"Having Heather Haywood as our Doula was one of the best decisions Iʼve ever made. After meeting her lovely self and doing some research Iʼm glad Ken and I decided she was exactly what I needed. I know Doula means “servant” but to Ken and I she was so much more than that. Heather was our friend, spiritual guide, mentor, teacher, advocate, nurturer and our amazing doula. A true blessing! Heather was there for me through gestational diabetes to the several episodes of “false labor”. Day or night she was there checking in on me via texts, emails, phone calls and Skype. When it was finally time for Calebʼs debut she was there to make us laugh, putting her awesome Doula techniques to work and easing our anxieties of labor. Heather's presence was such a comfort to us. I could NOT imagine a quicker or stress-free labor. God is truly present in the works of her hands! We love and support her. Weʼll be continuously thankful! Thank you Heather for making Calebʼs birthday more memorable & special! We love you!"
"My husband and I are so thankful that we had Heather at our son's recent birth. Being new to the area, and also planning a second VBAC, we had a bit of a tough time finding providers that fit with the kind of birth we were looking for. Heather completely bridged the gap for us. When labor didn't go exactly as I had planned, Heather presence helped keep me calm and focused. I love how she worked with my husband when the going got rough, and I credit her with getting me through my fast and furious labor when I didn't think I could go anymore. Heather also stayed with us for a while after the birth, chatting about what happened, and making sure we were all settled in. The part I love best is that the connection hasn't ended. We are still in touch, and I will always think of Heather when I look back on this birth, and smile. We are blessed to have found her." - Lori & Matt M.
"My daughter is SO wise. She had Heather as her doula for a VBAC. And she is wonderful. Her guidance and support were/are so encouraging! All her knowledge and wisdom she imparted helped dispel fear. I thank God for her!" -Sue
"My husband and I decided to hire a doula with our 2nd baby. And if we could, we would go back in time and hire her for our 1st! My husband is not the biggest fan of hospitals and blood, and in fact passed out during the birth of our first baby. He came to just in time to see the birth, but felt so bad for “leaving me” during such an intense time. The peace of having a doula is indescribable. They take care of everything! Even little things you don’t think about. (like bringing a toothbrush/paste so you feel refreshed!) My husband was grateful the second time around to have such a great support that should anything happen to him again, he knew I wouldn’t be alone. And our 2nd baby came so fast that he didn’t have time to run around and get me water, or ice chips, or go grab a doctor. He was able to stay with me, and enjoy the experience while our doula handled everything else. A doula is not a replacement, they are an addition! We are so thankful for you Heather Haywood!"