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Found 32 Pros in Lakeland, FL, USA | Postpartum doula support
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Stephanie Mutka

FL

0 reviews • 12 families supported • 5 years experience

0 reviews • 12 families supported • 5 years experience

Motherhood is a divine gift, and each birth is a miraculous testament to God's love and grace. With a heart full of faith and hands ready to serve, I am here to walk alongside you, ensuring that your birthing experience is one of peace, joy, and spiritual fulfillment. My calling is to offer not just physical support, but emotional and spiritual guidance. ​ As a mother of three, I know the joys and challenges that come with each new addition to your family. My own experiences have deepened my empathy and commitment to serving other mothers. I cherish the opportunity to share in your journey, providing a comforting presence and practical wisdom born from my own walk through motherhood. ​ I offer Birth and Postpartum Doula services and attend your birth at the place of your choice. 1:1, or group classes for birth preparation and Childbirth Education is offered. Let’s connect and discuss how I can support you through this extraordinary time. Together, we will create a birth and postpartum experience filled with faith, love, and joy.

Care philosophy

At the heart of Soul Purpose Doula is the belief that every birth is a sacred event, a testament to God’s love. We strive to create an environment where mothers feel spiritually uplifted, emotionally supported, and physically prepared for the incredible experience of childbirth and beyond. Our approach is holistic, addressing the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of each mother.

Areas served

  • Miami
  • West Palm Beach
  • Jacksonville
  • Key west
  • Tampa
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Panama City
$ flexible
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Candice Chery

Tampa, FL

3 reviews • 15 families supported • 9 years experience

3 reviews • 15 families supported • 9 years experience

I am a certified FULL SPECTRUM doula (abortion, birth, fertility, prenatal, postpartum, soul), I am a childbirth educator, cloth diaper educator and an early childhood education expert! I have over 20yrs of being a Florida state licensed family child care provider!! I’m a strong advocate for breastfeeding and baby wearing, and I’m passionate about empowering and supporting my community especially my BIPOC community. I do travel for birth services

Care philosophy

At the heart of my care philosophy is the belief that every individual is deserving of compassion, respect, and dignity. When working with families, I strive to cultivate a sense of trust and collaboration, recognizing that each family has their own unique strengths, values, and perspectives. By listening with empathy and fostering open communication, I aim to create a supportive environment.

Areas served

  • Temple Terrace Lutz Wesley Chapel Brandon Rivervie

Reviews

  • Kerriston
    July 8, 2024 at 8:19 am | Client review

    Candice has been the main provider for both of my children who are 11 years apart. She has been the most reliable person ever. She loves my children as her own. She over prepared my children for kindergarten. Both are testing off the chart and my son who was one her first children within her child care. We love her and she is still my go to for advice about different techniques for learning.

$ flexible
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Sadie Wilkins

FL

3 reviews • 5 families supported • 2 years experience

3 reviews • 5 families supported • 2 years experience

My name is Sadie, I'm a girl mom of two beautiful daughters - and my own personal birth experiences along with the experiences I was hearing from other new mothers around me is how I got into doula work. I was hearing again and again that more often than not, people felt as if they were not being listened to while in labor and during their births. I researched what a doula is, and what they provide and realized that I had this calling to provide this support to the people in these birthing spaces as it seemed like it was severely lacking. I provide prenatal support, birth and labor, postpartum, sibling, and lactation support.

Care philosophy

I am deeply passionate about supporting all birthing people in all birthing environments and situations. I understand that birth is a very intimate and personal experience, and I feel very honored when clients allow me into that space and allow me to empower and uplift them through that process.

Areas served

  • Umatilla, FL
  • Eustis, FL
  • Leesburg, FL
  • Mount Dora, FL
  • Fruitland Park, FL
  • Clermont, FL
  • Altoona, FL
  • Tavares, FL

Reviews

  • Brooke
    June 3, 2024 at 6:55 am | Client review

    Amazing and wonderful doula!! She’s has the best spirit and is extremely knowledgeable in labor and delivery

$ flexible
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Edrina Gilbert

Tampa, FL

0 reviews • 7 families supported • 1 years experience

0 reviews • 7 families supported • 1 years experience

Hello, my name is Edrina Gilbert! I'm a birth & postpartum doula. I am a military wife and mother of two. I became interested in becoming a doula after experiencing my birth without my mom by my side due to health complications. I was young, it was challagening and I was yearning for that nuturishing, advocating soul to be present with me. With my second pregnancy I decided to get a doula because me and my husband was unsure if he would be deployed or not. I realized how much having a doula made a difference and it definitely made an impact on me! It was the push I needed to finish the process for me to become one! Let's Doula This Baby offers birth and postpartum doula, & childbirth education to expecting mothers.

