NATUROPATHIC BIRTH DOULA
Dr. Amy optimizes a mother’s health in the months approaching birth and minimizes discomfort and stress at the time of birth. This gentle integration of “doula and doctor” allows Dr. Amy to support, empower and treat with naturopathic therapies.
· Health optimized prior to labour
· Birth plan finalized
· Birthing scenarios explored
· Decrease pain, discomfort, worry
· Partner guided to be fully involved
· Positive and comfortable birth experience
· Postpartum recovery support
NATUROPATHIC BIRTH DOULA SERVICES?
Naturopathic Birth Doula…the care of a doula and the expertise of a naturopathic doctor
VISIT 1: Complementary 15 min meet & greet
VISIT 2 & 3: Two 60 min pre-natal appointments
Explore birthing expectations
Emotional and informational support
Review of comfort techniques. Overview of different scenarios
Naturopathic therapies as needed
Acupuncture/homeopathy Induction if desired
VISIT 4: Attendance at labour (home/hospital)
On-call 24/7 = 2 weeks before and after due date.
VISIT 5: One 60 min postpartum appointment
Post-partum recovery support, breastfeeding support