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Kelly Bottari

Contact Info

Empowering Presence Doula
MA, CT, parts of southern VT & NH
Kelly Bottari

Professional Qualifications

Birth Doula Support $1200, Certified Lactation Counseling $50 per hour, Newborn Care $35 per hour, Placenta Encapsulating $250, Belly Binding $150
Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Baystate Medical Center, Berkshire Medical Center, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Hartford Hospital, Heywood Hospital, Holyoke Medical Center, Home Birth, Mercy Medical Center, North Adams Regional Hospital, Other Hospital, Out-of-Hospital Birth Center
  • Birth Doula Service $1200

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    • Complimentary consultation
    • 1 prenatal visit
    • Birth vision planning
    • Unlimited phone, email, text support throughout pregnancy
    • 24 hour on-call labor support
    • Full continuous support throughout active labor at home, hospital, or birthing center
    • Support for the partner/family in participating in the birth in whatever way they desire
    • Immediate postpartum support for up to two hours after the birth
    • One home postpartum visit
  • Newborn Care $35 per hour, 4 hours minimum required for days, 8 hour minimum overnights

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    • Newborn baby care
    • Encouragement, listening, and support
    • Breast/formula feeding support
    • Light house chores
    • Light meal prep
    • Information to local resources
  • Placenta Encapsulating $250


    • Placenta encapsulating
    • Print
    • Cord keepsake
    • Tree of life with Swarovski birthstone charm
    • Add ons available: Tincture $45 and/or Salve $45
  • Belly Binding

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  • 1 day wrapping $150
  • Additional days $50 each
  • 2 day belly bindings combined with placenta encapsulation $400*

I will come to your house and wrap you for as many days you desire.I will supply 2 binding wraps with multiple day purchase.

*The wrapping combined with placenta encapsulation will take place on the two days while I am at your house processing your placenta.


Certified Lactation Counseling $50 per hour

  • I will come to you in the comfort of your own home and assess your breastfeeding relationship between you and your baby.
  • I will help assist, encourage, and work with you both to get you to achieve your personal breastfeeding goal.

Kelly founded Empowering Presence Doula in 2015.

Kelly is an outgoing, friendly, and adventurous person. She loves meeting new people, going different places, and making friends.  Kelly strives to make people around her feel comfortable, important, and at ease in her presence.  As a mom of four being caring and nurturing just comes naturally.  Nothing gives Kelly greater pleasure than to be a reason someone smiled in their day.

15 years ago, Kelly began with what would turn into an immediate passion for all the intricacies of pregnancy, birth, newborn care, and bringing a baby into the world.  Kelly continuously strives to increase her knowledge so that she may provide you with the best care for your needs.  She feels it is an absolute honor to be able to enhance your experience by supporting you in your own empowering journey.

Kelly holds certifications for birth doula care, placenta encapsulating, child birth education, and lactation counseling.  She offers in home newborn care, as well as traditional belly binding services for your post care needs.  Kelly is a warm caring person and touts a great sense of humor.  Her personality, education, and experience, will provide you the very best in your care.

Kelly Bottari