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Found 10 Pros in Orlando, FL, USA | Postpartum doula support
EXPERIENCE
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Families served
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Birth fee
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HOURLY RATE
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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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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 • 2 years experience

0 reviews • 40 families supported • 2 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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Viviette Hudson

Orlando, FL

1 reviews • 5 families supported • 1 years experience

1 reviews • 5 families supported • 1 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!

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Shiraya McCain

Deltona, FL

0 reviews • 14 families supported • 3 years experience

0 reviews • 14 families supported • 3 years experience

I am a pastor’s wife, mom of 3 and a birth doula. I never knew what a doula was until after my 3rd child. I wasnt sure what I wanted to do in life but I knew birth was a passion. So I scoured the internet and came across Birth Arts International. That is where is did all of my doula training. It took me 2 years to complete. I became a doula because I wish I would have had that support when I was pregnant/in labor and after birth. I love helping families discover how strong they are. Seeing squishy, cute babies are just icing on the cake!

Care philosophy

I believe birth/postpartum is a sacred time in a woman’s life and she deserves all the support and love she can get. I want to be the support to women that I so desperately needed and didn’t have in my pregnancies/births.

Areas served

  • Volusia County
  • Deltona
  • Deland
  • Debary
  • Sanford
  • Orange City
  • Daytona
  • Orlando
$ 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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Katrina Curren

Orlando, FL

10 reviews • 75 families supported • 3 years experience

10 reviews • 75 families supported • 3 years experience

I am a certified DONA and Madriella Birth Doula. I am also certified through Madriella as a postpartum doula and a Childbirth Educator. My heart is full of passion for pregnancy, birth and the fourth trimester. I began working with families when I was a teenager. The passion was instinctual and naturally grew as I got older. But it took me into my late 30's to turn this passion into my career. I immediately began learning everything I could about pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum. I am continually taking classes, online and in-person, to gain more knowledge and education so that I can pass it on to my client! A little about me...I have been married for 16 years. My husband and I have four children, all adopted through foster care. This is one reason why it took me so long to follow my dream, because I was sure that I could not help a woman have a baby if I myself was unable to have a baby. But God confirmed in me that He made me to be a doula, and I am so glad I finally listened! I would really love to meet you and your family. Please contact me for a free consultation so we can get to know one another and see if I would be the doula you desire!

Care philosophy

My love for moms and her family go back as far in my life as I can remember. I love that I can take my passion and turn it into a career. When you hire me, you will have all my support with my whole heart. I serve my clients through education, encouragement, honesty, and compassion. I am unbiased and non-judgmental. My goal is for you to have the best transition into adding to your family!

Areas served

  • Winter Park, FL
  • Altamonte Springs, FL
  • Maitland, FL
  • Sanford, FL
  • Lake Mary, FL
  • Apopka, FL
  • Celebration, FL
  • Kissimmee, FL
  • Winter Springs, FL
  • Oviedo, FL
  • Davenport, FL
  • Titusville, FL
  • Cocoa, FL
  • St. Cloud, FL
  • Chuluota, FL
  • Orlando, FL
  • Lake Nona

Reviews

  • Katrina
    December 23, 2020 at 7:58 pm

    Thank you Jessica!!! I sometimes still cannot believe how well we bonded and are legit family now!! I cannot wait for you guys to get back from the holidays so I can see you and the boys again! Merry Christmas!!

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Anna Heintzelman

Mount Dora, FL

4 reviews • 100 families supported • 2 years experience

4 reviews • 100 families supported • 2 years experience

I am a wife and the mother of 6 beautiful children. My family is the most important part of my life. Nurturing relationships with those most significant people in my life is my top priority. This is why I only take on 2-3 clients a month. I want to be able to devote the necessary energy you deserve as a client. Once you sign with me, I am available by phone or text any time. I want to develop a strong relationship of trust with you so that I can best support you and your growing family. Nurturing the body and soul with good nutrition, yoga and exercise, massage and teaching relaxation techniques that will help you throughout pregnancy and labor are of utmost importance to me. I have always been passionate about pregnancy, birth and empowering women in their journey. My grandfather was an OBGYN and my mother was an herbalist so I grew up with the perfect blend of medical and holistic care. Birthwork has been my natural calling. I am a DONA trained doula as well as a Childbirth Educator. My husband Joseph and I provide classes for couples at The Educated Mama as well as private in-home classes. I offer both labor/birth support as well as postpartum services including placenta encapsulation and tinctures. I have also taken a Birth Assistant training course and currently work as a midwife assistant for local birth centers and home birth midwives.

Care philosophy

My goal is to provide all-encompassing support to the family as a whole. Whether it is birth or postpartum support services you need, I am there to assist both parents physically, emotionally and mentally. I will provide the education you need to make evidence based decisions as you prepare for your new baby and the changes ahead.

Areas served

  • Central Florida
  • Orlando
  • Ocala
  • Kissimmee

Reviews

  • Alexia
    March 27, 2021 at 8:35 am | Client review

    My birth experience was absolutely wonderful! She is very knowledgeable and experienced so encouraging,supportive kind,comforting I highly recommend her as a doula

$ flexible
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Gina Parani

Winter Springs, FL

0 reviews • 29 families supported • 2 years experience

0 reviews • 29 families supported • 2 years experience

I believe women should birth where they feel safe, and with a support team that they feel comfortable with and intimately connected to. I believe our modalities of healing and heath care need to be in alignment with our belief system, to be effective. I respect the inherent shift in all of these functioning parts as we move through and evolve in life and subsequent birthing experiences. Knowing the support we call into one birth may look strikingly different than what we call into the next, or the next. My passion is assisting people in cultivating their unique pregnancy, birth and postpartum plan, rooted in autonomy, given the financial resources available to them. I will provide options, information, resources and emotional support for all pregnancy outcomes. Maternal health is foundational to humanity's health. Postpartum care is currently a missing piece of well-woman care and is a NECESSITY not a luxury. I am available to support you in this time with a closing ceremony to honor your transition into motherhood. I believe nutrition is fundamental to our health and healing, especially in the postpartum period. I can provide meal planning and preparation, household clean up, lactation support and sibling care so you can focus on snuggling with your baby and partner.

Care philosophy

Every birth is a transformation, a rite of passage, that is profoundly connected to everything that comes after, for generations. Just as so, all of your prior rites of passage and influences will affect what you bring into your birth experience; including your own birth, personal and generational traumas, family stories, cultural stories, your relationship with your menstrual cycle and your body.

Areas served

  • Within 30 miles of Orlando, FL.
  • Virtual Services available

Postpartum Doula Services: FAQs

For most parents, the transition into early parenthood is hard. Postpartum doulas in Orlando, FL offer all sorts of practical, physical, informational and emotional support to new parents. Postpartum doulas in Orlando, 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 Orlando, 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 Orlando, 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 Orlando, 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, the average cost of a postpartum doula in Orlando, FL is $32 per hour, but typically ranges from $25 to $38 per hour. These costs are based on a representative group of 35 postpartum doulas surveyed by Meela in the Orlando area. The average cost of a postpartum doula in Orlando, FL is about the same as the average cost of a postpartum doula in the state of Florida, which is $32 per hour.

To put this in further context, the cost of a postpartum doula in Orlando, FL is lower than the U.S. national average cost of a postpartum doula, which is $37 per hour.

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

A postpartum doula in Orlando, 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 Orlando, 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 Orlando, 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 Orlando, 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 Orlando, 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 Orlando, 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 Orlando, 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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