Basic Birth Package
The Basic Birth Package includes two prenatal visits in your home, being on call from 37-42 weeks, continuous labor support, one postpartum visit, as well as email, text and phone access. Additionally, I’m offering Reflexology support during labor and a Reflexology session at the postpartum visit. Arrangements for a backup doula will be made in the case of an emergency or illness that would prevent me from attending your birth. Each prenatal visit is 1.5-2 hours and the postpartum visit with the Reflexology session is 2.5 hours.
Deluxe Birth Package
The Deluxe Birth Package includes two prenatal visits in your home, being on call from 37-42 weeks, continuous labor support, two postpartum visits, a postpartum meal and postpartum self-care kit. This package also includes Reflexology sessions at both prenatal appointments, an additional session between 37-40 weeks for labor preparation, during labor when appropriate, and at both postpartum visits. Reflexology can help with pregnancy related discomforts such as swelling and constipation. It can also gently prepare the body for labor, help balance hormones, support the liver and kidneys and reduce stress. Arrangements for a backup doula will be made in the case of an emergency or illness that would prevent me from attending your birth. Each prenatal and postpartum visit usually lasts 2.5-3 hours including the Reflexology sessions.
Holistic Postpartum Recovery Package
The first 40 days or 6 weeks after birth are crucial for recovery. If you have a surgical birth this recovery period is 8 weeks. Reflexology can be very beneficial for postpartum healing. It stimulates the body’s own healing response, reduces stress and inflammation, increases circulation and there is research showing it can help with breastmilk production. The Postpartum Recovery Package includes 6 weekly Reflexology sessions at your home, and a postpartum self care kit that includes herbal sitz baths, perineum spray, cold pads and beneficial herbal tea. I will also make lactation cookies or raw balls and nourishing bone broth based soup weekly (this can be modified for vegetarians). I can help with breastfeeding, basic infant care and any questions or concerns you have at our weekly meetings. I can also do some light house keeping such as loading the dishwasher, starting laundry, meal prep or watching the baby while you have a shower. Each postpartum visit is 2-2.5 hours including the Reflexology session.
Holistic Fertility Consultation
During the initial consultation we will meet in your home to discuss your health and fertility history, how to understand your body and chart your cycles, and beneficial nutritional and lifestyle modifications you can make based on your individual needs. After the initial consultation, we will meet again monthly for 3 months to discuss your cycle charts and any changes you’ve experienced since our last visit. This service can be combined with a Reflexology or Reiki session as well. The first visit is 2 hours and the monthly follow-up visits are 45 minutes. This consultation can be done remotely.
Birth Plan Consultation
Pregnancy can be an overwhelming time as there are so many questions and unknowns. Should you consider a hospital birth, birth center or home birth? What about a water birth? Which doctor or midwife will be the best fit for the kind of birth you want? Do you want to try to have an unmedicated birth? What are the pros and cons of an epidural? In this consultation we will go over all of the options and talk about the kind of birth experience you would like to have. I want you to be empowered with the knowledge and resources you need to make informed decisions. We will also put together a detailed plan with your birth preferences and practice some comfort measures. If you decide you would like additional support during labor and postpartum, your fee will be applied to the birth package of your choice. This consultation can be done remotely. 2 hours
Reflexology Session 4-Pack
Reflexology is a holistic therapy that has roots in ancient Egypt, China, Europe and the indigenous cultures of North America. By applying pressure to reflex points in the feet, we can access all of the organs and systems of the body. Reflexology promotes the body’s natural healing response, parasympathetic nervous response, deep relaxation, improved digestion, improved circulation and is safe, non-invasive and compliments all other healing modalities.
I use Reflexology along with individualized diet and lifestyle suggestions with my fertility clients to help bring the body back into balance and promote healing. Reflexology is a wonderful complimentary therapy to Assisted Reproductive Technology as well. It also benefits those with hormonal imbalances such as PCOS, endometriosis, adenomyosis, fibroids and painful periods. It is very relaxing and beneficial during pregnancy and in the postpartum period.
Reiki Session 4-Pack
Reiki (pronounced ray-key) is a Japanese technique that promotes relaxation, healing and stress reduction. Rei means “spiritual wisdom” and Ki means “life energy”. Reiki is a gentle energy therapy that helps bring the body into balance, clears energy blockages, reduces stress and tension, reduces pain and promotes physical and emotional healing. Reiki can be done in-person with a light touch technique, remotely over the phone, video or completely contact free. Reiki can be beneficial for those on a fertility journey, during pregnancy and labor, in the postpartum period and for those who have experienced a pregnancy loss. Reiki compliments all other therapies and treatments and is not a substitute for medical care.