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Doula Services

“There is a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.”

– Laura Stavoe Harm

Birth Doula Services: $1,500*Los Angeles DoulaPINIMAGE

  • 1-2 prenatal appointment to discuss birth wishes, comfort measures, etc
  • assistance in researching any questions that arise during prenatal provider visits
  • 24/7 on call status and phone support, beginning at 38 weeks
  • continuous presence during active labor, birth and following
  • assistance with establishing breastfeeding
  • one home visit within the first two weeks postpartum

*I believe all women deserve the right to have a doula. Regardless of your budget, feel free to connect so we can work together on making sure you’re well taken care of. 

“From the moment my husband and I met Lauren we knew we wanted her to be a part of the birth of our daughter Francesca.  She was the perfect addition to our birth team.  Lauren was a calming force that kept Adam and I connected throughout the entire process. I honestly don’t know what I would have done without her.  The support and encouragement I felt from Lauren from our meetings to the delivery enabled me to end up having the courage to deliver Francesca naturally just the way I wanted too. Her presence was constant but never invasive, and it enabled my husband and I to connect and share in the most beautiful experience of our lives.  I plan on having Lauren join us at all of our future births if she can, can’t imagine delivering our future children without her.”  – Tiffany Vartanyan 

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Postpartum Doula Services: $30/hr

  • help with recovery from the work of labor
  • sharing and processing of your birth story
  • help with nutrition and healthy habits for mother and baby after birth
  • lactation support
  • newborn care support
  • help with older siblings
  • information surrounding other postpartum issues as they arise
  • light housework, meals, and errands