A doula is a professional trained in childbirth who provides emotional, physical and informational support to the pregnant person who is expecting, is experiencing labor, or has recently given birth.
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My name is Michelle Lester Bell. I have been working professionally as a full spectrum birth and postpartum doula since 2007 (DONA trained), and also have worked as a nurse's aide and midwife's aide throughout this time. I currently live in Fayetteville Arkansas, and I have worked with "non-traditional" families since the beginning of my journey as a birth worker. (It helps that I am queer and have a relatively queer family.) I have been lucky enough to help families and individuals of all types, and have learned there are many assumptions made throughout health care that aren't quite right. Some families have multiple spouses, others have people who are more than one gender (or have no gender at all), and just because you have a uterus does not make you a woman. I firmly believe my job is to help be the island of calm, to reach out and pull people up and let them catch their breath. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you are looking for a birth or postpartum doula that is trans* friendly or if you have any questions. Email me at Merriemelodyxx@gmail.com.
Hello! My name is Alyssa Weber and I am a birth doula based out of the Edmonton Area in Alberta, Canada. My services are open to all. The only way we will change the birthing crisis in North America is with LOVE. Please feel free to contact me via my FB page http://www.facebook.com/StrengthInNumbersDoula with any questions or to arrange an interview if you are interested in my services!
Hello there, my name is Angela Esplin. I attended my first birth in 2000 & took my DONA training in 2001. I've been working part-time as a labour & postpartum doula ever since. I also provide placenta encapsulation services. In 2011, I moved from Vancouver to a town near Edmonton & have recently relocated to Fort McMurray, Alberta. I'm presently certifying through CAPPA & plan on becoming a childbirth educator. For a full bio & contact information, please visit www.fullcirclebirthcollective.com 's Fort McMurray contact page. I am LGBTQ Friendly & I do my best to live my life as an ally. Womyn know how to birth, and babies know how to be born; my role is to witness you claim your power, to support the choices you (and your partner) make, to hear and to educate you, so that you may welcome your little person into your world. You can contact me at email@example.com. I look forward to working together!
Hi -- I'm Shawna Zylenko and I’m a professional, friendly DONA/CAPPA birth doula and Childbirth & Parenting Educator, with experience working with any definition of family since 2002, located in Edmonton, Alberta. I am a proud member of our local LGBTQ community and happy to support the journey to parenthood for all persons. With extensive past experience as an RN, I am able to comfortably work with the full spectrum of care providers; obstetricians, family doctors, and midwives. I specialize in IVF, surrogacy, adoption, high-risk pregnancy, anxiety, depression, abuse and trauma history, relationship counselling, breast/chest feeding, induced lactation, early parenting support. It is important to me to support families as they navigate through an often complex health care system, helping them to make decisions that reflect their own unique contexts, and then supporting those decisions along whatever spectrum of need that may be. My role includes that of educator, helping clients to understand their unique options and then assisting them in finding the information that they need in order to make their own best decisions. For more information about my practice, please go to http://www.beautifultransitions.ca.
Amanda Santana is a DONA Trained Birth Doula & Postpartum Doula, Dancing For Birth Trained Instructor, & Placenta Specialist. A self-proclaimed "birth junkie", Amanda Santana is the owner of Arizona based business Enchanted Desert Doula. Amanda knows that each and every woman's desired pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experience is different and not always "textbook". She has made it her mission to help women achieve their ideals when it comes to the life changing experience of pregnancy and birth. Amanda agrees everyone deserves a doula and to be supported without judgment or bias, and would love to serve the LGBTQ community and is also plus-size friendly and listed at Plus Size Doula Connections. www.fb.com/enchanteddesertdoula and www.enchanteddesertdoula.blogspot.com. You can contact Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Heidi Benefiel and I am a student doula currently certifying through DONA International. I am accepting clients in Phoenix, AZ and the surrounding areas, including the East Valley. I am a huge supporter of LGBTQ rights and believe that everyone deserves the love and support of a doula. I believe that birth is a defining experience in every woman's life and that she deserves as much support as possible. It is not my place to choose what a woman should do, for that is something only she can know. It is my place to support her decisions and give her the encouragement that is her right. Birth is a beautiful thing and I am blessed to be in this profession. Please contact me at email@example.com or www.facebook.com/BirthingMoonDoulaAZ.
