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Found 3 Pros in Eugene, OR, USA | Birth doula support
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Families served
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Birth fee
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$0 $500
$ flexible

Josie Blakeney

Corvallis, OR

0 reviews • 12 families supported • 5 years experience

0 reviews • 12 families supported • 5 years experience

My goal as your Doula is to help you have the most satisfying birth experience possible by supporting you physically, emotionally, and educationally. As your Doula I will help you advocate for yourself so that you feel seen and heard by the medical staff, I will help support you physically as you progress in labor, and I will be there as an encouragement and champion for you and your partner throughout your journey. I offer complimentary consultations to see if we would make a good team. Upon hire, I offer 2 prenatal visits to go over birth plans and desires; 2 postpartum sessions to recap your birth and offer support and resources; and labor support from whenever you call me until 2 hours after delivery. I am a mom, a wife, and we have one cat named Nunchuck. I love reading, textile crafts like embroidery or crocheting, and going for walks either in my neighborhood or in the woods with my family.

Care philosophy

Women are amazing humans and watching them give birth is a true testament to their grit, sacrifice, and strength -- no matter how they birth. As a Birth Doula, I want each of my clients to feel heard and seen, to know that they have a voice and are worthy of respect.

Areas served

  • Corvallis, Albany, Lebanon
$ flexible

Sage Davis

Eugene, OR

0 reviews • 2 families supported • 1 years experience

0 reviews • 2 families supported • 1 years experience

I have been fascinated with Birth since I was a teenager, and in 2018 I decided to take become a doula. I have done several birth and postpartum doula trainings, a placenta encapsulation training, and continual education in herbalism, diversity, equity and inclusivity in birth work. I deeply value honoring life transitions, and love offering rites of passage ceremonies to honor the transition into motherhood/parenthood. My offerings include, but are not limited to, prenatal, labor, and postpartum doula care, reiki, herbal nourishment, emotional processing and integration, loving touch, ceremonial honoring of life transitions, blessingway, closing of the bones, whether for a birth, miscarriage, or abortion, and placental prints and medicines.

Care philosophy

As a full spectrum doula, it is my goal to help birthing folks feel empowered and supported as they welcome their babies into the world. In the birth room, I am grounded and deeply reverent, I would be honored to serve your family. I do offer sliding scale services, and will soon be able to accept Medicaid.

Areas served

  • Eugene, Springfield, Surrounding rural areas

Kari Hagemeyer


0 reviews • 100 families supported • 7 years experience

0 reviews • 100 families supported • 7 years experience

I am birth and postpartum doula

Care philosophy

I am regularly in awe of what the human body is capable of, the love and power that exists within us and spirits ability to help us reach to unbelievable depths. Before having my first child I envisioned what pregnancy and the postpartum time would look like. While many of the things I envisioned became a reality there were so many moments that caught me by surprise, some of joy but many of over

Areas served

  • Eugene-Springfield, Oregon

Doula Services: FAQs

A doula is a professional that provides emotional, physical and educational support to new parents before, during, and after childbirth and into the early postpartum period. Doulas are companions who strive to give families a safe, positive, and healthy labor experience. They provide parents with evidence-based information and education on childbirth and are someone who the parent can turn to with questions and concerns about having a baby. Doulas also take an active role in collaborating with the parent to create a birth plan.

A certified birth doula offers advice and techniques to help reduce the stress that the parent often experiences during childbirth and provides you with education about different aspects of delivery and labor and what comes after.

There are two ways you can hire a doula through Meela in Eugene, OR.  

You can browse through the available doulas in Eugene, OR and send the doulas you are interested in a message, introducing yourself and setting up an interview. We recommend interviewing at least three before hiring your top doula.

You can also hire a doula in Eugene, OR in three easy steps:

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  1. Hire a doula with confidence: schedule virtual or in-person interviews with your top doula choices. Hire your top doula and start getting the care you deserve.

