Amy Wilt

Birth Doula
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
7 years of experience
About me

As a nurse and a trauma-informed DONA International certified birth & postpartum doula, Amy is committed to empowering birthing people to have the birth they want. She is certified in trauma prevention through the Birth & Trauma Support Center, TENS unit certified, certified in Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss through the Birth Breath & Death Institute, certified childbirth educator by Childbirth Professionals International, certified Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist, certified Gift Registry Consultant, Dancing For Birth Instructor, Body Ready Method Certified Pro, and the only Authorized Peanut Ball Trainer in Pennsylvania (13th in the world!) Amy’s passion is assisting birthers wanting low to no intervention births and birthers who have had previous traumatic birth experiences. Amy is the mother of 3 boys (Dylan, Zachary, & Alec), 3 cats (Ragnor, Bjorn, Whaylen), and Dusty the dog. She is owner of Dauphin County Doulas, LLC and executive director of Better Birth and Beyond Doula Network, Inc. Amy is an approved TriCare doula!


Bachelor of Healthcare Management (2010)

Bachelor of Human Resources Management (2010)

Licensed Professional Nurse (2007)

Associate of Business Studies (2002)

Certification and training

Birth Doula Certification, DONA (2018)

Certified Childbirth Educator, Childbirth Professionals International (2020)

Authorized Peanut Ball Trainer, Premier Birth Tools (2021)

Licensed Professional Nurse, HACC (2007)

Dancing For Birth Instructor (2022)

Memberships and affiliations

DONA International advocacy committee

DONA International membership

Evidence Based Birth Pro Member

Body Ready Method Certified Pro Member

Abuse Advanced Maternal Age Birth and Lactation Birth Assistant Birth Doula Birth Support Birth Trauma Breastfeeding Assistance and Support Breastfeeding Support Car Seats Installment Childbirth Education Evidence-Based Care High Risk and Low Intervention Obstetrical Care High-Risk Pregnancy Home Birth Infant Care Labor Doula Loss and Bereavement Doula Natural Birth Natural Childbirth Newborn Care Overnight Newborn Care Postpartum Adjustment Postpartum Care Postpartum Doula Care Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Water birth Acupressure During Labor Allergies Lactation Consultation Postpartum Life Pregnancy Complications Prenatal Life Returning to work (pumping, breastmilk storage, etc)


Service introduction

We provide birth & postpartum doula support. We believe everyone who wants a doula should be able to have a doula. It is important that every birthing person have access to evidence based information to make the best decision for their family.

Prepared Partner Prenatal Crash Course
 Review hospital procedures and your rights & answer your questions  Hands-on skills and practice for you and your partner.  Personalized Visual Birth Plan prepared specially for you  Private personal class takes place in home and last 3-4 hours
USD Flat rate
Childbirth Preparation
 Private in-home or virtual classes (3 classes about 2 hours long)  Topics include: normal physiological birth, pain management options, positioning, movement, relaxation skills and breathing awareness, the postpartum period, and more  Receive InJoy’s “Guide to Childbirth” along with a packet of information
USD Flat rate
Birth Doula Partner Package
 2 doulas will be assigned to you; both doulas will be present for prenatal & postpartum visits and share an on-call schedule so you have continuity of care throughout pregnancy and labor (see Benefits of Agency info sheet)  Available via email, text or call during business hours for any questions or concerns; available after hours for emergencies  2 Zoom check-ins around 20 weeks & 30 weeks to answer questions and get familiar with your team  Personalized Visual Birth Plan prepared specially for you  Prenatal Birth Preparation Session (includes Crash Course)  On-call 24/7 from 38 through 42 weeks (should you birth earlier, we can be there for you)  Labor: physical comfort, emotional, and educational support throughout active labor and your birth (which includes partner support)  Support, including first feeding, in the hour or two following the birth  Postpartum visit within the first 2 weeks after birth
USD Flat rate
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