~One or two prenatal visits.
~on-call availability from two weeks before your due date until baby is born.
~research into any special areas of pregnancy you are experiencing.
~prayer from the time you reserve my services until you are home with your baby.
~"daily doula calls" to encourage you if your pregnancy goes past 40 weeks.
~emotional, physical, spiritual support from early labor through delivery, including: massage, encouragement, pressure point manipulations, hot and cold comfort measures; instruction on how to use a birthing ball, a squat bar, positional changes, and water (bathtub/shower) for managing labor's intensity; suggestions for how to encourage baby's descent and to help labor progress; prayer, song, and reading from Scripture; explanations of the information given to you by nurses and doctors; unbiased detailed lists of pros and cons of any decision you must make during labor; complete support in the decisions you and your husband make at every stage of the birth; on-going notes recording progress of labor and special details about the birth.
~pictures taken with my phone (only what you are comfortable with), that are then given to you on a CD.
~notes from your birth.
~a picture of your newborn emailed to your friends and family as soon as the birth is complete.
~a postpartum visit to discuss details of the birth and to rejoice over your new little one together.
~phone support for two weeks as you adjust to new motherhood.