Welcome to our Nest!

Well Nested was founded by Karla Costner, birth doula and Hypnobabies childbirth instructor and Lyndsi Dreckman, birth, bereavement and postpartum doula, newborn care specialist, and Love and Logic parenting instructor. Karla, Lyndsi and the Well Nested team believe that every mother deserves the birth she desires.

It is our mission to provide our families the best evidence based care in a compassionate, empowering, supportive was. We desire to create a comfortable space for parents to explore their options, experience evidence based classes, and receive encouraging support throughout pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and parenting.

Services provided by the Well Nested team include birth and postpartum doula, placenta encapsulation, lactation support, Hypnobabies childbirth education, Bradley Method childbirth education, and 4th Trimester and Newborn care education classes. We believe cost should never interfere with our clients ability to achieve their birth and parenting dreams and are happy to offer payment plans and gift certificates.

Whenever and wherever you intend to give birth your experience will impact your emotions, your mind, your body, and your spirit for the rest of your life.
— Ina May Gaskin


Karla Costner, HCHI, CHD

Karla began her birth work as a midwifery student and apprentice in 2008.  She decided to focus on the non-clinical side of birth and became a certified Hypnodoula with Hypnobabies in 2010.  After having two hypnobirths of her own, she became determined to teach other women the benefits of hypnosis. She certified as a Hypnobabies instructor in 2015. She recently finished a training, with Darren Mattock, for teaching fathers and is "DAD Certified."

Karla and her husband have been married for 19 years and have 6 children. They transplanted to Greenville 9 years ago.


Lyndsi Dreckman, SBD, CPPD, NCS

After the birth of her first child, Lyndsi fell in love with all things birth and parenting. She started doula work in 2011 and is now a certified birth and bereavement doula and certified postpartum doula. Lyndsi is also a Love & Logic Parenting Educator and a Newborn Care Specialist. 

Lyndsi and her husband were married in 2010 and have 3 amazing children together. They have called the Upstate home since 2011.