Professional Birth Support ~ Doula

Birthers, I will continuously adjust my methods, shift my language, & alter my style to reflect your energy & values. I will flow with you as we harmoniously honor your unique birthing journey.
— Kate
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This is the service area that reflects the fees and services offered on this page.  Other's may request services but prices may be adjusted to reflect the expense of commuting.
Why hire Kate for births in Snohomish County, Washington. www.labormaiden.com

What services can you expect from Kate?

Support services DURING PREGNANCY 

  • Free, no obligation, in home, hour interview 
  • First prenatal: I will invest time listening to the birther and build strong, trusting relationship with you and your other birth support and...
  • Help you develop your birth plan as we explore your values and preferences 
  • Second prenatal: Teach you a private, in-home, 2 hour, fully adjustable childbirth class to reflect your birth goals or topics of your choosing
  • Teach you proven pain coping techniques
  • Recommend exercises & nutrition for pregnancy if interested
  • Teach you visualization and meditation if interested
  • Help you and your partner work through emotional, mental or spiritual issues, blocks or fears
  • Help develop postpartum plan
  • Additional visits available
  • Refer doctors and care providers as needed

Support services DURING LABOR & DELIVERY

  • Provide 24-hour on-call availability beginning two-weeks before due date
  • Provide unlimited telephone support during early labor
  • Come to your home or place of birth during active labor and remain by your side through birth
  • Access to your own TENS unit
  • Protect your peaceful, sacred space 
  • Provide emotional and physical support to you and your birth partner as needed
  • Assist you and your birth partner with optimal positioning to progress labor, promote comfort, promote baby's health
  • Explain what changes and progress has been made in your body as the Midwife/Doctor assesses you
  • Suggest helpful positions and assistance into those postions if you are interested
  • Provide approved nutrition and hydration
  • Relaxation support (mediation, visualization, progressive)
  • Continuous contact and counter-pressure offered
  • Guidance and encouragement throughout labor
  • Suggestions for pushing
  • Prepare you for unexpected experiences, should they arise

Support AFTER BABY'S BIRTH

  • Help restore your energy by ensuring you get necessary nourishment after birth
  • Tenderly groom you into the lovely person you already are with some clean up, and restoration so you love your newborn family pictures 
  • Assistance with initial breastfeeding
  • First postpartum home visit on day three: discuss adjustments, nursing & recovery support
  • Continued unlimited phone, text, and/or e-mail support until 8 weeks postpartum
  •  Second postpartum home visit: re-tell and share in the memories of your labor and baby's arrival and review home and family adjustment



Above Doula services within a 17 mile radius: $800

OR choose to have the physical support of Kate at the labor & birth only (exclude prenatals and postpartum care): $550

Kate encourages bartering for equal value. Suggested offers include car repair services, massages, chiropractic services, land, & rental space.
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