LAURA DEPASQUALE – LCCE, CD, PCD, BDT(
CHILDBIRTH EDUCATOR, DOULA, LACTATION COUNSELOR & DONA BIRTH DOULA TRAINER
Laura has had a passion for birthing and babies since having her first child, and has had the training and credentials to match that passion. She became a Certified Childbirth Educator in 1991 through the Bradley Academy of Husband Coached Childbirth®. In 2005, Laura then became certified through Lamaze International®. Laura is also trained and certified through Doulas of North America® as a birth doula and as a postpartum doula. She has had the honor of attending almost 900 births. She has had the pleasure of consulting and teaching natural childbirth preparation classes to thousands of couples. Laura is also an DONA® approved Birth Doula trainer offering birth doula workshops and mentoring those who are interested in becoming a doula.
Laura’s philosophy is that each birth is a unique and sacred event. She supports the needs of women through their pregnancy, labor, birth and postpartum with compassion and without judgment. Through Laura’s expertise, each mother learns to find her way through pregnancy and birth with a feeling of calmness and understanding. Laura provides families with the resources they need to make knowledgeable decisions about the most significant event of their lives. She looks forward to assisting you with your family’s journey into parenthood.
Laura is the consummate professional-supportive, compassionate,
knowledgeable and non-judgmental.
Laura is a powerhouse. Her knowledge is extensive and her experience allows her to follow her intuition to provide customized serve to each of the families with who she works
Laura’s passion, knowledge, warmth and caring nature are just some of the qualities that make her a wonderful person and doula. She is truly a gem.
Holistic Beginnings® Natural Childbirth & Doula Services in Morris County, NJ provides a variety of services to help guide clients through a healthy pregnancy and birth. Compassionate support through pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum are offered as part of our services. Information and resources are provided to clients to assist in gaining information for their family.
Natural Pregnancy and Childbirth Classes
Several class options are offered of in the Morristown, NJ area. Group holistic courses include everything a couple needs to know about healthy pregnancy, including nutrition,the physiology of pregnancy, coaching through labor, natural pain management, relaxation exercises, newborn care, and postpartum preparation. In addition to group classes,private classes and online childbirth courses are offered.
Childbirth (Labor)Doula and Postpartum Doula Services
A doula provides emotional support to a woman throughout her labor. Labor services include prenatal visits, phone consultations, and support during active labor through birth and a postpartum visit. Postpartum doula services are available at an hourly rate for postpartum care while mothers are learning how to navigate the fourth trimester. Answering questions and offering non-judgmental support and reassurance allows the mother to ease into her new role with confidence.
Have you ever thought of becoming a doula? Each year the need for qualified doulas grow as more women learn about the importance of labor support to help them through the ibirth process. Join Laura DePasquale for a DONA approved Birth Doula Workshop and certify through the largest and oldest doula organization in the world.