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Bailey has served as a labor and postpartum doula for years, after a 10-year career as an early childhood development specialist and educator. Over the years, Bailey developed a strong reverence and understanding of the importance of pregnancy, childbirth and the early postpartum period and the impact it has on future learning and success. With a sincere passion for helping babies come into the world as gently and easily as possible, Bailey is committed to being an advocate, guide and support for parents throughout the stages of parenthood.
Bailey has a Masters Degree from Bank Street College of Education in Infancy and Family Development/Early Childhood Education and a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Spanish and French from the University of Maryland College Park. She completed her labor and postpartum doula training with Ancient Doula Songs and is also a certified HypnoBirthing® teacher, and Khalsa Way Prenatal Yoga teacher.
Bailey is so grateful to serve women and their partners in this capacity, helping to welcome their babies safely and joyfully into the world! It is her core belief that all women deserve to have satisfying and empowering birth experiences and all babies deserve to be born gently and with love. In pregnancy, Bailey supports you in preparing for childbirth to achieve your unique pregnancy goals and birth vision. In labor, she will help you and your partner stay calm and relaxed throughout, using pain relieving techniques such as varying positions, massage, breath work, visualization, the Rebozo technique, acupressure, aromatherapy, HypnoBirthing® and good old fashion emotional support. Bailey also assists you in advocating for your birth preferences and making informed decisions that work for you and your care provider.
During the postpartum period, Bailey will ease the transition of bringing home a newborn with positive guidance and reassurance using evidenced based infant care. She is grateful to help with newborn soothing, sleep, breastfeeding and creating healthy routines. Bailey also nurtures new moms and assists in both emotional and physical recovery. She enjoys preparing nutritious postpartum meals, caring for your baby while you sleep and sharing holistic healing practices such as belly and waist binding, healing baths, perineum support, placenta encapsulation and pelvic realignment techniques. She can also offer a clinical home visit for a lactation consultation.