Laurels
Best Doulas in
Albuquerque
2018

Why These Doulas?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored doulas on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best doulas in Albuquerque, NM.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

AJ Wellness

AJ Wellness is an Albuquerque business that provides birth services, coaching and mentoring, and wellness education to Salt Lake City and Albuquerque. Services include placenta encapsulation, reiki sessions, belly binding, aromatouch therapy, child birth education classes, birth doula, and postpartum doula services. Co-owner Amaris has a Bachelor’s degree in Family and Child Development and a Master’s degree in Gerontology. Joanie is a co-owner and is a pre-certified Birth Doula and Aromatherapist for Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum.

Albuquerque, NM(801) 432-0024

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Body in Balance Therapeutic Massage & Doula Service, by Kay, LLC

Body in Balance is a Rio Rancho business that offers different modalities. Services include energy work, relaxation massage therapy, therapeutic massage therapy, crystal healing massage, and doula services. Massage services include cupping massage, Swedish massage, couples massage, deep tissue massage, aromatouch technique, sports massage, 30-minute reflexology, craniosacral, and pregnancy massage. Massage add-ons include hot stone and aromatherapy. Gift certificates are available. The business offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Body in Balance is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Clients appreciate their knowledge, customer service, and the environment.

Rio Rancho, NM(505) 459-9907

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Carrie Murphy Birth Doula

Carrie Murphy Birth Doula is an Albuquerque business that provides support through labor and birth and other services in Central New Mexico. Along with birth doula and postpartum doula services, belly casting and placenta encapsulation are also available. À la care add-ons are padsicles, private prenatal breastfeeding class, MealTrain setup, additional prenatal meeting, additional postpartum meeting, and postpartum care package. Carrie became a certified birth doula through DONA International. She supports births at home, hospitals, and birth centers. Carrie is also a member-at-large of the New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force board. Clients appreciate Carrie’s responsiveness, professionalism, helpfulness, and enthusiasm.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 336-0193

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Coffey Shoppe Photography and Birth Services

Coffey Shoppe Photography and Birth Services is an Albuquerque business that provides support before, during, and after birth and photography. The basic package includes email and phone support, two pre-birth meetings, on-call 24/7 starting two weeks before the due date, support throughout labor, one postpartum visit, and email and phone support for six weeks after birth. Coffey Shoppe Photography and Birth Services’ birth story package includes the services in the basic package as well as photographs during the birth and after birth and of the baby’s firsts. The business offers free consultations in person or over the phone. Clients remark on Erin’s support, compassion, and photography.

Albuquerque, NM(650) 382-2735

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Desert Birth and Wellness

Desert Birth and Wellness is an Albuquerque business that provides yoga classes and doula services. Services include placenta encapsulation, prenatal yoga classes and doula services including yoga-born childbirth preparation, birth support, and postpartum care. Postpartum care is for the mother and the whole family, and visits last four hours. A birth doula is on call 24/7 from the mother’s 37th week, and phone and email support and in-person visits with the parents and siblings are included. Sarah Romero is a birth and postpartum doula who trained at Doula Trainings International. She is also a certified yoga teacher.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 615-8404

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Inspired Birth and Families

Inspired Birth and Families is an Albuquerque business that provides childbirth and parenting services. The business provides parenting classes and groups, prenatal classes and services including prenatal yoga classes, placenta encapsulation and preparation, and doula services. Private child birth classes are available. Inspired Birth and Families offers student birth doulas, certified professional doulas, postpartum doulas, and pregnancy and infant loss doulas. Co-owners Miyoko Inase and Jessie Buchanan have over eight years of combined experience. Clients appreciate their helpfulness and friendliness.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 232-2772

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Nesting Instinct

Nesting Instinct is an Albuquerque business that provides birth services. The business’ services include classes, babywearing help, postpartum support, prenatal appointment accompaniment, and doula support through pregnancy, labor, and birth. Teresa Jones has a B.S. in Biology and is a member of DONA. She has experience in unmedicated birth, hospital and home birth, water births, hypnosis for birth, and family centered cesarean birth. Clients appreciate Teresa’s knowledge, support, and helpfulness.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 306-8688

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New Life Birth Services, LLC

New Life Birth Services, LLC is an Albuquerque business that has been providing doula services for over three years. Services include transfer care, exclusive care, collective care, student doula care, classic postpartum care, student postpartum care, Ayurvedic postpartum care, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant services, and placenta encapsulation. New Life Birth Services, LLC also offers birth and newborn photography services and prenatal and mom and baby yoga. Founder and director MJ Vargas is also a birth doula and in her first year she helped with 35 births with a back-up doula.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 506-4340

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Robin Younger, Certified Doula

Robin Younger, Certified Doula is an Albuquerque business that provides support to new parents. The services include birth doula services, breastfeeding assistance, and infant massage. Robin provides birth support before birth, during labor and birth, and after birth. Support includes phone calls and emails 24/7, birth plan and newborn plan discussions, coping strategies, TENS unit, photographs, visits three days after birth and at home sometime during the first three weeks. Robin is a certified doula through DONA International and she supports hospital, home, and birth center births. Clients remark on her calming manner, guidance, and knowledge.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 259-5415

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Taylor Birth Services

Taylor Birth Services is an Albuquerque business that has been serving the Greater Albuquerque Area for over three years. The business offers doula services as a collective care doula through New Life Birth Services. Taylor Birth Services also offers lactation services and placenta services. The placenta can be made into capsules, a healing salve, a tincture, and prints. Taylor Birth Services can also make an umbilical cord keepsake. Sandra is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and has a B.S. in Nutritional Science.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 221-6397

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Wisdom Within

Wisdom Within is an Albuquerque business that provides doula services. Services include prenatal services, birth services, postpartum services right after birth, and support a week to 10 days after birth. Other services Wisdom Within offers include reiki healings, mindfulness and meditation services, and prenatal yoga services. Dwenna Nelson is a certified birth doula through DONA, yoga instructor, placenta encapsulation specialist, and a reiki II practitioner. She has attended births at hospitals, birth centers, and homes and is a member of Doulas of Southwest. Clients appreciate her calm manner, encouragement, knowledge, and support.

Albuquerque, NM(505) 508-9525

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Woman of Valor Birth Services

Woman of Valor Birth Services is a Cedar Crest business that serves Albuquerque and surrounding areas. The business’ services include prenatal support, support through labor and birth, postpartum support, childbirth preparation classes, and packages. Megan Othling is certified through Childbirth International and is Rebozo certified. She attends cesarean, medicated, and unmedicated births that take place at homes, hospitals, and birth centers. Clients remark on Megan’s support, sensitivity, and knowledge.

Cedar Crest, NM

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