlds – wisdom gained by many years of experience, combined with the energy & enthusiasm of an eager new doula. The perfect combination!

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Add-Ons for In-Person Labor Support

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Professional photographs/video of pregnancy, labor, and your new baby

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Soothing massage sessions & other alternative pain relief measures during labor

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Birth ball for your use during labor
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Placenta encapsulation
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Written records of your entire labor and birth
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We’ll accompany you to…

    • Prenatal exercises or yoga classes
    • Childbirth classes
    • Hypnobirthing / HypBabies classes
    • Appointments with your doctor or midwife

along with or in place of your partner.

Testimonials

What Our Clients Say

Tracy quickly became a friend. She listened to us and shaped the experience on our wishes and always made us feel confident and comfortable. Her warmth and kindness helped every step of the way. Her conversations with both my mom and our OBGYN were enormously helpful at a scary time.

- Christina B.

Tracy's knowledge about preparing for birth, the birth process, and preparing for life with a new baby was invaluable. Much of the process is shrouded with mystery and tracy helps remove the mystery and help you feel ready and at ease.

- Monica T.