Mountains and river

Anna Westley

Contact Info

CD/PCD(DONA), HCHD
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WINTER & SPRING OPENINGS
Massachusetts
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413-325-6056
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Serving Greenfield, Northampton, Holyoke, Springfield, Pittsfield, Brattleboro and home
Anna Westley

Professional Qualifications

Birth Doula Care $800-1400 sliding scale Postpartum Doula Care $25/hour Payment plans & barter available
2005
Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Baystate Medical Center, Berkshire Medical Center, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Holyoke Medical Center, Home Birth, Other Hospital
Adoption, Anxiety and Phobias, Babywearing Support, Birth After Loss, Breastfeeding Support, Children with Special Needs, Elective Cesarean, Fertility Support, Homebirth, LGBTQ+ Families, Meal Preparation, Nutrition, Optimal Fetal Positioning, Parents with Disabilities, Photography, Single Parents, Sleep, Special Spiritual/Religious Needs, Surrogacy, Teen Parents, Twins/Multiples, Unmedicated Birth, Vaginal Birth After Cesarean, Waterbirth

Birth Doula Care includes:

  • Two prenatal visits at your home to get to know each other and to get a sense of how I can help you have a safe, healthy and satisfying birth experience as YOU define it. I invite you to share with me your hopes and concerns about giving birth, your preferences about your care and your baby's care during pregnancy, labor, delivery and the immediate postpartum period and to ask any questions you have about anything at all!
  • Unlimited daytime phone and email contact with you for the remainder of your pregnancy.
  • Resources and referrals tailored to the needs and interests of your family. For example: parenting multiples, postpartum emotional complications, cloth diapering, baby wearing, breastfeeding and working outside the home, safe sleeping practices, childbearing loss and more.
  • I will be on call for you 24 hours a day 
  • CONTINUOUS LABOR SUPPORT = I will join you at home or at the hospital at any point in your labor that you wish. I will provide emotional, physical and informational support until your baby is born and you and your new family are resting comfortably.
  • A visit to your home in the first weeks of your baby's life to talk about the birth and admire your baby.

I have been a doula for fourteen years and have supported over 100 families! I have seen again and again that thriving families have abundant support. It is an honor to provide that support during pregnancy, birth and the early days with your new baby.

My intention as a doula is to cultivate physical and emotional wellbeing for families during times of transition. I serve my clients with respect, compassion and non-judgment. I trust that you have the wisdom to navigate this time in your life in your own way. I follow your lead in all things and provide information and support along the way.

I have birth doula experience with hospital and home births, inductions, waterbirths, surrogacy, high risk pregnancies, birthing after loss, surgical births and VBAC. I am at ease with all kinds of pain management strategies: unmedicated, Hypnobabies, epidurals, nitrous oxide - whatever works for you. I have postpartum doula experience with twins, overnights, loss, emotional complications, feeding challenges, in-hospital support, the NICU and more. I enjoy working with all kinds of families and parenting styles. In particular, I aim to provide safe and affirming care to LGBTQ+ and polyamorous families. As a certified doula I consistently pursue continuing education that enriches and deepens the care I offer families.

I look forward to talking with you about your family and learning how I can be of service to you. If you have any questions, please be in touch!

If you'd like to learn more visit my website (www.MotherwellDoulaCare.com) or my Facebook page (Motherwell Doula Care).

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Anna Westley