I am Amanda Allen, a certified birth doula with Birth by Design in Little Rock, AR. Our group practice offers comprehensive birth and postpartum doula services including lactation specialists, registered dietician, and childbirth educators. I also work in the mental health field and have a special interest in providing competent, quality services to the LGBT-Q community. I've participated in the Healthcare Equality forum hosted by the Human Rights Campaign, which has a great presence in the Central, AR area. It is a privilege to provide equal access to doula care to the entire community. Contact me via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or check out our website at www.birthbydesigndoulas.com. Everyone deserves the best birth experience possible.
Doulas of Northeast Arkansas is dedicated to comprehensive childbirth services and education in and around Jonesboro, AR. As a full spectrum agency, we offer services from childbirth education, prenatal and labor support, postpartum support, placenta services and lactation support. All services include 100% judgement free support because learning to become a parent and caring for yourself while caring for your newborn is hard enough. For more info email email@example.com.
My name is Danielle Lopez Newcomb. I own and operate Primordial Willow Birth & Botanicals based out of Alma, Arkansas (between Fort Smith & Fayetteville). I am a New Beginnings and Stillbirthday trained Full Spectrum (abortion, pregnancy loss, birth, postpartum) Doula and an herbalist trained under the Wise Woman Tradition. I am a bisexual, White Hispanic, feminist, Wiccan, crunchy, single mom of three who provides unbiased support for my clients. I respect human beings and will not treat you differently, regardless of your age, relationship status, sexual orientation, race, religion, body type, or gender orientation. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and at my website http://primordialwillowbirthandbotanicals.weebly.com/
Lydia Nelson is a Labor and Postpartum Doula, currently seeking certification, serving the Northwest Arkansas area, specializing in LGBT+ families, disability, and youth. She offers family planning services with birthing and postpartum services. You can contact her at email@example.com.
My name is Sarah Halsrud. I am originally from Iowa (hooray for marriage equality!) and recently moved to rural Williford, AR. I own Arkansas Birth, offering Healthy Pregnancy workshops, Childbirth classes, Breastfeeding classes, Pregnancy Consultations, Labor Doula Services, and Lactation Support. I attend births as a labor doula in NE Arkansas (Ash Flat, Batesville, Jonesboro, Mountain Home, Walnut Ridge, and West Plains, MO - and all points in between), and would be honored to assist you! Arkansas Birth services are open to all - home or hospital birth, natural birth or medicated, whether you are carrying your own child or using a surrogate; you know your family and yourself best. Our mission is to help you be informed of your options and equipped to make the best choices for yourself. Please visit www.ArkansasBirth.com for more information or contact me via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Have a great day!
My name is Amanda Inglis. I am a certified DONA birth and postpartum doula in the Surrey area of British Columbia. I hold a non-judgmental approach to all of the families that consider me as their doula and would love to be your doula too. Please visit my web page to learn more about myself and feel free to contact me for more information: http://doula-amanda.wix.com/blissfulbeginnings
Hi I'm Amanda Seguin. I'm a doula serving families, however they identify themselves, in the Victoria and Southern Gulf Island area. Please contact me at email@example.com
I'm Ananda Phoenix, a queer fat femme in a queer fat family helping raise a rad kid (and likely more). I offer whole spectrum doula support to a whole spectrum of humans. I work and live in Nelson, British Colombia, Canada and surrounding rural areas, available to travel up to an hour as well as offer long distance skype/phone consultations and support. I have been working for close to 10 years as a doula and reproductive health/justice advocate. I am trained through The Matrona (and am schooled, constantly, by the powers of birth and those who flow in it). I'm the volunteer coordinator for our local barrier-free birth support program as well as a founding member of the West Kootenay Reproductive Health Coalition and the newly formed Tanzy Abortion Doula Collective. I've been on the board of advisors for SQUAT Birth Journal and certianly recommend you check out the journal, all accessible for free download online. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Barb Fraumeni and I am a birth and postpartum doula based in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. You can contact me at email@example.com.
My name is Erinn Doncaster, Doula, BSW and my passion is serving families of all shapes, sizes and forms, and it is my great pleasure and honour to hold your family's hand/s as you move through this transition together! Please contact me for more information about my availability, flexible pricing, or to arrange a free consultation. I look forward to meeting you! I can be contacted at Rooted Love Birth Services in Victoria, BC, by email at Erinnchristina@hotmail.com or by phone (250) 538-8877.
