"Unless you know what your options are they do not exist"
Kathy O'Brien CD-Doula (DONA) HCHI, HD-HypDoula, Placenta Encapsulator, Breastfeeding Specialist.
I serve in birth with families of singletons, twins and triplets, am experienced with preemies & special needs- Down Syndrome, Autism, Hydro & Micro Cephally, CAH, failure to thrive, SUA & Postpartum Depression as well as many other issues including nursing issues and am a tongue-tie specialist.
I provide one on one early parenting, All Natural Childbirth Education, breastfeeding support. Placenta Encapsulation, & education as a Doula and Hypnobabies Childbirth Instructor. As a Birth and Postpartum Doula, I provide Breastfeeding and Proactive Parenting Support in your home, at birth and in our community. I have been In-Home Parent Coaching for 17 years and am a Life Coach to several clients. I am a certified Clinical Hypnotherapist..
Service to families, Breastfeeding ,Community Education, empowerment of Families and a Doula for every Birthing woman who wants one, are my priorities.
I am a member of Hypnobabies, Doulas of North America (DONA), Founder of Doulas of Tarrant County (DOTC), The Birth Network and have been an Advisor toThe Fort Worth/Dallas Birthing Project. I am founder of the NIN Project, now in 5 states and Canada and Brazil.
I am published in the International Doula and have provided photographs for several nonprofit publications. I have been a New Lives and Fort Worth/Dallas Birthing Project Supporter/volunteer.
I teach in the community, have spoken at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Conference, to Nursing Students at Arlington Memorial Hospital, to Senior Nursing Students at UT in Arlington as well as at the State Capital presenting a Doula bill and representing Doulas . I educate, and support fully Informed Consent and Refusal, CIMS, the Patient Bill of Rights, lecture, speak, teach and inservice by appointment as well as make referrals to Doulas, Midwives, Doctors, Hospitals, Birth Centers and Services in our community. I am very fortunate to be a Doula :) and equally fortunate to know so many wonderful Mother Centered, Mother/Child Friendly care providers ,families, educators, volunteers and supporters in the Metroplex! I am thrilled to serve often with the local Birth Center and HomeBirth Midwives as well as the UNT Health Midwives at Harris Hospital
I am a Certified Hypnobabies All Natural Childbirth Hypnosis Instructor!
I am so grateful to all of the families that have and do allow me to serve them, you fill my heart with the most remarkable memories and beauty. Thank you so much.
Fort Worth, TX 76110
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