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Odessa Bates

Contact Info

Doula Odessa & Birth Services
Berkshire County/Western Massachusetts and Beyond
Great Barrington
Berkshire County/Western MA and Beyond
Odessa Bates

Professional Qualifications

$500-$950 Birth Doula Care: $15-25 Postpartum Doula Care; Normal Rates, Barter System and Sliding Scale
I'm a Certified Professional Birth & Postpartum Doula. In the last 10+ years I have been a substance abuse clinician for pregnant and postpartum women specializing in trauma.
Berkshire Medical Center, Fairview Hospital, Other Hospital
Anxiety and Phobias, Babywearing Support, Bellycasting, Birth After Loss, Blessingways/Mother Blessings, Breastfeeding Support, Children with Special Needs, Elective Cesarean, Fertility Support, Homebirth, LGBTQ+ Families, Meal Preparation, Nutrition, Optimal Fetal Positioning, Parents with Disabilities, Single Parents, Sleep, Surrogacy, Teen Parents, Trauma Informed Care, Twins/Multiples, Unmedicated Birth, Vaginal Birth After Cesarean, Waterbirth
  •  I have 10+ years of professional experience working with pregnant and postpartum women as a substance abuse clinician in numerous settings.


    • Master's Degress in Women's Studies

    • Substance Abuse Clinician

    • Bachelor's Degreee in Sociology

    • CPR & First Aid Certified - Red Cross - Infant and Adult (Current)

    • Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority

    • Iota Ioat Iota (Triota) Women's Studies Honor's Society

Doula Odessa & Birth Services provides Certified Professional services in Western MA/Berkshire County and beyond with physical, emotional and informational support before, during and after a birth to all involved. I have been trained and certified as a Birth Doula and Postpartum Doula with Licensed Nurse Midwife and Certified Doula Michelle L'Esperance from Warm Welcome Birth in Northampton, MA. I have a Master's Degree in Women's Studies from Southern CT State University and a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from UMASS Dartmouth. I have been a substance abuse clinician for pregnant and postpartum women since 2007. I've also been blessed with a son, Lucas Stone, born in 2009.

Master's Degree in Women's Studies and a Substance Abuse Clinician for Pregnant and Postpartum Women.
Odessa Bates