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#1 of 14 Old 05-27-2009, 10:26 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi Ladies...I'm due in July and looking for recs for Doulas from women who have used one. Any advice would be appreciated!
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Courtenay Grabowski has been a doula at a couple of my homebirths. She was great! (she posts here as courtenay_e -- you could pm her) I would also recommend the doulas at nineshortmonths, but I believe that they will be on vacation in July.

Congratulations on your pregnancy and good luck!

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Courtenay Grabowski has been a doula at a couple of my homebirths. She was great! (she posts here as courtenay_e -- you could pm her)
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Courtenay is great. She was with us when my daughter was born in Feb.

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Courtenay is fabulous. I've also heard great things about Toni Piluso. I LOVE the ladies at nine short months but as someone previously stated they may or may not be available in July.

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Vanessa Brewer is a newer doula in the area. I don't think she has a website but she posts on here as laylasmommy. PM me if you'd like her other contact info.

Kristen - doula and birth educator, wife to Ben and mama to Sydney Mu (8/06) and Cal Edward (7/09) :
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Courtenay is great. She was with us when my daughter was born in Feb.
She was at DS #2's birth as well and AWESOME!!!

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Vanessa Brewer is a newer doula in the area. I don't think she has a website but she posts on here as laylasmommy. PM me if you'd like her other contact info.
Vanessa is good friend of mine, she was at the birth of my second son. I would highly recommend her.
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Courtenay Grabowski has been a doula at a couple of my homebirths. She was great! (she posts here as courtenay_e -- you could pm her)
Courtenay was at my birth in April and she was wonderful! Helped me get my VBAC.
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Courtenay is great. She was with us when my daughter was born in Feb.
Courtenay was awesome when my son was born in Feb.

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We worked with Alicia Montgomery from The Cradle of Birth (www.cradleofbirth.com). She was amazing - we took a Bradley class but would not have gotten through my labor and delivery without her!! She also is great about post-partum support - she came back to the hospital to help me when I was having trouble breastfeeding. She's awesome
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Another Courtenay fan!!

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Courtney fan here too. She really knows her stuff, and helped me get my VBAC too. My OB thinks she's the bees knees enough that he let her direct my pushing until DS crowned
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Toni Piluso is a very dear friend of mine, I would highly recommend her.

I had Jenny Zaner at the birth of my son and she was WONDERFUL!!! (this was before I knew Toni.) PM me if you're interested in Jenny's info.

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