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CURRENTLY BOOKING LABOUR AND POSTPARTUM SUPPORT FOR BIRTHS EDD MARCH 2022

All rituals, products, and the Jewish perinatal database always available.

I offer labor support, perinatal rituals, postpartum fourth trimester support, and products including gift certificates. Scroll to read more about how I tailor these to your needs.

perinatal rituals

labour blessing

  • $200
  • nondenominational and nonappropriative, tailored to your spiritual needs
  • between 35 and 38 weeks of pregnancy
  • for you and a small group of your beloveds, I lead a ritual with songs, readings, and your beloveds’ blessings to mentally and emotionally prepare you for labor and parenthood in the support of your community

placenta burial

  • $200
  • nondenominational and nonappropriative, tailored to your spiritual needs
  • at time of your choosing (placenta must be appropriately stored, but a frozen placenta can be interred years after a birth)
  • ‘burial’ is most common but burning or other environmentally-friendly spiritual disposal / return to earth can be devised per your needs and location available
  • for you and a small group of your beloveds, I lead a ritual with songs, readings, and beloveds’ blessings for you and your child to emotionally separate from the pregnancy and birth period and come into parenting with the support of your community

end of lochia / return of menstruation private ritual kit

  • $50
  • nondenominational and nonappropriative, tailored to your spiritual needs
  • for the birthing person to do alone or with a beloved
  • includes personal nondenominational meditation / intention, beeswax candle, red string, and tea blend. Substitute birth blessing box described below for an extra $25 (includes in-state shipping).

labour support

sliding scale $800 – $1200

  • complimentary consultation or referral to best match
  • evidence-based phone, text, and email doula support upon hire during office hours, and 24 hour doula support once on call
  • 2 – 3 prenatal visits depending on due date. during these visits we will discuss or create your physiologic and cesarean section birth vision as well as practice laboring positions and create a postpartum plan.
    • bonus prenatal visit for those booking before 20 weeks
  • 24-hour on-call starting 37 weeks until 2 weeks postpartum
  • continuous support during labor
    • focused, one-on-one care
    • early labor support in your home
    • continuous support in your chosen birthing location
    • guidance and assistance with relaxation, breathing, and positions
    • explanation of medical information to ensure informed consent
    • unbiased advocate for your birth plan and you
    • assistance with establishing nursing, if desired
    • remain after delivery to ensure baby and parent(s) are well and bonding started
  • 2 postpartum visits
    • one in first week and one three weeks after delivery
    • parent-focused care
    • labor, birth, and new parent processing
    • nursing, feeding, babywearing, infant care, and transition information and support
    • community resource referrals
    • assistance strategizing asking for help, setting boundaries, weighing infant medical needs such as choosing a pediatrician, and non-religious planning for baby’s first religious ceremony if part of your traditions

postpartum fourth trimester support

sliding scale $25 – 35 hourly, two hour minimum

The fourth trimester is a transitionary period for parent, child, and family, during which the birthing parent must rest as much as possible while a newborn needs as much care as possible. Turn to your village for support. Contact me today to tailor a package to your needs from the offerings below. Available 8AM – 9PM daily, some holiday availability!

  • Family care
    • creating a restful recovery environment
    • processing birth and fourth trimester experience
    • meal preparation
    • household assistance
    • local errands
    • sibling guidance
    • referrals to community resources
    • support in finding and understanding evidence-based medical care (such as choosing a pediatrician or deciding on a circumcision or frenectomy)
    • support in planning non-religious logistics for baby’s first religious ceremony in your tradition
    • evidence-based phone, text, and email support upon hire during office hours
  • Newborn care
    • babywearing
    • feeding (bottle or nursing)
    • swaddling
    • bathing
    • diapering

products

all prices inclusive of tax. payment via venmo, paypal, transfer, or cash.

gift certificates

Always available in $50 and $100 amounts, a perfect group baby shower gift – invest in a supportive birth for your loved one. Call or email today!

birth blessing box

nondenominational

includes the below. $50, includes in-state shipping.

  • pair nursing pads
  • lochia pad set
  • lochia meditation
  • beeswax candle
  • red string
  • tea blend
  • your brief message to be opened after birth
A cloth basket lined with blue cloth sits on a white counter, framed at the bottom with ferns. Clockwise from top left, the basket holds a handwritten paper titled 'lochia,' a red string hanging on the left corner of the paper, an envelope partially covering the paper titled 'open after birth,' mint sprigs, a red, blue, and yellow plaid cloth menstrual and lochia pad snapped around its liner, lavender framing the inside bottom of basket, small red roses, a small mason jar with herbal tea blend, a red candle, and two dark green cloth nursing pads. Lavender petals are scattered on the white tile background.
nondenominational

jewish

includes the below. $50, includes in-state shipping.

  • pair nursing pads
  • lochia pad set
  • lochia bracha
  • beeswax havdalah candle
  • red string
  • tea blend
  • your brief message to be opened after birth
A cloth basket lined with blue cloth sits on a white counter, framed at the bottom with ferns. Clockwise from top left, the basket holds a handwritten paper titled 'lochia bracha,' a red string hanging on the left corner of the paper, an envelope partially covering the paper titled 'open after birth,' mint sprigs, a red, blue, and yellow plaid cloth menstrual and lochia pad snapped around its liner, lavender framing the inside bottom of basket, small red roses, a small mason jar with herbal tea blend, a red havdalah candle, and two dark green cloth nursing pads. Lavender petals are scattered on the white tile background.
jewish

lochia pads

Handmade, 100% cotton reusable lochia pads – extra absorbent and extra soft. Set includes one liner and one insert – use just the liner or both together for absorbency needed, be it lochia or regular menstruation. Materials purchased from local small business. $15, $20 including in-state shipping.

A red, blue, and yellow plaid cloth menstrual and lochia pad liner and insert sit on a white counter resting against ferns and small red roses. Lavender flowers separate the liner from pad and one sits inside the unsnapped and opened liner to show extra absorbent construction. A measuring tape shows it to be about 10 inches in length.

nursing pads

Handmade, 100% cotton reusable nursing pads. Tuck them against nipples to catch leakage, then reuse as gentle, absorbent washable pads, perfect for facial cleansing and baby bathtime. Set of three pairs. Materials purchased from local small business. $10, $15 including in-state shipping.

a pair of dark green cloth nursing pads rest on a white counter against ferns, small red roses, and lavendar with a measuring tape showing their diameter at 5 inches.

try it out set

One pair of nursing pads and one lochia pad set. $20, $25 including in-state shipping.

A red, blue, and yellow plaid cloth menstrual and lochia pad sits snapped around its liner with a pair of dark green nursing pads to the right, with a tape measure showing the lochia pad about 10 inches in length and the nursing pads 5 inches in diameter. They sit on a white counter resting on ferns, small red roses, and lavender.

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