nurturing support for birthing and postpartum families

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~ Welcome ~

I am a DONA certified Birth and Postpartum Doula located near Doylestown PA.

I have been providing nurturing support to families in Bucks & Montgomery counties,

the Main Line and parts of Philadelphia as well as   

Hunterdon and Mercer counties in NJ since 1999.


I compassionately support all families regardless of race, faith, age, marital status, sexuality, gender identity or immigration status.

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My mission is to help a woman and her partner achieve the most gratifying birth and postpartum experience possible, encouraging a more confident and joyful beginning for their growing family.

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Pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood are profound life experiences that deserve unconditional support, compassion, reverence, and respect.

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I am very honored to journey with you. 

What is a doula?

The word "doula" comes from the ancient Greek meaning "woman caregiver".


A Birth Doula is a trained and experienced professional who provides continuous physical, emotional, and informational support to a mother and her partner before, during, 

and just after childbirth. 


A Postpartum Doula provides practical and informational support as well as nurturing guidance to a family with a newborn.



BENEFITS OF DOULA SUPPORT:


Research and clinical studies* shows that when a Doula attends a birth:


  • labors tend to be shorter with fewer complications
  • there is a decreased need for pain medications
  • there are less medical interventions
  • a mother has more positive feelings about her childbirth experience


Parents who receive support from a Postpartum Doula*:


  • have greater self-confidence
  • feel more secure and cared for
  • have greater breastfeeding success
  • have fewer emotional challenges following birth
  • are more successful in adapting to their new family dynamics


(* information from DONA International)