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Birth to
Breast

Chest, pump,bottles & more 

THE PARTNERSHIP

You want to move through pregnancy and parenthood with intention. Spend less time googling and more time on the connection. This is why Birth to Breast has partnered with Rosewater Doula Care. Together we offer in-home lactation consultations with IBCLCs, Birth doula Care, Postpartum doula care, and free community events at parks and birth centers. 

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MEET RUTH

Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Doula and Newborn care specialist

 I serve pregnant, birthing, and postpartum families to birth and breastfeed/chestfeed their baby's confidently. I'm here to reassure you, answer your questions, and create a plan if there is an issue.

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Meet Jocelyn

Birth and  postpartum doula with twin  experience

 I serve pregnant, birthing, and postpartum feel prepared and supported for birth, postpartum, and parenting. 

NO WHITE COAT SYNDROME HERE

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

HOW WE SERVE

LA CRÈME DE LA CRÈME

We offer the best of the best lactation and doula support. We use the doula model which means we will actively listen and partner with you to help you move toward your goals. You will receive emotional, physical, informational, continuous care, and partner support when you work with us.

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WE GOT YOU

LACTATION CONSULTATION

Ruth is an IBCLC who offer prenatal and postpartum 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 our knowledge and experience sets the foundation for your journey through the trimesters.

DOULA CARE

Want continuous support through pregnancy, birthing, and postpartum? We offer doula care which includes prenatal doula consults, on-going messaging, continous birth support, and postpartum doula care. 

WHERE WE 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.

FREE WEEKLY CLASSES

FAQ

All the questions

WHY IS YOUR BREASTFEEDING HELP SPECIAL?

Beyond being a lactation consultant (IBCLC) ,Ruth is a mom, birth doula, and postpartum doula. This means she has seen what happens before and after the care plan. She get newborn parent life. This is why Birth to Breast offer extra-long lactation appointments and follow-up communication. Ruth am also a newborn care specialist so she knows newborn care, behavior, and communication. She knows newborn adjustment, postpartum recovery, and our culture butt heads and all affect breastfeeding journeys. This knowledge helps her to team up with you & create realistic care plans.

WHAT IS YOUR ROLE?

Our role is to be your helpful friend. We truly listen and help you figure out how you can meet your ideal goals. We 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.

Do you accept insurance for lactation consultations?

Birth to Breast accepts Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, Blue shield Blue cross PPO, AETNA PPO, Cigna PPO, & some United PPO plans. Clients with these insurances typically receive 6 fully covered in-home lactation consultations. To check your insurance coverage please click the button here. I can provide superbill at request if you do not have one of these insurances and I offer payment plans for cash pay clients. 

Do you accept insurance for doula care?

Doulas can not bill insurance at this time but many insurances do cover doulas. We have had clients in the past be reimbursed for Anthem BCBC as well as some companies such as Qualcomm and CVS. Other clients with a FSA card have been able to use their cards with our billing system.

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