Shelly Wierman Birth Services

Supporting Birthing Families through Pregnancy and Postpartum

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News!

Now Accepting Postpartum Doula Clients! 

COVID-19 Policy

As a doula I am doing my part to socially distance because the safety of my clients and my household is of the utmost importance to me.  I trust my clients to share if they have any symptoms or have been in a large group setting where they could not socially distance.

Who Am I?

I provide warm, calm support to families when they need it most during pregnancy, birth and early postpartum. As a prenatal yoga instructor,

birth doula and certified lactation counselor my passion is supporting families throughout pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood.  I can frequently be found talking about pelvises, looking at birth photos, reading about birth or listening to birth podcasts. I believe that pregnancy, birth and nursing are powerful experiences unique to each family.

I am honored to be a part of Manhattan Birth's Year-long doula mentoring program, and look forward to sharing all I learn with my clients.

I'm originally from the Pacific Northwest but for the past 20+ years I've made my home in Westchester County, New York.  I love family, home, laughing, babies, bees, whales, dogs, trees, frogs, reading, cooking, music and yoga.

*My first granddaughter/doula baby, Natalie

 

WHAT I DO

 
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Prenatal Yoga

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, I am currently offering FREE virtual prenatal yoga classes. Contact me for the link to join!  

Saturday 10:00-11:00 am

 

Through movement, breath work and meditation prenatal yoga helps create the strength, flexibility and stamina needed to prepare your body for labor and birth.  Prenatal yoga is for all stages of pregnancy, both pre and postnatal.  No previous yoga experience is necessary.

AI love feeling prepared for birth, and connecting with other soon-to-be mommas! I highly recommend this class to fellow pregos!!

Laura

Doula Services

Whether you choose to birth at home, birthing center or in the hospital, I provide warm, calm support before, during and after birth. I provide comfort measures, listen to your concerns and provide evidence based solutions to help you make the best decisions for you and your growing family.  

Doula Services Include:

  • Two prenatal meetings with you and your partner to discuss labor, your birth preferences, comfort measures and options.

  • Virtual, phone, email and text support during pregnancy and early labor for any questions you might have.

  • Continuous support from the time you need me at your home, birthing center or hospital, throughout labor birth and the immediate postpartum period.

  • One to two in-home postpartum meetings.

Special rates apply to virtual support and home births. Contact me to discuss how I can best support you and your growing family

Shelly provided a calming influence, as well as constant support. She was a great resource and made the entire experience of giving birth a lot less stressful. Her constant encouragement and pain management techniques were instrumental.

Marissa

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Lactation Support & Education

As a Certified Lactation Counselor and person who has nursed four babies, I have firsthand knowledge of human lactation, nursing and the nutritional needs of infants and nursing humans. 

 

 

GET LATCHED! A lactation class for expecting parents

GET LATCHED! covers newborn behavior, how lactation works, feeding cues and managing challenges in the first few weeks.  Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, this class is being held virtually until further notice. Contact me to schedule your class.

 

Virtual or Private Lactation Support Sessions

For virtual or private lactation assistance, please contact me.

Public Lactation Support Sessions

Due to COVID-19 these sessions are currently being held virtually.  Contact me for the link to join.

1st Saturday of the month at 1:00 pm

Family Dog Yoga Studio

12 North Division Street
Peekskill, NY 10566

While I was pregnant, Shelly walked my husband and I through the ins and outs of breastfeeding, answering all of our questions and giving us a sense of confidence as we prepared for our little one to arrive.

Erin

 

Free Postpartum Support Group

Due to COVID-19 these sessions are currently being held virtually.  Contact me for the link to join.

1:00-2:00 p.m.

1st Saturday of the Month

Join other new parents to receive support, discuss feeding, sleeping and all other aspects of life with your new baby.  This group is free and open to all parents and babies to 6 months.

*My most recent granddaughter/doula baby, Aviva

Two things in the world you never regret: a swim in the ocean, the birth of a child.

Mary Gordon

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Contact

914.261.7184

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914.261.7184

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