Mark Your Calendar for MamaFest 2017

Our 6th Annual MamaFest is coming up fast! This year, we’ve decided to join forces with the Phelps-Maries Health Department, so we will have their Breastfeeding Awareness Walk to kick off the day. We also chose a new venue to better accommodate more fabulous booths, activities, and even a fashion show.  Our gracious host, Columbia College, boasts a large auditorium …

Placenta Information Night

Have you been watching the buzz about placenta encapsulation?   Wondering what all the fuss is about or if it’s for you?   Join us for an informational session on placentas! We’ll discuss the methods used for encapsulation, safety precautions, the science behind it, and options for people who aren’t sure what they want to do. Seats are only $5 …

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017!

2016 was a big year for us. We served around 50 families through our childbirth classes, labor doulas, placenta encapsulation, fitness class, postpartum doulas, and free online groups/meetups. We welcomed in two more doulas to the team, Sarah and Lindsey. We also gained access to the operating room for clients having a cesarean birth at Texas County Memorial Hospital in …

Small Business Saturday Specials!

We are excited to be offering amazing specials this Small Business Saturday that will save you money! Each of our popular services are discounted by $50. There are multiples of each, but there are only so many available, so book your favorites now by using the form below. Happy Holidays!

Join Our Team

MORE FAMILIES ARE REACHING OUT TO SUMMER BIRTH SERVICES IT’S TIME TO GROW OUR FAMILY! WE ARE LOOKING FOR: BIRTH DOULAS, POSTPARTUM DOULAS, CHILDBIRTH EDUCATORS, PLACENTA SPECIALISTS, LACTATION COUNSELORS   Why become an independent contractor with Summer Birth Services? *Work with dynamic, passionate professionals who are committed to helping you grow and succeed *Sustainable schedule that balances work and life …

5th Annual MamaFest

It’s almost that time of year again! Our annual celebration event, MamaFest, is coming up on August 6. If you’ve never been to this event, this year is a great time to start and make it part of your yearly plans. Each year gets better and better. This year, we hope to have some of our favorites return…Alicia Smith of …

To The Fathers

When I first came to this work, it was all about the women. I’d like to say I gave the men equal measure, but in the beginning I know I didn’t. It wasn’t that I didn’t think they were important, on the contrary I have always believed that the couple (when there is one) deserves to be encouraged and supported together. However, …

FedEx Small Business Grant

We are working hard to grow this agency, in order to better serve our community. In researching options for growth, I stumbled upon the FedEx Small Business Grant  and thought…sure, why not? At best, we’ll win one of the grants (there are five available) and at worst, I’ll have wasted a bit of my time. What I didn’t expect was the …

Are Doulas for Dads Too?

  Dads….some of our families have them, some don’t. For those families who do have a Dad in the picture, we often see concern about how our role as doulas will impact their role during the birth process. We love getting this question, because it allows us to highlight just how much work we put into helping Dad and how our role …

I Didn’t Have a Doula at My Last Birth, Why Should I Hire One for This Baby?

  Recently, we posted on our Facebook page and asked what people had heard about doulas, or what questions they had about using doulas. One of the comments:   Should a momma hire a doula even though she has had 1, 2, or more births without a doula?       So, what does a doula offer to a family …