Care philosophy

Let’s Doula This Baby LLC believes in empowering, uplifting mothers! We also like to provide a serene feel in labor or postpartum! We believe in the power of informed choice and support families in making decisions that are right for them. We honor the individuality of each family and respect their unique needs, values, and preferences.

Areas served

  • St Pete
  • Clearwater
  • Riverview
  • Brandon
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Olivia Grimsley

FL

0 reviews • 132 families supported • 12 years experience

0 reviews • 132 families supported • 12 years experience

I became a doula after a rough journey myself. That extra support really makes a difference.

Care philosophy

To make your journey the best I will listen to your needs and wishes!

Areas served

  • Tampa
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Adisela McNamara

Orlando, FL

2 reviews • 40 families supported • 5 years experience

2 reviews • 40 families supported • 5 years experience

My journey to birth work sparked after my first son. Even though my earliest memories are of making formula bottles for my siblings or assisting in diaper changes at the age of five. The real fire wasn't ignited until I had gone through my own pregnancies and births. When I became pregnant, I found myself in an unknown world navigating the typical path of maternity care. Dismissed by my healthcare providers and a hospital stay where I felt belittled, my voice silenced and almost every staff member that attended me were condescending and made me feel inadequate as a first-time mother. Throughout the years, I quickly realized I wasn't the only one who felt like there was a gap in compassionate reproductive care and there must be a better way to birth. Since then, I built Maternal Affinity Birth Services and my life has been all about pregnancy, birth, postpartum support, advocacy and unity ever since. Your pregnancy, your birth and the postpartum period (however long that may be for you) are the foundation of a lifelong journey. It is vital to care and nourish the new person, transitioning into postpartum who has also just been birthed. Whether this is education on a plethora of topics under the birth spectrum or continuous support and encouragement, a hand to hold to know you are not alone; or an open mind and ears to validate your emotions throughout the sea of parenthood. You do not have to cross these waters by yourself. No one should be without support. I am here to uplift you during your birth and postpartum journey. You are not alone. I will meet you in the middle, wherever that may be. I will hold space for unconditional love and healing. I am a resource of unbiased, evidence-based information. As a certified birth & bereavement doula, full-spectrum doula, evidence based birth instructor, infant microbiome instructor and lactation educator, I bring my knowledge, trainings, experience and open heart to the fullest extent with my families. You have a voice, let me help uplift it. The vibrations will break barriers. And no matter what, your birth story is yours to write.

Care philosophy

I provide postpartum support for the that ensures everyone is empowered, healing, bonding and well-rested all with the ease that your needs, wants and goals are in qualified hands. My support mirrors your unique family goals and needs while providing culturally aware and trauma informed support that extends to the entire family.

Areas served

  • Apopka
  • Winter Garden
  • Winter Park
  • Longwood
  • Altamonte Springs
  • Lake Nona
  • Kissimmee

Reviews

  • Jessica
    February 28, 2024 at 9:06 am | Client review

    Adisela was the best thing to happen to our family! I had a rough birth and she came in the night after we were discharged from the hospital. We are first time parents and had no idea what to expect. Adisela educated us on newborn development and even helped our baby sleep through the night. She guided my partner and I while I went through postpartum anxiety and was there for every question and always validated how I was feeling. Her sitz bath blend she gifted me was amazing and she knows a lot about healing after birth. I wish I could give her 10 stars!! Recommending her postpartum doula support to every mama I know

$ flexible
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Brooke Millet

FL

0 reviews • 1 families supported • 1 years experience

0 reviews • 1 families supported • 1 years experience

I am a student doula providing newborn nannying and night care.

Care philosophy

I am a student doula providing newborn nannying and night care.

