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BIRTH DOULA SERVICES

Individualized birth doula care with experienced birth professionals

Your Welcome Baby KC birth doula will be by your side from first pregnancy test to first birthday. Our 30 years of combined experience will help you rest easy as you navigate pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. We provide a calming presence, and we facilitate communication between you, your partner, and your medical team. We also reassure your partner, focusing on a positive experience for the whole family.

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Welcome Baby KC Birth Doula care includes:

  • Your choice of the best Welcome Baby KC birth doula for your needs
  • Private visit during pregnancy to discuss birth preferences and expectations
  • A second private visit during pregnancy to review postpartum preferences and realities of life with a new baby
  • Unlimited pregnancy phone and text support from 9am-4pm Mon-Fri upon contract signing
  • Extensive resource library and referral list to meet each family's unique needs
A husband and a birth doula providing assurance to a laboring mother
A birth doula provides pain and discomfort relief using pressure points and massage techniques to a laboring mother
  • Phone and text support throughout late pregnancy and early labor
  • Immediate access to your Welcome Baby KC back up birth doula at no additional cost
  • Continuous in-person support from active labor until baby arrives
  • 3 weeks of on-call text/phone/facetime support to answer general postpartum and newborn care questions including infant feeding
  • 1-2 private visits postpartum scheduled at your convenience

Full service birth doula care packages

Apprentice pricing: $1025

Senior Doula Pricing: $1250**

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A cesarean section is completed successfully as the mother is comforted by her partner and a birth doula continues to provide emotional support
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CHOOSE YOUR BIRTH DOULA

Melissa Sahhar George

Trained Birth Doula
Certified Hypno-Doula
Certified Birth Educator
Spinning Babies Trained

Specializes in:
High anxiety personalities
Partner inclusion and support

Known for:
Having a soothing presence

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Nicole Elliott Bays

Trained Birth Doula
Certified Birth Educator
Certified Hypno-Doula
Certified Lactation Educator
Spinning Babies Trained

Specializes in:
Supporting Anxious and Type-A Personalities

Known for:
Visualization and relaxation techniques for your comfort during labor

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Sierra Farr

Certifications:
BEST Certified Labor Doula

Specializes in:
Serving culturally diverse families and first time parents

Known for:
Thinking on her feet, no matter what birth throws her way

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Lauren Straight Letterman

Trained Birth Doula
Certified Hypno-Doula
Retired Hypnobabies Instructor ('11-'16)
Blooma Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor
Certified for tens unit and Rebozo
Spinning Babies Trained

Specializes in:
Trauma-informed doula care

Known for:
Having a peaceful and reassuring voice and a no-nonsense attitude

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**: Lauren Letterman's rate for birth doula services is $3200. Lauren is only available for scheduled births or other special circumstances.