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Compassionate support for birth, postpartum, & breastfeeding.

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Compassionate support for birth, postpartum, & breastfeeding.

Berry Baby Doula Services
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Welcome, and congratulations on the new addition to your family!

I’m Lucy, founder of Berry Baby.

I was led to doula work through my previous career as a childcare provider, where I fell in love with the mother-baby relationship. My mission is to protect and enhance your birth, postpartum, and breastfeeding experience by providing you with heartfelt care.

I took my birth and postpartum doula training through DONA International. I am also a certified breastfeeding counselor, and trained in comforting touch for pain relief in labor.  In my free time I can be found reading, doing yoga, or working on my latest knitting project.

Welcome, and congratulations on the new addition to your family!

I’m Lucy, founder of Berry Baby.

Lucy_Thoroman_Doula

I was led to doula work through my previous career as a childcare provider, where I fell in love with the mother-baby relationship. My mission is to protect and enhance your birth, postpartum, and breastfeeding experience by providing you with heartfelt care.

I took my birth and postpartum doula training through DONA International. I am also a certified breastfeeding counselor, and trained in comforting touch for pain relief in labor.  In my free time I can be found reading, doing yoga, or working on my latest knitting project.

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BIRTH DOULA

{ $800 }

As your birth doula, providing you with continuous support is my mission. First, we meet in person to see if we are a good fit. If all goes well, then we can schedule two prenatal visits where we work on your birth plan, practice comfort measures, and see how I can best support you during labor. My care also includes:

  • Unlimited phone, text, and email support from time of hire
  • Continuous labor support for you and your partner
  • 1-2 hours of postpartum care immediately after delivery
  • One in-home postpartum visit
  • Postpartum self care kit including a batch of homemade lactation cookies.
  • A guaranteed backup doula.
  • Access to my lending library.
  • Additional postpartum sessions that can be purchased at $35 an hour.
postpartum-doula

POSTPARTUM DOULA

{ $550 / 16 hour package }

It might sound funny, but my goal as your postpartum doula is to work myself out of a job. I will care for you and your infant until the two of you find your groove, and you feel confident enough to parent on your own. My care includes:

  • Normal newborn care and guidance. This includes breast or bottle feeding, bathing, diapering, swaddling, gentle nap guidance, etc.
  • Assistance with sibling and pet adjustment
  • Soothing touch and infant massage instruction.
  • Babywearing assistance.
  • Preparation of healthy meals and snacks + light housework.
  • A postpartum self care kit including a batch of homemade lactation cookies.
  • Flexible hours. You can decide when and how to use the hours within the 16 hour package.
  • Access to my lending library.
  • Additional postpartum sessions can be purchased at $35 an hour.
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BREASTFEEDING COUNSELOR

{ $100 / hour }

Natural doesn’t always mean easy! Breastfeeding can be challenging, but I’m here to help you. My mission is to help you meet your breastfeeding goals, whatever they may be. When you hire me, I provide:

  • Help establishing a latch.
  • Informational support on breastfeeding basics.
  • Information and assistance with pumping.
  • Assistance with transitioning baby between breast and bottle.
  • Troubleshooting basic problems together.
  • Nourishing snacks and meals (including homemade lactation cookies) for the breastfeeding mom.
  • Referrals for more complex breastfeeding issues.
  • Access to my lending library.

I’m so excited to connect with you!

Please fill out this form and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Your free consultation can be arranged whenever you are ready and we can meet to see if we are a good fit. You can also reach me by phone, text, or email.  

“Let choice whisper in your ear and love murmur in your heart. Be ready. Here comes life.”

- MAYA ANGELOU

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