Are you becoming a parent or growing your family in Berlin? Do you or your partner(s) speak a language other than German as your native tongue? Are you looking for a knowledgeable, bilingual, non-judgemental companion to see you through birth? A doula is the only kind of on-call birth attendant who provides continuous care at your labor and birth, while medical providers are in and out. Your doula stays right by your side throughout it all, providing physical comfort, while helping you and your partner feel calm, safe, and secure in a tumultuous time. 

Three prenatal consultations, involving 

- Private, in-home childbirth education for you and partner(s)

- Establishing an open plan

- Physical preparation/ body work specifically designed to encourage optimal fetal positioning 

as well as

Unlimited phone and email support

24/7 on-call availability from your 38th week of pregnancy

An additional on-call back up doula who can assist if needed for any reason

Continuous support throughout labor and birth (from the moment you need me until your baby and placenta are born, and you are ready for quiet time)

Physical comfort measures, emotional care, and patient advocacy

Fluid German translation to facilitate communication between you & care providers 

Support for your partner(s) & help facilitating their role

A postpartum visit which includes lactation advising

And a gift for you: my homemade organic Sitzbath herb blend.

The fee for birth companionship, including 19% VAT (German sales tax) is 2,048€.

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