Areas served

  • Tampa Bay
  • Pasco County
  • Pinellas County
  • Kissimme, FL
  • Grand Rapids, MI
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Andzelika Bielawski

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 50 families supported • 10 years experience

0 reviews • 50 families supported • 10 years experience

👶 Anticipating the arrival of your little one soon? Discover the perfect solution! 🌸 Welcome to LBE Doula Services - your ultimate destination for all your maternity and postpartum essentials! 🤰🏻👶🏻💞 We are delighted to provide a comprehensive range of services to accompany you on your entire journey. Whether you opt for a hospital, home, or birth center birth, our skilled birth doulas will stand by your side, offering constant support and guidance. 🏥🏠💕 But that's not all! We also have overnight postpartum doula services to facilitate a smooth transition into parenthood. Our caring team will equip you with the care, knowledge, and emotional backing you need during this special moment. 🌙✨ Moreover, we recognize that each birth is unique, and sometimes things may not go as planned. This is why we provide bereavement doula services, offering a comforting presence and empathy during challenging times. 💔🌈 Capture those precious moments with our labor and delivery photography services! Our expert photographers will eloquently document your journey, crafting enduring memories to cherish forever. 📸💖 And let's not overlook our newborn specialists! With their expertise and affection for infants, they will ensure your little one receives the best care and attention, granting you peace of mind. 🍼👶🏼💛 At LBE Doula Services, your well-being is our primary concern, which is why we take pride in having three medically trained professionals on our team. Be assured that you are in safe hands throughout your entire childbirth experience. 🩺🌟 But wait, there's more! We provide a range of additional services beyond doula care. LBE also offers concierge childcare, international and domestic travel childcare, pet sitting, and house sitting. We've got all your needs covered! 🏠🐾✈️👶🏻 So, if you seek exceptional care, support, and services throughout your pregnancy and beyond, look no further than LBE Doula Services. Count on us to be there at every step, because your journey to parenthood deserves nothing less than the best! 💫💕 Feel free to contact us for more details or to customize your package. We are eager to be a part of your beautiful journey! 💌

Care philosophy

Andzelika is a certified birth, bereavement, and postpartum doula with a decade of experience supporting new parents. She specializes in overnight postpartum and newborn care, tailoring her services to each family's unique needs. Andzelika emphasizes community support in parenting and creates a compassionate environment for families, including furry members.

Areas served

  • Central Florida
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Megan Kroll

Tampa, FL

0 reviews • 50 families supported • 10 years experience

0 reviews • 50 families supported • 10 years experience

After over 10 years in the newborn and infant care world, Megan brings a wealth of knowledge and diverse experiences to her care practice. She honors the individuality and autonomy of each family by assessing their goals, strengths, and needs, and tailoring her approach to each client. Megan abides by the philosophy that "every baby is different," and strives to celebrate the uniqueness of every baby and family she works for. Her goal is to be the support that builds your family up with confidence and compassion.

Care philosophy

Family-centered care focusing on building strong parent-baby relationships through evidence-based infant care, nurturing the parental instincts, and supporting the family emotionally, physically, and holistically.

Areas served

  • Tampa, FL
  • South Tampa, FL
  • Clearwater, FL
  • Saint Petersburg, FL
$ flexible
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Alyssa Kaplan

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 2000 families supported • 13 years experience

0 reviews • 2000 families supported • 13 years experience

Your Body, Your Baby. We support you!

Care philosophy

We believe everyone deserves a highly skilled doula to support them throughout this time of transition. In Joy Birth offers expert birth doula care as well as postpartum doula care. We have a budget friendly option in addition to our normal rate for doula services.

Areas served

  • Orlando, Winter Garden, Winter Park, Oviedo
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Andreia Simonetti

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 4 years experience

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 4 years experience

I provide families information and support on infant feeding. Provide newborn care, feeding, and development. During this period we will enhance your knowledge so you may have confidence and peace to care the greatest miracle of life: your baby.

Care philosophy

I’m a doula specialized in postpartum care and mother. I provide emotional support and care for the mother after delivered and also for the baby. I help mothers begin breastfeeding process and encourages bonding. Certified CPR and AED by American Heart Association.

Areas served

  • Central Area
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Samantha Graham

FL

0 reviews • 1 families supported • 1 years experience

0 reviews • 1 families supported • 1 years experience

My name is Samantha, but you can call me Sammy. Originally, I set out to become a midwife. One of my favorite shows growing up was "The Cosby Show," I liked the profession that Dr. Huxtable worked in. I thought it was simple: you get a pregnant client, deliver their baby, and 1,2,3 send them on their way. Wrong. As I grew older and listened/ read stories about different childbirth and postpartum experiences, I realized that there was an abundant amount of fear and misery regarding pregnancy and childbirth. So, I also chose to dive into becoming a doula so that these families can get the advocation, care, and compassion that they deserve/ need in and out of the birthing room. Not only do I want to help their, but I also want to help the family adapt to bringing baby home.

Care philosophy

"It takes a village" - it takes a community to nurture and successfully raise a child. It's okay to ask for help, and I'd love to be that for you. As I always say, "Your Sigh of Relief is Only One Call Away."

