"If you don't know your options, you don't have any."

Celestial Roots Doula Care
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Easthampton
Massachusetts
01027
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413.777.8753
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Western Massachusetts and beyond (approx 1 hour from Easthampton, MA)
Helen Korczak

Professional Qualifications

Helen Korczak
Birth Support: $900 | Postpartum Support: $30/hr | Lactation Support: $50+ | Payment plans, sliding scale and some barter options available. Currently booking for Winter/Spring 2017
2014
Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Baystate Medical Center, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Holyoke Medical Center, Mercy Medical Center
Abuse Survivors, Adoption, Anxiety and Phobias, Birth After Loss, Breech Babies, Elective Cesarean, Fertility Issues, Homebirth, LGBT Families, Optimal Fetal Positioning, Single Parents, Special Spiritual/Religious Needs, Surrogacy, Teen Parents, Twins/Multiples, Unmedicated Birth, Vaginal Birth After Cesarean, Waterbirth

A free one hour consultation is the first step and is offered to anyone interested in learning more about the support I offer. 

Birth Doula Care $900

  • 2 prenatal visits  
  • Phone, text, and email support throughtout your pregnancy
    • Guidance in creating a birth plan and if you are choosing to breastfeed, a plan around your expectations for that as well
    • References for extended needs (prenatal yoga, massage, acupuncture, and more)
  • On call labor support beginning in your 38th week 
  • Groudning support through active labor at home, hospital or birthing center 
  • Immediate postpartum support for up to 2 hours after the birth
  • Optional hospital/birthing center postpartum visit before your return home
  • 1 postpartum visit between 1 and 2 weeks later

Postpartum Care $30-40/hr (higher rates for weekends/holidays)
$275 for 10 hour overnights

  • Continuous emotional support to process the birth as well as the many changes that you and your family may be experiencing
  • Meal preparation and/or organization of local meal drop off
  • Breastfeeding support and resources in the comforts of your own home from a certfied lactation counselor
  • Assistance with newborn care
  • Childcare of older siblings
  • Guidance with babywearing and cloth diapering
  • Overnight care available 

Lactation Counseling $50-75

Prenatal Consult $75 (included with birth support) : Questions, concerns, deciphering between myths and facts and developing a breastfeeding plan: What are your expectations and and how to address any potential suprises.  

Initial Postpartum Visit $70 (included with birth support) : We often get a lot of support form our providers immediately after the birth.  However, once  you settle in a few days later, questions and concerns can creep up.  Schedule this initial visit in the comforts of your own home to address any questions you may have

Follow Up $50: Assistance with any further support and needs that may arise as your baby grows such as pumping, returning to work, and anything else. 

I aim to bring a warm and calming presence to all my visits with a family. Throughout your pregnancy, birth and beyond, I want you to feel respected, empowered, nurtured, and confident. I will provide unconditional and consistent support.  I always encourage families to truly honor what their. hearts want and what is best for their individual family.  

 Please visit my website or call for more details of how I can support you and your growing family.

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Certified Lactation Counselor