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I met my doulas super late in my pregnancy. Jenna and Ari made me feel EXTREMELY comfortable straight outta the gate they were there for me. I just felt so nourished and completely protected by the knowledge and awareness they had! It was incredible! I’m from the south and the warmth of their trust and love in supporting me healed my soul... In labor I was apologetic and shameful of asking and demanding and they just nurtured me back to reality that I was SAFE! I would recommend full spectrum because the name of the business isn’t just a name. She literally has a FULL spectrum of knowledge & awareness and most of all LOVE that allowed me to bring my baby in this world with not only a doula but a truly life long friend. Deeply grateful for Jenna and Ari. Honest women with a tremendous amount of love and grace. Thank you both!

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Full spectrum is a highly professional outfit - Jenna's helped my wife and me through a lot and taught us a ton!

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I can’t imagine my birthing experience without Ariana! She was with me through my whole two-day labor, offering various natural pain relieving techniques and fully supporting my decisions along the way. I had some specific needs in the hospital and it was important to have someone who could advocate for me. Ariana went above and beyond, even intercepting a technician who wasn't familiar with my birth plan before entering the hospital room with some equipment that could have triggered my PTSD. With each new staff member, she made sure they were familiar with my needs and desires. I felt heard at every stage—when formulating my birth plan and later on, when my labor wasn’t progressing any way I had imagined and I needed to make changes to my plan. Ariana captured some amazing photos of my labor and immediately after the birth. She also encapsulated my placenta and did a beautiful job of preserving my baby’s umbilical cord in the shape of a heart. Small caring touches like that are part of what make Ariana such a special doula. In the postpartum period, Ariana was a huge help. She is wonderful and competent with babies. As I struggled with a long recovery, it was a relief to know that baby was well taken care of so I could care for myself. Beyond her visits, she also researched and suggested ideas for questions/concerns I had about my baby, and helped to connect me with other resources. Whether she was helping me set up my breast pump for the first time, showing me ways to help baby’s gas pains, or texting me the validation I needed in a moment of uncertainty, Ariana’s support was invaluable.

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I don't even know where to begin. These guys are beyond amazing. We had hired Jenna as our doula about two weeks before we found out the most heartbreaking news of our lives: that we needed an emergency induction and our baby boy wouldn't make it. I notified Jenna and the next day she came over and talked us through everything. It was my first pregnancy and Jenna was available to answer all of my questions and really put both myself and my husband (and my mom) at ease. I was nervous enough going through my first pregnancy and delivery, but the added heartbreak made the whole situation a whole lot harder. A couple days later I was induced. Jenna was there the entire time. It's impossible to describe how much we needed her there. While doctors and nurses were coming in and out, Jenna explained our next steps in the birthing process while bringing so much calmness to what was hardest thing either my husband or myself had ever experienced. We couldn't have done it without her. When looking for a doula, we wanted an advocate, a strong but calm presence, and someone who could offer us information and options. We got that and so much more with Jenna. We have more preganacies and births in our furure and Jenna will always be our number one choice.

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We did the "What’s Gonna Come Out of Where?" class with Rachel and Jenna, and I honestly don't feel like there is anything that could have prepared us better in only a few weeks! Before the class, I was pretty freaked out about childbirth, feeling like there's so much I don't know and that there was no way I was going to be ready to do this. But by the end of the class, I felt like I had a lot of tools to cope with labor and delivery, better resources and knowledge, and a good sense of what my options are and how I can advocate for myself. It's worth noting that I am planning to deliver in a hospital with an OBGYN, and I never felt like Rachel and Jenna had any agenda or that they hold some kinds of birthing experiences as better or more desirable than others - it was a truly safe space and they very much invited the unpredictability of birth into the room. They also had a lot of practical advice - they're clearly very knowledgeable about the different birthing environments in Portland, and the people who work in the space, and so I always felt like my questions were answered in a way that was very specific to my experiences and birth plan. I would HIGHLY recommend the class! Thank you so much Rachel and Jenna - my little guy is still cooking away, but I feel so much more prepared for and open to whatever the experience of labor and birth brings. Thank you!!

