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 final year of her Bachelor’s In Midwifery.
If you would like a referral for a holistic birth consultant or birth doula in the YYC community, please feel free to contact Lisa.


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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