Birth Doula Care & Labor Massage

If you are interested in birth doula care, it doesn’t get much better than having a birth doula who is also a licensed massage therapist. Massage throughout labor is extremely effective natural pain relief and studies have found that it leads to shorter labors with less anxiety. Here you can find more information about Lena, as well as what our doula services include, and why you should hire a doula. You can also check out what former clients have said. Lena has experience attending births at home, birthing center, and hospital. Contact us to schedule a free meet and greet at our office.

Lena at a home birth in Brooklyn

Birth Consultation

Not sure about hiring a doula but interested in birth consultation? Lena offers private consults to couples to help you clarify and write your birth preferences (aka, “birth plan”) or help you navigate NYC’s maternity care system, understand all of your options, and determine the birth setting and type of caregiver that is right for you.

Childbirth Education

Lena teaches a holistic approach to childbirth education including newborn care and breastfeeding as a comprehensive weekend intensive. All classes take place at Bend and Bloom Yoga studio in Park Slope. Private and semi-private classes are also available. [more info & links to registration]

Contact us to schedule a free meet & greet