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Seattle Doulas Providing Expert Assistance for Your Birth & Beyond

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Birth is such a brave adventure that no one can properly prepare for. It doesn’t matter if it’s your first or your fourth baby. Every delivery is radically different, and that can be pretty anxiety-inducing! Doulas take all those nerves away by giving you evidence-based information so you can feel ready for nearly any situation. If you’ve been looking for a professional coach for your delivery, I’m here to tell you about some lovely Seattle doulas

5 Seattle Doulas Ready to Help You Confidently Transition Into Parenthood

Seattle Doulas

Seattle Doulas is an agency that provides both birth and postpartum doulas for every aspect of early parenthood. Their goal is to assist you so you can truly enjoy this season of life. You’ll have access to a team of doulas who will work around your budget and unique needs. The center also provides childbirth classes so you can confidently walk through pregnancy!

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Emerald City Doulas

Emerald City Doulas is a full-service Seattle doula agency providing unlimited support for birth decisions. All the doulas have been well-trained and are ready to give you all the information you need to make the best choices for your family. Many of the doulas are queer, and all are committed to providing inclusive care for every family. On top of their birth doulas, the center provides childbirth education, massage, sleep training consultations, and placenta encapsulation.

Birth Matters NW

Birth Matters NW is a smaller doula agency that has been around in Seattle since 2015. The center provides doulas who will be there from the very start of your pregnancy. They’ll work with you to create your perfect birth plan and ensure you have all the necessary tools to see it through. The center provides postpartum doulas to get you through those early months. You can also count on Birth Matters for encapsulation and belly binding.

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Seattle Doula Care

Seattle Doula Care is a team comprised of Amy Thomson and Christina Prskalo. Both doulas specialize in postpartum care in Seattle. Amy and Christina are there whether you need a night nurse or just someone to provide you with emotional support. They’ll help you recover, take on sibling care, ensure you feel equipped to handle any newborn care and provide support for mood disorders. The center also provides birth doula, labor support, and infant sleep coaching.

She Births Bravely

When She Births Bravely says they support every birthing style, they mean it! This doula agency provides a long list of customizable packages so you can have unconditional support, no matter what your birth looks like! The center will cater to anything from a scheduled c-section to a home birth. Your doula will work with you through each trimester to help you create your ideal birth plan. They’ll also provide postpartum support as well as birth tub rentals.

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Seattle Doulas

If you’re feeling nervous about delivery, it’s time to hire a doula. With these incredible Seattle doulas, you’ll have a constant helper by your side to ensure you feel equipped for everything. 

Once you have your doula, it’s time to start thinking about booking some pictures. As a parent myself, I know how precious this season is, and I want to help you celebrate it! I provide full-service photo sessions so you can have a relaxing experience. If that sounds like your kind of thing, let’s chat to schedule your session! Contact me today to find out more.

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Hi I'm lENA

Welcome to the blog, a place for helpful parenting resources and planning tips for couples. Stay a while and say hello!

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