Raven Symone has an extensive healthcare background, working as a nurse’s assistant for thirteen years. She has had the opportunity to care for a wide range of patients from newborn to the elderly. Her passion for people is untouched. Within the past five years she has had the opportunity to support families through birth and now as a Certified Labor Doula, Certified Postpartum Doula and Certified Childbirth Educator, she is prepared to serve even more families through their pregnancy journey.
Raven Symone offers attentive, nurturing, compassionate and supportive care during pregnancy, labor, and birth. It is her goal to create an environment that is peaceful and serene. Raven Symone goes above and beyond to remain educated on labor and birth in order to provide accurate and unbiased information.
Being able to provide reassurance, emotional & physical support, guidance and understanding as well as open lines of communication is of utmost importance to her.
Raven Symone is a proud advocate of birthing your way!!
Birth Doula Services:
- 2 prenatal appointments to discuss the priorities of your birth plan or assistance in making a birth plan, your coping
strategies for pain management/comfort measures, information on childbirth procedures and common interventions, labor rehearsal, the roles of any others who may be attending the birth, your goal for our partnership and how I can help you with your birth journey, any questions or special concerns (Cesarean birth, VBAC, water/home birth options, etc.). May include a prenatal visit
to your provider, if desired.
Additional prenatal appointments may be added at an hourly rate. (Common uses of additional prenatal include: birth planning, provider office visit, private childbirth education class, accompanying you as a support person to a childbirth education class, wellness consultation, Reiki Energy Balancing sessions and more!)
Unlimited phone, email, text or FaceTime/Skype access for any questions or concerns you may have throughout the pregnancy.
24/7 On-call support 2 weeks before estimated due date until birth.
Continuous support throughout labor and birth.
Extended support for 1-2 hrs. after birth to assist with settling in with your new baby, initial feeding if necessary or until you are comfortable and ready for quiet time with family!
1 post-partum follow-up appointment to talk about your birth experience, answer any questions, assist with referrals and dote over your new addition!
Option upgrade to include a 1-day childbirth preparation session to address pregnancy, birth and parenting concerns!