We believe women are strong, birth is beautiful and families are supported best through relationships and individualized care.

Maternity Photos Bloomington, IL

BUMP

We believe in educated families.  We work with our clients throughout their pregnancy to find their voice, discover their hopes, and clarify expectations for their upcoming birth.  We value your preparation and are your guide through the childbearing year.

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BIRTH

We believe your birth matters.  As certified and experienced doulas, we are committed to being present as you labor; reminding you of your hopes and offering options and support as you labor and give birth.  No matter your choices, we are your unwavering support.

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bABY

We believe strong families raise strong babies.  We are invested in preparing you well for the postpartum period.  Helping you plan and providing support and tools as you journey through your fourth trimester, we are here to see you thrive.

Our Expertise Covers You from Conception to Postpartum

 

With over fifteen years of combined experience and 250+ births attended, our doulas are seasoned and competent in providing individualized care.  We support women from a multitude of backgrounds and cultures who are seeking to become empowered for the birth of their babies. Click the images below to learn more about our unique services!

 

 
Birth Planning and Childbirth Classes

Birth Planning and Childbirth Classes

Birth Photography and Videos

Birth Photography and Videos

Labor Support

Labor Support

Support Through Loss

Support Through Loss

Placenta Encapsulation

Placenta Encapsulation

Postpartum Support

Postpartum Support

Unique Care For Your Journey

 

Every woman is different and every journey to motherhood unique. At Doulas Etc. we collaborate to provide support for women across Central IL and help you find the right doula for your needs. We are independent business women who value each others expertise and passion for birth. We are happy to help you find just the right doula to support you through your pregnancy, labor or postpartum. Click the pictures below to engage each of our doulas, discover their care, and to see who is the right fit for you!

 

 
Shannon Bacus

Shannon Bacus

Jordan Gee

Jordan Gee

Marcia Mattern

Marcia Mattern

 
Liz Richards

Liz Richards

Jessica Worland

Jessica Worland

 

You care is our priority.

 

Even outside of your birth space we are fostering relationships with local care providers. Our promise is to professionally collaborate with your provider to ensure you receive the evidence-based care you deserve.  We believe this holistic model will help change the culture of maternity care. Follow our blog to see how we carry out these partnerships!