I AM A DOULA
Dear Motherhood, I am a DONA International certified Birth Doula, providing doula services to New York City moms. Growing up with wonderful women around me, advocating natural childbirth and my close friends becoming parents made me choose this path of helping others. Congratulations to all the mothers experiencing such a life-changing experience - the birth of their child and thank you for...
WHAT IS A DOULA
DONA International says: The word “doula” comes from the ancient Greek meaning “a woman who serves” and is now used to refer to a trained and experienced professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during and just after birth; or who provides emotional and practical support during the postpartum period. Studies...
Kyra is half Austrian and half Mexican, an unusual cultural mix that lets her move easily in different worlds and participate in the new global community where innovative ideas and ideologies thrive. She grew up in Vienna with constant exposure to the arts and gravitated toward the fashion industry at an early age. Her first job as a fashion stylist required her to identify trends and work with...
FEES AND SERVICES
An initial consultation is free with no obligation. In certain cases I can provide volunteer services (subject to be discussed) or may be able to adjust my fee on a sliding scale. Once my services have been confirmed, I will provide: Two prenatal appointments at your home as time allows, and/or other agreed upon arrangement, Be there for your birth, from as early as you call me until about two...
ERYKAH BADU ON WHAT A DOULA’S MISSION IS…
Stephanie V | Little Asher was born on December 7th, 2012: Look no further - if Kyra is available for your EDD, call her! Kyra offers phenomenal doula support. We liked her the moment we met her - she has a calm and gentle spirit, and exudes warmth with her huge smile - and she turned out to offer all of those qualities and more during our homebirth (which ended in a hospital transfer and...
EXCERPTS OF MY STYLING WORK
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