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2020

12 Best Madison Doulas

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We scored 58 Doulas in Madison, WI and Picked the Top 12

Align Doula Services is a doula service in the Madison area. Individuals hire the doula for the full Birth Doula Package with birth prep and birthing support to a postpartum visit or lactation consult or can choose à la carte options/add-ons including private childbirth education, ongoing postpartum support, and placenta encapsulation. The owner and doula was trained as a birth doula by DONA International, holds a BA in Psychology, and is a Hypnobabies childbirth hypnosis doula, Certified Lactation Counselor, placenta encapsulation specialist, and member of the Breastfeeding Coalition of South Central Wisconsin. She also completed a Rebozo workshop and training in essential oils at the Aromahead Institute.

Birth Wise Doula Services is an English and Spanish-speaking doula in Fall River. Services include a free consultation, phone and email support, two prenatal visits, labor support for positioning and relaxation, assistance with baby's first feeding, postpartum visit, and educational and community referrals as well. Lactation support, training, education, and counseling are also available. The doula was trained by DONA International, is a Certified Lactation Counselor and UW Infant, Early Childhood, & Family Mental Health Fellow, and holds a BS in Sociology. She has also received training in Newborn Behavioral Observations System and Parent Child Relationship Assessments.

Claire Baker Madison Doula LLC has operated in Madison, Wisconsin, since 2018. Claire has been certified as a birth doula through DONA International. Her packages include prenatal visits, phone and email support, continuous labor support, and a personalized birth story. She also provides photography during childbirth, and digital copies of edited photographs are included with her doula services. All clients also have access to her birth and parenting lending library.

Denise Brusveen Birth Services has been offering doula services in Madison since 2010. Doula services include one to two prenatal appointments, phone and email support, access to a library of books and videos that can be lent out, continuous support during labor, postpartum support for one to two hours after birth, and one postpartum visit, and the doula is on-call from 38 weeks until baby arrives. Bradley Method childbirth classes are also available in groups or private one-on-one sessions, and the service also offers placenta encapsulation. The owner is a Certified Bradley Method Childbirth Instructor, a Certified DONA Birth Doula, and a DONA Doula Training Assistant for Amy L. Gilliland as well.

Empowering Birth Services has been a Sun Prairie doula provider for nearly fifteen years. Individuals have access to a DONA-trained Doula, HypnoBirthing practitioner, and Certified Dancing for Birth Instructor who has attended over 250 births and can sign up for private guided relaxation sessions, HypnoBirthing support during labor, and private sessions for fear release, regulating blood pressure, and scripts for turning breech babies. A reference for a local HypnoBirthing instructor is also available, and the doula offers Dancing for Birth classes in the comfort of a client's home for small groups of friends as well. The owner has also completed Advanced Doula Training, Acupressure training for Doulas, lactation training, and Advanced Positioning Strategies Workshops for Birth Professionals.

GentleSurge is a Madison doula center. Services include private, semi-private, and group HypnoBirthing classes, labor support and prenatal and postpartum doula services using the HypnoBirthing method, an Empowered Parenting class for newborn basics and breastfeeding, and prenatal and postpartum Reiki and EFT. Interested parties can look through the six components involved in the center's HypnoBirthing classes as well as other perks such as a personal check-in close to their due date and four relaxation tracks. The team includes certified HypnoBirthing Practitioners via the HypnoBirthing Institute, one of which is also a Reiki Master who was trained in Emotional Freedom Technique and founded BabyMoon Retreats as well for pregnant women and new mothers.

Holistic Homebirth Madison, LLC is an Oregon doula center backed by over 15 years of experience in the field. Couples hire the group for home birth support, water births in the home, prenatal education and monitoring during the pregnancy, postpartum care via two visits after baby arrives, newborn care and check-overs after birth and during visits, and assistance with breastfeeding as well. The owner is a Certified Nurse Midwife, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, and Licensed Midwife, focuses on a holistic approach in all of her work and women's natural abilities, and has children of her own via birth, adoption, and foster care. Referrals to other other healing arts professionals are also available.

Infinite Hope Birth Services is a professional doula service serving the greater Madison area, as well as Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. Owner Tiffany Wogsland trained at DONA International in 2010 and completed Certified Birth and Bereavement Doula Training at Stillbirthday University in 2014. Tiffany offers prenatal support to help new parents plan their ideal pregnancy and birth experience, and she aids in preparing for the baby. She also offers labor support during birth and postpartum support for directly after labor and continuing through discharge.

Madison Doula offers doula services to families throughout Madison. Prenatal support includes two visits, postpartum meal planning, resources, references, and other personal support, and the doula also provides continuous physical and emotional support during labor including aromatherapy, candles, and relaxation techniques. The doula remains postpartum until breastfeeding commences and visits a cient's home once or twice afterwards to make sure mom and baby are well. Placenta preparation is also available. The doula was trained at DONA International, attended a DONA International approved breastfeeding course, and completed other training including as a Postpartum Doula with ProDoula and a LGBT Sensitivity Training for Birth Workers by Lucky Tomaszek. She is also a member of the Madison Doula Collective.

Madison Family Doulas has been serving the Madison community as a doula center since 2006. The group offers daytime postpartum doula care including household tasks, errands, and meal preparation, overnight postpartum doula care, in-home lactation consultations, NICU and antepartum doula care for infants with special needs, and postpartum planning sessions as well to help prepare for baby's arrival. Madison Family Doulas is open to all families including LGBTQA, the owner is well-respected in her field and involved with the community, and team members include affiliated postpartum doulas, an infant care doula, and a parenting coach with a PhD in human development and family studies.

Sacred Beginnings brings almost 10 years of caregiver experience to doula services in Madison. The doula strives to make each birth experience wonderful and offers two prenatal visits, on-call availability 24/7 as the due date nears, physical, emotional and spiritual support during labor including breathing, massage, and guided relaxation techniques, newborn care support, and two postpartum visits. Separate postpartum services include meal planning, breastfeeding support, and other tasks, and placenta preparation is also available. Prior to her doula work, the owner was a caregiver to a woman with MS who was eternally grateful for the support and friendship provided as her illness progressed.

Your Village LLC is a Madison private practice. The doula focuses on postpartum services with packages covering planning, preparing the home for the baby, creating a network of support, and home visits for extra help after baby arrives. The owner is a CAPPA Certified Postpartum Doula, founder of the Madison Postpartum Collective and Madison Area Parent Support (MAPS), and advocate for mothers' mental health after her own experience with postpartum depression, anxiety, and OCD. The owner has received training as a Breastfeeding USA Counselor, Adoption Doula, and Baby Loss Doula. Certified in Mental Health First Aid, and is a Patient Expert Advisor with the Maternal Mental Health Research Collaborative.

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