I serve families in Pinellas county Florida, Tampa Florida and surrounding communities. I will travel up to one hour away from north Pinellas;  I have supported families attending hospital births, home births and birthing center births. I will not attend a planned unassisted  birth.

Birth Doula

My goal is to help you have YOUR very best, empowering birth!Labor Coach Support with Chrystin Pflum, Birth Doula

  • Complimentary Interview: The interview is completely FREE and with NO OBLIGATION to you to answer your questions. It is highly important to see if I am a good fit for you and your family.
  • On-call: I go on call at the signing of the contract, I make every effort to be available to you because baby’s come when they want to! If I am unavailable, I  have  experienced back up doulas to assist you till I can attend or she will stay for your whole birth if I not able to be there.
  • Pre-Natal Visit: One prenatal visit lasting up to two hours long to assess your needs and desires for your birth, define and understand our expectations of one another, and provide you with useful tools for labor and birth.
  • Birth Planning: Birth plan assistance to help you clarify your preferences for birth and explain the options that are available to you. We will discuss the risks and benefits of many routine interventions and help you create a birth plan that’s right for you.
  • Prenatal Support: Continuous emotional and informational support by phone, text or email for you and your partner for the duration of pregnancy, birth, and initial postpartum period.
  • Your birth: When early labor begins, we will be in constant contact by phone and or text. I’ll join you when you are ready for my physical support during your labor. I will be by your side till up to two hours after the birth of your baby.
  • Postpartum: We will continue to be in contact during your early postpartum days One postpartum follow-up visit to celebrate the birth of your baby and answer any questions you have during the early postpartum period. I will also teach you a tummy massage that you can do daily to help promote bonding, and provide gas and colic relief.
  • Phone and Email Support: Unlimited phone and e-mail support to answer your questions, along with suggestions, supporting you throughout your pregnancy and early labor.
  • Birth Photography: When my physical support isn’t needed, I’ll take the opportunity to photograph your labor/birth. My clients will have the option of selecting 10 edited digital images with the option to purchase additional digital images and prints. I will edited birth story photos in black & white, I’ll usually add a couple in color of your baby.

Postpartum Doula

My goal as your postpartum doula is to support the birthing person in a way for them to relax, recovery and enjoy the new baby!

  • Newborn care specialist
  • Encouragement, education and resources
  • Light household chores (dishes, baby laundry, organizing the nursery)
  • Light meal prep
  • Breast and bottle feeding support
  • Errand running (grocery store, dry cleaning, supply shopping)
  • Babywearing and cloth diaper support
  • Sibling support