Labor Support (Doula) Services

*Please note: Lisa is currently not able to take on doula clients. See the resources page for doula options, or contact Lisa with details of what you're looking for and your neighborhood/borough for specific recommendations.*

Birth Matters NYC offers labor support on a limited basis to expectant families in Queens & Manhattan. Labor support (doula) services include:

  • Unlimited telephone, text, and/or email support from the time of hiring until labor
  • On-call 24 hours per day, 7 days per week from your 37th week of pregnancy until the birth of your baby
  • 1-2 prenatal in-home visits to a) explore and clarify your birth preferences and b) go over breastfeeding basics (2nd visit optional)
  • Continuous presence during your labor and delivery, providing physical, emotional, and informational support
  • Postpartum presence after the birth (usually ~2 hours) to assist with transition and breastfeeding, if desired
  • One optional postpartum meeting in the weeks following birth

Contact Lisa to inquire about comprehensive childbirth classes, birth intensives, standalone breastfeeding & newborn care classes, private consultations / coaching sessions or labor doula recommendations. Please include your estimated due time, and Lisa will be in touch.