Doula Services

My Pledge:

I will, to the best of my ability, provide you with comfort, reassurance, and information during your pregnancy, birth, and postpartum period. I believe that all women are strong and capable of birthing their babies and that their maternal instinct will guide them to birth in the best way for their baby.


Birth Doula Services:

All of my birth doula packages include unlimited support via phone or email from the date of the contract until six months postpartum, access to my lending library of books and other materials, my presence and support for your labor and birth until you are ready for alone time with your baby, and postpartum follow-up visits as you desire. I also provide a written timeline of your birth to help you recall the details and reflect on your experience.

Birth Doula Packages

Lending Library


Pick My Brain!

I am prepared to share information on numerous topics related to pregnancy, birth, and babies. As my client, here are some examples of topics we might chat about:

Cloth diapers

Natural Family Planning



Baby Led Weaning

Attachment Parenting


Combining Birth and Breastfeeding Support:

Basic breastfeeding support is a typical component of a birth doula’s training. Because I have advanced training and certification in lactation counseling, I am able to offer you a higher level of support than most doulas. This advanced support is already included in the birth doula package; I can assist with the initiation of breastfeeding, and can assess breastfeeding issues during the postpartum visits included in your package. If additional support is desired beyond these postpartum visits, you can continue on to purchase my lactation services, or I can refer you to a number of additional local resources for breastfeeding assistance.

© 2014 by Nicki Lantz, CLC   Akron Birth Doula and Certified Lactation Counselor