Melanie D Patrick

Melanie D Patrick

Certified Labor Doula

Services Offered: Breastfeeding Support, Childbirth Classes, Labor Support, Multiples Support, Newborn Care Classes, Postpartum Support, VBAC Classes, Waterbirth Support
Certifications: Certified Labor Doula
Location: Durham NC United States


Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

While she supports families who choose to birth using a variety of methods, or no particular method, Melanie is a Hypno-Doula; trained and experienced in both Hypnobabies® and HypnoBirthing®. Her advanced trainings include: Holding Space for Pregnancy and Loss, Spinning Babies techniques, Rebozo for relaxation and comfort, Massage for Birth, and TENS usage in labor. She has additional training in helping families get Evidence Based Birth care, providing support for LGBTQIA families, and for survivors of abuse and sexual assault. Melanie brings a calming spirit to her clients while helping them navigate through pregnancy, birth, and their early days as new parents. She has experience with couples, single parents, LGBTQIA families, advanced maternal age, IVF, multiples, supporting surrogate families, VBAC & VBA2C, high risk births, families who have experienced loss or who are expecting a loss, and is available to provide faith-based support to those who request it. She attends births in hospitals and birth centers in Durham and Chapel Hill, NC


Certifications:

CLD Certification Number: 2-201502, expires June 12, 2022








Website:
http://www.emeralddoulas.com

Email addresses:
melanie@emeralddoulas.com
(Alternate)

Phone numbers:
914774-3785 (mobile)
(home)

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