Birth Consultant Services

Lisa offers compassionate, nurturing and insightful birth support within the YYC birth community. The following packages are designed to accommodate a spectrum of interest and need for prenatal information and preparation.

Lisa is in the process of completing her Bachelor’s In Midwifery.
She is currently able to offer birth doula support for births between June 2018 – Mid August 2018.


All Birth Support Packages Include:

  • Access to Lisa’s extensive lending library including books, magazines, movies and documentaries.
  • Access to the Happy Healthy Child DVD series.
  • Unlimited phone and email support for questions, concerns or to affirm normal.
  • 24/7 On-Call from 2 weeks before your estimated due date until your baby is born.
  • Continuous support for your labour, birth and for the first 1-2 hours afterwards.
  • Complementary birth pool rental & access to TENS machine.
  • Birth photography is available as an add-on service.
  • A postpartum visit at 6 weeks postpartum including birth story listening and debriefing if desired.
  • Breastfeeding & infant feeding support.

Differences in prenatal preparation between individual packages (named after apt Mary Oliver poems) are as listed below:


“Honey At The Table” Package ($1400)

  • Birthing From Within™ 6 week childbirth class series (~15 hours).
    • Extensive childbirth preparation + doula support ($100 savings).
    • Weekend intensives are also available if timing is an issue.
  • 2 private prenatal meetings (~2hours each)
    • 1st meeting – building relationships, coping mindsets, understanding your personal views, experiences and desires for your birth.
    • 2nd meeting – discussion of dynamics in the birth environment, partner connection and advocacy, final preparations for birth.

“The Journey” Package ($1200)

  • 2 private prenatal meetings (~2hours each)
    • 1st meeting – building relationships, coping mindsets, understanding your personal views, experiences and desires for your birth.
    • 2nd meeting – discussion of dynamics in the birth environment, partner connection and advocacy, final preparations for birth.

“Wild Geese” Package ($1000)

(For Returning Clients)

  • 1 prenatal meeting (~2hours)
    • Catching up since your last birth, birth story listening, discussion of how you are preparing for your birth, your current needs and coping mindset review.

Exploring Choices ($50/hour)

For families who are looking for unbiased information in order to make their own best decisions, but who do not necessarily desire full on birth doula support.

  • Discussion of local birth options and referrals to community members.
  • Assistance in forming a care plan for labour, birth and postpartum.
  • Information on common interventions, policies and institutional routines.
  • Discussion of legal rights, informed decision making, consent and refusal.


Please note that Birthing From Within™ Classes are held in our prenatal space, located in Southeast Calgary. Prenatal meetings are generally attended as home visits. 

~ If finances are a concern, please let Lisa know. Options for payment plans etc. are available upon request. ~

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