-Find top-rated Service Providers

Find Top-Rated Covington Doulas

Angie's List helps you hire the best - and avoid the rest!

Doulas to Avoid

17

Top Rated Doulas

8

Prevent buyer's remorse with us

  • Only 32% of Covington Doulas are reliable
  • Tardiness is the #1 complaint against Covington Doulas
  • Shop with us to ensure a fair price
  • Our complaint resolution team will help if a project goes bad
+See Verified Local Reviews

Over 33 reviews for
Covington Doulas from people just like you.

A
"This is a copy of a review I posted on another site, but in short, I could not have done it without
: I delivered a son via VBAC with"
help. My goal was to labor at home for as long as possible for fear that if I went into the hospital too early I would be trapped to the bed with all sorts of meds and IVs in place and not be able to move around.
helped me reach my goal and then some. I labored at home for 23 hours and by the time we went to the hospital I was 8cm dilated and progressing quickly. The hospital staff pretty much ignored my begging for drugs but as soon as I said the code word (meaning I was serious about pain relief)
told the staff - "luckily" they did not humor me and I delivered my bouncing baby boy completely natural with some tearing to boot! Were it not for
, however, (who also trained my husband to help) I would not have have reached my labor and delivery goals - no way, no how. This baby was my last
to have the vaginal birth that I desperately wanted and
was there to help me despite my fears/anger/and obscene screams throughout my labor and delivery pain. Please don't hesitate to hire a doula to assist you in labor and consider
to help you - she was incredible and I could not be happier with the outcome of my final birth.

-Rose R.

N
"We contacted
-
for sleep training for our foster/adopted son who is now 12 weeks! The trusting, caring, successful" work of
is why my wife and I chose to work with her upon the first meeting! In our special case, we knew from the moment we met
, she had the right tools to manage our special situation with understanding, love and kindness. We knew we needed someone we could trust as well as providing us with the best care in order to get our son to sleep through the night.
came in, set up a wonderful bedtime routine and had our little guy sleeping soundly in his crib for the first time since bringing him home! All her knowledge really comes into play during the night sessions, teaching us more than you can ever dream of!

-Teri V.

+Join 2 Million People on Angie's List

Over 2 million people trust Angie's List.

  • Your Membership Includes:
  • Instant access to top rated businesses covering 700+ services
  • Our Complaint Resolution Team to help when a project goes bad
  • On-the-go access to our iPhone, Android, & iPad apps
Find top-rated Service Providers
See Verified Local Reviews
Join 2 Million People on Angie's List

Local Articles in Covington

Women often need a variety of medical professionals who can help take care of their own health concerns, help with family planning and provide service during pregnancy. A variety of women's health specialists can offer the right care for your needs.

Doulas

A doula is a trained professional who provides emotional and physical support to women in labor, childbirth education to families before birth and after birth and assistance to an obstetrician or midwife.

Angie's List
Women's Services - Doulas

Doulas can serve an important role before, during and after birth for both the mother, partner and baby. Learn more about the benefits of hiring a doula.

Angie's List
Women's Services - Doulas

Should you hire a doula? A doula is a coach who assists a woman during her pregnancy and also during labor. However, a doula is not a medical professional.

Angie's List
Chest/Thoracic Surgery, Health Education/Workshops, Lab Services - Drug & Alcohol Testing, Otolaryngology, Primary Care - Osteopathic Medicine, Skin & Body Care - Vein Treatment, Therapy/Respite Camps, Women's Services - Doulas, Women's services - Midwives, Women's Services - Obstetrics & Gynecology

Many people are unfamiliar with what modern midwives do. A New York City midwife tells of a late-night delivery.

Doula Birthing Support reviews in Covington

N

Rating
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
gets a full five star rating from me and my family! They are all stars; 10/10 & 100%.

At
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
, Jenn and
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
are completely professional. They respect your wishes and choices while continually offering easier or helpful methods and advice as your going through your birthing journey.

