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5 Expert Doulas In Olympia To Empower Your Birth Experience

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Whether you’re expecting your first baby or your fifth, there’s always something new and unexpected about childbirth. With so many decisions to be made and being at the mercy of a beautiful, growing baby, it can get overwhelming! That’s where a doula can be an irreplaceable resource. These birth experts are the ultimate coaches and cheerleaders, making sure you are informed, heard, and supported throughout pregnancy, labor, delivery, and beyond. Whether you’re looking for a birth doula to support you in the process of giving birth or a postpartum doula to help care for your family once you’re home, there are plenty of amazing doulas in Olympia. Here are a few to look into!

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Build The Perfect Birth Team For Your Dream Delivery With These Wonderful Doulas In Olympia

Olympia Doula Circle

The Olympia Doula Circle is a collaborative of doulas with a shared mission to empower expectant parents with support, resources, and education. Six amazing doulas, both birth and postpartum, have come together to make it easy to find the right fit for your birth experience. Check out their virtual Meet the Doula Night to learn more about their services and get the chance to talk to several of the doulas themselves. Bring all of your questions to the informal meet and greet! 

Blissful Birth Initiations

Doula Diksha is an incredibly well-rounded Olympia wellness resource when it comes to pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum doula care. In addition to birth support (in both hospital and homebirth settings), Diksha is also a lactation and breastfeeding educator, a Certified Instructor of Infant Massage, and a triple-certified placenta specialist. She has attended over 500 births and takes pride in being a solo practitioner who builds lasting relationships with every family she serves. Additionally, Diksha is also the founder of Olympia Doula Circle!

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Birthing Roots

Doula Stacey Callaghan is a Licensed Midwife and Certified Professional Midwife who has been serving Olympia as a doula for over 20 years. While she is officially a midwife, she is currently offering her expertise in the form of doula services. Whether you choose a home birth or a hospital birth, Stacey offers judgment-free support and education to help prepare you for this transformative experience. Additionally, Stacey offers her services as a postpartum doula to help ease your transition into parenthood once your baby has arrived. 

Redwood Doulas Olympia

Having a baby comes with enough things to think about. Redwood Doulas has made it easy for Olympia families to find birth professionals. All of them were specially selected for their skillset, heart, and professionalism. After a one-on-one consultation with CEO and owner Kymberlie, you’ll match with one to two doulas. All have been CPR certified, trained by a top organization, and background checked. Interview them to see which best fits for your family, and voila! You have an incredible doula ready to support you in whatever capacity you need!

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Womb Revolution

Womb Revolution founder and birth worker Melissa Bolanos is a doula, parenting coach, birth educator, and birth photographer/videographer in Olympia. She brings years of experience, training, and certifications to her work. This offers a diverse approach to every birth story she serves. Whether you’re looking for guidance throughout pregnancy and in the days leading up to your labor and delivery or a coach/support person for you and your partner as you give birth, Melissa is a great resource! 

There Is Nothing Else Like The Compassion And Support Of These Doulas In Olympia

These wonderful doulas in Olympia are fantastic resources as you approach welcoming your new baby. Whether you’ve worked with a doula before or this is your first time, it’s always a good idea to consider having an extra support person by your side. That’s what doulas do best!

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