My name is Jessica Austin. I provide prenatal education and birth doula support to people / families preparing to birth in Vancouver, BC. My practice focuses on supporting people in making educated and informed choices about their births. I can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Kathleen Baker from Birth Journey Doula Services and I am a fully trained and experienced birth doula and my birth business is based in Kelowna, B.C. I have worked with and been a part of the LGBT community since moving to Kelowna and am happy to help bring positive and empowered experiences for families in this important time. Visit my website: journeyofbirth.wordpress.com.
Kristie Robin offers Birth Doula and Photography services provided in and around Vancouver, BC, Canada. Her website is www.kristierobin.com.
We are the Maidenhair Doula Collective, a collective of 3 doulas who are passionate about birth and helping families to be born together in a safe and empowered environment. We serve the Greater Vancouver Area with pride. See our website at www.maidenhairdoulacollective.com
I am Maria Llopis and I am a queer feminist pro sex activist/artist and also a doula. I studied to be a doula with Michel Odent and Liliana Lammers in London, Paramana Doula Course 2013. I live in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Candada. I speak english and french fluently. Spanish and catalan as mother languages. I am the proud mum of an intersex baby (I had a wonderful home birth) and I am currently researching about orgasmic birth, gender queer parenting, parthenogenesis and other kinds of subversive parenting and motherhoods. You have more information about my work here: http://www.verkami.com/locale/en/projects/8472 And here: www.mariallopis.com/doula/
Michelle Maclean has been a doula for over 9 years and has attended over 900 births. She is the program coordinator for the Holistic Doula Practitioner program, and doula trainer. Lamaze and Birthing from Within trained. Being a part of the queer community, Michelle's heart and passion lies within providing safe and empowering birth outcomes for queer and trans families. Michelle lives in Vancouver BC and can be reached at email@example.com or 604-916-8926, www.thedivinechild.ca
Raquel Kirby Feswick is a DONA/Birthing From Within trained Vancouver birth doula with over 10yrs of experience serving a beautifully diverse clientele in a variety of settings with a variety of care providers. I'm a member of the South Community Birth Program doula team and also run a private practice. To me, exemplary doula care means educating, facilitating and then supporting families as they make decisions that reflect their own cultural context whatever that may be! I can be contacted at Raqueljanekirby@hotmail.com or http://downtoearthbirthcare.com/
I'm Rhiannon McKechnie, a full-spectrum birth, postpartum and hypno-doula, placenta encapsulator, and childbirth educator. I serve pregnant, birthing, and postpartum families, offering non-judgemental support for all their choices. I can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello! My name is Samantha Garcia and I am a DONA trained birth doula. I offer birth support services to all families in the Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley, BC areas. Being able to support families through one of life's most amazing moments is a true gift I get the pleasure of being a part of. Visit my website at www.themayasnest.com to learn more.
Serena Oliveira is here for you throughout your full spectrum of experiences and family planning outcomes. She believes the pregnant person is the ultimate expert in their own process. Serena offers compassionate support for the broad range of choices and outcomes in pregnancy. She serves families in their full spectrum of arrangements and identities, such as-but not exclusive to single, teen, gender queer parents & LGBTQ families. Based out of the Comox Valley, she travels around Vancouver Island & to surrounding Gulf Islands to support new and growing families. You can find out more about her at www.birthingfreedom.com or email her for a free consultation at email@example.com.
My name is Aliya Caler. I am a full spectrum (birth and abortion) doula living in San Francisco who is a big fan of sexual and reproductive health and rights and working with individuals and families to help them reach their goals around these topics! I am also an RN and have an MPH in sexual health. I am currently in school to become a nurse practitioner and midwife. I have worked with trans women and men at Lyon Martin Health Center as a student nurse and was thrilled to work in one of the leading institutions in the country in their care for trans populations. If you need help getting some healthcare need met in the Bay Area, please let me know how I could be of assistance to you. My website is www.birthingadventures.com.
