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à la carte DOULA SERVICES

 

Below are our birth doula services priced individually. Doula clients may feel free to add services on to their existing package, or for those who opt out of a birth doula package, our individual services are made available to support your pregnancy and/or postpartum journey.

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PRENATAL VISIT

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During these sessions we explore your options and desires for birth; discuss your pregnancy and postpartum planning, nutrition and exercise; and stress reduction and breathing techniques to foster a healthy environment during pregnancy. We can also discuss lactation and create your support team. 

 

In order to schedule this service, please book a free consultation prior so we can better understand your needs.

COST: 60 minutes: $108

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PRENATAL REIKI

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Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. Prenatal Reiki during early pregnancy relieves many common discomforts such as exhaustion and nausea. Reiki can give relief to lower back pain, tension in the neck and shoulders and insomnia.  Relieved of some of the physical and emotional discomforts of pregnancy, the birthing person will sleep more soundly +will feel more relaxed and connected with baby.

COST: 60 minutes: $108

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PRENATAL THAI MASSAGE

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Prenatal Thai Massage is a healing system that nourishes pregnant bodies in preparation for childbirth and creates a feeling of deep relaxation. It combines the mindful movements of yoga with the nurturing touch of massage. Thai Massage is a branch of Traditional Thai Medicine. It has roots in hatha yoga, Theravada Buddhism, indigenous Thai healing practices, Chinese Medicine, and Ayurveda. The techniques include compressions with hands and feet, forearm rolling, thumb pressure, stretching, and joint movements. This massage is fully clothed. 

COST: 60 minutes: $108

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PRENATAL YOGA SESSION

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From your physical body to your emotional state, prenatal yoga is a key ingredient to a healthy, happy pregnancy. From tight hips to swollen feet to lower back pain and indigestion, Prenatal Yoga supports your changing body and is also designed to help prepare for labor, childbirth and postpartum experience. Your private session will include personalized instruction, gentle massage, aromatherapy, and prenatal tea.

COST: 60 minutes: $108

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POSTPARTUM REIKI

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Postpartum Reiki treatment offers a safe and supportive space to re-orientate your body after the birth of baby.  The comforting, gentle energy of Reiki helps stimulate and accelerate the body’s own natural healing processes, bringing it back into balance and alignment. As the nature of Reiki is deeply relaxing and calming, it can help to reduce stress and promote sleep.

COST: 60 minutes: $108

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POSTPARTUM THAI MASSAGE

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Postpartum Thai Massage is a healing system that nourishes bodies in post partum realignment. It combines the mindful movements of yoga with the nurturing touch of massage. Thai Massage is a branch of Traditional Thai Medicine. It has roots in hatha yoga, Theravada Buddhism, indigenous Thai healing practices, Chinese Medicine, and Ayurveda. The techniques include compressions with hands and feet, forearm rolling, thumb pressure, stretching, and joint movements. This massage is fully clothed. 

COST: 60 minutes: $108

ABOUT YOUR DOULA:

Tamisha J. Ponder, A.B.D, is a yoga teacher, fertility doula,  trained birth doula, Reiki Master, Thai Massage Specialist, Holistic Life Coach and founder/owner of Sankofa Yoga and Wellness Center. She is currently completing her doctorate and hold's a master's degree in Women's and Gender Studies: Health and Sexuality. She specializes in holistic reproductive health, reproductive justice,  the overmedicalization and historical experimentation of Black and Brown bodies, and Black women's agency in health and wellness.