Doula Services in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Wondering how to find a doula in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw counties? Check out our list of doula services in metro Detroit, Ann Arbor and beyond.

A doula is a pregnant woman’s companion who is there for the entire birthing experience – before, during and after – to support mom any way she can. These trained professionals offer emotional and physical assistance for not only mom and baby, but for also the rest of the family.

Many doulas are certified by DONA International or the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA). Explore some of your options here in southeast Michigan.

Note: Individual doulas set their own fees, DONA International notes. Here in southeast Michigan, birth doulas run $666-$1,000, and the average postpartum doula fee is $29-$43/hour – according to data from DONA trainer Kim James’ popular website (James looked at active doulas in 77 communities in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties).

For current pricing and a better sense of services offered, contact individual doulas.

Ancient Wisdom Birth Services

  • Locations: Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw Counties
  • Phone: 313-753-5695

Nyasia Bey provides birth/postpartum doula care, childbirth education, placenta encapsulation, mother blessing/sealing ceremonies and sacred belly binding.

Ann Arbor Doulas

  • Locations: Ann Arbor and metro Detroit
  • Phone: 734-751-8280

Has supported over 500 families since 2005. Birth and postpartum doulas are with you every step of the way. Team includes Melinda Cutliff, Kate Scott and Stephanie Julian-Stamper. Also offers childbirth classes.

Ann Arbor Postpartum 

  • Locations: Southeast Michigan
  • Phone: 734-834-6751

Jodi Long has been a birth and postpartum doula since 1999. She’s also a nutritionist and infant care specialist who provides both short- and long-term postpartum care, postpartum planning classes, postpartum nutrition guidance and much more.

Ask the Doula, LLC – Bonnie Miller RN, BSN

  • Locations: Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, Wayne counties
  • Phone: 313-538-7222

Doula, monitrice and private duty labor support registered nurse with over 40 years of obstetrical experience. AquaDoula tub rentals. Birth education classes.

Beyond the Birth Doula – Katrina Rende

  • Locations: Macomb, Oakland, Wayne counties
  • Phone: 586-876-2609

The CAPPA-certified postpartum doula, also a mother of 10 kids, is skilled in breast-feeding support. AED- and CPR-certified for infants. Assists mom, baby and family.

Birth & More Wellness

  • Locations: Metro Detroit and nearby
  • Phone: 313-356-6338

This team has assisted in 1,500 births combines. Birth and postpartum doulas and placenta encapsulation.

Deep Waters & Postpartum Services – Courtney Blackwell, BA, DEM

  • Locations: Metro Detroit
  • Phone: 248-396-3755

Over 18 years of newborn care experience. Placenta encapsulation, belly casting, child care, more.

Delighted to Doula

  • Locations: Oakland, Macomb counties
  • Phone: 248-445-0126

CAPPA-certified birth doula, postpartum/lactation educator.

Erin Barnes Doula Services

  • Locations: Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Wayne counties
  • Phone: 248-840-3269

Ten years experience. Offers postpartum doula support.

Hello Baby Birth Services – Nicole Lennox, LMT

  • Location: Oakland County
  • Phone: 248-509-4433

Offers birth services, massage therapy and placenta encapsulation.

Inspire Doula Services 

  • Locations: Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties
  • Phone: 248-919-8182

Prenatal, birth and postpartum doula services, placenta encapsulation, childbirth and newborn classes; grandparent classes, too.

Life Blooms Birth Services – Carmen Malcolm

  • Locations: 30-mile radius of Livonia (parts of Oakland, Wayne counties)
  • Phone: 248-302-5339

Certified birth/postpartum doula, childbirth educator, breast-feeding counselor, placenta encapsulator, lactation counselor, mom of two.

Live Light Doula Services, LLC

  • Locations: Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties
  • Phone: 586-434-0405

Birth and postpartum doula services, placenta encapsulation, childbirth education and more. Team includes Lauren Hodson, Mara Johnson, Ashley Scheetz, Mandy Spann, Christie Spudowski and Kate York.

