A woman in birth is at once her most powerful, and her most vulnerable. But any woman who has birthed unhindered understands that we are stronger than we know.
- Marci Macari
Birth Doula Services
Each Doula's services vary. Below are a sample of services provided by our doulas. Please contact us if you need help determining which doula meets your needs.
Referrals (if desired) to midwives, doctors, childbirth educators, lactation consultants, chiropractors, etc.
Prenatal visits (not including the no-cost initial consultation). During these visits, we will discuss your birth history, your desires for your current birth, and your birth plan. We demonstrate for you and your partner massage techniques, positions, and exercises beneficial during your pregnancy and labor, and various comfort measures.
Continuous on-call support when you reach 37 or 38 weeks gestation.
Continuous labor support when you go into labor. Depending upon your preference, Your doula will come to your house or meet you at the hospital/birth center, and will remain with you until the birth is complete.
Initial breastfeeding support.
Postpartum visit. We will visit you in your home when you are ready. We will discuss your birth experience and address any needs you might have at that time, as well as evaluate breastfeeding progress.
Please note that each doula works for herself and herself only, and is not an employee of Atlanta Birth Doula. We strive to retain only the best doulas on our website, but we are not responsible or liable for their work in any way. If you have a complaint against any of the doulas listed herein, please let us know so we can reevaluate our relationship.
Charmaine McNeil, Registered UK Midwife
Birth and Postpartum Doula
Charmaine has attended over 500 births as a midwife and doula in the UK. She recently moved to Alpharetta and is offering both birth and postpartum doula services to Atlanta families.
To learn more about their services,
please visit Charmaine’s Doula Services page.
Birth Boot Camp, Certified Birth Doula, and
Kelly is a Birth Boot Camp Certified Doula. Kelly supports all mothers in their birth, but has a particular specialty in serving as a doula for prior birth trauma. She is also a Baby Steps Childbirth Educator.
Birth and Postpartum Doula, Birth Educator
Jennifer is a professional doula, childbirth educator, and certified herbalist. Her own experiences with childbirth inspired her journey into the birth world after seeing firsthand that information and empowerment can greatly affect the overall experience of birth. She believes that birth is a natural process and it is her goal to help all women discover the power they have within to achieve the birth they desire! She is also a Baby Steps Childbirth Educator.
To learn more about Jennifer,
visit Jennifer’s Doula Services Page.
Sara Tettelbach, DONA
Trained Birth Doula
Sara is a DONA Trained doula as well as an Emergency Room Nurse. Sara works hard to help women feel empowered in their choices and confident in their bodies. Sara is comfortable with high risk doula clients. To learn more about Sara, visit Sara’s High Risk Doula Atlanta services page.
To learn more about her services,
please visit Sara's Doula services page.
Colleen Goidel, CD(DONA) and CPD(CAPPA) and Emily Watkins, CD(DONA)
Birth and Postpartum Doula Team,
Colleen and Emily are professional birth and postpartum doulas holding certifications with both DONA and CAPPA. Together they have 15+ years of experience from supporting several hundreds of births. They offer pregnancy and labor support, postpartum support, breastfeeding support, placenta encapsulation, and postpartum belly binding.
To learn more about their services,
please visit Colleen and Emily’s Doula Services.