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Laurels

Best Doulas in
Portland
2019

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 analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best doulas in Portland, OR.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 123 78 11

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.

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Birthing Stone Doula

Birthing Stone Doula is a Beaverton business that serves Lake Oswego, Hillsboro, Portland, West Linn, McMinnville, Wilsonville, Newberg, and other areas. The business’ services include placenta pills, classes, birth doula and postpartum doula services. The doulas are experienced in high risk births, over 40, twins, LGBT, and surrogate births. Birthing Stone Doula also offers prenatal yoga, massage, and lactation support. Clients appreciate their encouragement, support, knowledge, and professionalism. Founder Tiffany is a birth and postpartum doula and she has two doula certifications. She has taken several trainings including the Spinning Babies workshop and HUG trainings.

Beaverton, OR 97005

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BirthRoot Doula Services

BirthRoot Doula Services is a Portland business that serves Vancouver, Portland, and the surrounding areas. The business provides support services for adoption, miscarriage, surrogacy, abortion, and birth. BirthRoot Doula Services also offers consulting and coaching for organizations and individuals. Gracie has over ten years of doula experience and has supported over 200 families at clinics, hospitals, birth centers, and homes. She has birth and postpartum training from DONA International and has experience and training in vaginal births after cesareans, breastfeeding, water birth, and fetal positioning. Clients appreciate Gracie’s guidance and support.

Portland, OR 97214

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Brave Birth Doula Care

Brave Birth Doula Care is a Portland business that serves Vancouver, Portland, and surrounding areas. The business is made up of independent doulas and offers birth doula, postpartum doula services, prenatal classes and parent support circles. There are also special events such as fertility support programs. Birth and postpartum doula Kelly L.T. Greblo and birth doula Nicolette Wessling started Brave Birth Doula Care after being co-doulas at a birth. Clients remark on their talent, support, dedication, and listening skills.

Portland, OR 97209

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Bridgetown Baby

Bridgetown Baby is a Portland business that provides postpartum doula and lactation services. Postpartum doula services include newborn care, help with feeding and lactation, babywearing, infant sleeping, nutritious cooking, sibling care, referrals, and resources. Bridgetown Baby offers a variety of postpartum packages and gift certificates. Rose Otter and Merriah Fairchild are the founders and are both Certified Postpartum Doulas and International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC). Clients appreciate their consideration, flexibility, knowledge, empathy, and support.

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Doula Love

Doula Love is a business that provides classes and doula services. The business’ services include postpartum doula services, lactation services, placenta encapsulation, postpartum belly binding, sibling support, fertility treatment services, and training for birth professionals. Doula Love offers doula packages for the first week after birth, five four-hour day support sessions, and postpartum night support. Doula Love provides free consultations. Clients appreciate Wendy’s knowledge, support, and communication.

Portland, OR 97211

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Mom by LJ

Mom by LJ is a Portland business that provides doula services. The business’ services include prenatal and birth doula services, postpartum doula services, prenatal and postpartum massage therapy, prenatal yoga, and nutritional counseling and meal preparation. Mom by LJ also offers packages. Along with being a doula, Lisa Jacobson is a health counselor, massage therapist, and a certified yoga instructor. She has experience as a nanny and a head chef at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Clients remark on Lisa’s helpfulness, support, and expertise.

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Portland Community Doula

Portland Community Doula is a business that provides doula services. Services include two prenatal and one or two postpartum visits, resources and information, email and phone consultations during the pregnancy, labor and postpartum support, and four weeks on-call 24/7 around the due date. Mal has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and took the Birthingway Midwifery College’s Labor Doula workshop. Mal is on the Oregon Doula Association Education & Resource Committee and the Portland Doula Association. Clients appreciate Mal’s knowledge, support, friendliness, and insight.

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Portland Doula & Birth Services

Portland Doula & Birth Services is a business that has been serving clients for over 16 years. Brooke is a Certified Doula and has attended more than 300 births. She also has an M.A. in Psychology. Brooke has supported vaginal births after cesarean section, natural childbirths, cesarean births, water births, epidural assisted births, and home births. Portland Doula & Birth Services’ doula package includes two prenatal visits and one postpartum visit, text, email, and phone support, labor, birth, and postpartum support, photos, on-call services, and information sheets. The business also offers counseling and consultations. Clients appreciate Brooke’s professionalism, knowledge, patience, compassion, and experience.

Portland, OR 97232

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Renaissance Childbirth & Postpartum Professionals, LLC

Renaissance Childbirth & Postpartum Professionals, LLC is a Portland business that serves Washington, Oregon, Vancouver, Portland, and surrounding areas. The business offers birth doula services, postpartum doula services, lactation support, and consultations for twins and triplets. Birth doula services include prenatal and postpartum visits, labor, birth, and postpartum support, help with pain management, and breastfeeding assistance. Postpartum doula services include parenting tips, help with older siblings, relief for the parents, baby’s laundry, providing referrals, and more. Renaissance Childbirth & Postpartum Professionals, LLC also provides an overnight nanny service. Clients remark on their sensitivity, knowledge, and support.

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Rose City Doula

Rose City Doula is a Milwaukie business that serves West Linn, Tigard, Oregon City, Clackamas, Vancouver, Beaverton, Portland, Lake Oswego, Happy Valley, Hillsboro, Milwaukie, and surrounding areas. The business has more than five years of experience and Kathy is a Certified Birth and Bereavement Doula. Rose City Doula offers a free consultation and services include two prenatal visits and a postpartum visit, support by email, text, and phone, a backup doula, support throughout labor, birth, and postpartum. Bereavement services are free. Clients appreciate Kathy’s calm manner, support, and skill.

Milwaukie, OR 97267

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Wildflower Doula Services

Wildflower Doula Services is a Portland business that provides postpartum doula services to Troutdale, Happy Valley, Gresham, Eastern Portland, and Damascus. The business offers services such as help with feeding, meal planning and preparation, light tidying, laundry folding, referrals, tips for healing postpartum, and support for the partner. Other services include house sitting and cooking. Wildflower Doula Services also offers packages which can be customized. Julia attended Birthingway College of Midwifery and has a B.A. in English.

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