I enlisted the help of Kate for the delivery of my second baby in the fall of 2019. After a difficult delivery with my first baby, I knew I needed someone to not only encourage me during labor but to also guide my husband in ways to support me. Kate did both of these things with tenderness and an extreme amount of care. She met with us a few times throughout the pregnancy and we created a list of what I hoped my experience to be like and items that would bring comfort to me. When the time came, she arrived to the hospital prepared. She listened and advocated for me when plans changed. My birthing experience was a much more positive one. She helped cultivate a calm atmosphere. I also felt a lot more confident with Kate’s assistance. She went above and beyond my expectations by staying late into the night to help me breastfeed as well. I would highly recommend her as a doula.