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Milwaukee Doulas

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Closed
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Open today until 9:00 PM

Our Services

Private Childbirth Education Series Phone Call to Schedule Classes
In our private childbirth education series you will receive your classes in the comfort of your own home. Each class is 2 1/2 - 3 hrs, and dates for classes will be chosen via phone after your register. Private series includes the following classes: 1) Nutrition, Warning Signs, Signs of Labor, Exercise; 2) Stages of Labor; 3) Labor Support Techniques for the Expectant Parent and their Partner; 4) Medications and Medical Interventions; 5) Postpartum and New Baby Care; 6) Putting It All Together; 7) Breastfeeding and Feeding Your Baby. If you are interested in these classes please schedule a 30 minute time period for us to talk and arrange for days/times for classes. Classes must be paid for when scheduling this option.
Nutrition, Warning Signs, Signs of Labor, Exercise Private Class
In this class we will help you understand proper pregnancy nutrition, help you to understand warning signs and signs of labor. We also include some simple exercises to help your body prepare for the big day.Please come prepared to do some simple stretching exercises. Class length: 2-3 hrs (please plan accordingly when scheduling)
Stages of Labor Private Class
Learn the ins and outs of the various stages of labor. In this class you will learn what the stages are and what to expect during each stage. Class length: 2-3 hrs (please plan accordingly when scheduling)
Labor Support Techniques Private Class
This class is essential as you and your partner prepare for the big day. This class teaches both expectant parents and their partners techniques for comfort, progressing labor, and so much more. This is a very interactive class, so please be prepared to move, learn and have fun. Class length: 2-3 hrs (please plan accordingly when scheduling)
Medications and Medical Interventions Private Class
In this class you will learn not only about medications and medical interventions, but you will also learn the risks and benefits. When you leave this class you will be prepared to make educated decisions on what is in the best interest of you and your baby. Class length: 2-3 hrs (please plan accordingly when scheduling)
Postpartum and New Baby Private Class
Unsure of what to expect after the baby comes? Learn all about what your mind and body will be going through physically and emotionally after the birth. We discuss how life will change after baby, and also learn about normal newborn appearance, procedures potentially performed, sleeping and feeding patterns, safe sleep, comforting baby, and more. Class length: 2-3 hrs (please plan accordingly when scheduling)
Putting It All Together Private Class
You have carefully chosen your healthcare provider, your birthing location, and taken your childbirth education classes. What else can you do to increase the chances of having the type of birth you desire? Attend the Putting it All Together class to maximize your chances. This class is all about fine tuning: What questions should you ask your provider and birthing location? What should go on your birth plan? How can you enhance your comfort in your birthing location? How can partners fine tune their support to make it the best birth possible?
Breastfeeding and Feeding Your Baby Private Class
We’ve got you covered here! Our childbirth education classes offer you an understanding of all your options, techniques and the different stages of feeding for you and your baby. There is a heavy emphasis on breastfeeding in this class. While we do talk about formula feeding the goal of this class is to help make your breastfeeding relationship a success. Specific topics included are: Anatomy of the breasts and how they make milk Benefits of breastfeeding for mom and baby Breastfeeding techniques (latch and positioning) Pumping and storing breastmilk Breast issues and concerns and how to handle them What to do when things aren't going as planned Formula costs and how to prepare formula safely according to the World Health Organizations guidelines Introducing solid foods at an appropriate age
Birth Planning Private Session
During your session you will meet one on one with Michelle in the privacy of your on home, and she will help you explore your birth options, and answer any questions that you have. She will explain everything in easy, down to earth language, so you understand what you are choosing. She will help you create a visual birth plan that you can share with your provider, partner, family members, nursing staff, your doula, etc.
Birth Doula Interview
Schedule your free appointment with Michelle to discuss whether the birth doula services she offers will fit with what you are looking for. This appointment is free, but is held in Michelle’s office in West Allis (1588 S. 81st St).
Postpartum Doula Interview
Schedule your free appointment with Michelle to discuss whether the postpartum doula services she offers will fit with what you are looking for. This appointment is free, but is held in Michelle’s office in West Allis (1588 S. 81st St).

Our Staff

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Michelle Hardy