I, Rachel, am  a Certified Childbirth Educator CCE, certified Doula CD(DONA), Birth Assistant Trained, and NRP certified
Choosing the right doula package for your birth needs is important. I offer a variety of services designed to meet your birth goals for a smooth delivery. Experienced in home birth, hospital birth, medicine-free and epidural birth, equipped to provide support during your birth experience.   

Every woman deserves a doula. Ask about building a custom package, financial aid,  and ABD scholarships if  money stands in the way of hiring a doula.


email me
Grandview, MO 64030 |  (816)489-8990  |  Open 24/7 for Doula Care 
Comfort Measures such as; 
cold packs, heating pad, compresses, foot rubs, back rubs, rolling pin technique, rebozo,  knee press, counter pressure on the lower back, aquatherapy, drinks, snacks (made for you, or purchased), music, aromatherapy using essential oils, prayer, walks, eye pillow, scripture reading, birth ball, focal points, rubbing pressure points, double hip squeeze, knotted sheet pull (to aid progression) and more.

ESSENTIAL DOULA PACKAGE                               $650  
~Free initial Consultation with free beverage of choice
~1-3 Prenatal Visits
~Birth Plan Development and Implementation Support
~Prenatal Birth Story Party (optional)
~Private Childbirth Education (to suit your educational needs)
~Unlimited phone/email support pre & postnatally
~Continuous Labor Support
~Continuous Emotional, Physical & Spiritual Support during labor
~Comfort Measures 
~Informational Support
~Use of position changes to help ease pain and aid normal delivery
~Use of Essential Oils if Desired
~24 hour on-call support plus 3 and minus 4 weeks of birth
~Initial breastfeeding support
~1-4 hours Initial Postpartum Support
​~A few birth snap shots 
~A written birth story (if requested)
~2-4 hours postpartum doula services (scheduled in advance)

Photography by Arise Birth Doula  $100.00
Professional Birth Photography by Jennifer Wyse Photography  $450.00
Professional Newborn Photography By Jennifer Wyse $250.00

Please help me welcome Sara Samsel to my team! Sara Samsel will now also be operating as Arise Birth Doula. Sara recently returned from a 6-month Modules of Midwifery training in Kona, Hawaii.  She is an excellent addition to Arise Birth Doula.  I will be partnering with her to better serve my clients!  She serves along side me to enhance your birthing experience, offering another set of hands to help.  We come as a team and as needed she is available to serve as my backup.  

Sara Samsel, ABD Doula, 
GoMidwife Doula 
and Midwife in training, 
NRP Certified 
Birth Assistant
Rachel Schwepler
​DONA Trained Doula, ABD Doula,
CCE(Certified Childbirth Educator)
NRP Certified
Birth Assistant
Student Midwife