Hello, my name is Berenice Dimas and I am a queer xicana, full-spectrum doula, restorative bodyworker, herbal student, and community healer serving the California Bay Area. I specifically support queer, trans, and gender non conforming birthing people~and birthing people of color. I also support people through the abortion and miss carriage process. In my practice, I use energy healing, herbal medicine, and indigenous Mexican healing practices depending on what my clients need/want to support their birthing journey. You can learn more about my work by visiting my website www.berenicedimas.com. I received my training through the East Bay Community Birth Support Project that was organized by the Birth Justice Project and Black Women Birthing Justice. You can learn more about the program here: www.birthjusticeproject.org/get-involved/training/
Beth Rees is a perinatal doula (birth & postpartum support) living and practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Beth has been working with women, parents and families for over 20 years. She trained to be doula in the Bay Area and has served over 150 families since 2006. Beth believes that each parent and family possesses a unique power and beauty as they welcome a new baby. This is a time of creation, shifting and sometimes challenging moments. In her practice, she incorporates perinatal herbal medicine, acupressure, labor massage, mindfulness meditation, hypnosis-based birthing, breath and vocalization techniques, as well as other mind and body comfort measures. Doula Beth is a Certified Doula & Certified Lactation Educator and Counselor (CLEC). You may contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hello all! My name is Brigette Barnato and I am a queer, polyamorous birth and postpartum doula working out of the San Francisco Bay Area. I am also a placenta encapsulator, nanny, Brazilian Jiujitsu black belt, avid crafter. It is my belief that folks who desire it be served by members of their same communities and it is my desire to serve queer, trans, gender non-conforming people with my doula services. Please feel free to visit my website at www.peacelovebirthdoula.com or e-mail me at email@example.com
My name is Cassandra Hall (Herbaceous Birth). I am a queer-identified, body-positive full-spectrum doula serving folks in the Greater Inland Empire, Los Angeles, and Orange counties. I am dedicated to offering compassionate, inclusive care to all persons, and offer a sliding fee scale. You can learn more about me and my practice at herbaceousbirth.com, or reach out by contacting me at (909) 996-3283 or via email at Cassandra@herbaceousbirth.com
My name is Ciriza. I am a latina, queer-identified birth doula and artist, currently working on my certification in Los Angeles, California. I offer deep intuitive listening, massage, birth art (of all flavors of the imagination), baby blessing ceremonies, and photography services (digital or film). I am interested in supporting any ethnicity, gender, gender non conforming, radical birth through the tides of transcendence. Find me at firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Clarissa Herman. I'm a queer woman, a birth doula, and a sexuality educator in San Francisco. I have a master's degree in Sexuality Studies from San Francisco State University, a BAS in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, and I trained with Cornerstone Doula Trainings and San Francisco General Hospital in doula care. A little bit about me, my entry into working in the field of sexuality was as a crisis counselor and advocate for survivors of sexual and domestic violence. I then began teaching sexuality education in Minnesota and continued and expanded that during my Peace Corps service in Malawi. I work from and within a strong commitment to social justice and understand that people and families are all unique and deserving of love and respect. Please get in touch with me or visit my site www.clarissaherman.com to learn more.
My name is Courtney and I'm a barefoot, bubble blowing, star gazing, straight, cis hypno-mama of two amazing hypno-babies trying to help create a world where love reigns supreme. I am a CBI certified Birth doula and a trained Hypnobabies Hypno Doula. I am honored to work with ALL birthing people and their families to facilitate the most joyful and peaceful birth experience possible. Located in Long Beach, CA I serve several cities in the surrounding area. I can also provide placenta encapsulation! Rates and payment plans available upon request. Please contact me at email@example.com to begin our magical journey!
My name is Erika and I am a doula in Los Angeles. I have birth and postpartum experience, I also do placenta encapsulation and I am studying to be a lactation consultant and chartered herbalist. Being a doula is the best "job" in the world and I welcome the opportunity to work with anyone ready to set out on the awesome journey of pregnancy and parenthood. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Franklinn Wilson, currently located in San Diego, CA. I am a new Doula trained by toLabor. I found my passion for this work through my own experience of giving birth as a queer teenager. I am supportive of all births and will happily attend any birth from a planed C-sections to a homebirth, so long as I connect with the pregnant person. I can also serve as someone to discuss different menstrual products and birth control methods. My fees are sliding scale (300-0$/trade). You can contact me at email@example.com.
