GR Birth and Wellness Blog

February 2, 2016



Name: Amy DeJong

Children: Camden and Ethan (Identical Twins), 6.5 years 

Elliana, 3 years

Keaton, 13 months

Occupation: Stay-at-home mom and former teacher. 

Place of birth: Spectrum Health, Butterworth


1. What were your reasons for hiring a doula? My first birth was a planned c-section, due to a medical issue with one of my twins.  My second birth was a medicated VBAC.  Both of these births resulted in a difficult and long recovery which was challenging with two newborn...

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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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