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❊ Thriving in Early Pregnancy Consultation

For those who are pregnant or trying to conceive, skip the stress of Dr. Google.

Learn how to feel your best in early pregnancy, getting yourself and your baby off to a great start. 90 minutes, $125 office, $150 home visit. Read more..

❊ Midwifery Care

Free initial consultation in Northampton or by zoom.

** Note: Visible grain at 100%, best at smaller sizes Midwifery care is provided by Michelle L’Esperance CPM, assisted by other home birth midwives. The fee for care during the months of pregnancy, birth, and the first six weeks with your new baby is $6900 (shared by two midwives). We may be able to reduce our fee by 10% or more for those eligible to receive government aid, for repeat clients who are in need, and sometimes for those with special circumstances. Read more about Warm Welcome Birth Services Midwifery Care for Pregnancy and Birth.

❊ Birth Doula Care

Free initial consultation in Florence.
The fee for expert birth doula care (which includes prenatal visits, birth support for hospital/birth center birth, and postnatal visits) is $2250. Initial deposit is $500.

There are options for extras such as tub rental for early labor, edited birth photography, private childbirth education, home postpartum care, and more. I am occasionally able to accept a sliding scale fee or partial barter for families with special needs. More about Warm Welcome Birth Services Doula Care.

❊ Postpartum Doula Care

Free initial consultation in Florence.pp.new.mom.relax Minimum of 3 hours care per visit; $50/hour weekdays, $60/hour evenings, weekends, and holidays; $75/hour nights.

Click here for special packages and to read more about Postpartum Doula Care with Warm Welcome.

❊ Hourly Consultations & Support: Birth Planning, TTC or Parenting

Topics include pre-conception health; private childbirth education, including Creative Movement: Practical Prep for a Positive Birth; VBAC planning; general birth planning; processing past births; planning for a healthy postpartum; sleep support; holistic non-manipulative breech-to-vertex support, and more. Office rates, home visit rates, on-call rates as appropriate.office.art

Office consult, phone or zoom consult: $80/hour or $50/half-hour.

Home visit, when available: $90/hour.
On-call, such as for insemination support: $90/hour.

❊ Birth Tub Rental

Our portable birth tub is available for rental: $250 for a 4 week period. Clients receive a discount of $25. A disposable liner is provided, as well as an electric air pump and drainage pump. Inquire for details of rental, including deposit, accessories you provide and simple setup and cleaning instructions. Contact me now.

All fees may be paid by cash, check, money order, Venmo, or gift certificate.
Checks can be written to Warm Welcome Birth Services and mailed to
71 Bradford St., Northampton MA 01060
Please add a surcharge of 3% to payments through PayPal.

Gift Certificates

The perfect gift for loved ones who are far away and could use some extra support.
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“Every family deserves a Warm Welcome! ~ Todas las familias merecen una cálida bienvenida!”

Michelle L’Esperance, Certified Professional Midwife, Doula & Doula Trainer. (413) 858-5048. Supporting families in Western Massachusetts.

Serving Northampton, Amherst, Easthampton, Southhampton, Westhampton, Williamsburg, Hadley, Holyoke, Deerfield, South Deerfield, Greenfield, Conway, Turner’s Falls, Palmer, Leverett, Sunderland, Belchertown, South Hadley, Ashfield, Worthington, Chesterfield, Ware and the surrounding region.

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