What We Discuss in a Prenatal Meeting

First Prenatal Meeting
Around 30 – 33 weeks gestation

Get to know each other
Talk about pregnancy and any previous births
Natural Rhythm/Stages of Labor
Fears/Concerns You May Have
Doula Roles and Limitations
Logistical and business concerns (discussion of fees, release forms, etc)

Second Prenatal Meeting
Around 36 – 38 weeks gestation

Birth Plan: Vision for birth, what makes you comfortable/tense
Orientation of your home
Packing List
Comfort Measures: Go over ‘doula bag of tricks’
Practice Birthing Positions: Including Role Playing and ScenariosPostpartum Goals