Areas served

  • Fort. Lauderdale
  • Orlando
$ flexible
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Clarice McCachren

Orlando, FL

3 reviews • 18 families supported • 2 years experience

3 reviews • 18 families supported • 2 years experience

My goal is to provide nurturing care so you can heal and recover from the birth experience and bond with your baby. Support can look very different to families as needs change. I provide both emotional and physical support. Emotional support can be a listening ear so you feel honored, protected and replenished, providing positive reinforcement & reassurance, providing evidence-based informational support, gentle education and referrals when needed. Physical support can be light meal prep or full meal support, breast or bottle feeding support, newborn care, baby bonding, baby wearing & sleep support, light housekeeping, baby laundry, and sibling care.

Care philosophy

My goal is to take care of the mother so that they can take care of the baby. The 4th trimester is full of joy and excitement but can also feel overwhelming and be a challenging transition time. I would love to help you adjust to your new role by providing physical and emotional support.

Areas served

  • Lake County and Central Florida
  • Minnetonka and Twin Cities Minnesota

Reviews

  • Lauren
    July 25, 2023 at 1:15 am | Client review

    Clarice assisted me with my postpartum needs once I had my sweet son. As a single mom, I couldn’t have managed alone through the nights without the support and assistance she provided.

$ flexible
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Sabrina Beatriz

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 15 families supported • 3 years experience

0 reviews • 15 families supported • 3 years experience

Hi! My name is Sabrina & I have been a Doula since 2020 helping new mothers and those who have given birth more than once either through vaginal delivery, medicated, unmediated or cesarean. I have expertise working with a variety of clientele. I have a strong desire to help mothers and their families through the delivery process by being there physically, and emotionally. I provide evidence-based information for them and also help them step into the postpartum phase with confidence. This past April I welcomed my little one so I understand what you're going through and all the thoughts that come to mind when you think about childbirth, but don't worry! We'll get through it together, one step at a time.

Care philosophy

As you your doula I will be by your side during active labor & delivery. I am able to offer comfort by using pain-relieving methods like breathing exercises, relaxation techniques, massage, and laboring positions. My mission is to support you in having a positive and secure birth, whether it is natural (without medication), planned (with an epidural) inducement, or surgical (by c-section)

Areas served

  • Kissimmee
  • Lake Nona
  • Dr. Phillips
  • Hunters Creek
  • Meadow Woods
  • Lee Vista
$ flexible
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Bethany Morehouse

Tampa, FL

3 reviews • 4 families supported • 2 years experience

3 reviews • 4 families supported • 2 years experience

I provide educational support on top of all other needs for creating a comfortable and well prepared environment with attention to details, skills, support and assistance to help create the best parenting journey possible.

Care philosophy

I belief in providing the best care, education, support to all families during any stage of pregnancy, fertility, postpartum and delivery.

Areas served

  • pasco, hillsborough county

Reviews

  • YHOEL
    February 7, 2023 at 11:11 am | Peer review

    She is caring, shows compassion and provides a wealth of knowledge and experience.

$ flexible
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Adria Walker

Orlando, FL

2 reviews • 1 families supported • 1 years experience

2 reviews • 1 families supported • 1 years experience

As your Doula, I am dedicated to assisting you in all your pregnancy, birth and postpartum needs. Whether you choose to birth at home, In hospital or water birthing you can count on me to provide assistance with birth plans and giving you the encouragement you need from start to finish. If you would like to connect with me please text my business number or email me. Thank you.

Care philosophy

Providing safe births, Wholistic care and Advocacy for POC

Areas served

  • Winter Park, FL
  • Maitland, FL
  • Altamonte Springs, FL
  • Pine Hills, FL

Reviews

  • Anissa
    December 30, 2022 at 11:25 am | Client review

    Adria was such a help as my Postpartum doula. Me and my wife needed the extra help around the house after me giving birth. Adria was very insightful and careful about the care and everything was tailored to my needs.

$ flexible
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Alletta Gentry

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 10 years experience

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 10 years experience

I am just getting started on my official journey to becoming a certified postpartum doula, but I have over 10 years of experience with childcare (newborns and beyond.) I provide my families with postpartum support in any area they may need, including meal prep, laundry, newborn care, sibling care, errand-running, and occasional overnight care.

Care philosophy

I seek to provide the utmost care, support and compassion for families following a new arrival. A new parent's job is to take care of and bond with baby, and I want to be able to alleviate any and all other stressors that can take away from that special experience.

