Wichita Doula is proud to be the home of the best doulas in Wichita, KS and surrounding areas. All of our affiliated doulas have received the highest caliber training, and were hand-selected for their skills and character qualities that make them caring, empathetic, knowledgeable birth and parenting support persons. Each doula has the experience and ability to compassionately and skillfully serve families in any labor or postpartum situation and truly loves her job!
See the difference in our doulas:
- Professionally trained via a hands-on, in-person workshop
- Certified or actively working toward certification
- CPR and First Aid Certified
- Background Checked
- Subject to professional accountability
- Built-in backup - never have a strange doula at your birth
Labor Doulas: We provide a team of two doulas dedicated to serving you. They will both attend your prenatal meetings and provide you with phone and email support. They will rotate being on-call for you throughout your pregnancy, and back each other up if needed. They are committed to working together to help you have a beautiful and seamless experience!
Postpartum Doulas: One or more of our doulas will serve your family, depending on how much support you desire. She will come into your home a clean slate, ready to help you achieve the parenting goals that you have for yourself, and ensure that you have a smooth and peaceful recovery from childbirth. For consecutive overnight support, you will have a rotating small team of doulas to ensure well-rested caregivers.
Sara Skiles is the owner and office manager at Wichita Doula, and she is also a certified doula and childbirth educator. Sara is a mother of two and has extensive training, skills and personal experience in breastfeeding, birth options, comfort techniques, communication, and all types of birth and parenting styles. She holds current certifications in doula work, placenta arts, childbirth education, rebozo care, and other skills.
Sara's clients love that she brings the warmth of both empathy and humor to their relationships. She has been described as serene, non-judgmental, and calming, as well as funny, sassy, and outgoing. She is proud of her success in overcoming perinatal anxiety/OCD and depression and one of her biggest passions is helping other new parents get the education, practical help, and the resources they need to have positive postpartum experiences. Sara's other loves include cooking, writing, painting, and great conversations with friends. Sara is available to speak at your event, talk to your staff about doula care, and teach both public and private childbirth classes. Read Sara's online resume.