Tamara provides personalized care and support catered around each families individual needs. Tamara wants you to feel confident in your birth; whether you are having a natural birth at the hospital or a waterbirth in the privacy or your home, a medicated birth or cesarean - Tamara is here to support your choices. Tamara creates a unique connection with each family aimed at creating the experience you desire for your birth, as she understands that your story matters.
To have Tamara supporting you through your pregnancy, birth and postpartum includes the following:
24/7 Support. Gain confidence & peace of mind throughout your pregnancy and up to 6 weeks postpartum. Call Tamara anytime day or night for a listening ear and guidance.
2 private prenatal visits to review your expectations, answer questions or just sit and listen for awhile to all that is going on - all while helping to prepare your family for the birth and life after bringing home baby! Tamara will meet you at home or wherever is most convenient for you. Tamara has never turned down a meeting request for Starbucks and will make any excuse to get her hands on Double Chocolate Chip Frappuccino.
Tamara will assist you in creating a customized birth plan that fits your families needs. Regardless if you are having a home birth or delivering at a hospital, going natural or having an epidural; you have choices. Tamara is here to make sure you are aware of your options.
1 FREE Childbirth Class: Tamara knows the importance of being prepared for the big day. Included in your package is registration at any one of the childbirth classes offered at no additional charge.
Unlimited in person labor and birth support on the big day: Whether your labor is 1 hour or 24 hours; Tamara is there. Tamara will stay until after you are in your recovery room which is generally 1-2 hours post birth.
1 postpartum visit with your at your home to see how everyone is doing post birth. This visit usually lasts a couple of hours based on what your needs are. Tamara is here to help you with whatever you might need - hold the baby, let you take a brief nap or shower, help switch a load in the laundry or just sit and talk. Since Tamara never goes anywhere empty handed, she comes with a homecooked meal to give you the night off from cooking or having to order another meal from the drive thru.
Tamara understands how difficult the first few weeks and months of having a newborn can be. You and your family are learning what is going to be the "new normal" for a while That is what Tamara will call/text you each week for the first 8 weeks postpartum to check on you. You can call/text her anytime as well, but she will follow up with you if she hasnt heard from you to make sure mama is being taken care of too!