Doula

Choosing a Doula is an important task.

This is the support person who will guide you through the most mysterious, uncertain and transformational year and experience of your life.

My work is not to talk you into a perfect vision of childbirth, but to prepare and lead you to a resourced place inside yourself from which you can create a sovereign and empowered birth and postpartum experience.

Being prepared for childbirth matters. I will provide simple and valuable tools that prepare you for birth and postpartum. I offer support that may lessen the likelihood of trauma.

My goal is to help you achieve a sovereign and empowered childbirth experience, no matter the outcome.

My passion lies in supporting pregnant people like you to trust yourself to make the right decision, to take the next best step, to understand the voice and wisdom of your body and to do the work to integrate the birth experience you have.

This holistic work we do together creates a foundation of wellness that informs the rest of your life. I am your guide to conscious pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum integration and parenthood.

-xo Tamara

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Doula Services

CONTINUOUS BIRTH SUPPORT
Once your labour begins, we choose a time when I arrive to support you. I will remain with you during your entire labour. Continuous labour support means improved outcomes for you and your infant.

PRENATAL APPOINTMENTS
In addition to being available via email and text, we will have 3-4 in person or Zoom prenatal appointments together. These serve as preparation, education and understanding your birth plan.

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
You will receive childbirth education in our prenatal appointments and yogic tools and techniques to practice that prepare you to cope with labour pain and the tender postpartum period.

POSTNATAL APPOINTMENTS
In addition to being available via email and text, I will come to your home for 2 postpartum visits to integrate your birth experience and support you with whatever is coming up, including setting boundaries with family and friends.

ADD ONS
Private yoga, aromatherapy, herbology, healing rituals, pregnancy and postpartum specific nutrition as well as additional prenatal appointments and postpartum care is available at an extra charge. Please contact for more information.

MORE THAN THE BIRTH OF A BABY
This is a time of physical, emotional and spiritual change. It’s a time to prepare for childbirth and parenthood. Childbirth is an unforgettable experience and the decisions you make will have a great impact on you, your family and your baby.

Pricing

BASIC DOULA PACKAGE:

  • 4 prenatal appointments
  • on call 2 weeks before and after estimated due date
  • research + education
  • communication via email and text during pregnancy and 6 weeks postpartum
  • continuous labour support
  • 2 postpartum in home visits
  • on average 35 – 40 hours of time

2021 SLIDING SCALE FEES

$875 – $1250

Payment Plan Available

WHAT IS A SLIDING SCALE?
The above scaled prices are in place to make my services accessible to people with different levels of income. Financial resources need not be a barrier to your ability to access important services that are proven to improve birth outcomes. I trust my clients to pay honour my value and pay what is financially available to them.

INTERESTED IN A PAYMENT PLAN?
Be prepared to pay a deposit and we will work out a reasonable payment plan based on what is financially comfortable for you.

Let’s Connect – Schedule A Free Consultation

“Tamara is a very skilled doula. She built up our confidence, helping to dissolve my fears and leading me to have the birth I wanted. Tamara did whatever needed to be done; she tapped into yoga, breath work and massage to help me in the delivery room, she took a big stress off my partner, and I felt protected by her at such a vulnerable time. Tamara’s knowledge on setting boundaries, finding your rhythm and  ritual, nutrition, breath work, mantra and the birth process was priceless for us. If you are looking for someone kind, professional, and spiritual, with an essential oil for everything, she’s your girl! I love how she cared for me, and the moments we shared at my house postpartum. It was a blessing to have her as our doula. “

client testimonial, 2020
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