A closeup of a mother-to-be cradling her belly in a field and wearing a dark teal dress, being featured on a blog about Birth in Bloom.

Birth in Bloom Offers Caring Doula & Postpartum Support

Doulas are becoming increasingly popular, and when you see the support they give, it’s no wonder why. If you’re currently expecting or planning to expect and considering a doula, Birth in Bloom could be exactly what you need.

 

About Birth in Bloom

Owner, Kerry Reynolds, has been a practicing doula since 2009. She has helped support over 500 births, including home birth, medicated and non–medicated hospital, cesarean birth, twin deliveries, LGBTQ families, and VBAC deliveries. Kerry believes there is more than one way to have a baby and that all births can be positive, powerful steps into parenthood with informed consent and the right, positive fueled support. She draws on her training, knowledge, and experience with each new family. Kerry provides each one with emotional support, physical comfort, and advocacy to ensure you have information and resources to make informed, confident decisions for your pregnancy and birth. She can’t wait to meet you and your growing family.

 

Services

 

Birth in Bloom Birth Doula Support

Her Basic Birth Doula support package includes the following:

  • 24/7 on-call labor support as well as phone & email support throughout your pregnancy and six weeks postpartum.
  • 35/36 week virtual or in-person prenatal planning visit and a copy of her Prenatal Planning workbook.
  • Birth plan assistance
  • Access to information and resources for any and all pregnancy, childbirth, and after-birth life questions you may have. Even Hypnosis for childbirth audio tools are available.
  • Photos of labor and birth if requested.
  • Continuous and unwavering physical, emotional, and informational support for you and your partner during labor and birth.
  • Initial breastfeeding support immediately after or soon after birth​
  • One postpartum follow-up visit to answer any questions, provide additional resources, and celebrate your baby’s birth!
  • Baby-wearing assistance and Moby Wrap instruction
  • No hidden or additional fees for a longer labor.

 

Birth in Bloom Postpartum Support

  • Breast/chest-feeding support
  • Understanding Baby Cues
  • Hands-on Baby Care Education
  • Instruction on how to utilize the Happiest Baby 5 S’s
  • Babywearing instruction and education
  • Sibling Support and assistance
  • Light Housekeeping like laundry and nutrition assistance.
  • Running Errands
  • Screening for postpartum mood disorders

 

Birth in Bloom provides this and so much more. As such, the benefits of this support are tremendous. She provides non-judgmental support for the entire family.

 

Placenta Encapsulation

  • increase iron levels and other essential nutrients
  • provide a boost in energy
  • improve milk supply
  • balance hormones in the postpartum period
  • decrease risk of postpartum depression

Doula clients may choose this as an add-on service for a discounted price.

 

Something Special

Kelly has recently expanded her doula support! She has joined forces with another group called Balanced Birth Support so that she can meet the needs of your beautiful growing family on a grander scale. With this team-up, you will have access to a variety of prenatal, birth, and postpartum professionals.

 

Birth in Bloom

 

Birth in Bloom currently serves the DC, VA, and MD areas. Visit her website to get your free consultation. Rest easy knowing you have compassionate support throughout your pregnancy and birthing journey while utilizing Birth in Bloom services.

 

Looking for more NOVA motherhood content? Then check out the blog links below! Also, don’t forget to check out my maternity photography portfolio and start the conversation to book your maternity session!

Join my Facebook group

As a Northern VA maternity photographer and mom, I felt there was a need for a safe, supportive, and drama free space for moms and moms-to-be to come together and support one another through the crazy lives we live as moms. Come join us and chat all things motherhood, pregnancy, and more!

NOVA Moms:
Supportive parenting & Pregnancy in Fairfax County & Beyond

Featured Categories

Family

Baby

Maternity

Personal