Everybody wants to hold the Baby but who holds the Mom?

Everybody wants to hold the Baby but who holds the Mom?

Fertility & Maternity Counselling

Free Introductory Session

Perinatal Wellness Coach

COURAGE Telehealth Platform

Personalized Psychoeducation

Stress & Anxiety Reduction

Program, Toolkits and Virtual Reality


Being a Champion for Maternity in the Community

Learn more about our value and why you should select us.


Jillian Edman

Jillian Edman is a Perinatal Health and Wellness Coach with over a decade of experience in the Employee Wellness field. She a mother of two and in any free time she can get she likes to read, do yoga, or get out for a walk in nature.  

She is passionate about maternal mental health. “I wish I would have had this kind of support when I was becoming a mother and am so excited for each person I get to coach and connect with in the Courage Program." 

She has a BS from the University of Minnesota- Duluth in Community Health Education, a certification in Health and Wellness Coaching and is a trained yoga instructor. 

Maia Rosser, MSW

Maia Rosser, MSW is a graduate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work and has been a practicing social worker for 20 years. She is a full spectrum Doula/ Birth Coach trained by DONA International, since 2008, supporting mothers and babies in Philadelphia. She has also received training with Postpartum Support International on Perinatal mood disorders and anxiety support. Additionally, she is pursuing certification as a HypnoBirth Educator with the Mongan Method of HypnoBirthing & Childbirth Education. She is passionate about supporting birthing persons through the various perinatal phases encountered on fertility & birthing journeys.  “Mental health support is vital to families preparing for childbirth and caring for a newborn.” Currently, she consults with the City of Philadelphia in their Doula Support Program; along with Synergy Consulting and Psychotherapy practice in Delaware. Maia is also an adjunct lecturer in Alvernia University’s Social Work department. 

Free VR headset with program sign-ups

Experience the first VR enabled personalized platform for well-being across pre-conception, conception, pregnancy and postpartum

The Personal Trainer for Reproductive and Maternal Well-BeingTM

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Add-on session options available. Choose start date per your needs & convenience. Coaches are Vital Start Health members or from other independent third parties.
Ala Carte: Platform subscription included only if this is add-on with another program

You will impact underrepresented and underserved mothers with this purchase! 5% of all proceeds will be used towards our Health Equity pledge.

All sessions subject to Terms & Conditions. See FAQ section below for details.

We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our contact data or lists to third parties. Currently available in the US only. Terms and Conditions.

  1. Once you register for the coaching service or free consultation, our Care Coordinator will reach out via email and/or phone call and understand how to help you and match you with the Perinatal Wellness Coach. If this is a gift, Vital Start will reach out via email to learn how to connect and begin this process.
  2. In addition to a Live Perinatal Wellness Coach, on registration, the Care Coordinator will also help onboard you onto the Vital Start COURAGE platform for virtual coaching through telemedicine and access to resources, content, and community.
  3. Once matched with a Coach, you will also be scheduled for your visits per your convenience and the Coach’s availability. You are in good hands as you begin your coaching journey with Vital Start Health!
  4. Coaching will include assessments, plan formulation, skill development and practice customized to your maternity journey.  Note, this is a wellness service, not a psychotherapy service. Coaching is complementary to Psychotherapy.
  5. A key aspect of this personalized journey is the intake and consent forms that you will be provided to fill electronically via our platform prior and after each appointment.  This will help Vital Start provide you measurable, personalized coaching for a worry-free maternity journey.

This is an out-of-pocket service with a national reach in the United States. To be able to support mothers at each stage and at every state in the country, we have made it simple with upfront payment and different session packages.  This is a gift of well-being for the incredible journey of motherhood.

At Vital Start Health, we are committed to supporting well-being throughout the motherhood journey. If you are pregnant, trying to be pregnant, have pregnancy complications, have had a perinatal loss or infant ICU experience in the past or present or simply need emotional support, you are at the right place.  5% of your payment is used to provide services for underrepresented and underserved mothers.

If you are mother who cannot afford these services, please reach out to us regarding free of cost group therapy options and other initiatives as part of our Health Equity commitment.

We offer secure payment options including Paypal and major credit cards. You can also choose free consultation and gifting options as needed.

Please provide us with a 48-hour notice regarding cancellation.  No-shows or late cancellations will be charged for the session.

If you are pregnant, trying to be pregnant, have pregnancy complications, have had a perinatal loss or infant ICU experience in the past or present or simply need emotional support, you are at the right place.

You will be supported with a live Perinatal Wellness Coach and the innovative COURAGE platform for skill development and practice for a worry-free maternity journey.

Personalized Healthcare

Customized for care journey. Skill development and practice


Convenient, accessible care


Trained coaches, care coordinator and care protocols

Vital Start Well-Being Profile TM

Longitudinal data for personalized treatment

High Quality Perinatal Care

All stages, trying to get pregnant, pregnant, and postpartum