Jillian M. | Doula in CA

Living Life Doula

    Practice overview

    I am an enthusiast of humans helping humans. Although I have not experienced any of my own pregnancies, I have physically, mentally, and emotionally with my mom's three experiences. I've seen my mom go through each pregnancy differently as well as each of their births being unique in their own way but beautiful in every way. I have experienced seeing a supportive birth team by your side helps every woman feel more empowered and supported during this beautiful experience. My reason for becoming a birth doula is to come alongside each woman to support their desired birth plan.

    Years experience


    Families supported


    Birth Rate


    Care philosophy

    As a doula, I feel the importance of being the best calming presence I can be, I've learned that just having someone there to listen, guide, and sometimes literally carry your weight can make your birth and postpartum experience all the difference. I connect with my clients on a deeper personal level and create that relationship bond rather than client and doula but coming together as a team.


    • Birth doula support
    • Postpartum doula support
    • Virtual doula support
    • Placenta encapsulation

    Specialties and Experience

    • Clients on bed rest
    • High-risk pregnancy
    • Induced and high medical technology labor and birth
    • People of color
    • Previous birth trauma and/or birth injury
    • Previous life trauma
    • Single parents
    • Waterbirth

    Care settings

    • Birthing center
    • Home
    • Hospital


    • English


    • DONA International Approved Postpartum Doula Works


    Pricing packages

    Birth Doula Services
    FREE thirty-minute phone meeting/interview to get to know each other better and discuss concerns, questions, and plans assist in creating a birth plan that supports your vision of what you want for your birth 1-3 prenatal visits to talk through emotions of the upcoming changes, questions about the birthing process and techniques, even about different hospitals, and what kind of birth support works best for you! Email and text support throughout pregnancy (phone call if needed) on-call phone support 3 weeks before to 3 weeks past your estimated due date physical, mental, and emotional support throughout pregnancy, labor, and birth for both you and your partner Three postpartum visits to go over your birth experience and help navigate


    Areas served

    • Long Beach
    • Huntington Beach
    • Irvine
    • Aliso Viejo
    • Ladera Ranch

    • Brittany
      August 22, 2023 at 12:56 am | Client review
      5 /5

      Jillian has become an integral part of our family and village after helping me as an overwhelmed first time mom at 6 weeks postpartum. She gave my husband and I invaluable tips on caring for our son on everything including his wake windows, eating and improving our sleep while lending a compassionate, kind listening ear. She has been proactive, empathetic and tender with our son such that he smiled at her consistently before even us as his parents. We are grateful for the care, confidence and wisdom she has shared with us, look forward to a long term relationship with her and cannot recommend her more!

    • Laurie
      August 23, 2023 at 12:35 am | Peer review
      5 /5

      Jillian is warm and caring and knowledgeable in labor comfort measures. She’s reliable and I’m always happy to refer her to my clients and use her as a backup birth doula.

    • Briana
      August 24, 2023 at 12:28 am | Client review
      5 /5

      We had the opportunity to work with Jillian throughout my second pregnancy. She was a referral from the doula we used during the birth of our oldest. Jillian was wonderful to work with throughout my pregnancy and delivery of my son. She was supportive, understanding of our needs/desires, attentive, and friendly. She knows what she is doing and also collaborates with each person to address needs and concerns. My son’s arrival was traumatic and Jillian was with us in each step. Her guidance and support were extremely helpful. Her postpartum visits were supportive to my entire family. She is passionate about this work and it shows. We were so blessed to work with her.

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