Virtual Doula Services
Access to bespoke doula support wherever you are
Why on earth would I want to hire a virtual doula?
I know what you’re thinking… How would a doula offer support over the phone? Aren’t doulas supposed to provide physical support?
Well, I think you’d be surprised to know that virtual doula support is in some cases more accessible and supportive than in-person doula services; and can provide some amazing benefits too!
Virtual doula services include:
- Support during pregnancy with regular check-ins to ensure you and your baby are feeling good before the big day.
- Virtual prenatal meeting discuss your birth options and design your personalised birth plan for a smooth delivery.
- Assistance in organising your in-person support system, ensuring you have all the help you need.
- Convenient video chat, email, phone and text support at your fingertips.
- Access to educational support and a comprehensive library of blog posts covering various topics such as unmedicated birth, vaginal birth, cesarean birth and postpartum healing.
- Birth readiness check-ins to ensure you’re mentally and physically prepared for delivery.
- Virtual birth doula support throughout labour and delivery in your chosen birthing place.
- A dedicated session to reflect upon and process your birth.
- Support for your partner to ensure their involvement and understanding of how to best support you in the postpartum period.
- Parenting check-ins to navigate the exciting and sometimes overwhelming world of parenthood. These check-ins include breastfeeding support.
- Access to information and expert resources to make informed decisions and choose the best care for you.
Barbara Katz Rothman, PhD
So, what's next?
- Step 1: Let’s chat about your dream birth
We’ll start with a friendly conversation. Tell me your story and your dream birth experience and anything else I should know.
- Step 2: We’ll go through your support options
Once we’ve had our chat, we’ll go through the support options and I’ll help you choose the best option for you.
- Step 3: I’ll be with you every step of the way
I’ll be there from pregnancy until 6 weeks after your baby arrives with 24/7 support through text, phone or video call.
Why work with me?
Every mumma deserves a doula who understands the sleepless nights, endless questions, and the incredible love that fills your heart
You must have some questions
- Meet me for 15 minutes
- We can chat and get to know each other a little
- Video or voice call
- 100% obligation free
- I’ll help you put together you personalised plan to suit your needs
Still not sure if you need a doula?
Research shows that having a virtual doula as part of your birth team:
- 50% decrease in the need for caesarean births,
- 25% shorter labour times,
- 40% less oxytocin use, and
- 60% less requests for an epidural.
Hiring a doula can help improve your birth outcomes and make the birth of your baby even more special!
It not only improves bonding between birth parents but also reduces the likelihood of having postpartum depression.
Your online doula will guide both you and your partner through phone support helping increase comfort measures during labor and delivery.
Your bespoke support includes virtual guidance in things like massaging techniques which can help to reduce stress and anxiety and increase happiness and relaxation.
A Holistic Virtual Doula is with you from the start of your pregnancy until after your baby is born.
No matter what birth environment you choose – hospital birth, birth center or home birth; your virtual doula is there to help you labor through the birth from the moment your first contractions starts.
Having a certified birth doula can really help you prepare for labor and birth through online courses that are not only helpful for your birth but also helps your partner give support during your labor.
Your Postpartum Doula can provide support with breastfeeding, organise services to support the birthing parents, and answer all your questions.
This way you can enjoy your postpartum experience with your baby without worrying about everything else.
Frequently asked Virtual Doula questions
All the answers you could ever want from your virtual doula
A virtual doula is like a traditional doula, but with a virtual twist.
We’re here to offer moms-to-be emotional, physical, and informational support through the power of the internet. Think of us as your personal cheerleader, answering your questions and providing the guidance you need from the comfort of your own home.
And the best part? You can wear your comfiest sweatpants during our virtual meetings. It’s like having a doula in your pocket, ready to support you whenever you need it.
So, sit back, relax, and let us guide you through this amazing journey.
Are you curious about virtual birth doulas services? Well, buckle up, because we’re about to blow your mind!
First off, we’re here to offer you emotional support, help you craft a birth plan, and provide you with childbirth education. We’re basically your own personal cheerleaders, but with way more experience in the birthing world than your high school pep squad.
We can even teach your partner how to give you a massage that will make you forget all about all your stressors and worries.
But wait, there’s more! We’re like a pregnancy and birth encyclopaedia, but with a whole lot more heart and a lot less of that annoying clicking sound when you scroll.
Some virtual doulas even offer virtual prenatal yoga classes, guided meditation sessions, and newborn soothing tips.
Virtual doulas provide support from conception to delivery and beyond, we’re your go-to resource for anything baby-related. Well, except for the diaper changes – your partner can do that.
Alright, let’s talk about how much does a virtual doula costs?
Virtual doula services won’t leave you with an empty bank. But, let’s face it, birth and postpartum support can be expensive, and every doula sets their own rates based on their experience and the services they provide.
Depending on the package you choose, you can expect to pay anywhere from a few hundred bucks to a couple thousand.
But hey, can you really put a price tag on having a personal cheerleader in your corner, rooting for you and making sure you have the online birth and labor support you need?
Trust me, once you have a virtual doula on your birth team, you’ll never go back.”
Well, the beauty of being a doula providing virtual services is that we can work anywhere and everywhere! From hospitals and birthing centers to homes and even Zoom calls, we’re ready to support you wherever you feel most comfortable.
Whether you’re giving birth on a mountain top or in the middle of a busy city. We’ll be right there by your side, cheering you on. We’ll be making sure you have everything you need to safely bring your little one into the world.