Infant and Pregnancy Loss Support

Training in Progress with Doula Canada!!

The skills a doula has in providing emotional and physical support, facilitating informed choice conversations, and often offering an alternative perspective to common medically-managed options are exactly the same whether they are being used for a birth, a miscarriage or loss, planned abortion or in fertility.

Miscarriage Doula

Miscarriage, whether of a wanted or unwanted pregnancy, is a transition that deserves thoughtful support. As a miscarriage doula, I am trained to provide emotional, mental, physical, and informational support during and after miscarriage (including those that require medical care like surgery or medication).

Virtual miscarriage doula services are highly individualized to the person having the experience, but can look like:

  • Information about medical miscarriage management, interventions, and choices
  • Help with planning and education resources
  • Support as you advocate for your needs and wishes
  • Help communicating with medical providers, family, friends, and other support people
  • Comfort measures and pain management techniques
  • Suggestions and guidance for emotional self-care
  • Suggestions and guidance for physical self-care, including herbal support
  • Listening and processing
  • Compassionate witnessing
  • Support and education post-miscarriage

Who should hire a miscarriage doula?

Miscarriage doula support is ideal for people who are looking for dedicated support during a challenging time of life. There are no right or wrong feelings about having a miscarriage, but people may want to have a supportive, knowledgeable, and non-judgmental person to talk through things with,  before, during and after the experience—someone who is solely there to hear, see, and hold space, with no other agenda

What can I expect from you as a virtual Death Doula?

We will decide, together, what our relationship looks like, but it will always include emotional support and space-holding for you during this transition. In general, we work together for a period of weeks (2-6) and have 1-3 phone calls or video (Zoom) sessions, plus lots of text and email.

Abortion Doula

Abortion is a transition of the body, mind, and spirit, one that deserves thoughtful support. As a virtual abortion doula, I am trained to provide emotional, mental, physical, and informational support during and after a surgical or medication abortion.

Abortion doula services are highly individualized to the person having the experience, but can look like:

  • Information about medical abortion management, interventions, and choices
  • Help with planning and education resources
  • Support as you advocate for your needs and wishes
  • Help communicating with medical providers, family, friends, and other support people
  • Comfort measures and pain management techniques
  • Suggestions and guidance for emotional self-care
  • Suggestions and guidance for physical self-care, including herbal support
  • Listening and processing
  • Compassionate witnessing
  • Support and education post-abortion

In general, we work together for a period of weeks (2-6) and have 1-3 phone calls or video (Zoom) sessions, plus lots of text and email.

Who should hire an abortion doula?

Abortion doula support is ideal for people who are looking for dedicated support during the mental, physical and emotional  transition of abortion. There are no right or wrong feelings about having an abortion, but people may want to have a supportive, knowledgeable, and non-judgmental person to talk through things with, before, during and after the experience—someone who is solely there to hear, see, and hold space, with no other agenda.

If you are having a miscarriage or preparing for a planned abortion, reach out to have a gentle, informed, and supported experience. During your free consultation we will go over some preparatory steps and introduce making your Dynamic Journey plan. 

Disclaimer ~ As a Death Doula I refrain from offering medical or legal advice. All decisions are yours to make, and my role is to offer support to ensure your desires and preferences are adhered to. I work in tandem with your care team and hold you as a friend and/or your representatives, responsible for actions regarding end of life choices. Personal preferences aside, my support is emotional and spiritual in nature, and guidance offered is thus kept to us ❤

My Philosophy: As a death doula, I do not judge your choices, your actions, your desires, or your experience.  I am here to support you in figuring out what makes sense for you; that may include decision making, healing, processing, and more.

~ Dynamic Journey Doula respectfully acknowledges that we are standing on the Unceded traditional territory of the K’òmoks First Nation ~

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