I'm a 38 yr old mom of 3, ages 5, 8, & 18. I'm a New Birth Doula/Childbirth & Parenting Educator living in Jackson, TN-originally from Knoxville, with Family in Nashville & Chattanooga, & friends in Memphis! My background is a BA in Psychology-Child/Adolescent Psych & Development w/ Early Childhood Ed and Marriage & Family Counseling. I have experience in Early Childhood Education/Parenting Education as a Curriculum & Developmental Behavior Specialist/Teacher/Supervisor/Staff Trainer...
After years of working with newborns-age 11, I've decided to take my experience and back it up further and work with Pregnant Women and Families with Newborns as a Labor Doula, Childbirth & Parenting Educator!
While finishing my certification, I am offering my services at a substantial discount. I work on a sliding scale for those in need. I Believe Everyone Deserves A Doula! I EMPOWER MY CLIENTS BY THOROUGHLY EDUCATING THEM ON THE RISKS AND BENEFITS SO THEY CAN TRULY MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS AND THEN I FULLY SUPPORT THEM IN THOSE DECISIONS!
I am working on my CAPPA Certifications for Labor/Birth Doula & Childbirth Educator!
SERVICES OFFERED: Labor Doula/Childbirth & Parenting Educator - Offering Full Prenatal, Labor/Delivery, & Immediate Postpartum Care.
I am knowledgeable in the areas of: Various styles of Pregnancy Massage & Relaxation, Music & Aromatherapy, Multiple Laboring Positions & Preparation Exercises, Birthing Ball, Breathing, Mental/Emotional Preparedness, Advocacy, Birth Plans, Advice on Postpartum Depression, Breastfeeding, Newborn Care, & Sibling Rivalry.
Childbirth Education Topics Include: Pregnancy Education, Natural Childbirth Options, What really is "Medically Necessary?", What to Expect in the Hospital/Birth Center, Birth Plans & Doctor's Guidelines, Labor Support Role, Massage & Exercise for Pregnancy & Labor, Relaxation Techniques, Reduction of Fear Techniques, Spirituality as an Option, Music & Focus, Aromatherapy, Newborns, Breastfeeding, Siblings, Relatives, Carseats, Postpartum Depression vs. Baby Blues, Stress Management Resources.
With me as your Doula, you get all my Childbirth Education, Psychology background and Parenting Education Background as part of the package!
I've been working hard on my new personal website: www.DoulaGinnysBirthSvcs.com
My Facebook pages: Doula Ginny's Birth Svcs: www.facebook.com/DoulaGinnysBirthSvcs
I serve the Jackson, TN & Surrounding Counties - (70 mile radius) & Memphis, Dyersburg, McKenzie, & Paris, TN. (Most of West TN)