What We Do

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Childbirth Education

Offering Group & Private Classes in 

The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth


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Doula Services

  •  Two prenatal meetings
  • Doulas on call 39 weeks until birth
  • Continuous labor support
  • One postpartum visit

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Postpartum Specialties

  • Sitz Bath & Soup
  • Sealing/Warming Meditation
  • Birth Story Listening with Journalling
  • Ceremonial Bath
  • Sacred Belly Binding
  • Tea & Tinctures

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Our Doula Team

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What is a doula team?

Our clients have access to two doulas during pregnancy and postpartum for questions.  All doulas work with back up doulas, with our doula team our clients are building repor with both doulas throughout pregnancy.  The average first time mom is in labor for 18 hours, with a doula team, our doulas can relieve one another during long labors, ensuring our clients have a fresh doula.  When possible and wanted by our clients, our doula team will attend labors together, surrounding our clients with a supportive birth team. 

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Cathleen Holt, Certified Doula & Childbirth Educator

Attended over 150 births

Including natural, water, VBAC, twins, cesarean, inductions

President of the Professional Doulas of Charleston

Training Includes:

The American Academy of Husband Coached Childbirth

The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

ToLabor Doula Training

Rebozo Techniques

Prenatal Yoga

Spinning Babies Techniques

Sacred Bellybind Wrap Artist

Birth Story Listening (Birthing From Within)

Sacred Postpartum

39 months of Pregnancy & 22 years of parenting


 Cathleen wants to empower women with information to make informed birth choices and to support them during labor and birth in the decisions they have chosen. Cathleen offers doula support and childbirth classes to all women (medicated, non-medicated) (vaginal, cesarean) (induced, spontaneous) (home, hospital or birth center).  

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Allison Ray, Certified Doula


Attended natural, water, VBAC, cesarean, inductions

Treasurer of the Professional Doulas of Charleston

Training includes:

Tiny Love Doula Training

6 month apprenticeship with Charleston Childbirth

Spinning Babies Techniques

18 months of pregnancy & 4 years of parenting


 Allison is a Tiny Love Certified birth doula who believes firmly that all women deserve to feel empowered and supported throughout their pregnancy, labor and postpartum experience. With the births of her two daughters, she felt strongly that in order to improve birth outcomes, we have to improve the quality of care and information to mothers. Through informed birth choices, trusting relationships, and continuous support, mothers (and their partners) can have a more positive birth experience. Allison works to positively impact and support any birth vision, as she has had experience in covering all types of births, medicated and non-medicated, induced and spontaneous, cesarian and VBAC, hospital and birth center.  Ina May Gaskin said, “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.” 

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Intimate, personalized care

Please contact us directly with any questions about doula services or childbirth classes, comments, or scheduling inquiries you may have.   

Charleston Childbirth

Serving the Greater Charleston,SC Area

(843) 991-9871

Hours

All meetings and classes are
by appointment


Labor Service:
Available 24/7

Emergency Service:

Please call 911