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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 and surrounding areas​

Trained by the National Black Doulas Association

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

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LGBTQ Friendly. Discounts are available to low-income families, single parents, surrogates

and folks considering adoption.

Jai Olive Consultation

Free

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

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 

Mother with her Baby

Jai Olive Birth Support

$500

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.

 

Birth Doula Support Services

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

  • 3 In-home prenatal appointments. Access to childbirth education online course.

  • Assistance with birth planning and facilities tours.

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

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

  • 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. 

Jai Olive Holistic Fertility Support

$450

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

  • 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.

  • 5 In-person reproductive health coaching sessions.

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

  • Client responsible for sharing food diary, monthly ovulation dates, and disclosure of health-related information

  • Discounts available on combined packages of fertility, birth and postpartum support.

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

Jai Olive Boutique Doula Support

(3 Months Only)

$250

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

  • Assistance with birth plan

  • One (1) Prenatal and one (1) postpartum nutritional support and counseling.

  • Up to five (5) phone, Facetime or Google Hangouts consults.

  • Email and text support during business hours. Access to parent guides, resources, and referrals. 

Jai Olive Virtual Doula Support

$350

A Birth Doula assists a birthing parent and family virtually before childbirth. I provide non-medical emotional and physical support during pregnancy.

 

Virtual Birth Doula Support Services

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

  • 3 virtual prenatal appointments. Access to childbirth education online course.

  • Assistance with birth planning

  • 1 virtual nutritional counseling sessions to best prepare the body for labor (prenatal)

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

  • Access to knowledge of labor and birth

  • 1 virtual postpartum check-up with a nutrition and lactation guide, resources and referral services