Welcome, my name is Janet Mathieson but I normally go by Cry Freedom. I am a newly trained doula in the process of completing my certification, located in Southern California. I was trained by the International Center for Traditional Childbearing as a Full Circle Doula Birth Companion. An ICTC Full Circle Doula Birth Companion is trained to support parents before, during and after their labor in whatever birthing process the parents deem appropriate. Along with all other expecting parents, I am interested in working with and supporting fellow survivors of sexual trauma as well as fellow queer and trans-spectrum parents. Outside of my doula work, I work at two resource centers at the Claremont Colleges. One of these centers is the Queer Resource Center where, after working as Co-Head Mentor for the Queer, Questioning and Allied Mentor Program, I helped launch a program to mentor queer high school youth called Leadership and Engagement in Gender and Sexuality. Through this resource center, I have also been trained to support survivors of sexual trauma. As I finish up my education, I hope to implement the knowledge I have learned supporting queer and survivor communities in college in my doula practices. Thank you for supporting my growth as a birth companion! Contact me at: http://wombsongs.wix.com/doulacry
My name is Jen DeLeon and I'm a genderqueer ToLabor / CAPPA trained full-spectrum Doula, Lactation Support specialist & Childbirth educator. I'm also a single mom of 3 amazing bio children ( I birthed all 3). I live and practice in San Diego, CA. Please visit my websites for more information about the services that I offer: www.babysproutbirthservices.com and www.a4thtrimester.com or you can contact me with any questions about my services at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
My name is Jen Graham, I serve the greater San Diego area. I have been a practicing doula since 1996. I am trained through DONA International, and ALACE. I also trained as an apprentice home birth midwife. I am certified in CPR, First Aid and was also previously certified in Neonatal Resuscitation. I offer Antepartum, Birth, and Postpartum doula care. I specialize in natural childbirth. I have experience with VBACs, home birth, family centered cesarean section, surrogacy, adoption, teens, single mothers, LGBT and more. I have postpartum experience with singletons, twins, triplets, special needs, sleep problems and breastfeeding issues. I am a supporter of LGBT rights and love to serve the LGBT community in growing their families. I am happy to work with you to meet your specific needs. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Jenna Bowles, and I have been providing birth doula services to women and their families for several years. I serve the North Bay Area and Sonoma County including Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, Sonoma and Cotati for births in a hospital, birth center or at home with an assisting midwife or physician. I serve all women and families regardless of gender identification, sexual orientation or cultural background. Contact me through www.sacredhandsdoula.com.
My name is Jennifer Kee and I am both a birth and postpartum doula as well as a Certified Lactation Educator/Counselor serving the Los Angeles, CA metro area. I am passionate about supporting ALL families before, during, and after birth. I know my doula community has a long way to go in terms of inclusivity/use of language and I plan on being part of that change. Contact me at email@example.com.
My name is Jhenene Dawkins, and I serve the San Francisco Bay Area. I am a 30 year old mother of 3, interested in working in home, birth center, and hospital settings. I am passionate about working with teen/young/single birth parents, experienced in birth and new born care, and knowledgeable in pain management techniques and positioning. LGBTQ Friendly. Contact me at: BloomingHeartsDoulaServices@gmail.com or 510-306-4640.
Lara Carlos is a birth doula and childbirth educator. She has a degree in Women and Gender studies from the University of Massachusetts, and formal training from ALACE and CAPPA. She will be a student midwife starting June 2015. She serves families of all walks of life in the Inland Empire of Southern California, and offers independent childbirth education and doula services. Lara enjoys working with LGBTQ families and understands the importance of providing unique support during pregnancy and birth where everyone involved feels loved, supported and accepted while bringing a new life earthside. Website: www.lalubirth.com. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
I’m Lauren, an Oakland-based labor, homebirth, abortion, and postpartum doula serving clients throughout the Bay Area. Supporting queer and trans people as a doula is a facet of this work I feel passionate about. As a labor doula, supporting the desires and needs of the person giving birth is what fuels me, as well as a deep respect for the process of birth and the wisdom of the birthing body. I believe we are all happier and healthier when we are encouraged to trust ourselves and our bodies to carry us through the world and, in the case of birth, to bring new life into the world. It is the ability to provide encouragement and support to those undertaking the ancient and transformative journey of pregnancy and birth that makes this job so amazing to me. I show up as a doula with compassion, care, an understanding of trauma's effects on the body and mind, and a belief that my clients are powerful and strong. Feel free to check out my website at laurenlobue.com or email me at email@example.com.
Hi, my name is Lisa Thurman and I am a certified doula in Fresno, California. I have been a doula for 30 years, and love supporting families. I have doula experience in surrogate pregnancies as well as the LGBQT community. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or my website forevermommy.net.
My name is Lucy Yanow, and I am a full spectrum doula serving San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland. My intention is to serve all people through life's initiations, and my specialty is the crossroads where reproductive capacity may come in contact with institutions. For more information, you can check out my website www.lucyyanow.com, or find me at Doulamatch.net. My email is email@example.com to contact me directly.
