All Your Childbirth Needs Under One Roof In Portland, Oregon
What Are You Looking For?
Maybe you’re more than a little amazed to be creating a baby from scratch who will find their way out of your body and into the center of your world. Wherever you’re at on this journey, Birth First will prepare you for it and inspire confidence in your ability to meet the challenges and lean into the joys. Our personalized support will remind you that you’re a superhero, not because you birth or parent your baby in any particular way, but because you embarked on this journey at all!
Birth Doula Services
Having a birth doula by your side is like having a childbirth educator, supportive cheerleader, and trusted confidant all wrapped up into one childbirth expert who works just for you! Our Portland doulas provide presence, advocacy, and evidence based information that help you to have a more positive childbirth experience. Our doulas also help to take the pressure off of partners so they can be more present and involved. You don’t have to walk this path alone, discover how our birth doula services in Portland, Oregon can support your journey!
Postpartum Doula Services
Postpartum doula services help fill in the gaps in support during the tender time after your baby is born. Our doulas provide a compassionate, calming presence as you recover from childbirth and learn to navigate life with your newborn. Our postpartum doulas support your parenting style, offer evidence based newborn care, help parents and babies to get more sleep, assist with household chores, and encourage you to trust your instincts. Get a custom plan for your postpartum needs, including wrap-around care for your entire pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experience!
Meet Our Portland Doulas
Birth First Doulas is proud to offer some of the most experienced, most trusted, and most respected doulas in the Portland, Oregon area! All of our Portland doulas have advanced certified trainings, are vaccinated, and have been vetted and individually selected for their professionalism and high quality of doula services. We offer a range of experience levels to fit your budget and a variety of personalities to fit your family’s style. If you’re not sure which of our Portland doulas is right for you, our Doula Matchmaker can help you narrow it down so you can find the perfect doula match!
The Birth First Approach to Doula Care
your birth and postpartum as transformative life events.
there are as many ways to birth and parent as there are people.
informed consent so you can make well-informed decisions.
your distinct birthing and parenting styles and offer unbiased info.
your family’s identities, beliefs, and communication styles.
your relationship to promote teamwork and success.
that birth and postpartum can be unpredictable and may need flexibility.
medical providers for their expertise and respectfully advocate for you.
that you and your family are unique and deserve individualized care.
About Birth First Doulas
Birth First Portland Doulas believes in you! That’s why our birth doulas are agenda-free and never assume there’s a “right” way to give birth. Your goals are our goals, so our doulas will support your family’s decisions 100%. Our unrivaled reputation over the last 25 years is built on trust, professionalism, and an unwavering dedication to improving the experiences of new and growing families. You’re looking for skilled professional doulas, and they’re looking for you. Let us streamline the process and provide peace of mind.
How To Pay For Doula Services
As awareness of the benefits of doula care continues to grow, many people wonder if their health insurance will cover the cost of a doula. As the landscape continues to evolve, some insurance plans are starting to offer full or partial coverage for doulas. The best way to determine if your insurance plan covers doula services is to directly contact your insurance provider or employer HR department. HSA and FSAs can also be used to pay for doula services. To learn more about how to pay for a doula and the different options available to you, click on the button below.