A 60-minute phone consultation with Michele or Naima.
Looking for advice about where to start? All the options and paths can seem daunting. Michele or Naima will help you figure out steps to get you on the road to the safest and healthiest births. While every birth journey is unique, we're experienced travelers!
Why Naima and Michele?
Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educators
As Lamaze certified Childbirth Educators who've supported parents at hospitals, homes, and centers across the city, we can help you navigate your NYC birth.
DONA Certified Doulas
As DONA certified Doulas and co-owners of For Your Birth, we have tons of evidence-based knowledge as well as first-hand experience to draw from.
Naima is a mom to two elementary-age boys and Michele is the adoptive parent of an adorable toddler. We're right there in the trenches with you!
Who are On-Call Consultations for?
Our on-demand phone consultations are ideal for anyone who...
- Doesn't have time for classes
- Is new to NYC
- Lacks family support, especially single mothers
- Wants to change providers mid-way through your pregnancy
- Wants to have productive, respectful conversations with your care providers
You bring the questions and we’ll point you to resources such as:
Our trusted list of chiropractors, massage therapist and acupuncturists: We have lists of providers that we have worked with and trusted over the years. We know their personalities, their locations and can hear your needs and sort out the wheat from the chaff.
Essential questions for you doctor: Through respectful, informed conversations, you can get the most personalized care in the times you care providers one-on-one.
Birth plans: We'll help you identify your birth preferences so you can be ready to take on the adventure of labor, with all its twists and turns.
Support plans for after baby’s born: We'll help you plan for a successful emotional and physical recovery so you can transition into parenthood with confidence.
Areas of Expertise
- First-time moms
- Turning nervous dads into gold-medal-winning birth partners
- Queer families
- Lactation/breastfeeding challenges
- Postpartum support for adopting parents
- Planned C-sections
- Pregnancies conceived through IVF
- Planning for and supporting homebirths
- Preparing for twins postpartum
Availability: Most business days (day and evenings)