Hello, I'm Mac Brydum aka "That Doula Guy." I identify as a queer transgender man, and serve primarily LGBTQ-identified parents and families in Los Angeles. As a trained postpartum doula, I assist families who are bringing home a new baby, whether through birth, adoption, or surrogacy. I understand the unique challenges and joys of being a trans-identified parent, and strive to provide individualized, culturally competent care. For more information, please visit www.thatdoulaguy.com. I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 720-435-4522.
Madeleine serves families in the greater Sacramento area. She has specific training and experience with trans, masculine-of-center, and gender nonconforming parents. Contact her at Madeleine@whdoulaservices.com.
Meagan and Noa are members of a new doula collective operating in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are DONA-trained birth doulas, and are working toward providing abortion and postpartum doula care. We offer our services on a sliding scale, as we are dedicated to making doula care accessible to all who desire. Our commitment to providing doula care to queer and trans birth givers is central to our practice, and we look to each of our unique clients to learn how they as individuals want to be supported. Check out our website: www.thewellwithindoulacare.com and feel free to reach out! Our email address is email@example.com and our phone number is (510) 394-4409.
My name is Megan Bayles. I'm a queer doula living in Oakland, CA, and working primarily in the East Bay. I love working with all kinds of families, and am particularly invested in working with queer and/or LGBT* families and single parents. You can learn more about me at meganbayles.wordpress.com or by reaching out at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Megan Hannan and I'm a certifying doula in the Denver, Colorado area (Aurora). Ever since seeing my brother born in a birth center at age 7, I knew that an unmedicated birth at a birth center was my goal. After two amazing birth experiences (following three pregnancies), one with my daughter, and one as a surrogate, I could not be more excited to help other women achieve their own birth goals - whatever they may be! I believe that every unique family deserves the same respect and positive treatment during their pregnancy, labor, birth, and beyond. As a pansexual woman who is married to a man, I want to do my part to be an ally to any who need it. Please check out my website: https://rootedbreath.com/ to find out more about my services, or contact me at email@example.com
I am Megan Sanchez, located in Covina, CA. I am a single, homeschooling mother of two amazing little girls. I have been working with new parents, children, babies and pregnancy for nearly ten years now. I am a certified lactation educator and am trained in early childhood development. I am looking forward to finishing up my degree in human behavior. I am currently working on my certificate from DONA as a post partum doula. I have worked with trans children and couples. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Megan Shinkle is a professionally trained birth doula serving families in the Bay Area. Comfortable working in any environment, Megan wants nothing more than to support you during your pregnancy, labor, and birth. With her training and practical experience, she offers unbiased support, evidence-based information, calming and reassuring touch, and genuine care for those she works with. It is her esteemed privilege to work with you during your pregnancy. Megan has been supporting families as a postpartum doula since 2013, but has been supporting families as a childcare provider for over 10 years. Experienced with newborns, singletons, multiples, and special needs, Megan is confident in her ability to serve your family in the postpartum period. As a registered Emergency Medical Technician, she is also well versed in emergency first aid and CPR. Currently, Megan is only taking overnight clients. Megan is a proud ally, and is comfortable offering support to any individuals looking for support during their pregnancy or postpartum period. You can contact Megan at email@example.com.
micah hobbes frazier is a black queer boi doula, healer, facilitator/trainer, dj, and magic maker; living, loving, laughing, and building community in Oakland, CA. he is the founder of the living room project, an accessible healing justice and community space for queer/trans people of color (qtpoc). deeply rooted in healing justice, harm reduction, and transformative justice principles and practices, micah hobbes uses his skills and magic to break the cycles of trauma and violence in our families and communities. he is a skilled somatic bodyworker, and one of few black queer, mixed gendered doulas, working to create safe, loving, empowered, and resilient spaces for black and brown queer and trans families to birth. as your doula, micah hobbes provides continuous emotional and physical support, throughout the labor and birth process. he offers help with comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, movement, positioning, and massage. he also assists you with gathering information about pregnancy and birth, and understanding all of your options. he does not make decisions for you. his goal is to provide the support and information needed so you can make the best possible decisions for you and your baby. for more information you can contact micah hobbes at: firstname.lastname@example.org and/or micahhobbesfrazier.com.
My name is nanci harper. I am a DONA certified Birth Doula serving the Sacramento area, and will travel 60 miles for births, although I am open to discussions and flexibility. I have not yet worked with LGBTQ couples or singles, however I am accepting of all. I can be contacted at email@example.com, 916-955-4768, and my blog at doulananci.blogspot.com.
