I'm Heather Irwin. Since 2017 I have had the honor to support nearly 100 families as they prepare to embark on one of the most amazing experiences of their life. I am a Full Spectrum Doula, providing both Birth and Postpartum care throughout St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson, Lincoln, Warren and Franklin counties. In addition to Doula services I am also a certified Hypnobabies® Childbirth Educator, teaching virtual and in person Hyprobabies® classes in Wentzville MO.
Madriella Certified Birth & Postpartum Doula
Madriella Certified Placenta Specialist
Hypnobabies® Certified Childbirth Educator
Birth Doula Support
Your Birth Doula support will be tailored to your needs. This package includes 2-3 prenatal meetings, unlimited support during your birthing, bedside care for an hour postpartum, and a follow up postpartum visit.
Overnight Postpartum Support
$45/hour 8 hour minimum shifts
This type of support will allow your family to get the rest that is needed while you transition to life with a newborn. Support will be customized to fit the needs of each family but may include
-light household duties
Daytime Postpartum Support
$35/hr 4 hour minimum shifts
This type of support is perfect for those needing a little help during this transition. Services may include
-Mom and baby care
-emotional support and encouragement
-light household duties
-assistance with sibling transition
-help with errands (milage fee may apply)
Hypnobabies Childbirth Education
$425 group classes
$650 private classes
Hypnobabies is a 6 week complete childbirth education course that will teach you the skills you need to reach medical grade self hypnosis in order to have a more comfortable birth. Classes meet once a week for 3 hours. Recommended to begin between 28 & 32 weeks gestation.
You will choose either raw encapsulation or the Traditional Chinese Medicine method for capsules. I also offer the option for raw/frozen pieces which can be combined with either raw or TCM encapsulation. Encapsulation includes the option of umbilical keepsake, placenta print, and/or photos of the placenta. You can also choose from the following additional options for an additional fee.
ADDITIONAL ENCAPSULATION OPTIONS
4OZ ALCOHOL TINCTURE (TAKES 6 WEEKS TO PROCESS) $10
4OZ PLACENTA SALVE $15
I will come to your home to teach you to self bind or to teach a partner to assist in binding. I will also provide written instructions as well as an instructional video. Phone/videochat support is included for no additional fee. Unbleached cotton muslin binder is included, you may upgrade binder for an additional fee.
Hypnobabies Class add on
Add group Hypnobabies classes to your Birth Doula support package for 50% off
*on call at all times for birth support