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A Doula For You...

Triumphant Doula Services is a women's and minority-owned business. Our mission is to provide compassion, empowerment, support, and education through ongoing research to the birthing person and their families.

We are committed to enhancing the childbirth experience by offering physical, emotional, and informational support throughout their pregnancy and postpartum journey. With our expertise, we hope to bring confidence and respect to birthing women. The purpose of this is to help all parents make better-informed decisions and navigate their unique roles in parenthood. We strive to create a safe and nurturing environment where individuals feel supported, heard, and empowered. This fosters a positive experience during the process of bringing new life into the world. We believe that this can lead to healthier, happier families, and ultimately, a more compassionate society.

Our goal is to provide the tools and information to empower parents and families to make the best choices for their unique situations.

Meet the Founder

My name is Marquita and I am the Founder of Triumphant Doula Services.

My role as a doula is to provide emotional, physical, and informational support to you and your family. I am here to listen, to guide, and to empower you throughout this journey.

Creating a nurturing and compassionate environment where you can feel safe, supported, and respected is my priority. I believe that women's innate strength and ability to make informed decisions about their own bodies and experiences matter. I am committed to evidence-based practices through research and education.


prenatal ​education


4 classes

Understanding pregnancy stages ​and fetal development

Nutrition and exercise during ​pregnancy

Preparing for labor and delivery ​Pain management techniques ​Birth plan creation

Breastfeeding education

One 30 minute postnatal video ​call within the 1st week of birth

Placenta ​encapsulation


Upon receiving confirmation of ​delivery, the doula will pick up ​your placenta from the hospital. ​The doula will then process your ​placenta and convert it into oral ​capsules. If possible, an umbilical ​cord keepsake will also be ​created.

*Please note that umbilical cord ​keepsakes cannot be guaranteed ​as the condition of the cord must ​be assessed upon receipt.

Capsules will be ready within 7 ​business days.

Postpartum Care


Emotional support and encouragement

Assistance with breastfeeding and ​lactation support

Guidance on newborn care, including ​diapering, bathing, and soothing ​techniques

Help with postpartum recovery and ​self-care

Providing information on postpartum ​physical and emotional changes

Support household with small tasks

Offering resources and referrals for ​additional support

Helping to establish routines and ​coping strategies for new parents

6 hours of scheduled care

Wellness Check


Providing information on ​prenatal/ postpartum physical ​and emotional changes

Support for partner and family ​adjusting to life changes

Emotional support and ​encouragement

Help with self-care

Assistance with breastfeeding ​and lactation support

Guidance on newborn care

1 hour via video or in-person

Doula Packages

Rainey Package


4 Prenatal sessions

Birth Plan

Non-medical comfort measures and pain ​relief

Create the desired atmosphere for birth

Collaboration/advocacy with the birth team

Provide support for up to 2 hours after the ​baby is born

2 postnatal visits (1 hr)

2 postnatal feeding follow-ups during the ​postpartum period

Placenta Encapsulation if desired

Premium Package


2 Prenatal sessions

Birth Plan

Non-medical comfort measures and pain relief

Create the desired atmosphere for birth

Collaboration/advocacy with the birth team

Provide support for up to 1 hour after the baby is born

1 postnatal video call within the 1st week of birth

1 postnatal feeding follow-up at 2 weeks postpartum

standard Package


Same day services

Non-medical comfort measures and pain ​relief

Create a calm and soothing atmosphere ​for birth

Collaboration/advocacy with the birth ​team

Provide support for up to 1 hour after the ​baby is born

1 postnatal video call within the 1st week ​of birth


Couple Pregnancy and Maternity Design

wellness ​check

Doula Massaging a Pregnant Woman

Birth/ Postpartum support

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Encapsulation Consult

Payment Policy

Triumphant Doula Services requires that a 50% deposit is due at the time of contract signing. This deposit is to secure the doula's services for the agreed-upon dates. The remaining balance of payment is due by 30 weeks of gestation, which ensures that the doula is compensated for their services before the anticipated birth.

