Emma Howard

Contact Info

Solstice Doula Care
P.O. Box 60613
Florence
Massachusetts
01062
413-387-5167
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I provide care for families in Berkshire (Hilltowns), Hampshire, Hampden and Franklin counties in MA, as well as Southern NH, Southern VT and Boston Area. I am within minutes from Cooley Dickenson Hospital
Emma Howard

Professional Qualifications

$800 Birth Doula Care, $20/hr Postpartum Care, $20/hr Childcare. Sliding scale/Barter sometimes available
2015
Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Other Hospital
Anxiety and Phobias, Birth After Loss, Breastfeeding Support, Elective Cesarean, Homebirth, LGBTQ+ Families, Photography, Single Parents, Special Spiritual/Religious Needs, Surrogacy, Teen Parents, Trauma Informed Care, Twins/Multiples, Unmedicated Birth, Vaginal Birth After Cesarean, Waterbirth
  • Reassurance
  • Massage
  • Guided Meditation & Visualization
  • Yoga Poses and Movements to Promote Comfort During Labor
  • Acupressure
  • Breathing exercises
  • Rebozo exercises
  • Aromatherapy

Certified Professional Birth Doula and Nanny

B.A. in Communication with a Minor in Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Master's in Environmental Law and Policy

Environmentalist, Nature Enthusiast & Photographer 

People are often taught to believe that women's bodies don't know how to give birth. My mission and purpose is to be the mother-to-be's advocate and to help them to feel empowered through their pregnancy and birth by alleviating their worries and motivating them through whatever birth plan they choose. Birthing can absolutely be a positive experience and I am here to show mothers-to-be how, by helping them take control over this very personally intrinsic process. 

I can attend hospital births, home births, cesarean births, VBACS, natural births, and any other variation which the mother-to-be wishes to have my company for. I am not exclusive to one kind of birth. I have a very open mind and heart to many situations.

I provide emotional and physical support to mothers-to-be leading up to, during and after childbirth through compassion and various skilled-techniques to empower and comfort mothers-to-be. 

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Some Spanish
Emma Howard