What My Fee Includes
My Doula fee is $1,500.
- All phone calls and texts that you may need at my time of service
- Two prenatal visits
- Birth plan assistance
- ASAP telephone, text and email support 8 AM through 8 PM
- Support for your birth through two hours after the birth
- Two Postpartum visits
- Email support up to a year
- 24/7 on call support within two weeks of estimated due date
I will attend all hospital and birthing centers. My area of practice is from Jackson to Placerville with a travel range 40 of miles. Postpartum care is included.
I am certified as a Doula through DONA International.
My Process as a Doula
We can start by scheduling an interview. Since I am only available to book a few clients per month please contact me as soon as you need me, this way it is more likely that I will be available. After our interview, if us working together feels like a fit I will provide you with a contract. Partial payment is due at this time.
Our first prenatal visit will be scheduled approximately two months before your expected due date. The second prenatal appointment will be scheduled around your 36th week of pregnancy. These visits typically last an hour each. On average, I spend about 20 hours with a first-time mother in labor. After the birth of your child, I will help you get your newborn baby on the breast. Any questions you may have about breastfeeding or anything else related to the baby you may call and ask at this time.
From one to six weeks post birth, depending on your preference, I will make a postpartum follow-up visit to your house.
Constant Compassionate Support
I am on call and ready at a moment’s notice to respond to your needs, and I will commit myself to supporting you throughout the whole process of your baby’s birth. During labor I will come to your home, or meet you at the hospital when you are ready, whichever is most appropriate for your label. While we are working together I am on call 24/7, including holidays.
Explanation of Fee
Aside from the cost of education, books, workshops, continued education and advertising. Initial consulting meeting approximately 2 hours.
- Driving time – toll, parking prep and research
- Approximately $27.30 per hour
- self-tax $229.50
- Doula fee $1,500
- Less expense – $179 towards hours worked $1321.00
- All Approximations