I just had my first baby! I wasn't sure about having a doula. I was definitely having a home birth if possible. I chose my midwife when I was considering getting pregnant a whole year before I actually did! I had heard of doulas and even had a friend tell me that her sister had one in a hospital and I should look into it. When I first researched on internet I couldn't find anything. I don't know if it was a spelling issue or if there just wasn't much online about them at the time. As I was going through pregnancy the term doula came up more and more as the pregnancy progressed. I was offered doula services by an acquaintance. I kept it in the back of my mind, but never really looked into it further. One day a yoga teacher told me about Jenn from
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
and how she was hoping to attend a home birth. I met with her and it was almost instant that I knew she would attend my birth! Jenn and
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
were both instantly a perfect personality match for me. Jenn is sweet, outgoing, optimistic and bubbly.
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
is sweet, calming and very nurturing. I would say they both share each other's qualities, but each have predominant traits about them; all good and positive!

After finalizing my plans with them to be on my birthing team, Jenn attended a midwife appointment and had a few more with just me, her and
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
. It was great to get to know them a bit and good to discuss what I hoped for in my birth. We practiced some techniques for labor and they educated me about what they do. I may not be entirely correct, but I've come to the conclusion that the midwife is at the birth for primarily the baby and the doula is there for the mom as her personal coach and advocate/ helper. It seems to me that the doula will try to keep the birth going the way the mom wants it to go while being there for her and her changing needs.

Before the birth came Jenn would check on me and send me helpful articles and links to answer any questions I had. My boy was two weeks past due date and Jenn was very comforting. She helped to calm me and evaporate my worries.

When the time for birth came, I called Jenn. I wasn't sure how fast it would progress and wanted to talk to her through my pain. After talking me through my very painful contractions for half hour, Jenn decided it was time to come to me! It all happened pretty quickly after that. In about an hour after her arrival she helped my husband and I decide it was time to call the midwife. I was screaming in pain and my husband was frantic so I'm guessing she just made the executive decision. We didn't want to falsely call the midwife in the middle of the night, but Jenn knew it was time! By the time the midwife arrived I was at 7cm dilated. One hour later I was at ten centimeters and ready to push. I'm skipping over all the painful and terrible
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
details FYI. Sometime in the mix
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
arrived. Throughout the painful stretches of contractions of which I felt I had no break,
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
and Jenn comforted me. They tried different approaches and offered advice for different positions. We finally settled on me lying on my side/ stomach and them massaging me through my painful
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
moments. (I think...It was kind of a blur). I'm sure they would have done anything to help ease my pain! Through a few hours of contractions and one hour of pushing, both Jenn and
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
were there for me like no one has ever been there for me before. They comforted my every ail. They loved and nurtured me through the hardest few hours I've ever had in my whole life! They are perfect; they are superstars!

I happened to have my birth just when they were first getting started as a team, so I got to have double the pleasure of both of them at my birth. I am so very thankful that it worked out that way! They both brought their own
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
to the mix to make a masterpiece! I know that without them I would have survived, but with them I didn't have to survive. They took care of me and I knew they were there for me the whole time! They also helped my husband along! They floated us along the birthing river-nice and easy. My midwife couldn't believe the ease with which I went through contractions, transition and birth. I attribute at least 80% of that to Jenn and
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
! I don't know what I would have done without them and I'm so very glad I don't have to know. I've never worked so hard in my life! They made it feel a lot easier. Looking back, it was just a few hours of my life-not too bad. I would recommend these girls to everyone that is going to go through this difficult, yet rewarding experience! I am having one more kid someday and they both have a place on my birthing team no matter the price! Yep-they are that good! ! !

After the birth they checked in on me and my boy. Now, two months later, I miss them dearly! I hope my story inspires others to give them a shot, for it is a sure shot indeed!

All of my love and gratitude to the ladies at
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
!

