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Found 3 Pros in Tucson, AZ, USA | Birth doula support
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Families served
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Juliet Palmer

Tucson, AZ

0 reviews • 35 families supported • 1 years experience

0 reviews • 35 families supported • 1 years experience

Because I believe confidence plays a huge role in having a physiological birth, my doula practice is not confined to birth support. Working together, we'll meet several times before your birth to build your birth plan, discuss your apprehensions and excitementd about your upcoming birth, learn about natural birth pain management techniques, and make sure your partner or husband feels confident supporting you in this incredibly transformative time! I also include immediate postpartum support, including newborn care and basic breastfeeding support.

Care philosophy

Hello there! I'm a Tucson doula who supports the dignity of your labor and birth. My passion is supporting women in the sacred transition into motherhood. I'm a huge believer in equipping women to experience physiological birth in the home, birth center, or hospital.

Areas served

  • Marana, Sierra Vista, Corona de Tucson, Oro Valley
$ flexible

Hayley Grow

Tucson, AZ

0 reviews • 100 families supported • 5 years experience

0 reviews • 100 families supported • 5 years experience

Tucson Placenta Specialist Tucson Doula- specializing in freebirth Providing fertility services with guidance and Mayan Abdominal Massage, support through pregnancy whether is is assisted or unassisted, birth support as a doula or birth assistant, and postpartum with Mayan Abdominal Massage, and placenta services. Raising Flowers is an expert in Placenta Encapsulation and Art.

Care philosophy

Mothering the mother. Raising Flowers is a birth doula, placenta specialist, assistant midwife and more.

Areas served

  • Tucson
  • Sahaurita az
$ flexible
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Phebe Jackson

Tucson, AZ

1 reviews • 1 families supported • 2 years experience

1 reviews • 1 families supported • 2 years experience

I’ve been a healthcare worker for about two years now and as you can imagine with the times it’s affected us all . I found doula work inspiring . Many times the patient doesn’t get heard in the hospital no matter how many times they voice their concerns. I’m starting my certification so I can be the person to help make sure they are heard and make sure that transition from the hospital to setting up a routine with your new baby and making sure mom is not overwhelmed and enjoying her new journey.

Care philosophy

I believe everyone should be able to get care and not have to break their backs. I’ve been very passionate about making sure even those who can’t afford the help deserved can still get the help needed.

Areas served

  • Oro Valley , Arizona
  • Casa Grande , Arizona
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Tucson, Arizona


  • Savannah
    November 18, 2022 at 11:03 am | Client review

    Phebe is literally amazing, My daughter Gloria (Gigi) loves spending time with her, she calls Phebe “bebe” and they get along so well, she has a great relationship with my daughter, we still FaceTime sometimes just so she can say Hello. Phebe is always reliable and definitely trustworthy! , even when I had called last minute to ask Phebe if she’d mind watching Gigi for a few hours she said yes with no hesitation. I believe Phebe will be a great fit for any family.

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 Tucson, AZ.  

You can browse through the available doulas in Tucson, AZ 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 Tucson, AZ in three easy steps:

  1. Post a job for free: answer some questions and receive responses from top-rated doulas in Tucson, AZ. It takes less than 30 seconds to post your job.
  1. Get your list of Tucson, AZ doulas: in a few hours, you will have a collection of doulas near you who are qualified to meet your needs. You can compare pricing, experience and read reviews. You can chat with each doula to learn more about them.
  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 Tucson, AZ is $734, but typically ranges from $595 to $874. These costs are based on a representative group of 30 doulas surveyed by Meela in the Tucson area. The average cost of a doula in Tucson, AZ is lower than the average cost of a doula in the state of Arizona, which is $827.

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

When hiring a birth doula in Tucson, AZ, 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 Tucson, AZ: 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 Tucson, AZ, 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 Tucson, AZ 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 Tucson, AZ 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 Tucson, AZ will typically stay with the parents for several hours after birth to help them with birth recovery.

Evidence suggests that a birth doula in Tucson, AZ 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 Tucson, AZ; 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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