Laurels
Best Doulas in
Cincinnati
2017

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 Cincinnati, OH.

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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.

Doulas of Cincinnati

Doulas of Cincinnati offers compassionate and unbiased care to women and growing families. Founders Emily Johnson and Katie Brenner has over a decade of combined experience and have served hundreds of families throughout Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. They offer private and group childbirth education, labor and postpartum doula support, belly binding, placenta encapsulation, lactation support, and birth and newborn photography. They specialize in supporting a family's chosen birth plan and parenting philosophies, unmedicated and natural birthing options, epidural and cesarean births, VBAC, waterbirths, attachment parenting, breastfeeding and bottle feeding support, and babywearing. They also offer informative classes and bootcamps, lamaze classes, hypnobirth, and more. Emily and Katie have been certified by ProDoula in the areas of childbirth education, labor and postpartum doula services, and placenta encapsulation.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 655-7941

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Every Birth Cincinnati

Every Birth Cincinnati specializes in birth and postpartum doula support. They serve the Greater Cincinnati area as well as Northern Kentucky, and strive to offer continuous, unbiased, and comprehensive support throughout the pregnancy and birthing processes. They are certified by the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association, and are a proud member of the Cincinnati Area Doula Society. Founder of Every Birth Cincinnati, Erin Dinkelacker, is a professionally trained doula who completed her mentorship program through Nurture, LLC. Services offered by Erin and Every Birth Cincinnati include prenatal consultations, labor and birth support, breastfeeding support, postpartum visits, back-up doula support, emotional and informational support, newborn care information, light housework and meal preparation, and overnight postpartum services.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 314-6250

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Humble Birth

Humble Birth offers labor doula services as well as breastfeeding support to families throughout Cincinnati, Ohio and Northern Kentucky. They work tirelessly to create an unbiased environment, and to provide all the tools needed for families to make informed decisions about the birthing process. Humble Birth has been a proud Evidence Based Birth member since 2016 as well as a member of the Cincinnati Doula Society since 2016. Founder Katelyn Estes is a professionally trained doula and is working towards her certifications. She is an active member of the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association, and is participating in a mentorship program through Nurture LLC. Doula services offered by Humble Birth include prenatal visits, 24/7 on-call service, continuous support during labor and delivery, complimentary assistance, postpartum visits and follow-up care, back-up doula support when needed.

Burlington, KY(859) 803-9492

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Mama to Mama Doula Services

Mama to Mama Doula Services offers doula support and education to mothers and families throughout Cincinnati, Ohio and Northern Kentucky. Co-owner Gina Martell has a passion for supporting women and is a professionally trained labor doula. She received her training through CAPPA, and strives to ensure every mother she works with is informed of all her birthing options. Co-owner Kirsten Zook spends her time supporting and advocating for children and women, and has been doing so for over a decade. Kirsten is also a professionally trained labor doula who believes in empowering individuals by offering loving care during the pregnancy and birthing process. Services offered at Mama to Mama Doula Services include prenatal visits, community resources, customized birth plans, physical and emotional support, postpartum visits, and childbirth education classes.

Cincinnati, OH(404) 718-9003

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Molly Murray

Molly Murray is a professionally trained birth doula and childbirth and parenting mentor. She has been a doula for more than five years and has since helped hundred of families. She offers compassionate, experienced, and knowledgeable care to families throughout Cincinnati, Ohio and Northern Kentucky. She specializes in assisting women with the birthing process whether they have opted for a natural birth, an unmedicated home birth, a hospital birth, induction, an epidural birth, water birth, VBAC, or cesarean births. Molly offers mother blessings, birth doula services, postpartum doula services, placenta services, and a doula mentorship program. Molly's Mother Blessing ceremony is an opportunity for friends and family members of the mother-to-be offer their support, and the mother will leave feeling empowered, pampered, nourished, and prepared for the baby to make its arrival.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 562-7033

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Nurture Birth

Nurture Birth is a birth and family services business that gives couples in Cincinnati, Dayton, and Northern Kentucky guidance and support as they create a new family. Owned and operated by experienced doula Erica Konya, Nurture Birth offers birth and postpartum doula support, as well as classes for soon-to-be or new parents. Erica is a highly trained professional doula, and is a CAPPA Certified Labor Doula and Childbirth Educator, CAPPA Ohio Faculty Member and Doula Trainer, a Birth With Ease Hypnobirthing instructor and HypnoDoula, as well as president of the Cincinnati Area Doula Society.

West Chester, OH(513) 477-4697

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Ordinary Miracle Doula Services

Ordinary Medical Doula Services, located in Cincinnati, offers birth support to families throughout Ohio and Northern Kentucky. They provide both emotional and physical support, as well as informational support for mother and partner. Their goal is to provide families with all the birthing options available to them, and to support their informed decisions. Owner and founder, Kerren Marcelo, is a trained labor doula, and she strives to empower all moms and dads to create a birth plan that best suits their growing family. Ordinary Medical Doula Services offers comprehensive doula support, including unlimited phone and email support throughout the pregnancy and labor process, pre-natal visits, birth plan creation, practice with comfort measures, educational support, continuous birth support, community resources, postpartum support, and complimentary birth photography.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 325-1484

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Tender Beginnings Birth Services

Tender Beginnings Birth Services, located in Lebanon, Ohio, partners with families who seek professional and personalized doula support throughout the pregnancy and birthing processes. They specialize in childbirth education, birth doula services, and postpartum doula services. Tender Beginnings Birth Services is a small, local business specially equipped to aid growing families through exciting and challenging transitions. Their main goal is to fill the gap between prenatal and postpartum care to ensure parents are confident in their ability to take care of the baby. The team at Tender Beginnings consists of professionally trained childbirth educators, birth and labor doulas, and postpartum and infant care doulas. They are ProDoula certified in the area of childbirth education, CAPPA certified, and are a proud member of the Cincinnati Area Doula Society.

Lebanon, OH(513) 580-4382

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The Doulagrapher

The Doulagrapher is an agency specializing in both birth doula services as well as newborn and family photography. Since 2013, owner Leah Norton has been a DONA certified doula, and has an overwhelming desire to offer her services and support to families throughout Cincinnati, Ohio. She strives to educate and empower women, and to ensure they experience a fulfilling childbirth. The Doulagrapher offers full-spectrum services including free initial consultations, prenatal appointments, relaxation sessions, continuous availability should questions or concerns arise, educational information and community resources, support during labor and delivery, breastfeeding support, postnatal follow-up, newborn questions and answers, and labor and delivery photography.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 612-0975

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The Gentle Seed

The Gentle Seed, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, specializes in expert birth doula services. Jennifer Tullo, a professionally trained birth and postpartum doula, is passionate about offering her support to families during the miraculous transition of childbirth. She encourages women to trust their own instincts, and she provides information regarding all options for the safest birth possible. Jennifer is a member of The Cincinnati Area Doula Society, and is working towards her certifications through toLabor and CAPPA. The Gentle Seed offers prenatal visits, emotional and physical support during pregnancy, labor, and delivery, education and information, community resources, personalized birth plans, non-medical and holistic care, and postpartum support. A doula is meant to enhance a family's experience with childbirth, and Jennifer takes her role humbly and seriously.

Cincinnati, OH(513) 814-1137

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