-
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
- Samantha S.
N

Rating
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
's home visits were warm and informative, so that we felt well prepared for labor. When my water broke, I called her at 2:30 am and she was as supportive and helpful as she would have been at 2:30pm.
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
talked us through early labor, and then met us at the hospital, where she stayed by my side and advocated on our behalf straight through the birth and after. It was also a relief to see her the two times she visited our home after the birth. She was very helpful with location support.
- Helen M.
C

Rating
This medical practice should not be listed under "doulas" - there are none here, & they are strictly a medical care provider. Doulas are non-medical specially trained support caregivers for women who are pregnant, giving birth, & postpartum.
My MD is Dr.
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
, but I've only seen her once. Every other time I've been shunted to one of the other doctors in this clinic. It's a huge clinic, impersonal. The front desk people are the most rude; clinical care staff are much more personable, friendly, polite, caring.
I'm not happy that I can never see my doctor. The purpose of having one MD as a PCP is to have continuity of care. Instead, this clinic only has continuity in the form of my chart (which can be read by whoever they assign me the next time I'm there).
And apparently there's a big problem with identity theft among their patients (maybe people trying to use the insurance card of a friend because they don't have access to medical care?) - they insist on seeing the insurance card AND a photo ID at every visit! I offered them a copy of my info, so it would be in my records (I don't usually carry that with me, so it can't be stolen) & they refused.
Another problem is that they don't take walk-ins, & it's nearly impossible to get a same-day appointment if there's a sudden problem. After being sent home from class (in late OCT 2011) because I'd fainted, I went to try and see my doctor. They said I could see another doctor a couple hours later, so I waited. When I went back to the check-in desk at the time I'd been given, they said my appointment was cancelled & they'd tried to call me. (My cell phone was on, in my pocket, & showed no missed calls.) They hadn't even paged the waiting area. They wanted me to wait another 3 hours, which I couldn't do, so the problem went untreated. It probably was the first manifestation of the dizziness which is still causing problems (JUL 2012).
- K S.
A

Rating
When I started having regular contractions I called them to let them know. I asked them not to come yet, because my contractions were not difficult. We maintained contact over the next couple hours, and when I was ready (middle of the night, of course) I asked them to come.
They arrived promptly and seamlessly took their places. They suggested different labor positions, used a variety of techniques to minimize pain, and even helped with little things like changing the bedsheets, filling up our birth pool, and bringing my husband anything he (or I) needed so he wouldn't have to leave me. They helped me feel at ease laboring in the way that was most comfortable for me, without being self-conscious--this alone helped tremendously. Their gentle reminders to relax helped me to not fight the contractions. They really were there to serve us, and did whatever was needed.
I'm not sure what we would have done without
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
and
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
. I recommend their services to anyone in the area who is having a baby (regardless of whether they are in a home, birth center, or hospital) , and I already know one friend who has booked them for her second baby! They are wonderful!
- Sophia R.
A

Rating
I visited Good
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
a few times during my pregnancy. The ultrasound technician was fantastic each time we saw him. Our labor and delivery staff were compassionate and helpful through my entire stay. I received prompt, correct care and am happy with my experience!
- Brenna L.
A

Rating
We were referred to
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
and The Post-Partum Place in
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
, NJ, twice separately from my OBGYN as well as our daughter’s Pediatricians for a lactation consultation.
She was born by Cesarean almost two weeks after her due date and had lost more than the customary 10% of her birth weight by our discharge from the hospital.
This is our first child and we were fish out of water.
I had a breast reduction at the age of 15 and was told for more than 18 years that I would more than likely be unable to breastfeed, so I never considered it a possibility. Shortly after our daughter’s birth, I was able to latch her and she seemed to be getting at least some milk from my breasts to our surprise! I could sense however that she may need some supplement from a bottle and formula.
After a few days and her first appointment with the Pediatrician and continued weight-loss, we could sense that she was having difficulty with both the bottle and the breast.
We made an appointment with
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
after our third day home after an emotional phone call.
We were immediately put at ease by her comforting manner and obvious knowledge and experience. Just minutes into the consultation, she had our daughter latched onto my breast with ease and in a more comfortable and efficient position.
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
introduced us to various tools, supplements and support, to help us with achieving the best results and comfort as well as educated us to the science and nature of breastfeeding. Most importantly, she discovered that our baby had a 60% posterior
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
-tie that prohibited her
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
from touching the roof of her mouth and sucking!
No doctor in the delivery room, hospital or our Pediatrician’s office had diagnosed this problem. We were referred to a wonderful oral surgeon who treated the
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
-tie in a
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
in-office procedure.
Along with our consultation and mentoring, she provides a 24hr hotline for questions and concerns and has always answered the phone when we’ve called. We have access to free weigh-ins, breastfeeding and
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
care equipment for purchase, and a diaper-changing station when we’re in the area.
The Post-Partum Place is also the home to a couple of parent support groups. The Mother’s Club for new moms with infants from 0-6 months has been an invaluable resource to me!
Our daughter is now almost 4 months old and thanks to
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
’s support and guidance, I am a new mom with an 18 year total breast reduction who is breastfeeding exclusively! Our baby is almost 15lbs and we no longer weigh her everyday – we know that she’s getting the nutrition that she needs and is absolutely flourishing thanks to the Booby Goddess:
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
Parlapiano!
- Dorana H.
B

