Creative Beginnings strives to provide an array of Doula services to fit each family’s unique needs. Our services include Antepartum Care (before Birth), Birth and Labor Support, Postpartum (After Birth), we even offer Online/ Phone Labor Support. Our services can also be used as great baby shower gifts. Gift certificates can be purchased in any monetary value.
Antepartum Doula ( Before Birth)
Antepartum services can be a great option for a Parent on Bedrest, High risk pregnancy, or just simple assistance with Baby Preparation. For example: Nursery Setup, Baby item shopping, Baby shower or Gender Reveal Help, Even a Childbirth Or Lamaze Partner. Whatever your needs before baby arrives we would be happy to assist you.
Rates are $20 per hour (2 hour minimum) Must be booked with reasonable advanced notice.
Birth and Labor Doula
Complimentary Initial Consultation, 1-2 Prenatal Visits, Unlimited emails/ a response within 24hours. On-call status (phone calls, text) @ 36 weeks gestation. Provide physical Birth and Labor support until baby arrives. Assist with initial Breastfeeding (if planning), Postpartum Assistance 1-2 hours from Delivery. Reflection Home visit 1-2 weeks after Birth.
*Discount rates available for military, police, firefighters, teachers and active Medicaid Recipients.
Doulas are not just for vaginal births. We offer support to parents that are having planned Cesarean Births. Your birth process may be different but still deserves advocacy and empowerment as well. We are there pre-op too, for comfort and emotional support. If allowed (per hospital policy) we can accompany you into the Operating Room. If policy doesn’t allow for more than one person we will be readily available for postpartum assistance. We will provide support for Skin to Skin, Breastfeeding positions, and help your partner care for you.
Non-refundable $100 deposit and signed contract to hold Birth/ Delivery date. The deposit will be put towards your balance. Payment plans accepted but total balance must be paid by 36 weeks gestation.
Cyber/ Telephonic Support
We offer this option for families that just want some assistance with voice-guided comfort measures. We can provide encouragement via phone or Skype. We can assist your birth support team with suggestions on relaxation techniques throughout labor. Provide answers to questions about labor progression. Empowerment through verbal communication. For last minute support please give us at least a 2 hour notice for service. Payments must be made via PayPal prior to service.
Assists with newborn care such as feeding, baby laundry, light housekeeping, meal prep and allows for parents to have personal care time. Parents can also use this time to spend with other siblings. We can adjust the assistance to your specific needs. We offer postpartum care up to 12 weeks (3 months). Check out our great rates. We offer postpartum care certificates that make great baby shower gifts for family and friends.
Day Rate $20 per hour 7am- 6pm (minimum 3 hours)
Night Care $25 per hour 7pm - 6am (minimum 3 hours)
Emergency care available with at least 48 hour notice. Addl. $35 service fee added to the hours. We understand you can’t always predict when this might occur. Please give us a call for availability if less than 48 hours. We cannot guarantee service, but will do our best to accommodate your needs.