Portland Doulas At Birth First Doulas

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 Doulas 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!

We Put You First

At Birth First Portland Doulas, we know what matters most is the health of you and your baby. We also know that your experience of this journey matters! That’s what Birth First Doulas is all about: putting you, your family, and your birth, first! 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. Discover for yourself why Birth First Doulas has the most 5-Star Google Reviews of any doula group in the Portland area!

25 Years Of Doula Experience
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Birth Doula Services in Portland

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 Portland, Oregon birth doulas can support your journey!

Postpartum Doula Services In Portland

Postpartum doula care helps fill in the gaps of support during the tender time after your baby is born. Our postpartum doulas provide a compassionate, calming presence as you recover from childbirth and learn to navigate life with your newborn. Our Portland doulas support your parenting style, offer evidence based newborn care, help parents and babies 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!

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The Birth First Approach to Doula Care

We honor

your birth and postpartum as transformative life events.

We believe

there are as many ways to birth and parent as there are people.

We practice

informed consent so you can make well-informed decisions.

We encourage

your distinct birthing and parenting styles and offer unbiased info.

We respect

your family’s identities, beliefs, and communication styles.

We support

your relationship to promote teamwork and success.

We recognize

that birth and postpartum can be unpredictable and may need flexibility.

We appreciate

medical providers for their expertise and respectfully advocate for you.

We understand

that you and your family are unique and deserve individualized care.

The Birth First Education Center


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Information and community.


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Welcome your baby with confidence.



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Education, community, and support.



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Trainings and community for doulas.
Birth First Doulas Team of Portland Birth Doulas

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!

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 Portland doula and the different options available to you, click on the button below.

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Kind Words From Our Portland Doula Clients

“Look no further! You have found your doulas. As first time parents, we appreciated every ounce of guidance Birth First Doulas had to give. I highly recommend Birth First Doulas, and if we have a second baby we’ll be sure to have them by our side again.”

Lindsay & Drew, NW Portland, Oregon

“My husband and I agree that hiring a Birth First Doula was the best decision we made during my pregnancy. They are experts in the field, tremendously kind, supportive, accommodating, and skilled. We can’t recommend them highly enough.”

Meghan & Tim, NE Portland, Oregon

“We were so very blown away by Birth First Doulas’ professionalism and demeanor and instantly felt at ease with them. They completed our birth team and we are extraordinarily grateful to have had them woven into our birth story.”

Stephanie & Elliot, Beaverton, Oregon

Doula Consultation Package, Portland Oregon