Areas served

  • Dr. Phillips
  • Kissimmee
  • Hunter's Creek
  • Universal Area
  • Disney Area
  • Southwest Orlando
$ flexible
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David Carter-Plake

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 1000 families supported • 32 years experience

0 reviews • 1000 families supported • 32 years experience

I am a certified professional midwife who has been attending births and caring for clients for three decades! I love being able to serve clients through their prenatal, labor, birth, and postpartum periods. I am transitioning from Texas to Florida and working toward Florida midwifery licensure (which can take a while) and I cannot be out of the birth world while I wait! Any way that I can serve the birthing person and their families in communities wherever I am fulfills my calling. I offer multiple doula services, newborn services, and placenta encapsulation!

Care philosophy

I believe in your body, your birth, your baby.

Areas served

  • Orlando, Florida
$ flexible
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Danis Bailey

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 2 years experience

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 2 years experience

In the spiritual world, the river represents sweetness, fertility, love, abundance, and all the joys that life has to offer. The ocean represents motherhood, nurturing energy, and our connection to the earth. Humans are made of 70% water, so our connection to water is extremely important. Without water, there is no life force on earth, so here in our business, we represent all that life encompasses, from fertility and the moment of conception to parenthood and knowledge. We also support water births and Dani is studying water births, their positive effects on the birthing process, and connecting clients to their divine energies through the use of water. Lastly, Dani's guardian angels are well-known ocean and river guardians. As a tribute to them, the company is named Two Waters.

Care philosophy

Two Waters advocates for clients on a micro, mezzo, and macro level, empowering them to choose what is best for them and their baby.

Areas served

  • Orlando Florida
  • Winter Garden Florida
  • Minneola Florida
  • GROVELAND Florida
  • Ocoee Florida
  • Windermere Florida
  • Four Corners Florida
$ flexible
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ISIS GRAHAM

Tampa, FL

4 reviews • 36 families supported • 7 years experience

4 reviews • 36 families supported • 7 years experience

As a birth worker, My care experience is limited due to previous work within the military. Since switching back to civilian life, my passion and focus on the birth world have taken the center of my life. In 2020, I leaped into faith and began a hybrid program through Jenny Joseph's "Common sense-birth" towards becoming a Licensed Midwife! I provide care from the beginning stages of pregnancy; this includes getting to know you, your family, and your partner on a personal level before birth. My care includes two doulas' during the second prenatal visit so that you're familiar with both myself and my backup doula. Attending your prenatal appointment to meet with your midwife before the big day is essential to supporting your desired birth outcome. I help properly prepare for postpartum care, from meal prep, light housework, organization, sibling care, and traditional birth celebration ceremonies. During the first 24 hours post-delivery, I will honor you with a "victory meal" either prepared by me (menu to be provided) or preferred meal pick up. Two check-ins during the first 72 hours and 4 weeks later. This is to asset moods, changes, and if more help or further support may be needed. Referrals and resources to be provided.

Care philosophy

My care philosophy is "Bringing traditions back to birth and healing." I am a believer in honoring traditions through prenatal and postpartum care. As an Afro-Indigenous woman, my birth work is rooted in ancestral practices and my goal is to remind my clients, you too, are here thanks to those who came before you. My care is limited to BIPOC only.

Areas served

  • Tampa, Florida
  • All of Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas county
  • USA

Reviews

  • shaday
    September 2, 2021 at 2:15 pm | Client review

    When I say isis is the best she’s like a mother grandmother and doula all in one
    She has all the remedies to any pain your going through while pregnant & after
    the money doesn’t matter because the experience is priceless!!!Having her in your life is a blessing you won’t regret her services

$ flexible
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Lauren Koontz

Orlando, FL

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 1 years experience

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 1 years experience

2-3 prenatal visits, 24/7 on-call support from moment of hire, weekly virtual prenatal yoga classes, postpartum support, welcome packet with 20+ pages of educational information and resources, placenta encapsulation, and more. Visit www.radicaldoula.co for full details.

Care philosophy

Proudly serving south Orlando area birthing people with equality-driven support and evidence-based information. An advocate you can trust every step of the way.

