Areas Served:
I am happy to serve clients in the South Bay (Santa Clara County) and the Peninsula including:
Campbell, Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Morgan Hill, Palo Alto, Redwood City, San Jose, Santa Clara, Saratoga, Sunnyvale

I attend births at the following hospitals/birth centers:
Casa Natal Birth Center (Morgan Hill), El Camino (Los Gatos & Mountain View), Good Samaritan (San Jose), Kaiser (Redwood City, San Jose & Santa Clara), Lucille Packard Children's Hospital (Palo Alto), O’Connor (San Jose), Sequoia (Redwood City), Valley Regional Medical Center (San Jose)

Total Fee: $1660

Includes all of the "Essential" services listed above, plus 4 hours of daytime postpartum care hours to support you as you heal and learn to care for your new baby.

Premier Birth Doula Package

Total Fee: $1500

Essential Birth Doula Package

• A complimentary, no obligation interview so that we can get to know each other
• 1-2 prenatal visits to build a bond and prepare for your birth. We will address your fears and hopes for your birth, your preferences regarding doula support, any questions or concerns about the process, review/practice selected techniques, and create and discuss your birth plan.
• Access to many files and handouts including what to pack for the hospital, sample birth plans, and breastfeeding
• Unlimited phone, text, and email support in between our visits through 2 weeks postpartum.
• 24/7 on-call dedicated labor support during birth at your home or hospital beginning 2 weeks before and lasting 2 weeks after your due date. Should your birth occur outside these dates, I will make every effort to attend.
• Telephone support in early labor to help assess the status of your labor and provide tips for your comfort
• Continuous support during your labor and delivery induing comfort measures, positioning techniques, massage, TENS unit, essential oils, full access to my birth bag, etc
• Assistance with your first breastfeeding attempt 
• 1 postpartum home visit to process and review your birth experience, answer questions, give breastfeeding support, as well as emotional and informational support.
• Referrals to various members of the community, as necessary.


birth YOUR way

Doula Kersti