Birth Package

NOTE: each doula provides a slightly different package and a different fee. The fees range from $800 (for a newly trained doula) – $3500, depending on the amount of experience the doula has. The birth package with tracy hartley, one of the most experienced (but not the most expensive) doula in the greater Los Angeles area, includes:

  • Free virtual interview with lots of valuable information for birth! 
  • Relaxation for Birth (hypnosis preparation) 
  • Extensive Birth Preparation Handouts 
  • Childbirth education to prepare you and your partner for your labor, birth and newborn
  • Assistance with and preparation of a Birth Plan that works 
  • Telephone support and advice throughout pregnancy and immediate postpartum 
  • Suggestions for a more comfortable pregnancy and birth 
  • Alternative relief measures for morning sickness and other discomforts during pregnancy 
  • Massage and other alternative pain relief measures during labor 
  • Continuous, uninterrupted support throughout labor and birth and immediate postpartum 
  • Labor and birth positioning suggestions for comfort and labor progress 
  • Breastfeeding preparation, information and support 
  • Invoice for your insurance reimbursement (clients are sometimes reimbursed up to 70% of the fee paid) 
  • Written record of the entire labor and birth 
  • Photographs or videotape of labor, birth and/or new baby 
  • Guaranteed backup doulas 
  • A birth ball available for your use during labor 
  • Referrals to other doulas
  • TWO doulas for less than the price of one (after quarantine is over, of course)!
happy moment with doula

Additional (Optional) Services Available

birthing person with partner and doula
  • Placenta encapsulation 
  • Additional childbirth education classes 
  • Accompany you to a prenatal exercise or yoga class 
  • Accompany you to childbirth classes along with or in place of the partner 
  • Accompany you to classes in HypnoBirthing, HypBabies, HypBirth, etc. along with or in place of the partner 
  • Professional photographs of labor, birth and/or new baby 
  • Professional massage sessions 
  • Pregnancy photos
  • Accompany you to meet with doctor or midwife 
  • Belly casts