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BirthMe is Maine’s premiere doula service. Whether you are beginning your journey into parenthood, or growing your family with a new little bundle, a professional guide can help ease your transition and build your confidence. Our doulas have the knowledge base and experience to answer all of your questions and support you as you walk through the wilderness of birth and parenting. Most importantly, this support comes without opinions or judgment. We understand that you will make the best choices for your family and we are honored to be by your side as you do. Our exclusive “doula team” model means you never need to wonder who is coming to help. You can settle into your birth and life with a newborn, knowing you have built a solid support system with your BirthMe doulas. We are looking forward to being part of your team! Contact us to find out how you can give your family a joyous, peaceful beginning.

Your Birth, Your Choices, Your Doulas.

Paula J. NorcottLabor Doula, Postpartum Doula, Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor, Postpartum Placenta Specialist

Leading support groups for over ten years, Paula gained a clear understanding of what type of unbiased support parents desire.   This experience coupled with over twenty years of parenting her own five, very individual children has led her down this path of working with new and experienced families. With a goal of helping parents find their confidence and follow their gut, Paula sees each family as unique. She works to ensure parents feel supported and cared for while they work through labor and birth, and/or work to understand their new tiny human. Paula is a Certified Lactation Counselor, with sixteen plus years experience. A CAPPA Certified Child Birth Educator, Certified Labor Doula, Certified Coffee Snob, Postpartum Doula and Postpartum Placenta Specialist. She loves long walks on the beach, actually, it's sitting on the beach she loves. She also enjoys binge watching Peaky Blinders, and hula hooping in her living room to obnoxious pop music.

It was amazing to have a support system totally dedicated to me, especially during a long and difficult labor and delivery.Molly C. - Family Nurse Practitioner
The services that you provide are invaluable to new moms (and dads). I feel that your classes are as beneficial to my health as staying active and hydrated.Katie B.
Being a first time mom is the most elating and terrifying journey in the world. Having a guide who is educated and understanding like Paula definitely made a difference, especially during those first few weeks!Selina, Mother, Wife, and Teacher
Paula was amazing supporting me, my husband and our midwife. After our baby was born, Paula would check in at clutch times and ease our uncertainty.Sarah P. Operations Manager
Paula helped my partner to have the confidence to make informed decisions and be the best support he could be.Sarah M. Business Owner
Paula not only provided essential postpartum support, She was always available to answer questions or troubleshoot any concerns at any time.Sam W. Montessori Teacher
Paula's consistent support allowed me to breastfeed, recover, and spend time with my older child.Jenny B. SAHM
I wasn't sure how I would make it through those first few weeks with my son in the NICU. With Paula's help I was able to meet my needs and his, and eventually meet our goal of exclusively breastfeeding.Jill J. Special Education Teacher
"I'm so glad I hired a doula for my husband!"Regan S.
It's hard to imagine our journey without her knowledge and optimism reassuring us each step of the way.Chelsea M
it was clear our doula knew how to integrate seamlessly with the hospital birth team. My OB specifically mentioned how much she liked my doula during a follow up appointment.Tracy K.
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