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Birthmark Doula Collective

New Orleans Doula Services

Birth and postpartum doula services:

Doulas provide continuous informational, emotional, and physical support to you and your family. Doulas have been shown to decrease C-section rates, shorten length of hospital stay, increase successful breastfeeding outcome, and reduce rates of postpartum depression. Doulas are an excellent complement to your care team!

Childbirth and parenting education:

Get informed about all of your options for pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and parenting. Classes are small, participant-directed, and fun! All classes are open to anyone no matter their birthing or parenting preferences.

Other products and services:

Check out our other products and services including birth tub and breast pump rentals, prenatal and postpartum massage, belly casting, placenta services and more. Whatever your needs are, we can make it work!

Upcoming Classes

Belly Talks:
 Our four-week comprehensive childbirth education series. Topics include labor & birth, comfort measures & positions, postpartum planning, and babies & breastfeeding.  Most people take Belly Talks early in their third trimester, however, this is not a rule.
Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30pm.
$200 per couple, sliding-scale and payment plans available.

The next Belly Talks series begins July 5th.  To reserve your spot, email us at birthmarkdoulas@gmail.com 
Natural Birth Workshop : A class for families who  are interested in an unmedicated birth experience with a focus on comfort measures & coping skills, creating a supportive birthing team, and hand-on practice of positions and movement for labor and birth.
Saturday afternoons from 1 to 4 pm.
$65 per couple.

The next Natural Birth Workshop will take place on July 23.  To reserve your spot, email us at birthmarkdoulas@gmail.com 
Birthstories : New families gather to share their birth stories in a supportive and non-judgmental environment. Expecting parents are welcome to join. Free – Contact us for upcoming dates.
Welcome Baby : A free support group for new parents and their babies and parents-to-be. CURRENTLY ON BREAK. Stay tuned!
Cafe Au Lait: Breastfeeding support group for women of color, 1st Wednesday (6-8 pm) and 3rd Saturday (11-1 pm) of each month. Contact us for location info. 

Questions? Call us at (504) 457-8332 or email us at birthmarkdoulas@gmail.com.

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