Birth & Postpartum Support Services

Dedicated to supporting families before, during and immediately after the birth of their baby.

Providing Parents Education and Peace of Mind Since 2009.

We are the largest Doula and Newborn Care Specialists collective in San Francisco Bay Area. Our careful attention to detail, depth of experience and commitment to families, has made DOULAS by the BAY the leading and most trusted doula practice in the community.

Birth & Labor Doula Support Services

Birth & Labor Doula Support

Our Birth Doulas remain current in evidence-based practices and work hard to make sure you feel empowered and supported during your birthing journey. Through a mix of insightful lessons, evidence-based information, mindfulness practice, movement and hands-on coping techniques, you will gain the skills, wisdom, and confidence needed to experience an empowered birth.

Postpartum Doula Support Services

Postpartum Doula Support

Our Postpartum Doulas and Newborn Care Specialists work with couples and single parents to identify the support they need. They have experience caring for multiples, preemies and babies with special needs so we can help your family get off to a great start whatever your unique situation might be. They bring lots of love to the new family, and try to lighten the load that new parents inevitably feel.

Sibling Support Doula Services

Sibling Support

For many families having a new baby without trusted family members living locally can bring up stress and anxiety. Whether you are planning for a home, birth center, or hospital birth, our sibling doulas are available to care for older brothers and sisters while their parents are focused on bringing the new baby into the world.

Virtual Doula Services

Virtual Doula Support

Our virtual birth doulas provide services throughout the nation and even worldwide! In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Virtual Doula support is more essential than ever. Whether your hospital is limiting visitors or you just want a more intimate birth experience, this is a valuable option!

Nanny Support Services

Nanny Support

Caring for your kids is the most important job in the world. You never want to leave them with just anyone, but qualified, educated and caring nannies. We take our responsibility seriously, checking out each nanny candidate and making sure that she/he has all of the qualifications necessary for doing an excellent job.

"Shakila helped us sleep train our six month old baby back in April 2019. She was wonderful to work with and her methods are very effective!...I would highly recommend her services!"

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Allison G.

San Francisco, CA

"Yana was our birth doula and Shakila helped us with our newborn for three months in the fall of 2017 - they're both amazing and we loved working with them..."

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Ritu V.

San Francisco, CA

"We decided we wanted some night support just a couple of weeks before my due date and I contacted DBB. Shakila was great and quickly found some doulas that could help us..."

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Yael C.

San Francisco, CA

See how a doula can help you.

Helping families flourish with their newborn is our passion. Contact DOULAS by the BAY today to learn how we can help your growing family.

About Us

DOULAS by the BAY is a collective of Birth and Postpartum Doulas and Newborn Care Specialists who are dedicated to supporting families before, during and immediately after the birth of their baby.