Birth Doula

"A birth doula is a person trained and experienced in childbirth who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during and just after childbirth" (DONA International). (more…)

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Postpartum Doula

A Postpartum Doula doesn't take over the work of a mother, like a babysitter does. I help to empower the mother, support her, and guide her through the amazing transition of motherhood. Keeping the "mother in...

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Breastfeeding Support

The world of breastfeeding can be intimidating for moms (and partners!). I'll sit with you to help squash any fears you may have and to discuss various things such as: Knowing what is normal or...

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Prenatal Classes

These prenatal classes were created to give parents the tools, education, and options to help aid in the beautiful transition occurring in their lives. Choose any combination of classes. The class(es) are held in the comfort of your own...

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Hi! I have decided to extend my maternity leave to 2022. If you are a family I have previously supported and looking for support again in 2021, please contact me and we can chat! 

Hello! Congratulations on this exciting time in your life!

My name is Donna Ore and I provide Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula, and Bereavement Doula services, as well as Breastfeeding Counseling services in northern New Jersey, Orange County and Rockland County, NY, surrounding areas.

After having children of my own, I understand the wave of emotions that can come with transitioning into a new realm of parenthood. Whether this is your first child or your 5th child, I am here to help make this transition easier on you and your family!

Birth is a beautiful (and messy!) moment in life. So many feelings come along with it – excitement, nervousness, anxiousness, fear, joy, relief, euphoria – just to name a few. The biggest thing during pregnancy about birth is the unknown. Part of my job is to help with that. Now, I can’t tell you when you’re baby is coming or how it will feel, but I can give you some comfort and support in other ways. I can teach you about your options and what to expect during labor, birth, and afterwards. I can provide pretty wonderful comfort techniques. I can provide encouragement and coach you. I can just be there for YOU.

I have experience with:

Cesarean Birth

Distance Support

Hospital, Birth Center, and Home Birth

High Risk


Laboring/Birth in Water

Medicated and Unmedicated Birth


Premature Birth

Pregnancy/Birth after a Loss

When coming home, many parents tend to ask the question – “Now what?” You may feel unsure of what to do with your baby, how to take care of him or her. You may be feeling pretty uncomfortable from birth. You may be looking around the house, exhausted from lack of sleep, asking yourself how you can keep up with it all. As a Postpartum Doula, I can help with all of this! Think of me as your Fairy Godmother for when you come home from the hospital (or, if you’re having a homebirth, right after birth!). I can teach you everything you need to know about caring for your newborn. I can teach you what to expect in your own body after birth and tips on how to care for yourself. I can help with the house so you can rest and bond with your baby. And please – take a nap, take a shower, or go get some fresh air. With my experience, skills, and training, you can trust me to care for your newborn while you catch up on taking care of YOU.

My goal is to provide support every step of the way from pregnancy to birth to your beautiful baby. Please look around and contact me with any questions you may have!

Best Wishes,