doula services for

labor + Birth $925+tax

  • 1-4 prenatal visits (depending on date of signed contract) to discuss the Mother’s preparation for and desires for the birth

  • Guaranteed back-up doula services (during pregnancy and labor)

  • Access to my textbooks and other labor/birth/parenting books

  • Phone, text, email and facebook support, as needed

  • 24-hour on-call status from 37-42 weeks from EDD

  • Assistance in creating a birth plan (or “birth preferences list”)

  • Emotional, physical, and educational support during pregnancy, labor, birth and postpartum

  • Doula support while laboring at home and at birthing place, if different, and in the case of an unexpected hospital transfer

  • Postpartum and breastfeeding support for at least 1-2 hours after birth

  • One postpartum follow-up contact (visit, if preferred) within two weeks

  • Babywearing and cloth diapering support and education

  • Reassurance and spiritual support from one mother to another, from a doula who is honored to have been at dozens of births and who knows what is typical of both unmedicated and augmented labor and childbirth.



The standard fee for service is $925 + tax ($1001.31).

A non-refundable deposit of $300 is due to hire your doula. The remaining balance is due by 38 weeks. You may pay by check, cash, PayPal, or Venmo.

You may earn discounts the following ways:

  • $25 discount for those paying with cash or check.

  • $25 discount for those who pay in full upon signing contract.

  • $125 discount for taking a birth preparation class outside of a hospital (ex: Birth Boot Camp or Bradley Method).

  • $50 discount for families of teachers, nurses, workers at not-for-profit entities, firefighters, police officers, or military.

  • *ADDITIONAL DISCOUNTS* possible for mothers enduring hardship on a case-by-case basis.


Please contact us if you feel you are in need of doula support but truly cannot afford the cost of the fee. Mother Knows Best reserves the right to prayerfully discern additional discounts.

consultation: free of charge

Make sure you feel at ease with your doula by meeting for a free consultation!

There are many truly wonderful doulas in the greater Houston and Galveston areas.

See if you “click” with Mother Knows Best by getting together for an initial

consultation at a location that is convenient for you both.