Does Your Insurance Cover Doula or Childbirth Education Services?

This is a tricky question that I get asked by many clients and families. At this time most insurances do not cover a doula. However there ARE a couple of ways your insurance MAY cover a doula, and even childbirth classes! FSA/HSA If you currently use either a Health Savings Account or Flexible Savings Account, … Continue reading Does Your Insurance Cover Doula or Childbirth Education Services?

Interviewing Birth Doulas? 10 Questions to Ask Them.

You're pregnant, congrats! You know you want a doula a part of your birth team. Great! You have taken some time to contact a few local doulas, to set up an interview. Which, should always be at no cost to you, whether you meet in person or chat over the phone. What now? Having a … Continue reading Interviewing Birth Doulas? 10 Questions to Ask Them.

How Can You, the Partner, Help Her In Early Labor?

There are so many ways a partner or support person can help mom in early labor. As a doula I encourage these to the mother's partner in our birth plan session. As their partner, you are their number one support person, and it's important that you too prepare in pregnancy. Here are some really good … Continue reading How Can You, the Partner, Help Her In Early Labor?