Birth Doulas

Includes 1-2 prenatal visits in your home, on call service 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after you’re due date, birth support (includes emotional support, position changes, massage, heat and cold relief, birth ball positioning, counter pressure, aromatherapy and more.) until 1-2 hours following birth to provide personal comfort, help establish breastfeeding if desired., and one postpartum follow-up visit within 2 weeks of the birth.

We have packages for Birth doula services. We train and mentor our own doulas. The more experience they have the more they usually charge. You can email us your budget and ask for a quote and we can find someone within the range you need. 

Bartering is almost always possible for portions of any service. Contact us for details. We will work with you as much as we can to get you the service and support you need while making it feasible for us to work. 

Ruth Kraft, Doula, Women Honoring Women, South Florida

Photo by: Natalia Olortegui

Ruth Kraft, Doula, Women Honoring Women, South Florida

Photo by: Natalia Olortegui

Postpartum & Ante-Partum Doulas

These services are not regular child care. You are entrusting a professional who is well versed in newborn care, who’s main goal is to help you be comfortable being new parents and helping you solve the issues that may arise with being a new parent.

The Postpartum Doula serves the family by creating opportunities for you to bond with your baby and gain confidence in yourselves as parents. Thus, making the transition with your new baby easier The Ante-partum doula serves the family prior to the birth, helping High risk and Bed resting moms to prepare for baby and help them become informed . Day time hours include: Assistance with light meal prep, teaching care for yourself and new baby, breastfeeding assistance, tips and tricks to sooth a newborn diapering and more, help mom & dad get some much needed rest, light meal prep, baby’s laundry, reassuring family on what to expect and other self comfort techniques related to birth recovery. Sibling care (stories, meals, playtime) so you can rest with the new baby, care of the newborn so you can spend quality time with your older child / children. Night time hours include: Helping with night feedings, diaper changes, soothing newborn and reassurance for new parents.


Postpartum Homecare For Families With Multiples:

Discounts are given for more than 20 hours per week. **

The Postpartum doula will help you to find solutions for the unique needs of parenting multiples. Helping with an extra pair of hands, feeding, diapering, bathing etc. so you can have time to bond with each baby. Assistance with light meal prep, teaching care for yourself and new babies, breastfeeding assistance, tips and tricks to sooth a newborns more, help mom & dad get some much needed rest, light meal prep, babies laundry, reassuring family on what to expect and other self comfort techniques related to birth recovery.


What our Moms Say

  • Women Honoring Women’s owner, Ruth Kraft, is the first person I point expectant moms to when they begin to explore their options for childbirth. She has a deep knowledge of the various childbirth choices available today and is just as capable discussing hypnobirthing and natural birth methods as she is outlining the options available for medication based pain management in labor. With a deep respect for women, and their right to make an informed choice when it comes to how and where they labor, Ruth brings a wealth of experience to her role as childbirth educator, doula and lactation consultant. After many years of birth experience she still sees the wonder of each birth and can capture those moments beautifully through her gift for photography. If you are just wanting to explore your options, take classes or are ready to hire a doula then Ruth is a wonderful choice to support you during the exciting days ahead as you prepare for the birth of your child.

    Melody Dove
  • I recommend an educated Doula to all of the expectant couples I teach. Your Doula will educate you ahead of time, assist you though your labor, and introduce you to your new baby. Ruth Kraft is the one you want! Margie Forrest, RN, BSN, IBCLC, RLC

    Ruth Kraft, Doula, Women Honoring Women, South Florida
    Margie Forrest
  • Meeting Ruth 13 years ago was such a blessing. She is talented, knowledgeable and caring. She was there for the birth of my healthy 12 yr old and thank heaven there for the traumatic premature birth of my now healthy 5 year old. She believed in me and made breastfeeding my preemie possible when everyone said it couldn’t be done. She is a true example of how women can empower one another and is the first to pick up someone when they are down. I am lucky to call her my friend all these years later and am forever grateful.

    Krista Barth
    Doula, Breastfeeding
  • We thoroughly enjoyed working with Ruth her her being there at my delivery. She knew my birth plan and what I wanted and helped me stick to it and have a natural labor and delivery. Baby boy was 3wks early and she rearranged her plans so she could be there for his early birth. She also took some pressure off my husband by allowing him to attend to our toddler and not feel like he had to focus on me the entire time. We are planning at least one more child and would hire her again.

    Ja’nice Long
  • First of all, having a Doula at your birth is an amazing thing, in other words, it’s kind of a must! Doula Ruth Kraft is by far the best Doula I have come across in both my personal and professional opinion, being an OB nurse :-). She is so wonderful with clients and is such an empowering woman no matter what your birthing preferences are. It was so awesome having her by my side at my recent delivery and our birth pictures are absolutely breathtaking! She has also been instrumental in our breastfeeding success. I personally have had many breastfeeding issues along the way and she always gave the help and encouragement I needed. She is absolutely the best in my book 😉

    Lauren Gregg
    Labor Doula, Photography, Breastfeeding
  • There are so many amazing things to say about Ruth I don’t know where to start. Not only did she train me to be a doula but I had the pleasure of having her as my doula for the birth of my daughter. She is calming, confident and educated. She knew just how to support me during my birth and continues to mentor me as I grow my business as a doula. Thank you Ruth for all you’ve done for me and all you do for women in our community. I love you!

    Holy Cavallo
  • Meeting Ruth was life changing. She was my Hypnobirthing coach, doula, and photographer. She empowered and educated me. Because of her, I had the most beautiful, perfect, gentle home water birth with the photos to remember it. I will be eternally grateful to her and love her dearly. Having Ruth as my support was the best decision I could have made.

    Chrissie Suttman
    Hypnobirthing Coach, Doula, and photographer
  • There are really no words to describe how much doula Ruth helped my family with the birth and after care of our premature twins. The amount of knowledge, support and empathy she brings to the table is unmeasurable. So if you are considering her for any of the many services she offers rest assured it will be the best decision you ever made.

    Jennifer Losch
    Birth and Postpartum Doula
  • Hey Ruth,
    We are so glad to finally be home! Baby is doing great and one of the labor nurses (Jackie) asked for your contact info. She told all the nurses on the floor how great you were and wanted to recommend you to a friend of hers who needs a Doula soon.
    Talk to you soon!

    Labor Doula
  • Ruth did not have the opportunity to attend my daughter Isabela’s birth, because she was born out-of-state during the active 2004 hurricane season. However, Ruth did provide postpartum care and services for up to 18 months after Isabela’s birth. Ruth provided reassurance, answered questions, and most importantly, helped me through the times I doubted my mothering abilities. Her assistance was truly invaluable to me and to Isabela. She truly understands the emotional mind and physiological needs of children in their newborn and toddler stages.
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    Postpartum care
  • The decision to hire a doula to attend our daughter’s birth was one of the best choices we made in our journey to parenthood. From the moment I looked pregnant, people began to discuss – in great detail – the trauma of their birth experiences. And while this information was not empowering on its own, it helped cement our resolve to enjoy our birth experience with the help of an experienced birth “mentor.”
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    Karen Angstadt
    Labor Doula, Photography, Breastfeeding