Mountains and river
River Bend Doula Services
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Shelburne Falls
Massachusetts
01370
413-625-9428
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Franklin and Hampshire Counties and the Hilltowns, Massachusetts; and southern Vermont.
Anne Campbell

Professional Qualifications

$500-$900, sliding scale
2004
Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Baystate Medical Center, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Holyoke Medical Center, Home Birth
Anxiety and Phobias, Birth After Loss, Breastfeeding Support, Children with Special Needs, Homebirth, LGBTQ+ Families, Optimal Fetal Positioning, Parents with Disabilities, Single Parents, Special Spiritual/Religious Needs, Trauma Informed Care, Unmedicated Birth, Vaginal Birth After Cesarean, Waterbirth
  • Free consultation
  • Two prenatal visits and one postpartum visit
  • Phone and e-mail support
  • 24-hour on-call status beginning at 38 weeks
  • Full support during your labor
  • Photographs and video during the birth, if you wish

Available for births at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in winter 2017 through fall 2018.

I received my training as a birth doula and childbirth educator in 2003, as a component of a year of midwifery training at WomanCraft Midwifery.

When I began attending births in early 2004, I was lucky to quickly gain a wide range of experiences. I've attended home births and hospital births; Cesarean births and VBACs; quick and easy births and long, slow labors; water births and land births. I've worked with survivors of sexual abuse, LGBTQ families, and families with special spiritual needs. I welcome families of all configurations, and a sliding scale is available - no one is turned away for lack of funds.

A specialty of my practice is educating parents about simple ways to encourage their babies to be well-positioned for birth, increasing the chances of a shorter, less complicated labor. Since my clients have begun using these simple techniques, I've noticed that their labors are a great deal shorter on average. This is one of the best-kept childbirth secrets, and it's a privilege to share it!

I love the challenge of meeting what each unique labor brings, and I feel very honored to serve my clients on one of the happiest days of their lives.

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Anne Campbell