BirthRite Birth Stool Rental

Birth Stool Rental

Stool rental includes high-end, hospital grade BirthRite stool, fabric case, and small kneeling pad (shown below).

The stool is made of fiberglass overlaid with hospital grade isophalic gelcoat. It can get wet and be used in the shower. Please do not use the kneeling pad in water.

The stool is available for rental in the San Francisco Bay area, the Tri-Valley, and parts of the California Central Valley. Delivery and pick-up services in these areas is available for an additional fee. Shipping by mail is not available.

Manufacturer information about the BirthRite stool can be found on their website.

BirthRite Birth Stool Rental


For Harmony Doula clients: Rental of the birth stool can be added to your Birth Doula package for an additional $40. The stool will be delivered to you when you are in labor. There is no delivery fee.

For non-clients: When our stool is not already reserved by our clients, it is available for rental to non-clients. The rental fee is $80, for a 4-week period, generally beginning when you are 38 weeks pregnant. Earlier rental and late returns can be arranged for $10 a week. For an additional fee, delivery and pick-up of the stool package can also be arranged. The fee is based on distance.

General estimates for roundtrip (delivery and pick-up) are:

  • Tracy, Livermore: $20
  • Pleasanton, Fremont, Walnut Creek, Stockton, Modesto: $35
  • Oakland, Berkeley: $50
  • San Jose, Palo Alto: $60
  • To Sacramento, San Francisco, and the Peninsula north of the Dumbarton Bridge: $70


Service Area

Community Birth Centers

  • Homestead Natural Birth Center (Modesto)
  • Pacifica Family Maternity Center (Oakland)
  • Nightingale Birth Center (San Mateo)
  • Welcome Home Community Birth Center (South Sacramento)
  • Sierra Natural Birth Center (Sonora)

We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional lands of the Tammukan and Yokut people.

Home Births

  • San Francisco East Bay Alameda County (Oakland, Alameda, Fremont, Hayward, San Leandro, Castro Valley)
  • Tri-Valley (Livermore, Dublin, Pleasanton, San Ramon, Daville, Alamo)
  • Diablo Valley Contra Costa County (Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, Concord)
  • Delta Valley (Pittsburg, Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley, Bethel Island, Byron, Mountain House, Discovery Bay)
  • San Joaquin County (Tracy, Lathrop, Manteca, Ripon, French Camp, Stockton, Lodi, Linden, Farmington, Escalon)
  • Western Stanislaus County (Modesto Metro area, Salida, Oakdale, Patterson)
  • Sacramento County (Galt, Isleton, Walnut Grove, Rio Vista, Elk Grove, South Sacramento)
  • and all points inbetween!


  • Stanford Valley Care (Pleasanton)
  • John Muir Medical Center (Walnut Creek)
  • Kaiser Medical Center (San Leandro, Walnut Creek, Oakland, Antioch, Modesto, South Sacramento)
  • Sutter Health Memorial Medical Center (Modesto)
  • Sutter Tracy Community Hospital (Tracy)
  • Sutter Delta Medical Center (Antioch)
  • Doctors Medical Center (Manteca, Modesto)
  • Eden Medical Center (Castro Valley)
  • Highland (Oakland)
  • Alta Bates (Berkeley)
  • Mt. Rose Hospital (Hayward)
  • Washington Hospital (Fremont)
  • San Ramon Regional (San Ramon)
  • San Joaquin General (French Camp)
  • Adventist Health Lodi Memorial (Lodi)
  • Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (Martinez)
  • St. Joseph's Hospital (Stockton)