"Going into my first healthy pregnancy after over a decade of infertility, I knew I was going to need some extra support other than my overly-nervous husband. I learned a tremendous amount about pregnancy and childbirth from my meetings with Chey. My husband & I were both at ease with her around to advocate for our family. She replied to every single spam text I sent when I was nervous, and even when I wasn’t I never had to wait on a text back from Chey. When my OBGYN turned out to be a nightmare she was able to not only keep me calm but also recommend a team that took me in after 40 weeks, and ended up being a match made in heaven; had it not been for Chey these wonderful memories of birthing my daughter would absolutely not exist. She was my only constant support throughout and even in the wee hours when my water decided to finally break at 42 weeks she replied immediately and was up and ready to go, then remained by my side for over 30 hours! Labor was more bearable with her massaging, coaching, calming the room with scents of essential oils, preparing me mentally, building me up for what I was about to conquer, she even brought a whole bag of tools to help through my labor! I hope to never do this again without Chey by my side. She never once questioned me when my birth plan changed (as they tend to do), and stuck by me through a very long induction. She was there to back up my choices and because of her I always felt heard, not just through labor and delivery but my entire pregnancy when my choices weren’t being respected, knowing Chey would show up for me always kept me firm in my decisions. The level of sisterhood that is felt through experiencing childbirth together is something I never expected and Chey will forever be a part of our family, she was there after all, the very moment we became one."-The Marte Family
" I can’t say enough good things about Chena and the services she provided to me during my pregnancy. She helped ease my anxiety about delivery and answered all my questions regardless of how wacky they were. LOL. She has a network of resources, from massage therapists to placenta encapsulation specialists, who were able to assist me throughout my pregnancy. Although I had a c section, Chena was there to support me through my entire delivery. She also provided me with an infinite amount of moral and emotional support after my delivery. And even though I am 3 months postpartum, she is still a resource that I can count on while I am navigating the new world of mommy-hood. All in all, Chena is an amazing and knowledgeable Doula and hiring her was one of the best decisions I made!" -Marjani H.
"I’m beyond grateful things aligned in my life the way they did and I was able to meet Chey and have her be part of my birth. From the moment I found out I was pregnant, I knew I wanted a natural home birth. Originally I wanted it to be completely unassisted but as birth grew nearer, I decided I wanted a Doula present to have that birth expertise without medical interventions. Having her there for my birth was one of the best decisions I made regarding my birth. She was so great from beginning to end and still continues to support me even after giving birth. During my birth, her energy and presence was so comforting. She constantly reminded me of my strength and ability and I’m so glad I had her assistance. She gave me massages, she utilized essential oils, she gave direction to my partner, she respected me and whatever i wanted throughout the entire process. Every woman deserves a Doula and Chey is certainly one of the best. She is well informed and will support you no matter what path you choose for your birth. Invest in yourself and your baby, choose an amazing Doula like Chey to be on your team! " -Melissa J
"Being a registered nurse myself, I initially planned to have a traditional birth experience in the hospital (me, family & hospital staff only). When the option of introducing a Doula to my experience, I was pleased to learn of the additional support during labor and delivery that would be provided. Not only was the services provided during the birth but pre-birth and postpartum. For 12 hours Chey went above and beyond with her support and services, to ease contractions and any stress. In addition, her communication was impeccable via email and phone calls with support and accessibility to answer any questions or concerns. If I were to have another baby, I would utilize a doula during the labor and delivery process again as it was very effective in providing additional support and since my experience i have recommended the services to family and friends."