Antepartum Doula Services

As much as we want to anticipate only the most blissful pregnancy, the fact is not all pregnancies are created equal. When complications arise that require support or bed rest we can help. Having to endure a pregnancy-related complication can cause unneeded stress for both the birthing person and their partner. "Antepartum" specifically means "before birth", let us help meet your needs so you can truly rest. 

Similar to a Postpartum doula, Antepartum doulas will:

  • Provide light house cleaning

  • Grocery Shopping

  • Running Errands

  • Preparing meals

  • Logistical preparation for baby's arrival

  • Listen to concerns and questions

  • Alleviate your fears as best we can

  • Affirm your feelings and help with coping

  • Provide resources in  your time of need

  • Physical & Emotional support for the birthing person

  • Assist with relaxation techniques

  • Help prepare you for birth with confidence

Birthing people might face bed rest due to any one of the following reasons:

  • Gestational Diabetes

  • Preeclampsia

  • Incompetent Cervix

  • Unexplained Bleeding

  • Hyperemesis Gravidarum

  • Hypertension

  • Twins, Triples, or More (multiples)

  • Placenta abruption, previa or accreta

  • Premature rupture of membranes

  • Low amniotic fluid

  • Anxiety

  • or simply, Overwhelmed