Areas served

  • Kissimmee
  • Celebration
  • Hunters Creek
  • Four Corners
  • Winter Garden
  • Windermere
  • Champions Gate
  • Reunion
  • Lake Buena Vista
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Jazmine Mccloud

Kissimmee, FL

0 reviews • 1 families supported • 1 years experience

0 reviews • 1 families supported • 1 years experience

Hello, My name is Jazmine or Jaz. I am a doula in training located in the central Florida area( Kissimmee, Davenport) I want to empower women and their families during their right of passage (birth). Every pregnant woman deserves to have support. As a doula will prepare my client and their family for birth and labor. I educated the process of labor, I want to provide a stress-free labor environment, allow my clients to enjoy the beauty of creating a new life.

Care philosophy

Psychology Doula Philosophy

Areas served

  • Daveport
  • Celebration
$ flexible
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Vonda Osborn

FL

0 reviews • 40 families supported • 3 years experience

0 reviews • 40 families supported • 3 years experience

I've always had the need to help people and support people. Long before I ever became a doula I was always the support person for friends and family the person people came to for questions and help with all baby and labory things. Helping Mama's and families bring their little ones into the world is the greatest joy and privilege I could imagine whether it's a first time mom or mom on her sixth the baby every bird is beautiful and unique and deserves all the love and celebration possible.

Care philosophy

This is your baby and your birth my job is to support you in anyway that I can. With no judgments or agendas of my own.

Areas served

  • Orlando FL
  • Altimont Springs
  • Celebration
  • Oveido
  • Clermont
  • st cloud
$ flexible
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Celine Gagne

Palm Harbor, FL

2 reviews • 6 families supported • 1 years experience

2 reviews • 6 families supported • 1 years experience

My pregnancy and postpartum journey ignited my passion for educating and empowering other birthing people to have the birth experience they truly desire. I started my journey as a Doula to help others feel supported, validated, and prepared for birth and postpartum and act as a resource for evidence-based information and resources.

Care philosophy

As your Doula I will provide unbiased physical, emotional, and informational support that is compassionate, warmhearted, and tailored to your specific needs. No matter your birth preferences or location, I will provide evidence-based information to help you make decisions that lead to a safe and happy birth experience, and help you feel prepared and supported on your postpartum journey!

Areas served

  • Clearwater, Florida
  • Tampa, Florida
  • Saint Petersburg, Florida
  • Pinellas County, Florida
  • Pasco County, Florida
  • Hillsborough County, Florida
  • Manatee County, Florida
  • Sarasota, Florida
  • Tampa Bay Area, Florida

Reviews

  • Celine
    June 11, 2021 at 2:32 am | Client review

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$ flexible
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Viviette Hudson

Orlando, FL

1 reviews • 40 families supported • 5 years experience

1 reviews • 40 families supported • 5 years experience

Viviette Hudson, MSHCM, is a licensed Insurance agent and Medicaid Waiver Support Coordinator and not for profit founder with prior experience in Director of Disability Personnel. I have over 25 years of Community services providing holistic family services for elderly, disability, patients, and pregnant women coming out of circumstances, Doula assistance in reform to lower the recidivism rate of low birth weights. I am endowed to compassionate care throughout pregnancy and family growth.

Care philosophy

Centurion Health Services offers practical and emotional in home care. Whether you, a family member, or a friend needs support, we ensure professional, reliable service you can trust. Packages are based on family preferences. I am certified and credentialed NPI with health care plans for billing. Payment on sliding scale and independent payment arranged per family need.

Areas served

  • Orange County
  • Oviedo
  • Brevard County
  • West Palm Beach
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Broward County
  • Miami Dade County
  • Tampa

Reviews

  • Regina
    March 11, 2021 at 9:41 am | Client review

    Viviette was very professional and friendly. I will be recommending her to my friends and family in the future!

$ flexible
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Ann Maynard-Payne

Tampa, FL

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 25 years experience

0 reviews • 10 families supported • 25 years experience

I am trained in postpartum adjustment, newborn characteristics, care, feeding and development and the promotion of parent-infant bonding. I'm experienced in supporting families through their postpartum experience. Coming into the home during the fourth trimester following birth, my role is to provide education, non- judgmental support and companionship; and to assist with newborn care and family adjustment, meal preparation and light household tasks. As a postpartum doula I will offer evidence-based information on infant feeding, emotional and physical recovery from birth, infant soothing and coping skills for new parents and can make appropriate referrals when necessary.

Care philosophy

My goal is to facilitate the transition to parenthood by supplying reliable and factual information, reassurance and hands-on support with children and household organization. By mothering the mother, I enable the new mother to recover from pregnancy and birth and focus her energy on bonding with her new baby.

