Pregnancy & Labor Support

Preparing for labor and providing support

Are you ready to get matched with a Virtual Labor Support Doula?

Call us at 888.506.0607 x720 to do the intake by phone OR Sign up for a time that we can call you OR Complete this online intake

Labor Support Online Intake

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  • Name of hospital, birth center or homebirth
  • There are many established benefits to having labor support. Please share with us what is drawing you to exploring doula support.
  • Are your wishes in line with your partner?
  • Have you taken or plan to take any classes on childbirth, parenting, breastfeeding, newborn care, etc? Are you reading any books on birth and/or parenting?
  • Please share anything you would like to about your health history that will assist us in matching you with a doula. Please also include anything about your current fitness/movement: prenatal exercise, yoga, meditation/mindfulness, walking, swimming, etc.
  • All Birthways Doulas have current Tdap. A very few of the staff are not fully vaccinated due to medical exemptions. We want to ensure everyone feels safe, so please tell us what your family needs.
  • Traditional Packages range from $800-2000 and include: up to 3 prenatal visits, phone/email support throughout pregnancy, on-call starting at 37 weeks, day-of support with no time limit, 1 postpartum follow-up visit, 30 minutes of warmline support w/lactation team. Please tell us your budget range or maximum - we need this to start the search process. Call the office if you have questions.
  • Please share anything here that would impact the matchmaking process.

Get the Support, Comfort and Confidence You Deserve!

For over 20 years, Birthways has provided expert support for Chicago-area families during the childbearing year with compassionate, knowledgeable, and affirming care. Founded by renowned postpartum expert Karen Laing, our doulas are carefully screened, trained, supported and experienced to meet your unique needs. With expertise ranging from education to lactation to sleep, Birthways is committed to providing compassionate, affirming support for expectant and new families.

3717 N. Ravenswood Ave. Suite 140 Chicago, IL 60613 888.506.0607