While the cost of a doula can vary based on experience and the services offered, the average cost of a doula in Eugene, OR is $828, but typically ranges from $669 to $986. These costs are based on a representative group of 10 doulas surveyed by Meela in the Eugene area. The average cost of a doula in Eugene, OR is lower than the average cost of a doula in the state of Oregon, which is $992.

To put this in further context, the cost of a doula in Eugene, OR is lower than the U.S. national average cost of a doula, which is $971.

When hiring a birth doula in Eugene, OR, you and your doula will discuss and agree upon a fee structure, and your doula will send you itemized invoices through Meela, which you can pay securely through the app.

Some insurance companies will cover all or part of the cost of hiring a doula. Contact your insurance company to find out if they offer any coverage for hiring a doula; not all insurance companies do.

You can hire two types of doulas in Eugene, OR: a birth doula and a postpartum doula. The birth doula is during your pregnancy and through the birth of your child. They provide you with emotional, physical and educational support during your pregnancy, your labor and delivery and for the first few hours after your child is born.

A postpartum doula will support you for the first few weeks after the baby is born. They provide in-home assistance, including teaching you how to take care of your newborn, acting as lactation consultant, and can provide some night nanny services.

Yes, a birth doula can provide support during a Cesarean birth and delivery. Doulas are non-medical professionals and do not replace obstetricians, physicians, midwives or nurses. They are an additive member to the team and provide emotional, physical and informational support to the birthing parent, partner and family. It is up to you whether the certified doula can remain in the operating room during the procedure.

When you hire a doula in Eugene, OR, your services typically include several in-person prenatal sessions, 24/7 phone and text support, full attendance throughout your labor, and several hours of support immediately following your birth.

A doula in Eugene, OR can help you in any kind of birth. Certified doulas are able to assist parents in creating the ideal “birth environment” and help parents deliver their baby safely. A doula can provide support during the birth whether it occurs in a hospital, a home, or another birth center of some kind. Doulas are there to support you in your desired birth preferences, whether that is a preference for natural, non-medicated, assisted, C-section or anything else.

Certified doulas can also act as a liaison between you and hospital staff regarding your childbirth expectations and preferences. For example, if your preference is to have a non-medicated birth, a doula can help guide you through that process and create a personalized birth plan. A certified doula in Eugene, OR does not replace medical staff (such as your obstetrician and nurses).

When a surgical procedure is required, there are some situations in which a birth doula can also remain in the operating room, although this is not an expected obligation. A certified birth doula can also assist hospital staff to improve the overall birthing experience. A doula in Eugene, OR will typically stay with the parents for several hours after birth to help them with birth recovery.

Evidence suggests that a birth doula in Eugene, OR can help improve parent satisfaction with their baby’s birth and delivery. The involvement of a doula can also lead to shorter deliveries with less complications.

Recent studies show that parents who have a support person like a doula by their side throughout labor and childbirth are more likely to:

  1. Give birth without the need for pain medicine
  2. Describe their birth experience in a positive way
  3. Give birth without the need for medical intervention, such as C-sections or vacuum delivery
  4. Experience a shorter labor

You can hire a doula early in your pregnancy to allow you time to get to know each other and to begin planning for your later trimesters, labor, birth, and aftercare. It is ideal to hire a doula when you are around 20 weeks along, but you can start looking for one before that.

It is never too late to hire a doula in Eugene, OR; you have right up to your due date to find a doula near you and receive all the benefits of doula support.

While many people think that a doula and a midwife are the same thing, their educational background and job duties are different. Doulas are non-medical professionals who provide emotional, physical and educational support, while also offering actionable advice and guidance to new parents about how to nurture their baby.

A midwife is a certified nurse-midwife (CNM) or a certified midwife (CM). CNMs are medical professionals that are certified and licensed by the American College of Nurse-Midwives. CMs are also certified, but they do not have nursing backgrounds.

Doulas are not medical professionals; they focus on the emotional support for the parents and the family before, during, and after the birth of the baby. Their job is to provide information, advice, and support to the family not diagnose any medical conditions or provide medical advice.

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