Carissa Marks Thomson – Babymoon Doula Solutions

Hospitals Served: Brantford General, Credit Valley Hospital, Etobicoke General - William Osler Health, Joseph Brant Hospital, Mackenzie Health, Richmond Hill, Markham-Stouffville Hospital, Michael Garron, Toronto East, Mississauga General, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto, North York Hospital, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Scarborough Health Network, St. Joseph's, Toronto, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Sunnybrook, Toronto, Toronto Birth Center

Services Offered: Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula, Childbirth Education

Carissa is the owner of Babymoon Doula Solutions and is a Doula Canada Certified Labour and Postpartum Doula. She is working towards her Childbirth Educator Certification. She is registered with the Association of Ontario Doulas.

Carissa was born and raised in Toronto, and worked as a Cardiac Technologist, Phlebotomist, HR Recruiter and in Health and Safety for the Provincial Government as a Product Launch Specialist. She decided to become a full time Doula in 2018. She is the single mother of two beautiful grown daughters and an auntie to one amazing nephew.

Carissa will support you through your birth and postpartum experience with ease and comfort, whatever that may look like. She will provide you with resources and evidence based information to guide you and support you.

Experience and Training:

First, second and third time parents
Home and hospital
Midwives/OBGYN
Breech/transverse
High risk & complications/low risk
Natural, unmedicated, medicated, epidural
Inductions
Scheduled, emergency, gentle cesarean births
Worked with twins and triplet births and postpartum care
Premature delivery/postpartum
Postpartum complications, depression, anxiety

Rebozo Comfort Measures via the Gina Kirby Method

First Aid Certified