Metro Detroit Doula Services

  • Locations: Oakland, Macomb counties and nearby
  • Phone: 586-960-5993

Labor and postpartum/infant care doulas and postpartum placenta specialists; professionally certified childbirth education. Team includes Amy Hammer, Andrea Stainbrook, Diana Abdallah, Arnetta Ford, Kelly Gallé, Erin Hendrickson, Carolyn Katchka, Marie Lang, Kate Nagle, Yolanda Rabbani and Beth Smith.

Metro Detroit Doulas and Educators 

  • Location: Southeast Michigan

This web directory connects you to even more local birth and postpartum doulas. Board includes Cynthia Jackson, Erin Barnes, Jen Henderson and Jill Reiter.

Mothering Naturally Birth Services – Courtenay Grabowski

  • Locations: Macomb, Oakland, Wayne counties
  • Phone: 248-396-5132

Birth doula, midwife, childhood educator and breast-feeding support expert with over 15 years of experience. Childbirth educator and ALACE certified.

My Doula Dawn, LLC

  • Location: Ann Arbor area
  • Phone: 734-408-1484

Certified birth doula with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology.

Nine Short Months Doula and Midwifery Service

  • Locations: Metro Detroit area
  • Phone: 248-792-3322

Doulas of various specialties offer birth and postpartum services. Also offers services at its independent natural birth center location in Southfield. Team includes Wendy Pinter, Niku Rice, Emily Stevenson and Brandy Walters.

Sacred Roots Services, LLC

  • Locations: Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and nearby
  • Phone: 734-480-8264

Katy Gladwin is a birth doula, childbirth educator and women’s advocate.

Sacred Rose Birthing Services – Cynthia Jackson

  • Locations: Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, Wayne counties
  • Phone: 313-971-7324

DONA doula since 2005. Trained childbirth educator. Experience with medicated, non-medicated, multiples and VBAC births.

SEM Community Doulas

  • Location: Southeast Michigan
  • Phone: 248-840-3269

Combined 20-plus years experience. Private childbirth education and newborn classes, birth and postpartum doula support, prenatal and postnatal massage and placenta encapsulation.

Support for Growing Families, LLC – Catherine Fischer

  • Location: Washtenaw County; elsewhere with travel fee
  • Phone: 734-395-5244

Certified postpartum doula services.

Sweet Dreams Birth Services – Missy Kacy

  • Locations: Oakland County and nearby
  • Phone: 248-464-1639

This birth and postpartum doula is a CAPPA member and mom of four. Also offers placenta encapsulation.

The After Baby Lady Postpartum Doula Services – Jill Reiter

  • Locations: Macomb, Oakland, Wayne counties
  • Phone: 586-604-1446

Whether you need 24/7 support or a few hours of care, Reiter and her team can help. Serving metro Detroit families since 2009.

Tree Town Doulas

  • Locations: Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and nearby
  • Phone: See website for phone numbers

Birth and postpartum doula support. Childbirth and infant care classes, placenta encapsulation, breastfeeding consultants. Team includes Lisa Anderson, Toni Auker, Martha Baum, Anna Fernandez, Cynthia Gabriel, Anna Kreiner and Gillian McClinsey.

Wadada Massage & Doula Services – Jahmanna Selassie

  • Locations: Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, Wayne counties
  • Phone: 734-717-2709

Mother of seven, birth and postpartum doula and massage therapist. Also offers placenta encapsulation.

Well Moms Have Well Babies

  • Locations: Oakland, Wayne counties
  • Phone: 313-406-9904

Labor support doula services offered by nursing professionals. Also breast-feeding help, newborn 101.

Woven in Love Maternity Services, LLC – Eileen Denomme

  • Locations: Macomb, Oakland, Wayne counties
  • Phone: 586-337-0393

Certified professional midwife for home deliveries and monitrice/doula services for hospital births.

This post is updated regularly.

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