Carmen R. in Tampa, FL

Ancient Future Birthing

    Practice overview

    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

    Years experience

    5

    Families supported

    1

    Birth Rate

    800

    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!

    Services

    • General childbirth education classes
    • Birth doula support
    • Fertility doula support
    • Postpartum doula support
    • Virtual doula support
    • Massage therapy

    Specialties and Experience

    • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
    • High-risk pregnancy
    • Induced and high medical technology labor and birth
    • LGBTQ
    • Over 40

    Care settings

    • Home
    • Hospital

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish

    Credentials

    • DONA Trained 2016 Common Sense Childbirth 2019

    Connect

    Pricing packages

    Delivery and postpartum
    $ 850
    Unlimited support via text, telephone, email. On call from the 36th week to day of delivery. Continuous Labor and delivery doula support*. Your doula will provide physical, emotional, support and information to support your decision-making. Lactation and doula support for one to two hours post partum. Additionally, a one hour home visit during the first week postpartum is provided.
    Sliding scale pricing available
    Contact for additional pricing options

    Location

    Areas served

    • Tampa, Florida

    • Alexis
      February 8, 2021 at 5:49 pm | Peer review

      Carmen is great at providing the necessary information to clients. She is attentive to their needs and provides comfort. She’s a great team player.

      • Carmen
        February 8, 2021 at 6:18 pm

        Thank You for your kind words.

    • Melinda
      February 9, 2021 at 5:54 pm | Client review

      “First I would like to say I had no idea what a Doula was… But once I met Carmen, I instantly connected with her. She let me know all that a doula does and made me feel comfortable about it all even with being in the middle of a pandemic (COVID-19)… before I started seeing Carmen I had Chronic Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Sleeplessness, Depression, Pain, Insecurity and I was Scared. By my second visit with Carmen none of those symptoms EXISTED! I was so comfortable with talking with her, she always listened and assured me that things would get better. She showed me how to meditate and the importance of putting my baby first. She’s AMAZING, Loving, Soft Spoken, Friendly, Humble and Very Kind Hearted. She made me feel like I was Family.
      The only thing I regret that neither Carmen nor I had control over was having her in my delivery room, due to the pandemic she was not able to come per hospital regulations! BUT she offered to FaceTime/Text me and be there for me 100% Anytime I reached out to her she was RIGHT THERE with an immediate answer and advisory. She definitely went ABOVE AND BEYOND! She was very consoling and advised me with all the knowledge she had and was very helpful! It felt like she was right there next to me. Carmen is an Incredible Doula. I wish she was in my life sooner with my other 4 pregnancies! I recommend her, not only for her services… but also for her companionship, good heart and her ability to give you peace of mind.
      Thank you Carmen”

    • 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.

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