Your birth matters.
Pregnancy and birth is journey. Birth is not just a physical event but a life-changing experience that you will remember for the rest of your life.
If you have an amazing, empowering birth that experience and those wonderful memories will stay with you forever. Sadly, if you have a traumatic birth, those memories will stay with you too.
The benefits of individualized, professional doula support have been researched and are well-known. Women have fewer complications, require less intervention and have fewer requests for epidurals in labor. They are more satisfied with their births, bond easier with their babies, and feel connected to their partners. Women also return to work more refreshed and ready to embrace this new chapter of motherhood.
Partners, mothers, sisters, and friends all play an important role in providing a halo of support for a mom-to-be, and a professional support person provides that missing piece when it comes to a safe, satisfying and empowering birth experience.
With over 15 years of experience in providing the most current, evidence-based support I can educate, guide, and help you joyfully navigate the intricate landscape of pregnancy, childbirth, and becoming a new parent with confidence.
Having a personal assistant, who knows all the ins and outs of pregnancy, birth, and caring for your newborn and who can offer aged wisdom, guidance and support during pregnancy, birth, and your postpartum period can make all difference.
Your influences during conception, pregnancy, and birth affect the first year of your child's life as well as your mental and emotional health as a parent. Laying the foundation for personal growth with a focus on developmental wellness and self-care, Erica can help you to understand your options and how to make the best decisions for you and your baby.
Need help finding a doctor, midwife, or doula? Have questions about pregnancy or birth, sleep solutions, childbirth preparation, hypnobirthing, breastfeeding? Need referrals to best wellness practitioners and the cutest baby shops and best mom/baby support groups and businesses in the city?
Women who receive 1:1 consulting before and after their pregnancies are less likely to develop postpartum depression, feel more confident in themselves, and are more satisfied with their births. Women report returning to work with significantly less stress and anxiety when working with Erica for the three months after their baby is born. Contact us to set up your initial, free consultation to find out more.
In-person and Virtual doula support are available. Whether you are looking exclusively for prenatal or postpartum support, or you would like for Erica to attend your birth, there are several options and packages available.
Erica's experience includes over 15 years and over 400 births. We love working with 1st time, 2nd time, 3rd time.... parents, Erica is also highly experienced and trained to work with special circumstances such as twins, homebirths, water births, VBACs, multiples, and high risk pregnancies.
Contact us to set up your initial, free consultation to find out more.
Erica teaches hypnosis-birthing and prenatal parenting classes at Roots Wellness. Find out more at rootswellness.net
Are you ready to become a certified labor doula and join one of the fastest-growing professions in the perinatal industry? Erica offers CAPPA certified labor doula training workshops-- the first step on your pathway to becoming a doula. In-person and online workshops are available. For more information Contact us to find out more.