GR Birth and Wellness Blog

April 5, 2017

Name: Alicia Elkins

Children: Charlie, 3 months

Occupation: Nanny

1. What were your reasons for hiring a postpartum doula?

Our baby was born during my husbands busiest time of the year at work. I wanted support and an extra set of hands when we brought home our bundle of joy. Also I have a history of depression so I knew that I had a greater chance of PPD. Hiring a postpartum doula was part of our plan to take steps towards being proactive towards postpartum care.

2. How wa...

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GR Birth and Wellness is a collective of practitioners deeply committed to supporting maternal wellness in the childbearing year. Massage therapists hold current state licenses in good standing, while doulas are certified or actively pursuing certification through the respected third-party organization, DONA International.

We provide non-judgmental support to families with a wide variety of circumstances and preferences, including hospital & home births. 

GR Birth and Wellness serves families in West Michigan including Greater Grand Rapids, Holland, Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Muskegon, and Fremont.

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