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Jenna and Rachel are awesome. We weren't sure about hiring a doula until we were lucky enough to have a birth class with them. We learned a lot, including how much they could help us through the entire pregnancy, birth, and postpartum periods. We interviewed other doulas but Jenna was an easy choice (especially knowing that Rachel was her backup). Jenna was an incredible doula. She is super warm, very knowledgable, and totally flexible. She was excellent in working with us as a couple, working with our care team at the hospital, coordinating family members, and helping us care for the baby. She helped us plan everything, helped us change our plans, and helped us feel better about all the changes we had to make. She went above and beyond on several occasions to help us, like the time she showed up at our house on short notice with bags of donor milk when we were disoriented and exhausted shortly after coming home with the baby. We can't express how incredible Jenna has been throughout our journey so far.

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Jenna was an incredible doula! We felt so lucky to have her with us through pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. She is incredibly warm, knowledgeable, compassionate, and fun. We had met Rachel, too, and were so happy she was Jenna's backup. We can't recommend them enough!

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Jenna is so knowledgeable and lovely! And she plays ukulele to boot.

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Do yourself a favor and toss out your gift registry- all that stuff you think you need can be gathered from buy nothing. The best money I spent during our early days with baby number two was with Jenna and Rachel. They stayed for three days, doing back to back shifts after our son was born, providing amazing nutritious food, breastfeeding support, and laughter during a tender time. I was sad to see them leave, but in their wake they left a fridge full of food and a closet full of clean and folded laundry and the contact info for a great lactation consultant. Do I wish they had never left? Yes! But if they hadn't, I couldn't recommend them here. These two are the real deal, and will make your birth or postpartum period smooth and relatively chill. Hilarious, smart, and a collective treasure trove of birth and postpartum knowledge. Five stars!

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Do yourself a favor and toss out your gift registry- all that stuff you think you need can be gathered from buy nothing. The best money I spent during our early days with baby number two was with Jenna and Rachel. They stayed for three days, doing back to back shifts after our son was born, providing amazing nutritious food, breastfeeding support, and laughter during a tender time. I was sad to see them leave, but in their wake they left a fridge full of food and a closet full of clean and folded laundry and the contact info for a great lactation consultant. Do I wish they had never left? Yes! But if they hadn't, I couldn't recommend them here. These two are the real deal, and will make your birth or postpartum period smooth and relatively chill. Hilarious, smart, and a collective treasure trove of birth and postpartum knowledge. Five stars!

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Jenna @Full Spectrum Doula Care is such an amazing Doula! My wife and I were extremely impressed with the amazing services Jenna provided during the birth of my second child! Having Jenna there to help us completely changed the entire experience! I strongly recommend her! :)

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Our postpartum experience with Rachel and Jenna was incredible on many levels. I truly do not know how we would have made it through the first few weeks with the arrival of our first daughter without their caring, nurturing support. I highly recommend their services and encourage anyone considering a doula to choose them. I wish I could gift everyone I know with their services as I know how beneficial it would be to any first time parents. As someone who didn’t think they would need postpartum assistance, I quickly learned that it takes a village and having extra hands, someone to listen to you and teach you tips + tricks is so valuable. I had a difficult postpartum experience due to post-labor surgery and high anxiety, but Jenna and Rachel went above and beyond to help us with all challenges that we faced. To name a few, they provided breastfeeding support, taught us newborn care tips, ensured I was getting adequate sleep to combat my anxiety, made sure I was taking my medication and helped counsel me through all the new emotions I was experiencing. They were always available when I reached out with questions and when I needed additional support they made every effort to accommodate my schedule/requests. I cannot thank them enough for everything they did for my family.

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Jenna was our labor doula for our first child and she was an incredible support through a totally new chapter of life. Jenna is full of information and experience on pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period - and she strikes a nice balance of providing science-supported perspectives while allowing you to make your own decisions. Jenna also worked very well with our other medical providers (midwives, OB, nurses) to make the labor and birthing process as easy as possible. Our initial plans for the birthing process were altered, due to factors outside of our control, but Jenna absolutely helped us stay as close to our desired plan as possible.

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I am so impressed with the pure love and empowerment that you are offering women and families. Simple. Powerful. Pure. Love. I’m extremely impressed by all the areas that you are willing to support in, not just standard birth/postpartum but also within fertility and abortion you are truly willing to be with women and that is earth changing.

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Our postpartum experience with Jenna was incredible . She did such an amazing job easing my transition to motherhood, giving me time to rest/recover & teaching me all of her newborn tricks (she has so many !) ! So thankful for her help & her guidance.