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I SEE YOU,

You want to move through pregnancy and parenthood with intention. Spend less time googling and more time on the connection. Welcome to the Birth to Breast community, where we pair digestible education with a virtual community. Need more individual support? We have you covered with lactation consultations or private doula support.

 
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MEET RUTH

Birth doula, Lactation Consultant (IBCLC pending), Newborn Care specialist, and Postpartum Doula

Military spouse and mama of two kids under 7 years old

Wanna know more?
 

NO WHITE COAT SYNDROME HERE

You know your family, self, and baby best. I know pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding. We both know you could do this alone, (you found my page after all which means you are probably very capable and pretty badass!) but we both know adventures are more fun with friends and we could be a dream team!

 

HOW I SERVE

 The doula model of care

Welcome to the doula model of care. Doulas are not medical providers we are partners and our expertise is your experience during all four trimesters. We apply this partner dynamic to prenatal education, breastfeeding help, and 4th trimester coaching.

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I GOT YOU

LACTATION CONSULTATION

I offer prenatal and postpartum virtual lactation consultations.
Are you worried about breastfeeding? Schedule a prenatal. 
Do you want to start breastfeeding confidently? Schedule a postpartum consultation for proactive care. 
Is breastfeeding not going the way you expected? Schedule a postpartum appointment and we will figure things out. 

PREGNANCY CLASS AND COMMUNITY

Education + Community+ Access to all my knowledge and experience sets the foundation for your journey through the trimesters.

DOULA AND COACHING

Want more personalized support? My birth and coaching support comes with private prenatal coaching sessions, continuous in-person or virtual birth support, private postpartum coaching sessions, and 6 weeks of virtual messaging support.

 

WHERE I SERVE

Is your home your happy place? We’ll meet you there if you are in San Diego! Not in San Diego or comfy in your home? No problem it's post-2020, we all have zoom! Looking for birth doula support we will meet you at your home, virtually, or the place you are giving birth.


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IN-HOME CARE

VIRTUAL

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

ARE YOU AN INTROVERT?

Me too! This is why we have both private and community options. PJs and lived-in homes are always welcome!

 
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WANT TO STAY COZY AT HOME?

Click here to learn more about our virtual classes, breastfeeding help, and birth support.

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SAN DIEGO RESIDENT?

Click here to learn more about our in-person classes, breastfeeding help, and birth support.

 

FAQ

All the questions

WHY IS YOUR BREASTFEEDING HELP SPECIAL?

Beyond being a lactation consultant (IBCLC pending), I am a mom, birth doula, and postpartum doula. This means I see what happens before and after the care plan. I get newborn parent life. This is why I offer extra-long lactation appointments and follow-up communication. I am also a newborn care specialist so I know newborn care, behavior, and communication. I know newborn adjustment, postpartum recovery, and our culture but heads and all affect breastfeeding journeys and this helps me to team up with you & create realistic care plans.

WHAT IS YOUR ROLE?

My role is to be your helpful friend. I truly listen and help you figure out how you can meet your ideal goals. I know you know more than you may believe. We’ll have real conversations to unlock this knowledge. Each encounter is a teaching opportunity and a chance for you to feel heard and empowered.

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM THE COMMUNITY?

The community is a safe area to bond with other people in the safe stage as you. I have a no-judgment rule. In addition to our live zooms, I will drop in on Facebook live to cover different pregnancy and birth topics. You can ask questions and share your experiences. I provide weekly journal topics to nourish your soul. Expect to enjoy pregnancy or at least appreciate the joy while feeling supported during the raw times.

ARE YOU A LACTIVIST?

I am a parentivist. You set the goal and I join your team to help you get there! I know in the end that you and your partner's wellness is what has the largest effect on your baby, so to sum things up I support people not philosophies.

 
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I WANT TO MEET YOU

Let's talk about you and what you need!