Regarding insurance coverage for doula services, it is dependent on your specific health insurance policy. Every insurance company has different policies and coverage options, so it is essential to consult your insurance provider directly to inquire about doula coverage. They can provide you with accurate information about whether doula services are covered under your plan and what steps you need to take to file a claim for reimbursement.

Not all health insurance plans cover doula services, as coverage may vary. It is important to thoroughly review your policy or speak with a representative from your insurance company to determine if doula services are eligible for reimbursement. During that process, you are still required to pay the 50% deposit.

All acceptable forms of payment are cash, credit, or debit.

Get in Touch

Email Address


Phone Number

(312) 815-8900

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Why do people choose to have a Doula?

Emotional and physical support: Doulas provide continuous emotional and physical support throughout labor and childbirth. They offer encouragement, reassurance, and a calming presence, helping the birthing person and their partner feel more supported and confident.

Advocacy and communication: Doulas can help facilitate effective communication between the birthing person, their partner, and the medical team. They can help individuals understand their options, ask questions, and make informed decisions about their care. Doulas can act as advocates, ensuring that the birthing person's preferences and birth plan are respected

Reduced interventions: Research suggests that having a doula present during labor can lead to a decrease in medical interventions, such as cesarean sections, epidurals, and inductions. Doulas can offer various comfort measures, positioning techniques, and relaxation techniques to help manage pain and support progress in labor.

Shortened labor duration: Studies have shown that the presence of a doula may help shorten the duration of labor. This could be due to the continuous support and guidance provided, which can contribute to the birthing person's comfort and overall progress.

Postpartum support: Doulas often provide postpartum support as well, offering guidance and assistance in the early days and weeks after birth. They can help with breastfeeding support, newborn care, emotional well-being, and adjusting to the new dynamic of parenthood.

Increased satisfaction: Having a doula involved in the birthing process has been linked to higher levels of satisfaction with the childbirth experience. Doulas focus on creating a positive and empowering environment, helping individuals and their partners feel supported, heard, and respected throughout the entire process.

It's important to note that while doulas can provide valuable support, they are not medical professionals and do not perform clinical tasks. They complement the care provided by doctors, midwives, and nurses by offering continuous support and personalized attention to the birthing person and their partner.

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What is Placenta encapsulation?

Placenta encapsulation is a process in which the placenta, which is the organ that develops during pregnancy to provide nutrients and oxygen to the growing baby, is dehydrated, ground into a fine powder, and then put into a capsule form for the birthing person to consume.

The practice of placenta encapsulation is based on the belief that the placenta contains various beneficial nutrients and hormones that can support postpartum recovery in a positive light.

Research has shown that consuming the placenta has helped some with postpartum mood regulation, energy levels, lactation support, and the overall well-being of the birthing person. However, this practice is not endorsed by the FDA.

When is the right time to hire a Doula?

While you can hire a doula at any trimester of your pregnancy, it's generally recommended to start the process and hire a doula as early as possible.

Availability: Doulas often have limited availability since they may be attending multiple births around the same time. By starting the search early, you have a better chance of finding a doula who aligns with your preferences and availability.

Building a relationship: Hiring a doula early allows you to build a relationship and establish rapport with them. This gives you more time to communicate your expectations, discuss your birth plan, and develop trust. A strong connection with your doula can contribute to a more positive and comfortable birthing experience.

Support during pregnancy: Doulas can provide valuable support during pregnancy as well. They can offer information, resources, and emotional support as you navigate the changes and challenges of pregnancy. Starting the doula-client relationship early allows you to benefit from this additional support throughout your pregnancy journey.

Birth preparation: Doulas can help you prepare for childbirth by providing education, guidance, and assistance in creating a birth plan. Hiring a doula early gives you ample time to work together on birth preparation, including discussing your preferences, exploring comfort measures, and addressing any concerns or fears you may have.

Postpartum planning: By hiring a doula early, you can also discuss your postpartum needs, preferences, and expectations. This allows you to have a comprehensive plan for the entire perinatal period, ensuring you receive the support you desire during the early weeks after birth.

While hiring a doula early can be beneficial, it's never too late to consider hiring one. Even if you're in your last trimester, we are available and can provide valuable support during your childbirth experience.

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