Your Calgary resource for doula support + birth services

Are you pregnant and feeling overwhelmed by all the decisions you have to make? Are you anxious about coping with the pain and intensity of labour? Are you wondering how your partner will be able to best support you?

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You and your partner can feel confident and excited about your upcoming birth when you have a caring and experienced doula by your side.

Whether this is your first or fourth pregnancy, your doula offers a holistic approach that is uniquely tailored to meet your needs. With a healthy dose of humor and a pinch of all things geek, together we cultivate the fun and insightful family support you are looking for.


flower"Rachel and Christine made what could be a stressful process amazing!!! They are a wealth of knowledge, strength, support, coaching, love, and encouragement...My husband found that the support was invaluable to him and only added to him being the amazing support person that I needed."

- Becky


YOUR INVESTMENT IN BIRTH DOULA SERVICES INCLUDES:

  • On call coverage, beginning from the time we are hired

  • Unlimited phone/text/email support

  • Two in-depth prenatal meetings to build a respectful, trusting relationship with you and your partner

  • Access to our extensive lending library

  • Seamless backup doula support

  • Continuous labour support, including comfort measures for pain coping, gentle nurturing and encouragement, and assistance in navigating the maternity care system

  • Support and guidance for your partner

  • Help with baby’s first feed

  • Unlimited phone/text/email support, 24/7, for two weeks after baby is born

  • Discounts from our Community Partners

  • A postpartum visit, to reflect on your birth, answer any questions you may have, and complete our time together

When you go into labour, don't worry about remembering what to do when - Call your doula!

She will make sure that you and your partner are cared for and loved on your big day, remind you of your preferences, meet your needs, and squeeze your hips. When your baby is born, she will make sure to snap a few pictures to capture that incredible moment, and then help you feed your baby for the first time - however you choose.

As you transition into parenthood, your doula remains available to support you. Whatever questions you may have about the birth, newborn care, healing and recovery, your doula will be able to connect you with the postpartum resources you need.


flower"It is nearly impossible to put into words what Shannon’s support during my VBAC meant to me and my family. She has a gentleness about her that comforted us right from our first meeting. Shannon came with zero agenda and was truly there to support us in whatever birth experience we wanted. She eased my husband's worries about his role in this birth and he ended up feeling so encouraged by her that he was excited for things to start happening!"

- Jillian


BIRTH DOULA SERVICES OFFERED BY:

THERE ARE A LOT OF YOU - WHICH DOULA WILL I GET?

You are the best person to decide which doula is the right fit for you - we offer several different options to help you decide which of our amazing doulas you would like to work with.

  1. Book a FREE, no-obligation 15 minute phone chat - this is a great option if you have general questions about our services, products, or doulas.

  2. Complete our inquiry form - ready to interview with your potential doula? Fill in our inquiry form and we’ll connect you with an available doula.

  3. Email us at info@fiveelementsbirth.com - whatever’s on your mind, we’re here to help.

INVESTMENT

Three payments of $300 + GST OR book your doula before 24 weeks and take advantage of our extended payment plan of four affordable payments of $225 + GST.

Payment is due in full by 36 weeks.