Areas served

  • Hillsborough, Pasco , pinellas county
  • Tampa Bay Area
$ flexible
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Carmen Ramirez

Tampa, FL

4 reviews • 1 families supported • 5 years experience

4 reviews • 1 families supported • 5 years experience

As a DONA trained and Common Sense Childbirth certified birth Doula, and Perinatal Educator I offer physical and emotional support as well as information for decision making. I have additional training in acupressure techniques for stress and pain management. I am also a licensed Acupuncturist. Concierge service includes unlimited support via telephone and email. I will be on call from the 36 wk

Care philosophy

A doula for every birthing person who seeks one. My passion is accessible support for all. Advocacy for POC, the underserved, the LGBTQ families-ALL are welcome here. I will work with you because we believe finances should not play a role in making a Doula a part of your experience. Let us help you make this possible!

Areas served

  • Tampa, Florida

Reviews

  • Jesenia
    February 9, 2021 at 5:56 pm | Client review

    Carmen is an amazing individual and acupuncturist. My family and I love her and continue using her services.

$ flexible
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Shuquia Prentice Gonsalves

Orlando, FL

3 reviews • 10 families supported • 2 years experience

3 reviews • 10 families supported • 2 years experience

"Catering To The Moon" Doula Services providing support, empowerment, and information to nurture families through birth and into those first sweet days. "Catering To The Moon" Doula Services , stands on SUPPORT, ORGANIZATION & RELIABILITY. Pregnant women need stability. They need to know someone is there. I am here to provide.

Care philosophy

Our goal at Catering To the Moon is to assist women and families have a peaceful pregnancy ,labor and birth. ​ ​

Areas served

  • Tampa, Ft. Pierce , St. Petersburg's,

Reviews

  • Latisha
    February 9, 2021 at 6:00 pm | Client review

    Shuquia is more than just a doula. She’s a teacher, a sister and a confidant. She answers my EVERY call no matter what time of a day it is. She is extremely dedicated and motivated and takes pride in everything she does. She LOVES what she do and is shows. She is very professional and trustworthy. Those hands that she has are BLESSED beyond measure. I will recommend her to ANY and EVERYONE. She is my doula and my friend.

$ flexible
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Cheyenne Mcbryan

FL

3 reviews • 4 families supported • 1 years experience

3 reviews • 4 families supported • 1 years experience

I got started in birth work after the birth of my second daughter. I had an amazing water birth at a birthing center with the support of my best friend (in the capacity of birth support) and my boyfriend. My experience was so incredible that I want every mother to experience what I did (or as close as possible). My goal is for each mother supported to have exactly the experience they want.

Care philosophy

Women deserved to be worshipped before, during, and after birth in whatever way they need to be. My goal is to support a mother in whatever fashion she needs by providing unlimited support and resources.I believe in the natural process of birth and supporting it and would like every mother to experience the beauty that birth can be, free from the interventions of the medical institution.

Areas served

  • Pasco County
  • Hillaborough County
  • Hernando County
  • Pinellas County

Reviews

  • Taylor
    December 23, 2020 at 6:21 pm | Peer review

    Cheyenne gives her all to her clients and I love being able to work in the same space as her. She has a great energy, willing to show up when called, and cares so much about her clients.

$ flexible
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Jhnell Elliott

FL

0 reviews • 12 families supported • 3 years experience

0 reviews • 12 families supported • 3 years experience

To help make every woman’s birth experience as euphoric, magical and trauma free as it can be. Now accepting certain Medicaid Insurances.

Care philosophy

I believe in caring for my moms as a complete person, not just with regards to her pregnancy. This is fundamental to making her pregnancy and postpartum transition periods easier because she is already having all of her needs met.

Areas served

  • All Counties Virtually

Postpartum Doula Services: FAQs

For most parents, the transition into early parenthood is hard. Postpartum doulas in Lakeland, FL offer all sorts of practical, physical, informational and emotional support to new parents. Postpartum doulas in Lakeland, FL offer a wide range of after-birth support services, including:

  1. Caring for and assisting in the recovery of the birthing parent
  2. Providing breastfeeding and lactation support
  3. Offering advice for baby soothing, diapering and bathing
  4. Parent-baby bonding
  5. Caring for older siblings
  6. Light housework
  7. Night nannying or sleep relief services

Some parents require additional physical and emotional support due to their specific situation, lack of family support, or their particular lifestyle. A postpartum doula positively affects the entire family, as many postpartum doulas are involved in sibling care, housework chores, and educating clients on childcare information/techniques.

To find a postpartum doula in Lakeland, FL, most parents recommend creating a job post on Meela and having uniquely qualified postpartum doulas near you (in your budget) reach out to you through the Meela app.

