Serving Kentucky families in and around
Lexington, Richmond, Stanford, and London.

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Mama/Partner Birth Skillshop $75

I almost wanted to tagline this workshop, “You put a baby in her, now help her get it out!”

But seriously. I understand.

As fabulous as doulas are, every family won’t choose to hire one. Even so, every mom needs a supportive birth team. Mother Well’s Mama/Partner Birth Skills Workshop is just the ticket.

In this 90 min crash-course style workshop, we will cover:

  • The basic physical processes of labor and birth
  • The Fear – Tension – Pain Cycle and how it can make delivery unnecessarily hard
  • Expert-approved ways to make mom (and dad!) more comfortable in labor
  • How to talk with your provider to get the best care possible
  • And how you can be truly present on this life-changing day

Decrease your fear and increase confidence and comfort!

Newborn Care Class $75

One of the most exhilarating – and downright terrifying! – feelings in life is walking out the hospital with a brand new baby in tow.  What happens next?

In this 2-hour class, we will cover basics such as:

  • Common Newborn Hospital Procedures
  • Sleeping Expectations
  • How to Calm your Newborn
  • Infant Feeding Basics 
  • How To Get Breastfeeding Off To A Good Start
  • Postpartum Recovery and Realities
  • Resources to Help you Transition to life as a Parent

Community Childbirth Education

This upbeat, interactive, and informative class can be taught in a private or group setting. Fear increases our tension and anxiety over any event in life – especially childbirth. By learning a bit about the basics of labor and birth, you’ll have less fear, more confidence (and joy!) as you welcome your baby to the world. In this class, we’ll cover:

  • The basic physical processes of labor and birth
  • The Fear – Tension – Pain Cycle and how it can make delivery unnecessarily hard
  • Ways to make labor more comfortable (and even enjoyable!)
  • The benefits and risks of labor interventions
  • How to handle a long or difficult labor
  • How to communicate effectively with your care providers
  • and much more.

Private Session: $150
Group Session: $40 / couple (Minimum of 2 couples. Inquire for details.)

Birth Doula Services $750

An increasing number of mothers choose to include doulas as part of their birthing team. It’s a smart move! Evidence says women who use doula support are “more likely to have spontaneous vaginal births and less likely to have any pain medication, epidurals, negative feelings about childbirth, vacuum or forceps-assisted births, and C-sections.” (To get more facts about doula care, visit EvidenceBasedBirth.com.)

Think of a doula as someone who is equal parts wedding planner, personal trainer, and soul sister for your birth.

Hiring me as your birth doula means you’ll get:

  • 2 prenatal visits with you and your partner
  • Assistance with writing your birth plan
  • Access to an extensive local and online resource list
  • Continuous phone/email support from date of hire through birth and two weeks postpartum
  • Continuous support throughout your labor, through 1-2 hours postpartum
  • Immediate postpartum care and assistance breastfeeding, if desired
  • 1 postpartum visit with you, your partner, and new baby (!)
  • Assurance knowing you and your growing family are in caring, knowledgeable hands

It is my belief that every woman who wants a doula should have one. I am happy to discuss payment plans upon demonstrated need, subject to discretion. 

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