Julie Francom, student midwife and birth doula in Utah

About

The days of the one-size-fits-all birth are done; the overall birth experience has evolved over the years, especially for our generation, and I believe that the need for personalized, sensitive, and knowledgeable support in today’s birth world is becoming more and more necessary. It is my joy to provide that for you. 

I see every parents’ journey as unique and to be approached with customized care to meet their individual needs. My specialization as a VBAC doula and experience with complicated birth situations will help you take control of your birth as I guide you through the intricacies of pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. As a birth doula, I feel honored to be able to contribute my expertise and knowledge to parents and families in Utah (to learn more about my work with VBAC families, head over to The VBAC Link).

Welcome, I am so happy you stopped by for a visit. I am a small-town Utah girl turned soldier, computer geek, podcaster, doula and student midwife. Fun fact: I drink Pepsi like it’s water and you can pretty much get me to do anything by offering chocolate cake as incentive.

I currently have four kids under 7 years of age and live with my husband and our kiddos in Lehi, Utah. Complications at the end of my first pregnancy resulted in an emergency C-section four weeks before my due date. Baby number 2 was a VBAC at home with an amazing birth team, and VBAC doula it was very primal and instinctual and changed how I view birth, my babies, and myself. After this experience I realized that birth work was my calling. I wanted to help as many women as I could feel in control of their birth story, no matter how it unfolds. Since then, I have had two more VBACs and I am so glad to be able to support parents in Utah on their own birth journeys. 

My Support is designed to be:

Modern

I ensure that my knowledge and education is current and up-to-date with national and local information and policies. 

Practical

I have access and information on a variety of topics to easily send to you and your birth partner based on your preferred way of learning. 

Intuitive

Every birth is different and I use my intuitive nature and my knowledge of you to provide a unique support experience. 

Unbiased

I happily support all kinds of birth. Any information given to you will come from a place of neutrality, I am careful to not bring my personal bias into your circumstances. 

Julie Francom utah doula and student midwife
You can be confident that I stay informed of all things birth related, both through formal education and independent research and study. I am consistently up to date with our local birth culture and evidence based care guidelines. These are some of my formal certifications and training.
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Doulaing: The act of educating, loving, respecting, listening, embracing, advocating for, and assisting a woman prenatally, during labor and birth, and after.

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I am here for you! My doula support is individually tailored to meet your specific needs. Fill out the form to request a complimentary consultation and see how I can help you on your birth journey.
Until further notice, all consultations will be scheduled over Zoom, FaceTime, or Google Duo, based on your preference. Stay safe, stay healthy!

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