I am Natalie Zeri, a postpartum doula, lactation counselor and massage therapist in Los Angeles. My focus is on your specific needs as a family unit. Whether it be breastfeeding/bottle feeding support, sibling adjustment, soothing instruction, food preparation, I am available for day or night support. I have a website that details more about me and my work as a doula: http://DoulaNatalie.com
I am Nick Patrascu, a genderfluid person who has been working as birth and postpartum doula since 2014 in Petaluma, CA. On September 24th, I will go to school to start training to be a midwife. More info at redwoodseedbabies.com or call (707) 304-0766.
Noa and Meagan are DONA-trained and certifying birth and postpartum doulas serving the San Francisco Bay Area. Noa is a queer woman with experience sex education and sex worker advocacy. Meagan has facilitated radical sexuality dialogue groups and has experience working with survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence. We are an actively queer and trans inclusive practice, and operate on a sliding scale so as to make our services accessible to all pregnant and birthing people who desire it. Our doula philosophy centers around honoring and building on the wisdom, intuition, and self-knowledge that pregnant and birthing people already possess. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us at (510) 394-4409 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also check out our website: thewellwithindoulacare.com
Rená Koerner is a professional birth and postpartum Doula for almost 15 years supporting all families through pregnancy, labor, childbirth and their postpartum time, located in Long Beach, CA. In addition I have trained new Doulas to provider unbiased support for almost 10 years. Also priding myself on being an amazing resource to other professionals in the community that provide full spectrum support without judgement. Also the co-Owner of Doulas for Surrogacy, Owner of the Lullaby Lounge, Owner of Leto and Owner of Integrative Childbirth Services. Contact me at Doularena@integrativechildbirth.com.
My name is Samantha Hillstrom and I am a DONA certified birth doula and certified cooperative childbirth educator. I sit on the Board of Directors for Choices in Childbirth, a national nonprofit advocacy organization committed to improving maternity care across America. I also sit on the Board of Directors for the Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan New York. As a birth doula, I support my clients and their partners physically, emotionally, and mentally with any way they choose to birth. I also teach group and private LGBTQ childbirth education classes that cover all childbirth education topics and affirm the role and gender of both partners. I've called New York City my home for the last ten years and just recently moved to Los Angeles. To find out more information, please visit my website at www.lavenderlabor.com.
I am Samsarah Morgan, a birth and postpartum doula with over 35 years of experience in provided services and education to families in New York and the SF/Bay Area. I am very committed to provided culturally competent care to all families. I am also committed to doing so on a sliding scale basis, turning away no family due to lack of funds for most services. I provide the following services: birth and postpartum doula services, childbirth education, lactation education, nutritional coaching, counseling (individual couples, families, wedding ceremonies and other rites of passage. It is the focus of my work to assist all families in creating solid container of consciousness and love for themselves and their children. I support families as they create the blueprint for their family, as the needs of each member are identified and met. Be it a birth with dignity or clear and affirming communication, it is my honor to be able to assist my client on their life journey. I look forward to being of service. For more information see the following sites. www.niahealingcenter.org, www.theprofessionaldoula.com, www.doulasamsarah.wordpress.com. I can be contacted at email@example.com.
My name is Sarah Rahbar. I'm a registered nurse and doula working in the San Diego California area. You can contact me at Sarahmd001@yahoo.com.
Hello. My name is Sara Tingey Gordon. I am an ICEA certified doula and a childbirth educator. I also own The Nest in Chico, California where we strive to support, inform, and encourage ALL families. It is my belief that every birthing family has the right to compassionate informed care. I have training or experience serving families of color, LGBTQ families, adoptive families, and families experiencing pregnancy loss and stillbirth. Feel free to visit me at www.chicobirthservices.com.
