Samantha of Doula Mae Birth Services is dual trained and certified in the physiology of birth and the emotional needs of a growing family. We provide you and your family with emotional support and physical and mental comfort during the entirety of your birth.
"It's not that a doula changes a birth experience, but that a doula enhances it." - Samantha Martin
Birth Doula Support Package Includes:
Complimentary Consultation(30 - 45 minutes) - An obligation free way of asking questions and ensuring Doula Mae Birth Services is the best fit for you and your family.
Supporting Arms Booklet for your personal use in preparing for birth and postpartum. *sneak peek here!
One or Two Birth Planning Visit(s) (approximately 2 hours each) in your home to address questions, talk through concerns, discuss birth preferences to create your ideal birth, newborn, and postpartum plan, and best of all get to know each other!
Comfort Measure Workshop(if desired)to further open communication between you and your birth partner, learn labor/birth positions, comfort techniques, and more. *Note this does not replace a childbirth education class.
Car Seat Education - although optional we encourage you to ask questions and get the installation of your car seat checked during one of the prenatal visits from your certified technician.
Unlimited phone, text, email communication during pregnancy and up to 6 weeks postpartum.
24/7 On-call support from 38 weeks until baby arrives - Doula Mae Birth Services is on-call from the date of hire, however, at 38 weeks travel and personal plans will be closer to home and your doula will be prepared to leave at a moments notice.
Back up DoulaSupport arranged for added reassurance.
Continuous Birth Support for both you and your partner including reliable communication during early labor.
Typed Birth Timeline from the perspective of your doula - meant to assist you in remembering and documenting your birth story. *notes taken if time allows
Immediate Postpartum Support (up to 2 hours)to offer breastfeeding guidance and ensure you and your family are tucked in.
One Postpartum Visit (approximately 3 hours) to openly discuss your birth experience, address questions or concerns you may have, and offer newborn support (feeding, etc.).
$50 off Childbirth Education Series (comprehensive, hospital, or birth center/home birth class)
Payment plans available •Cash /Check / Credit /Debit • HSA plans do apply • Consider a baby shower doula registry
Personalize your support...
As a birth client* of Doula Mae Birth Services you will receive the support you desire and access to the knowledge we have gained during certification, training, and continuing education. To ensure you are well supported we offer a couple of additional services at a discounted price alongside local resources and partnerships to guide you in building a support team that best suits your family.
Add any of the following options to your Doula Package* at a discounted rate!
Placenta Encapsulation Package $180 (valued at $240)
Postpartum Support hours $33/hour (valued at $35/hr)
Payment plans available • Cash /Check / Credit /Debit • HSA plans do apply • Consider a baby shower doula registry
Photo courtesy of Birth Boot Camp®
Doula Mae Birth Services recognizes the need for support doesn't end with the birth of your baby, in fact it's the fourth trimester that is often lacking support in today's fast pace world. A postpartum doula can provide support to your entire family during your birth recovery, helping ease the transition to a new family dynamic, and more.
Postpartum Doula Support
Your needs likely differ from other families in the same stage of life, this is why we offer tailored support to best meet the needs of you and your family. Some possible postpartum doula duties may include (but are not limited to):
Always open - 24 Hour on call services Placenta Pick up/Drop off Daily from 8am - 8pm
Serving families in the Twin Cities and Central Minnesota. Including, but not limited to the following cities: Annandale, Anoka, Andover, Albertville, Big Lake, Buffalo, Blaine, Brooklyn Park, Cambridge, Coon Rapids, Delano, Elk River, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hanover, Ham Lake, Isanti, Monticello, Maple Grove, Minneapolis, Mora, North Branch, Oak Grove, Plymouth, Princeton, Ramsey, Rogers, Saint Michael, Saint Cloud, Saint Louis Park, Saint Paul, Wyoming, Waconia, and Zimmerman. If you don’t see your city we likely still serve your area, just contact us!