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ABOUT ASHLEY

OVERVIEW

  • BA in Psychology from Oakland University
  • MPH (Health Behavior and Education) from the University of Michigan
  • Certifying DONA Birth Doula
  • Certifying DONA Postpartum Doula
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer since 2013
  • Red Cross CPR and First Aid
  • Certified NY Pilates Instructor since 2018

In Ashley’s free time she enjoys being crafty and doing DIY projects, checking out local restaurants and breweries, organizing, going to barre, yoga and pilates classes, hanging out with her husband and daughter, playing games with friends, and listening to audiobooks/podcasts.

SERVICES

Birth

Giving birth is a big deal. Having a strong support team is essential for a positive experience. I help provide emotional and physical support for you and your partner, when most hospital staff is focused on the baby.
Additional benefits of having a birth doula:
-increase chances of having a positive experience
-stay focused
-feel confident and competent in decision making process

Postpartum

Bringing a new baby home is a huge life adjustment, whether it is your first or fourth child. I am here for extra emotional and physical support for you and your partner in the first weeks and months of your child's life. Some services I provide:
-light, healthy meal prep
-dishes
-laundry
-breastfeeding/feeding guidance
-grocery shopping
-babywearing
-ability to sleep and shower

INVESTMENT


BIRTH

  • Birth rate: $1,000
  • 2-3 prenatal visits
  • 1-2 postpartum visits (3 hours each)
  • entire birth from active labor to 1-2 hours after baby arrives
  • unlimited texts, calls, and email support

POSTPARTUM

  • Postpartum rate: $30/hour
  • 3 hour minimum per shift
  • Weekend availability
  • Unlimited texts, calls and email support

CLIENT'S TALK

FROM THE BLOG

March 11, 2016

5 Things That Inspired Me This Week 3/11/16

Each week I compile a list of 5 things that inspired me to be healthier and happier throughout the previous week. This helps me think about what makes me stay …

March 5, 2016

5 Things That Inspired Me This Week 3/4/2016

Each week I compile a list of 5 things that inspired me to be healthier and happier throughout the previous week. This helps me think about what makes me stay …

March 2, 2016

My Favorite DIY Personal Care Products

Over the past year I have stopped using almost all store-bought personal products with long lists of ingredients and instead simplified my collection by switching to ingredients I’ve heard of. Here …

February 26, 2016

5 Things That Inspired Me This Week 2/26/16

2016 Mini Photo Book Challenge     I have joined A Beautiful Mess’ 2016 mini photo book challenge. How it works: print out 5 photos a month and compile them …

February 10, 2016

The Easiest Meatball Recipe Ever

  Make three batches of this recipe. 2 for eating now. 1 to freeze for later.   Adapted from Juli Bauer’s Paleo Cookbook Pineapple Sweet-and-Sour Pork Meatball Skewers:   …

February 6, 2016

5 Things That Inspired Me This Week 2/5/16

Each week I compile a list of 5 things that inspired me to be healthier and happier throughout the previous week. This helps me think about what makes me …

GET IN TOUCH

For pricing, questions and availability, please contact me.