Birth Doula Profile - Iesha Lee
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I am a mother of five who was a doula of two of my own births. I grew up in the inner city always servicing the people in my community. I have over twenty plus years as a doula/ birth sister working at Boston Medical Center in their birth sister program. I was a certified nursing assistant and currently a Personal care assistant. I foster children through Department of Children and Families from time to time. I have attended over fifteen emergency and natural births.

 

What my clients have said about me: I am a people person, always willing to be there for others, loyal, compassionate, enthusiastic, high energy, creative, problem solver, out-of-the-box thinker, flexible, highly adaptable, supportive and empower women in their greatest challenges. Knowledgeable in the medical aspects of labor and delivery and physiological and psychological processes of birth. Compliments and enhances the Father/Partner's role in birth. Advocates for the mother and helps facilitate communication between the mother and care provider. Help mother’s become informed about various birth choices. Works in a spirit of collaboration with hospital staff.

What you can expect if we work together: Educate parents and prepare for labor. Provide comfort with pain-relief techniques including breathing, relaxation, massage, and laboring positions.  Guidance with postpartum bonding and breastfeeding. Emotional, physical, and educational support in order to help women have a safe memorable, and empowering birthing experience.