Paulina Schau
Asheville, North Carolina
2 years of experience
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About me

Paulina is a full-spectrum doula residing on occupied Cherokee land (presently known as Asheville, NC). They enjoy a spiritual + energetic connection with the earth and they’re happy to work with folks who are accepting + affirming of beings from all backgrounds. Their approach is evidence-based and includes advocacy, yogic principles, and meditation. They have a great desire to bring love and healing to those they work with. They feel it is their calling to bring people together, to support, and to offer peace and calmness to otherwise high-energy situations. Paulina loves being able to serve all families, they also have a special interest in creating affirming birth experiences for queer, non-binary, and trans birthing people, as well for as families in arrangements beyond the binary. Please check their website for their latest offerings and for additional information.


Bachelor of Arts in Communications (Human Relations) from Purdue University (2013)

Certification and training

DONA International Approved Birth Doula Training conducted by Homegrown Families (2021)

DONA International Approved Postpartum Doula Training conducted by Luminous Postpartum (2021)

Supporting Perinatal Loss conducted by Inviting Abundance (2021)

Abortion Doula Training conducted by Mountain Area Abortion Doula Collective (2021)

Gender Affirming Birth Work conducted by Moss Froom (2022)

Birth Doula Birth Support Evidence-Based Care Labor Doula LGBTQ+ Mindfulness Positive Thinking Somatic Techniques Support during Labor, Birth, and Postpartum


Service introduction

My Birth Doula Services (Local to Asheville, NC) Include: -1-3 Prenatal Visits. Topics Covered Include: Reviewing your Childbirth Education Classes (what to expect, labor and birth), formulating a birth plan, comfort measures, labor positions, body feeding, infant care, and preparing for life with baby. -Unlimited Call/Text/Email Support. -Attendance of Labor & Delivery (Up To 18 Hours). -1-2 Hours of Immediate Postpartum Support. -Basic Photography of Labor, Birth, and Immediate Postpartum (When Possible). -1 Postpartum Visit. -1 Month Call/Text/Email Postpartum Support. Sliding Scale Fee $800-$1500, please see my website for more information on where to place yourself on the scale.