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Doula Odessa & Birth Services provides physical, emotional, & informational support before, during, & after a hospital, birth center, or home birth to all involved as a professionally certified Birth & Postpartum Doula. Serving parts of MA, NY, and CT.
Professionally Trained and Certified with Warm Welcome Birth Services in Northampton, MA with Certified Professional Midwife and Certified Birth & Postpartum Doula, Michelle L'Esperance, CPM, CD. Her reference is always available. Located in Western Massachusetts.
Doula Odessa & Birth Services also specializes and provides Belly Binding, LGBTQ Families, Master's Degree individual & couples' counseling for Trauma Survivors, Domestic Violence Survivors, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Substance Abuse Disorders, Mental Health Disorders, Grief, Birth Trauma, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, & Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
“I cannot recommend Odessa enough! I had thought about a doula in the beginning of my pregnancy but wasn't 100% sure that was the route I wanted. I met Odessa at a breastfeeding class and decided to contact her the next day. She went over everything with me and got rid of any doubts I had. We met up a few times before my son was born. We formed a birth plan and went over all possibilities and questions that I had. When labor started I let Odessa know and labored at home for a while. Odessa continuously checked in and was available anytime I wanted her. She arrived at the hospital shortly after I was admitted and stayed with me for 18 hours. Leaving only after all 3 of us were settled and my son was breastfed successfully. She was ready and willing to help me in any way possible. Recommending different methods to help me push and offering reassuring words through out the delivery process. She came over a few times after we were home to make sure I was meeting my breastfeeding goals and that my mood was okay. Bringing over gifts, educational handouts, and good company. To this day, I seriously swear I wouldn't have made it through without her! “
"Odessa worked hand in hand with the Midwife...Odessa advocated for me, explaining details...Without Odessa's coaching and guidance I would not have made it through labor...The midwife assisting me commented several times how well I was handling the situation and how supportive Odessa was throughout."