Doula Lena is proud to offer Birth & Postpartum Doula Services and Childbirth Education to Greater Victoria, BC and surrounding areas

(including Metchosin and Sooke). 
Contact me today for more information and a free, no obligation consultation.

*How can I support you during these uncertain times of Covid-19?*

I offer in-person support on a case by case basis.

Please see this article by Doulas of Victoria on different strategies available and know that I am more committed than ever to provide you with the best personalized care and support possible.

I am happy to announce that my Doula Services qualify for the Doulas for Aboriginal Families Grant Program.

Birth Doula Services
 
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I prefer to meet with you and your partner at least twice before labour to become acquainted, to explore and discuss your priorities, and any fears or concerns, your birth plan, including your preferences regarding pain management and the use of medications.  I also want to know your best ways of coping with pain and fatigue and how you and your partner foresee working together.  We may also decide on other meetings and will certainly want to remain in touch via phone.
During your birth I will provide emotional support, physical comfort and, as needed, facilitate communication with the staff to make sure that you have the information you need to make informed decisions as they arise in labour.  I can provide reassurance and perspective to you and your partner, make suggestions for labour progress, and help with relaxation, soothing touch, positioning and other techniques for comfort.  As your Doula I work for you, not your caregiver or hospital.

Please see my DoulaMatch Profile for Pricing and Availability.

 
Postpartum Doula Services

Many people think I became a Doula because I love babies so much and don't get me wrong, I do. However, my real passion is mothering the mother. You've just accomplished an incredible feat, growing and nurturing your baby/babies in your body for 9 months, and then birthing them. To help you rest, heal and bond with your baby/babies I can offer the following services:

  • Feeding/Breastfeeding support

  • Newborn care

  • Emotional support 

  • Meal prep and light meals

  • Light housekeeping, i.e. laundry, dishes etc.

  • Sibling care

  • Grocery shopping and errands

  • Phone support

  • much more

Please see my DoulaMatch Profile for Pricing and Availability.

 
Childbirth Education

Knowledge is power! Learn about evidence based practices and approach the birth of your baby with confidence. I offer one-on-one prenatal classes that cover a wide range of topics such as

  • the birth process

  • comfort measures

  • pain relief options

  • possible interventions and alternatives

  • breastfeeding

  • newborn care

  • much, much more

 
Birth Packages

Combine my services and save!

  • Save 5% when combining Birth & Postpartum Services

  • Save 5% when combining Birth & Postpartum Services, and Childbirth Education

  • Combine Birth Doula Services & Childbirth Education and save 50% off the Childbirth Education portion

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