Rating
She's a good doctor but has too many patients. So it takes too long to be able to see her. But I've been seeing her for many years and don't want to change. I rarely get to see her and mostly see her PAs otherwise it can take up to 2 weeks to be able to see her. When I do see her, she is great. She takes her time with you and talks to you about anything you need to talk about.
- Hope R.
A

Rating
Reaching out to
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
of
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
and Beyond,
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
and subsequently enrolling in her Prenatal
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
class as well as her HypnoBirthing class was the single best decision I have made during my pregnancy!
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
’s gentle education and support has proven invaluable to me, what an asset! I can’t thank her enough for guiding me on all aspects of my journey from finding an awesome practitioner who best aligned with my goals and birthing desires to hosting a weekly Prenatal
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
class that I found such a welcoming break. Her weekly prenatal
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
classes allowed me dedicated time each week to (1) connect with other moms (2) focus quiet attention on bonding with my baby (3) focus energy on my positive birthing intentions (4) practice my relaxation techniques and (5) most of all it provided valuable education! The coaching
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
provided each week was well received, and it definitely improved my ability to relax, and relax more quickly. I will definitely take more of
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
's classes in the future (ex: she also has a mom and baby
Covington Doulas Provider Name Locked
class), and I highly recommend her to all mothers!
- Sarah M.

All Doulas in Covington, WA

Companies below are listed in alphabetical order. To view top rated service providers along with reviews and ratings, Join Angie's List Now!

A Hand To Lend Birth Doula Services

505 MT Jupiter DR SW
Issaquah

Amazing Arrivals.

2313 192nd Ave SE.
Sammamish

Baby Blessings Doula Care

3324 S Eighth St
Tacoma

Birthing Gently

P.O. Box 5373

Dear Doula

9583 8th Ave NW
Seattle

Kim James

6012 Sycamore Ave NW
Seattle

Malloy, Kelly

West Seattle
Seattle

McArthur, Jennifer

16055 SE 172nd Pl
Renton

My Seattle Doula

113 174th Pl NE
Bellevue

Nurturing Expressions LLC

4746 44th Ave SW
Seattle

O'Hara, Dr. MaryAnn

7337 35th Ave NE
Seattle

Sammamish Reflexology

14777 NE 40th St
Bellevue

Sanford, Dr. Elizabeth G.

6002 Westgate Blvd
Tacoma

Sound Doula

Seattle

The Joyous Tulip

11417 NE 21st Street
Bellevue

Valenta, Marnie

4828 S Lucile St
Seattle

Valley Medical Center

400 S 43rd Street
Renton

Shop Local Doula Birthing Support Services in Covington, WA

Covington Zip Codes

Join Angie's List to get the best local reviews in Covington.

What Does My Membership Include?
  • Instant access to reviews for 700+ services
  • Exclusive service discounts - up to 70 percent off!
  • Top-notch support from our live call center
How does Angie's List work?
1. Say you need a Birth Doula
2. Angie's List has tons of detailed, local reviews.
3. Find a winner, and book them.
4. Angie's List is there to resolve any issues.
CBS
Good Morning America
Fox News
USA Today
The Wall Street Journal
MSN money