Active Labor Birth Services

for women who won't take birth laying down! Also Labor Doula Training Services

  • Categories: natural child birth
  • Address:      Map
  • City, State: Opelika,  Alabama   Country: United States   Postal Code: 0
  • Phone: 334-741-9747    Fax: Not Available
  • WebSite: http://www.doulaval.com/index.html
  • Email: Active Labor Birth Services    Contact: Valerie Staples, CLD CPD CCCE
  • Description:
    Birth Doula Services * Initial interview to get to know you and discuss your birth wishes * Birth plan meeting to discuss and construct your birth plan * Additional prenatal visit(s) can be scheduled at your discretion * 24-hour on-call for delivery * Availability via email/telephone for questions and concerns * Use of handout binder containing information on pregnancy, birth plans, labor and delivery, breastfeeding and infant care * Attendance at your birth once active labor has begun until 1-2 hours postpartum * Initial breastfeeding help at delivery * Postpartum meeting after delivery CAPPA training provides the highest quality training and focuses on teaching non-medical comfort measures (massage, positioning, breathing, relaxation, etc.), how to assist the laboring mother and her support team emotionally, and how to start and maintain a doula practice. This training is one step to certification as a labor doula with CAPPA. Other topics covered at the labor doula training: * The significance of birth to the mother * Massage techniques for labor * Pain medications used for labor * Birth planning * Difficult labors * Communication with medical professionals * The doula's role in cesarean and VBAC * Contracts and marketing Val Staples, CLD CPD CCCE is the director of CAPPA's Doula Programs. She has been a labor doula for fourteen years, and provides labor support to parents in the central eastern Alabama and western Georgia region.
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