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