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Birth First Doulas

7708 Southwest Barbur Boulevard #3, Portland, OR 97219
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Portland Doula & Birth Services has been serving clients in Portland for over 16 years. Brooke is a Certified Doula and has attended more than 300 births. 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, as well as labor, birth, and postpartum services. Expecting families can also avail themselves of on-call support via text, email, and phone. Brooke, who has an M.A. in Psychology, also offers counseling and consultations.

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Birthing Stone Doula

Beaverton, OR 97005
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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.

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5.0 / 5 (18)
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4.9 / 5 (8)
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5.0 / 5 (1)
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BirthRoot Doula Services

Portland, OR 97214
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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.

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Brave Birth Doula Care

Portland, OR 97209
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Business Description

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.

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5.0 / 5 (38)
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5.0 / 5 (23)
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Bridgetown Baby

Portland, OR
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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

Portland, OR 97211
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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.

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5.0 / 5 (41)
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5.0 / 5 (22)
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4.5 / 5 (19)
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Heartswell

3254 NE Ainsworth Street, Portland, OR 97211
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Heartswell provides complete doula services to families in the Portland area. Founder Libby Mukhi established the business aiming to provide an honest and non-judgmental space for parents during their prenatal, birthing, and postnatal journey. After giving birth to a high-need baby, she found that an efficient and knowledgeable support system is necessary for evolving families to ensure that they are well-prepared in undertaking their new roles. Her services include emotional and physical recovery assistance, babywearing and care education, and family adjustment strategies.

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5.0 / 5 (1)

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Renaissance Childbirth & Postpartum Professionals, LLC

Portland, OR
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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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Wildflower Doula Services

Portland, OR
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Business Description

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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Wildwood Birth Collective

2005 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97227
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Wildwood Birth Collective is a business offering doula services in Portland and the nearby areas. The company's services are designed to help clients before, during, and after birth. Its doulas prepare their pregnant clients for the birth, attend the birth to coach them through it, and meet with them afterwards to offer advice on the postpartum period. The company's doulas hold various certifications in infant CPR and birth and labor training.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it legal to give birth at home?

Six states consider home birth midwifery illegal, including Alabama, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, North Carolina, and South Dakota. Recently, Michigan passed legislation allowing at-home births. Additionally, 23 other states allow at-home deliveries but only under severe restrictions.

Who is eligible for a home birth?

Although the medical community’s stance is that births at a hospital are the safest, any mother has the right to decide to give birth at home. However, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Committee on Obstetric Practice considers multiple gestations, a prior C-section delivery, or fetal malpresentation reasons to avoid at-home labor.

How do you get a birth certificate if you give birth at home?

The physician or the midwife who attended the home birth is responsible for registering the delivery with the local Health Department. You can ask your midwife or physician when you can expect to get a copy of the birth certificate.

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