Today, Doula refers to a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional, and informational support to a woman before, during, and immediately after birth. A Doula... is a Greek word meaning "a woman who serves." recognizes birth as a key life experience that the mother will carry in her heart all her life. understands the physiology of birth and the emotional needs of a woman in labor. assists …
“Whenever and however you give birth, your experience will impact your emotions, your mind, your body, and your spirit for the rest of your life.”
-Ina May Gaskin
Welcome to Agape Birth Doula Services!
Assistance in preparing for the upcoming birth
Support and information via phone, email, and Facebook
Continuous support and comfort measures when baby day arrives.
Support and follow-up in the early postpartum period
Meet Your Doula
Hello! I am a Certified Birth Doula, having completed my training and certification through DONA International. In addition to my certification, I've completed a Spinning Babies workshop, and advanced doula training on Supporting VBAC Families. I initially became interested in the doula field through my own various birth experiences. My first birth was induced in a hospital setting. My second was a natural, hospital birth that ended in a …
Where Does Agape Birth Services Serve?
Beth serves as a birth doula throughout NE Kansas and NW Missouri. Service area is within about a 50 mile radius of Atchison, KS. Cities include: Atchison, KS; St. Joseph, MO; Leavenworth, KS; Lansing, KS; Topeka, KS; Platte City, MO; Weston, MO; Hiawatha, KS; Savannah, MO; Oskaloosa, KS; Effingham, KS. Beth is willing to travel outside of her service area, especially for rural clients. Additional travel fees may apply. …
“AGAPE” means LOVE
The Greek word agape means divine, unconditional, self-sacrificing, active, volitional and thoughtful love. It is the deepest, most profound love that exists.