Welcome! I am a Michigan Doula and Child Birth Educator for Emmet and Charlevoix Counties . I offer services such as emotional, physical and spiritual support to  birthing parents and families during childbirth and postpartum period. My goal is to help you establish a birth plan that will provide a nurturing, caring, supportive environment for you during the amazing life-event of childbirth.

Courtney Holbrook

April is Cesarean Awareness Month


I want to take the time to honor all women who have experienced a Cesarean birth and express gratitude for this often life saving procedure. 


There is a misconception that Doulas can't provide impactful care to women and families of Cesarean births. It is important that everyone is aware that Doulas can serve all Births and can play a key role in the healing process surrounding Postpartum care.

Doulas have specialized skills some expamples are:
-supporting the nursing dyad by offering suggestions and assistnce with comfortable breastfeeding positions to decrease pain and improve latch
-helping with meal preperation and snacks for nourishment
-performing light housekeeping and laundry
newborn care to allow parents rest, naps and sleep
famiiy support and sibling transition
processing the birth experience as it is common for many emotions to surface after a cesesean birth whether planned or unplanned


Lets pass this information along because every birth and postpartum journey deserves extra nurturing! 

Need a consult?

 Now accepting Medicaid as well as managed care plans and private pay! Contracts include up to three prenatal visits, entire childbirth and up to three postpartum visits as well as phone/text support. No additional fees for length of birth.  It is my goal to honor all birthing people and their right to a nurturing, calm life transition into parenthood.  Contact me about your future birth! I look forward to hearing from you!