Dr. Sesame Unlu, DAc. offers comprehensive Doula Services, incorporating acupuncture, acupressure, moxibustion, herbal medicine and the wisdom of Chinese Medicine. A childbirth Doula offers physical, emotional and educational support, during pregnancy, birth and postpartum recovery. The use of acupuncture and the support of a Doula have both been show to result in shorter labors with fewer complications and to reduce the need of medical interventions.
The full Doula Package is $750 and includes:
Labor Support - once in active labor, I am there to support you in the hospital or at home, with the use of
- comfort positions
- acupuncture, acupressure and pressure point seeds
- breathing techniques
- supportive coaching
2 Postnatal Visits - the process of growing, birthing, and then nurturing and sustaining a child requires a tremendous amount of the mother's energy, blood, and other bodily resources called yin and yang. Chinese Medicine, through the use of acupuncture, moxibustion, and herbal medicine, can assist mom in her recovery so that she has the physical, mental, and emotional stamina to take on motherhood.
* Additional pre and post natal visits can be added as needed and are offered at a discounted rate, 20% off usual office visit fees, from the time we decide to work together until 3 months postpartum.