BABS

Birth and Baby Services

Offering low-cost & no-cost birth doula services

602-321-0074

Eligibility, Income requirements, Review & Acceptance Process

We are a team of dedicated birth and baby professionals and give freely of our time and financial resources to support you during labor & delivery. Our review process is in place to ensure that we select individuals that will benefit the most from our no-cost/low-cost services, present a true need and want our support during labor, are open and receptive to our educational birth preparation & new parent education, presence and support during labor/delivery and do not present a potential risk or danger to our team.

Requirements, Review & Acceptance Process:

  • You must complete & submit ALL Qualify Client Forms to begin our review & selection process.
  • We will notify you by email within 3-business days once ALL of your Qualify Client Forms have been received.
  • You will be required to provide us with the last 2-months of ALL household income within 5-business days of being contacted that all of your Qualify Client Forms have been received if this applies.
  • If you are part of the Arizona Youth Partnership Starting Out Right Program, qualify for or receive WIC, receive section 8 housing, receive AHCCCS, have a monthly net income (after taxes) of $2,000.00 or less or 19-years of age or younger, income verification is not required because there is no cost to you for our services.
  • Income verification can be paycheck stubs or other pay documents (as long as all income can be verified)
  • If we have questions about your completed Qualify Client Forms or income verification, we will contact you with our questions via email.
  • Your application will be presented to our selection committee once ALL required items have been received. We will notify you when this step occurs.
  • Our selection committee has up to 7-business days to accept or decline your application. You will be notified via email when our selection committee has made their determination.

Potential Reasons for Rejection of Application:

  • Orders of protection (restraining orders).
  • No determined need for birth support (you have many people who plan to attend your birth as support people)
  • Certain physical/psychological conditions that present a potential risk of abuse to the birth doulas
  • Determination of a safety risk to the birth doulas, such as orders of protection (listed above) & unsafe relationships
  • Other items determined case-by-case that could present potential physical or mental harm to the providers
  • If your application is denied, we will notify you via email the reason for this decision.

Income Qualification & Our Rates:

No cost for our services if you meet one or more of the following: Verification will be required.


  • Part of the Arizona Youth Partnership Starting Out Right (SOR) Program
  • Qualify for or receive Arizona WIC
  • Receive section 8 housing
  • 19-years of age or younger
  • Receive AHCCCS
  • Monthly net income (after taxes) of $2,000.00 or less

Family of 2 (including pregnancy) monthly net income (after taxes)

  • $2,001 - $2,200 = $10 charge
  • $2,201 - $2,400. = $15 charge
  • $2,401. - $2,600. = $25 charge
  • $2,601. - $2,800. = $40 charge
  • $2,801. - $3,000. = $50 charge
  • $3001. - $3,200. = $60 charge
  • $3,201. - $3,400. = $70 charge
  • $3,401. - $3,600. =$80 charge
  • $3,601 - $3,800. = $100 charge
  • $3801. - $4,000. = $125 charge
  • $4,001. - $4,200. = $150 charge
  • $4201 and up = sliding scale

Family of 3 (including pregnancy) monthly net income (after taxes)

  • $2,001 - $2,200 = No charge
  • $2,201 - $2,400. = No charge
  • $2,401. - $2,600. = $10 charge
  • $2,601. - $2,800. = $15 charge
  • $2,801. - $3,000. = $25 charge
  • $3001. - $3,200. = $40 charge
  • $3,201. - $3,400. = 50 charge
  • $3,401. - $3,600. =$60 charge
  • $3,601 - $3,800. = $70 charge
  • $3801. - $4,000. = $80 charge
  • $4,001. - $4,200. = $100 charge
  • $4201 and up = sliding scale

Family of 4 (including pregnancy) monthly net income (after taxes)

  • $2,001 - $2,200 = No charge
  • $2,201 - $2,400. = No charge
  • $2,401. - $2,600. = No charge
  • $2,601. - $2,800. = $10 charge
  • $2,801. - $3,000. = $15 charge
  • $3001. - $3,200. = $25 charge
  • $3,201. - $3,400. = $40 charge
  • $3,401. - $3,600. =$50 charge
  • $3,601 - $3,800. = $60 charge
  • $3801. - $4,000. = $70 charge
  • $4,001. - $4,200. = $80 charge
  • $4201 and up = sliding scale

Family of 5 (including pregnancy) monthly net income (after taxes)

  • $2,001 - $2,200 = No charge
  • $2,201 - $2,400. = No charge
  • $2,401. - $2,600. = No charge
  • $2,601. - $2,800. = No charge
  • $2,801. - $3,000. = $10 charge
  • $3001. - $3,200. = $15 charge
  • $3,201. - $3,400. = $25 charge
  • $3,401. - $3,600. =$40 charge
  • $3,601 - $3,800. = $50 charge
  • $3801. - $4,000. = $60 charge
  • $4,001. - $4,200. = $70 charge
  • $4201 and up = sliding scale

Family of 6 (including pregnancy) monthly net income (after taxes)

  • $2,001 - $2,200 = No charge
  • $2,201 - $2,400. = No charge
  • $2,401. - $2,600. = No charge
  • $2,601. - $2,800. = No charge
  • $2,801. - $3,000. = No charge
  • $3001. - $3,200. = $10 charge
  • $3,201. - $3,400. = $15 charge
  • $3,401. - $3,600. =$25 charge
  • $3,601 - $3,800. = $40 charge
  • $3801. - $4,000. = $50 charge
  • $4,001. - $4,200. = $600 charge
  • $4201 and up = sliding scale

Family 7+ members = sliding scale. Contact us for details