Doula Partners

We believe that hiring a doula can be an invaluable help to parents during labor and/or the first few weeks and months as new parents. Please take a moment to meet Christine and Jennie, our trusted doula partners, and learn how they can help you create a positive experience throughout your pregnancy and early parenthood.

Christine Yates

Christine is a certified birth and postpartum doula through the International Doula Institute. Through empathy and compassion Christine creates a space that is collaborative, informative and allows others to feel heard. She takes time to get to know her clients needs and to truly understand their birth journey. Using educational tools, relaxation techniques and by bringing a sense of peace, she supports her clients' transition into parenthood. As a birth doula Christine truly believes that we are all creating a lifelong memory together and she will do all she can to ensure that it is a positive one.

Once home with the newest member of your family, postpartum support can be scheduled week to week based on the needs of the family.  With postpartum support, you can utilize your first few weeks at home to get connected and related to your new family member. Christine can help take on those extra day to day challenges and provide you with time to bond.  Through the night you can get a peaceful sleep knowing that your newborn is in great hands.

 

Labor Doula Services

  • Supports through labor and delivery by providing emotional, physical and information support.

  • Doula's empower the birthing person and ensure they feel safe throughout their pregnancy and delivery

  • Doula's work along side the family as they navigate pregnancy and continue to support through delivery and into the postpartum period.

  • Provide additional information on topics specific to each family

Postpartum Doula Services

  • Help can be provided with caring for baby  

  • House hold management such as household chores, errands, and meal prep can allow parents time to bond with baby

Labor and Postpartum Doula

Jennie Mills

Labor Doula, Licensed Massage Therapist

Jennie has been working as a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2014 and then as a Birth Doula after completing her Certification class through Bastyr University at the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations. She is also working toward her certification through DONA International. Her fun and flexible personality helps keep the environment upbeat and playful while also being able to provide a calming presence in times of stress. Jennie uses her experience as an LMT as well as her Doula knowledge during the birthing process in order to provide a relaxing and supportive atmosphere. Jennie feels honored to be able to support new and experienced parents and prioritizes their preferences to ensure this magical moment is enjoyed and remembered.

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15436 Bel-Red Road Suite 100

Redmond, Wa 98052

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