You can interview and chat with as many postpartum doulas as you wish and hire a postpartum doula in Lakeland, FL with confidence. It is completely free to create a job post on Meela and find a postpartum doula. There are no commitments to hire any of the qualified and expert vetted postpartum doulas Meela brings you.

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

  1. Post a job for free: Answer some questions and receive responses from top-rated postpartum doulas near you. It takes less than 30 seconds to post your job.
  2. Get your list of postpartum doulas: In a few hours, you will have a collection of postpartum doulas near you who are qualified to meet your needs. You can compare pricing, experience, and read reviews. You can chat with each postpartum doula to learn more about them.
  3. Hire a postpartum doula with confidence: Schedule virtual or in-person interviews with your top postpartum doula choices. Hire your top postpartum doula and start getting the care you deserve.

To find a postpartum doula, you can also browse the available postpartum doulas near you in Lakeland, FL and read reviews, compare pricing, experience and fit. Send the postpartum doulas you are interested in a message, introducing yourself and setting up an interview. We recommend reaching out to and interviewing at least three postpartum doulas before hiring a postpartum doula near you. After interviewing, hire the most qualified postpartum doula near you and start getting the care you deserve.

While the cost of a postpartum doula can vary based on experience and the services offered, you can expect the average cost of a postpartum doula in Lakeland, FL to be $32 per hour, which is the average cost of a postpartum doula in the state of Florida. The cost of a postpartum doula in Lakeland, FL can range from $26 to $38 per hour. These costs are based on a representative group of 529 postpartum doulas surveyed by Meela across the state of Florida. The average cost of a postpartum doula in Florida is lower than the U.S. national average cost of a doula, which is $37 per hour.

When hiring a postpartum doula in Lakeland, FL, you and your postpartum 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.

A postpartum doula in Lakeland, FL is meant to help the entire family and their role is not just limited to the birthing parent and newborn. A doula provides physical and emotional support to parents and siblings, but they also offer information and advice regarding how to feed, bathe, swaddle, and soothe the baby.

They also often help with postpartum depression issues, and are considered child care “consultants” rather than medical professionals. Many postpartum doulas in Lakeland, FL offer a range of services that can help with parents trying to adjust to a newborn child. These services often include:

  • Sibling care
  • Assist with household chores
  • Parent-baby bonding
  • Physical and emotional recovery
  • Support to parents and extended family

A postpartum doula in Lakeland, FL can have a lasting positive impact on a family and help them feel more confident about their parenting role and the way that they feed and nurture their baby. They might offer advice regarding feeding, bathing, and parent-baby bonding.

It is important to note that a postpartum doula might offer advice but is not expected to provide medical care of any kind or serve as a replacement to an accredited physician. Postpartum doulas are also not qualified to prescribe medication.

Many new parents want to know about certified postpartum doulas and how exactly they are certified. Since the demand for postpartum doulas has greatly expanded in the last several years, the number of reputable postpartum doula training and certification programs has grown in Lakeland, FL. Training criteria can differ from program to program, but most follow a similar curriculum which includes core academic curriculum and practical hours and real-life care experience.

One of the most common national postpartum doula training certifications comes from DONA International. A postpartum doula usually receives about 27 hours of practical training before they are a certified postpartum doula.

There are also CAPPA-certified postpartum doulas in Lakeland, FL, as well. These doulas were certified by the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association, an international organization that certifies doulas and other childbirth educators/professionals.

As a reminder, because postpartum doulas are not trained to be a medical professional and diagnose and treat medical conditions, a certification is not required for them to practice.

As their names suggest, a birth doula’s main priority is to provide support services before, during and in the moments immediately after childbirth. A postpartum doula’s obligations usually begin after the birth, for several weeks or months. In many cases, your birth doula will also be a trained and certified postpartum doula, which can provide a continuity of care that many parents find extremely valuable.

Many parents want to know whether a postpartum doula or a baby nurse would meet their needs and expectations. A baby nurse might be focused on making sure that a baby sleeps or feeds properly, but that might be the extent of their role. A postpartum doula generally offers more holistic services for their clients.

A postpartum doula in Lakeland, FL is expected to be more involved with the family as a whole. They might remain involved in sibling care or also provide emotional support to the partner as both parents adjust to becoming new parents. This may even include support for older siblings, light housework, and even meal prep. A postpartum doula provides more physical, emotional, and informational support than a baby nurse.

You can hire two types of doulas in Lakeland, FL: 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.

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