Emma Howard

Contact Info

Solstice Doula Care
P.O. Box 60613
Western MA
Emma Howard

Professional Qualifications

Birth Doula Care -$1000 | Postpartum Care -$35/hr - Sliding Scale & Barter Sometimes Available
Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Other Hospital
Anxiety and Phobias, Birth After Loss, Breastfeeding Support, Elective Cesarean, Homebirth, LGBTQ+ Families, Nutrition, 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
  • Yoga & Movement to Promote Comfort During Labor
  • Acupressure
  • Breathing exercises
  • Rebozo exercises
  • Aromatherapy

Certified Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula, Trained Abortion & Pregnancy Loss Doula, End of Life Doula & Nanny

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

Master's in Environmental Law and Policy

Environmentalist & Nature Enthusiast 

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, 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. 

I also provide support to people through more difficult moments of loss. Holding space, holding a hand, or just providing company.

Some Spanish
Emma Howard