Why a Beautiful Birth Doula…

Beautiful Birth Doula Services is the only doula agency of its kind in Wisconsin. Our founder has hand-picked and mentored each of our doulas.  Our coordinator expertly directs all client inquiries to the most appropriate doula for you, which may even lead to another doula in the community if she sees that is the most appropriate fit, keeping in line with the Doulas of North America Code of Ethics commitment ‘To provide a doula for every woman.’ Our coordinator, Emily Shier, is also in trained as a DONA Birth Doula Trainer where she helps to educate and grow novice doulas and bring the best-of-the-best into the folds of Beautiful Birth.

The Beautiful Birth Doulas are all trained doulas.  We offer a variety of Certified and NonCertified Doulas We adhere to the same guidelines, philosophy, and Scope of Practice. If you are applying for 3rd party (Insurance/Flex Benefits) Reimbursement, Birth Doula Certification is likely a requirement (for instance if you are a member of Group Health Cooperative which offers up to $200 reimbursement for use of CD(DONA) doulas.)
Fees are based on level of experience
*Novice doulas may be in the process of certification and gaining experience and are available at lower fees.

We have supported the following kinds of birth and birth issues:

  • Natural
  • Medicated
  • Homebirth
  • Waterbirth
  • Hospital birth (Serving St.Mary’s and Meriter as well as most community hospitals throughout Wisconsin)
  • Birth Center Birth
  • Hypnobirth™
  • Hypnobabies™
  • VBACs
  • Inductions Gestational Diabetes
  • Preeclampsia
  • Dystocia
  • Cephalopelvic Disproportion
  • Low platletes
  • Genetic Anomalies/Cleft Palette
  • Breech Babies/Birth
  • External Versions
  • Cesarean birth
  • Placenta Previa
  • Placental abruption
  • Low, Excess amniotic fluid
  • Adoption, Surrogacy
  • Loss, Grief
  • Prematurity
  • Multiples
  • Women who have Trauma and/or Sexual Abuse History


Our postpartum experience and education sets us apart. In addition to the postpartum meeting in your home within the first two weeks to provide breastfeeding support and connect you to the new mother support groups abd resources in your area, we also have a six week follow-up.

When you choose a Beautiful Birth Doula you are guaranteed back-up in the event of illness, unforeseen event, or if your labor requires the fresh energy of additional support.

We want you to have the best support possible for your birth. Please join us at an open house, held monthly, to meet our team of top-quality doulas.


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