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Best Doulas in
Memphis
2020

Why These Doulas?

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

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 139 85 5

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Doulas of Memphis

Doulas of Memphis is is a full-service agency which provides birth and postpartum doulas, and breastfeeding support in the Memphis metro area. Owners Abby K. Powell and Lindsey Hanna and their team of doulas strive to provide the highest standard service with no agenda or philosophy outside of what makes families feel comfortable and secure. Doulas of Memphis provides clients with the emotional, educational, and physical support they need while nurturing their existing relationships with physicians, trusted friends, and family. Other services provided are overnight care, childbirth and infant care classes, and gift certificates are available for purchase. They currently hold a five-star rating on Facebook where customers speak highly of their ability to work with a client’s provider, passion, personal care, and experience. Hours of operations are from Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Memphis, TN 38120

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Memphis Doula

Memphis Doula provides birthing support services for clients in the Memphis metro area with over five years of experience. Owner Kimberly Dupree Alston has attended 90 plus births, has four years of midwifery training, and three years experience on the Memphis Birth Collective Board. She strives to equip each family with knowledge, confidence, techniques, education, and support throughout their unique journey. Doula services include help in creating a customer’s birth plan, text availability seven days a week, 24-hour availability starting at 37 weeks, two prenatal visits, 24-hour postpartum visits, six-week birth reflection visits, physical support in labor, birth photography, and much more. Clients speak highly of her patience, experience, ability to give parents comfort and confidence during pregnancy, and passion for birth education. Free consultations are available.

Germantown, TN 38138

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Special Delivery Women’s Services, LLC.

Special Delivery Women’s Services, LLC. specializes in doula and midwife care for clients in the Memphis metro area and through the south triangle of Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Owner Kris Harper has two decades of experience and is a Certified Professional Midwife. She is also a Licensed Midwife Practitioner and is CPR certified for healthcare providers, neonatal resuscitation, and is emergency birth trained. She is committed to providing high quality and educational doula and midwifery care for clients. Kris also offers free classes to help clients better understand pregnancy and their labor options. Hours of operation are Wednesday through Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, also appointment outside of regular office hours are available. Clients speak highly of her attentive support and care, knowledge, the ability to ease fears on delivery day, and professionalism.

Olive Branch, TN 38654

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Zoe Etkin Embodiment Doula

Serving the Memphis area, Zoe Etkin Embodiment Doula is a doula and women's health educator. Etkin works with clients at all stages of motherhood, from preconception to pregnancy and post-birth. In preparation for pregnancy, she provides menstruation and fertility coaching as well as vaginal steaming. For women about to experience childbirth, she assists with education and the birthing process. After the birth, Etkin helps mothers encapsulate the placenta, receive postpartum care, and undergo belly binding services.

2610 Autumn Ave
Memphis, TN 38112

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Zoleka Birth Services

Zoleka Birth Services provide birth doulas and lactation counseling for customers in the Memphis, TN metro area for over five years. Owner Terri Lee-Johnson is a homeschooling mom, wife, and a constant reader and student. She strives to provide birth education and support to all her clients while embracing a holistic, woman-centered approach. Birth Doula services include 24-hour on-call support from two weeks prior and after the expected due date. Also, two prenatal visits, assistance in developing a birth philosophy, two hours immediate postpartum and breastfeeding support, and much more is also offered. Terri has her adult, child, and infant CPR certification and is committed to learning new skills to better serve women. A list of useful resources is available on her website regarding information on fertility, breastfeeding, pregnancy, postpartum, and newborns. Consultations are free, and clients are always welcomed to contact Terri for services.

Memphis, TN

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