birth doula services tampa bay

Adding a birth doula to your team is like finding the missing piece to a puzzle. You choose your doctor or midwife to keep you and your baby safe. You choose our doulas to give you exceptional, personalized care throughout your pregnancy and birth.

Our birth doula services begin during your pregnancy:

During your pregnancy, we help you prepare, sort through the mountains of advice and evidence, discover your preferences and gain confidence in achieving them. We’re a listening ear if times get frustrating or emotional, providing resources and encouragement when needed.

Followed by comprehensive holistic support in birth and postpartum:

In labor we will be by your side for continuous support and comfort measures. We strive to foster a positive and calm environment so you can have the best birth possible. Once your baby is here we provide initial breastfeeding support as needed and an in-home postpartum visit to help you transition smoothly to life at home with your newborn.

Why work with our doulas?

Our doulas work in teams of two. Through our many years of experience, we’ve learned that we can offer unmatched support to you in this way. You’ll feel a strong connection to each of our professional doulas and rest assured in the knowledge that no matter when you give birth, your doula will be there, ready to support you.

“Having our doula as part of our birthing experience was BEYOND amazing! Her comfort and assistance during the entire process was INVALUABLE. She helped me to finally achieve the birth of my dreams after having a fear-filled first birth. Having her in the room gave me and my husband the confidence to relax and completely empowered us.”

- Lauren -

Riverview, FL

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