“Whenever and however you give birth, your experience will impact your emotions, your mind, your body, and your spirit for the rest of your life.”

- ina may gaskin
WHY DOULA CARE
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THE PROCESS

I want you to look back on your birth and feel that you were respected and supported. I want you to understand that birth is not about what it looked like from the outside, but how you felt doing it. I want you to proudly hold your sweet baby and know that you did it and you did it well.

Doula care looks like whatever it is that you need in the moment. Sometimes that’s physical touch, sometimes that’s emotional support, sometimes that’s information. This is your birth. I’m here for you.

SEE THE PROCESS

Investment

Doula services start at $1,100

Please inquiry for more info, including discounted packages when combining doula care and birth photography.

As a birth professional, it's so important you know just how this process works - by knowing my process, we establish trust and comfort: the two most important elements of our relationship.

The Process

INQUIRY EMAIL

I receive an email from you with all of your birth information: estimated due date, location, and desires for your birth.

PHONE CALL

We schedule a phone call to chat about your pregnancy and birth plan. This is one of my favorite parts!

CONSULTATION

We get to meet in person (or via Zoom)! This is when we make sure all of your questions have been answered before we get your due date on my calendar!

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PROPOSAL & QUESTIONNAIRE

I'll send you an online proposal (invoice & contract) and questionnaire for you to fill out.

prenatal visits

I will come to you for two prenatal visits. These visits will consist of childbirth education, reviewing your birth plan, and coming up with tools to make your labor experience wonderful.

I'm on call

It's almost time to meet your baby! I am on-call for you 24/7 from 38 weeks until baby's arrival. If your baby comes early, I'll do everything I can to be there, too!

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labor & birth

 I will come to you during active labor and support you through your labor both emotionally and physically.

birth story

I will provide you with a detailed keepsake birth story to help you process the day your baby was born.

postpartum visit

As your doula, I will provide postpartum support and resources to help you through this new journey as a mama. 

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Consider photography ...

We document the special moments in our life to look back on.

This moment will be, hands down, one of those moments you’ll look back on over and over. Let me document it beautifully so you and your partner can be fully present when you meet your baby.

VIEW BIRTH IMAGES

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NUMBER OF BIRTHS PHOTOGRAPHED:
ATTENDED BIRTHS AT:

home, birth centers, and hospitals

midwives, nurses, doulas, & OB's

WORKED ALONGSIDE:

Birth Learning

doula TRAINING THROUGH:

I officially go on-call at 38 weeks, but if you were to go into labor before that, I would do everything I can to be there!

Yes! I'd be honored to support you in any way that I can: virtually, in-person, or a combination of the two!

While your midwife (or OB) will provide all of your prenatal care, a doula will provide emotional and physical support during labor and postpartum. A doula's sole priority is to help the birthing person make decisions and work through her birth in order to come out the other side feeling supported, respected, and loved. Your midwife or OB will be focused on your and baby's safety and may not be able to provide the one-on-one care that a doula can.

It's never too early or too late to get in touch! I'd love to talk to you to see if we'd be a good fit!

"Lauren was an angel. We decided to hire Lauren for a dual role of Birth Photographer/ Doula when I was approximately 20 weeks pregnant with our second baby."

My main desire was to have someone that exemplified strength holding my hand and reminding me that we as women were made to do this; cheering me on until our son was in my arms. Lauren fulfilled both roles of photographer and doula and captured the most precious, breath taking moments through photographing my birth journey.

"The pictures are amazing!! You are so talented and gifted. Thank you so much for capturing our special night. It meant so much to have your encouragement through the entire labor process."

"Lauren is directly responsible for documenting the most important moments in my family's life."

She has become one of our closest friends, and is SO knowledgeable about birth and parenting. She will be an advocate for you whether during pregnancy, in your birth room, or during all the small meltdowns that will inevitably come afterwards. Her work is art and WORTH the investment!

"Lauren has taken photographs for me throughout several seasons of our lives and I couldn't be more grateful for her."

She captures moments that are so sweet as a parent to have and to look back on in hard times. She's incredibly patient with me kids, positive and just generally one of the best humans around! I couldn't recommend her enough!

"Would a birth photographer be distracting? Would it be too many people in the room? Would I want it all on film? This was one of the best decisions I made for myself and my family so far!"

She captured the beautiful moments I want to hold on to forever, and now will be able to. She was SO WONDERFUL to have in the room. She knew helpful things to say without taking me out of my rhythm, was a wonderful support, and a great friend.

"My words could never encapsulate what a gift Lauren and her ability to capture such precious moments have been to my family. Her spirit in the delivery room was an added bonus to her talents."

The pictures and video  from my birth are one of my most treasured belongings. Not only has God blessed Lauren with the ability to see His beauty in a fast moving world, He has also crafted her heart so meticulously.

"Lauren Jolly is simply the best! I've had the pleasure of working with her twice now, most recently for newborn photos of my daughter."

She's thorough before and during the shoot. My favorite thing about getting photos back from her is the variety of compositions. You'll get just about everything from landscape to portrait, detail to wide-view images, which means you'll be able to find a good photo to use on anything you plan to print. She even shot a few images with real film, which turned out lovely.

"We hired Lauren for our maternity, birth and newborn photography for our 3rd baby and it was one of the best decisions we made!"

Lauren is the sweetest soul and so easy to work with! Her work is absolutely stunning! We are planning to use her artistry for our family photography moving forward!

KIND WORDS

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