Jai's Doula Services

Doulaing: The act of educating, loving, respecting, listening, embracing, advocating for, and assisting a birthing parent (and family) prenatally before labor, childbirth, and after. 

Serving Ames/Ankeny/Des Moines, Iowa and surrounding areas​

Trained by the National Black Doulas Association

Emily Alberhasky, Des Moines Doula Mentor (10+ years of experience) 

LGBTQ Friendly.

Discounts Available Now

Discounts are available to low-income families, single parents, surrogates, a person(s) with a disability,

and folks considering adoption.

(Fees are on a sliding scale and based on income.)

Want to get a doula for a loved one?

Click here to inquire about a Jai Olive Wellness Doula Certificate. 

Jai Olive Wellness is excited to partner with [M]otherboard.

Personalized way to communicate your birth plan with your team as well as access to educational tools and handouts. 

Jai Olive Consultation


Client-Centered Conversation to establish needs, understanding doula support, review services, and most importantly, building a connection.

This is offered virtually

Doula and Client Consultations discuss:

  • Client's questions and vision for fertility, birth and/or related support

  • Jai Olive Doula philosophy and role

  • Jai Olive review of services, resources, and fees

  • Client and doula building a connection 

Jai Olive Holistic Fertility Support


+ 7% sales tax

A Holistic Fertility Doula assists individuals to build better reproductive health and families to achieve conception. The Doula provides support, resources, and referral services that enhance reproductive health. I work alongside health professionals and consultants to increase health fertility practices.

This package can be offered virtually

  • One complimentary initial consult via in-person, phone, Facetime, or Google Hangouts.

  • Support includes guidance, resources and referral services on nutrition health, managing stress factors, impacts of sex and ovulation, ​decongesting the womb, working & healing through uterine (Womb) trauma, herbs to increase fertility, scaling your fertility practice and more.

  • Weekly reproductive health coaching sessions.

  • Nutritional counseling sessions included with coaching sessions.

  • Phone, email, Facetime/Google Hangout & text message support during care.

  • Client diary provided. The client is responsible for sharing food diary, monthly ovulation dates, and disclosure of health-related information

*Price is for one (1) month of services. Additional services are $25 per one (1) hour session. 

Based on results, additional coaching sessions are available for $20 per hour. 

Mother with her Baby

Jai Olive Birth Support


+ 7% sales tax

A Birth Doula assists a birthing parent and family before and during childbirth. I provide non-medical emotional and physical support during pregnancy and the birthing process. The Doula works beside your birth team and is there to assist the birth parent, helpers, or partner, but not to replace them.

This package can be offered virtually


Birth Doula Support Services

  • Consultation fee included as initial consult via in-person, phone, FaceTime or Google Hangouts

  • 3 In-home prenatal appointments. 

  • Assistance with birth planning and facilities tours.

  • Nutritional counseling session to best prepare the body for labor (prenatal)

  • Phone, email, FaceTime & text message support during care

  • Handouts on pregnancy, labor, birth, postpartum

  • Access to knowledge of labor and birth

  • Attendance and support at labor and birth

  • Doula on-call 37 - 42 weeks for birth

  • 2 In-home postpartum visit with a nutrition and lactation guide, resources and referral services


Childbirth education classes are available at birth hospitals. If you are unable to attend for any reason, I am happy to go over basic/non-medically specific areas related to prenatal, labor prep, labor and birth, and the 4th trimester. 

Additional Postpartum Support Package available starting June 1, 2020 

$25/HR (4 hours per day; 2-week minimum)

+ 7% sales tax

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