Penny Shantz of Birthquest Doula Services can attend both home or hospital births and serve families within 1 hour of Kitchener-Waterloo Ontario. As your doula, Penny will have 2 prenatal visits with you at your home to discuss your needs and desires. She will be there to help you and your partner prepare for the labour and birth. She offers phone and email support and once you are in your 38th week she will be on call 24/7. From the beginning of active labour she will be in attendance at home or in hospital. Your doula will be there to offer emotional and physical support. During your postpartum period she will have one postpartum visit with you to make sure everything is going well and to support you in breastfeeding.