Stephanie Wagner

Birth and Postpartum Doula, Educator, CPR Instructor

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 Hi, my name is Stephanie. I am a DONA certified birth doula, postpartum doula, certified lactation educator counselor, and certified American Heart Association BLS/CPR instructor. I am an Atlanta native and now reside just north of the city with my husband of 23 years, Jeff, and our 19-year-old son, Hunter. When I am not with my clients or teaching a class, I enjoy hiking, sewing, going to the gym, and spending time with family and friends. 

 

When a longtime childhood friend asked me to support her during the home birth of her second child as well as photograph the experience, I gladly accepted. A few years later, she asked me to be there again for the birth of her third child. A year later I was asked by another childhood friend, if I would participate in the hospital birth of her daughter and be her doula. All three of these experiences had a profound effect on me. These experiences, in addition to becoming a mother myself, allowed me to discover the passion I would have for becoming a Doula. 

 

Since becoming a doula, I have worked with families giving birth in both home and hospital environments. I have also worked with couples who have conceived after struggling with infertility. As a mom myself to a son who was conceived via In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF), I have both the professional and personal knowledge that allows me to provide the additional support and insight that is sometimes needed by these couples. 

 

As a doula I am dedicated to educating, supporting, and assisting families so that they have the best possible experience bringing their little ones into the world, no matter if they are becoming a parent for the first time or the fifth. Knowing that every couple’s needs are different, I tailor the support that I provide to each client’s individual needs and desires. 


Birth Doula Service Include (but not limited to)

  • Complimentary meet and greet to get to know one another

  • Two prenatal visits to get to know your birth goals and go over comfort techniques, labor positions

  • Assistance with creating a birth plan

  • Unlimited phone/text/email support throughout pregnancy and through 6 weeks postpartum

  • On-call 24-hour support starting at 38 weeks through delivery

  • Use of TENS unit for pain relief in labor (with signed consent from care provider)

  • Continuous labor and delivery support

  • Initial postpartum and breastfeeding support 1-2 hours in hospital after delivery

  • One in-home postpartum follow up (approximately 2 hours)

 

Postpartum Services Include (but not limited to)

  • Breastfeeding support (or referral to a lactation consultant)

  • Help with infant care (feeding and sleeping) 

  • Assistance with after-birth healing (emotionally, physically, mentally, etc.)

  • Light household tasks (laundry, washing bottles, dishes, pump parts, tidying up, etc.)

  • Spending time with your baby so that you can rest, eat, get a shower, or spend time with your partner

  • Running errands (food pick-ups, groceries, etc.)

 

Additional Services Offered

  • Breastfeeding classes

  • Newborn care classes

  • Lamaze based childbirth education classes

  • American Heart Association Heartsaver Adult/Child/Infant CPR class (with certification)

  • American Heart Association Family and Friends Adult/Child/Infant CPR class (without certification)

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