Bio: Chelsea has always had a fervent desire to serve her community. After her experience birthing her son left her feeling unsupported, she decided to research options that were available to expecting women and families. When she learned what a doula was, she immediately knew that was her calling. After working as an independent doula for a few years, she launched “La Bella Birth and Baby” in 2016. Her passion is helping to create a cohesive bond between an expecting family and their birth team, and to witness families become empowered by confidently making decisions that are best for them.
Services Offered: La Bella Birth and Baby provides professional Birth and Postpartum Doula Services, Placenta Encapsulation and Belly Binding. Many other services such as Pregnancy Doula Support, Sibling Doula Support, Classes/Education, Birth Video Creations, Birth Planning Sessions and Belly Casting Services are available as well.
Trainings and Certifications: Stillbirthday Birth and Bereavement Doula Training (Certified), ProDoula Birth Doula, ProDoula Postpartum Doula, ProDoula Placenta Encapsulation and Belly Binding, American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric CPR/First Aid Certified, Blood-borne Pathogen Certified
Areas and Hospitals served:
Hospitals- All Carolinas Healthcare Systems locations, All other hospitals in Charlotte and surrounding areas, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, UNC Health Care High Point Regional Medical Center, Novant Health Medical Center in Thomasville, Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Center in Lexington and Novant Health Rowan Medical Center in Salisbury
Birth Centers- Natural Beginnings Birth & Wellness Center in Statesville, NC, Baby+Co in Charlotte, NC, Baby&Co in Winston-Salem, NC, and Magnolia Birth Center in Greensboro, NC
Homebirths- All homebirths in Charlotte and surrounding areas (with midwife present)