I am Shift Hailey, a full spectrum doula in training in the greater SF area. I serve all families, with specific consideration for trans, queer, intersex, and lgb folks. While I'm new to professional doula work, I have been supporting birth and families for many years, and consider birthwork and family care to be a calling. I also provide queer friendly, gender expansive infant and child care, sleep consultations, "super nanny" situational and behavioral advice, and occasional domestic assistance (dishwashing, laundry, tidying, vacuuming, light weight house cleaning). I'm also available for workshops and events to do with diversity, children, and parenting. My philosophies are based on a simple (yet so complex) principle to manifest a safe space for my clients of all ages, genders, sexes, abilities, races, ethnicities, cultures, religions, financial positions, and situations. I advocate fiercely and intentionally for the well-being of the people I support. All of my services are available on a sliding scale to families in need. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Sophia Perez, and I live in Oakland, California. As a fat queer person of color, it is my goal to work within Queer, POC, and Fat communities, offering birth and post-partum support that honors all birthing people and their lived experiences. My approach is informed largely by intuition, and active listening. You can read more about me at www.bythemoondoula.weebly.com. I received my Doula training through the East Bay Community Birth Support Project that was a collaboration between the Birth Justice Project and Black Women Birthing Justice. You can learn more about the program here: www.birthjusticeproject.org/get-involved/training/
I’m Stacey Lux, located in Los Angeles, California. As a postpartum doula and newborn care specialist I am experienced in newborn and infant care, prepared & dedicated to providing outstanding in-home service including, but not limited to, physical and emotional support for families making the initial adjustment of a new baby. I will assist the entire family with the everyday care of your new baby/babies. I will collaborate with you to establish a sleeping and eating routine that accommodates your families schedule and needs. I will help to ensure that everyone is getting the much needed rest they deserve. My goal is to leave the family comfortably transitioned into their new role in caring for new baby/babies. I am also a birth doula. More info at: www.ouladoula.com
Greetings! I am Sumayyah Franklin, a queer Black womyn providing full spectrum doula services in Oakland and surrounding areas. In addition, I also provide various workshops, placenta medicine, vaginal steams, and birth tub rentals. I am currently studying to be a midwife under Andrea Ruizquez, who is also queer (and listed). Learn more about our homebirth practice at www.Oaklandpartera.com. For all other services feel free to email me at Sumayyaholugbala29@gmail.com. Happy searching!
My name is Tabitha Ames. I am a CAPPA Certified Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula, Childbirth Educator, and Lactation Educator serving the San Francisco Bay Area. I support families in their goals and wishes during their pathway in becoming parents. Using evidence based information and without judgement, I offer options and alternatives, to help families find what is important to them. I also support my professional community by holding numerous volunteer positions, including BirthWays Vice President, co-Facilitator of the Bay Area Breastfeeding Support Group, and Moderator two Doula groups in the East Bay. To learn more about me and my services, please see www.luminarybirth.com or email me at Tabitha@luminarybirth.com.
My name is Tessa Landreau-Grasmuck, email@example.com. I am a queer, white, genderqueer hard femme doula, community caregiver and poet in San Francisco. I have a decade of experience working in the Reproductive Justice movement as a full-spectrum doula (birth, post-partum and abortion) health educator and workshop facilitator. I work with relaxation techniques, herbs, acupressure, somatic trust and hands-on support. I'm dedicated to working with all birthing people to support them in accessing relevant, dignified and empowering care. I've worked and trained with with Birth Arts International, The Birth Justice Project, The Bay Area Doula Project and The Philly Collaborative for Reproductive Justice and Support. Contact me for pregnancy, birth and post-partum care, and take good care.
Hello! My name is Torrey Carlson. I am a DONA trained birth doula located in Long Beach, CA serving the Los Angeles/ Orange County areas. My business is Wiggle Womb Birth Services, my website is wigglewomb.weebly.com. I love birth, babies, and people however they come, however they look. I believe in body and sex positivity and I believe that we are spiritual beings having a human experience. I'm here to support you through the positive birth experience you desire, however that looks to you.
My name is Vera Casey. I am DONA trained, a lactation educator, and am experienced in supporting trans birth, alternative familes and surrogates. I serve the San Diego and Orange County, CA. As a doula, I do my very best to support the birthing journey. Birth is intense, and many things can come up (mostly emotional, some physical) that feel bigger than what we can face at the time. By offering unwavering confidence in your ability to birth your baby, and constant physical and emotional support, not only for you, but your partner and family as well, I contribute to everyone's sense of well being. The sense that this birth is a normal, natural process, and while challenging, it is certainly achievable. Having someone who absolutely believes in you is crucial to any challenge, especially birth. Ideally, a baby is created by two people who love each other, and this child, and the birth experience should be as intimate and fulfilling as the relationship that brought them there. I do my best to support that experience, while not getting in the way of it. I can be reached at Vrlevitt@pacbell.net or by phone at (714)222-5191.
I’m Yvonne Novak, a doula, childbirth education and lactation support serving the Greater Los Angeles areas. Contact me at Yvonne@doulawithlove.com.
I am Zoe Etkin, LGBTQI2 friendly doula providing services on the west side of Los Angeles. Services include: birth doula, postpartum doula, full spectrum doula, menstruation doula-educator, babywearing educator, journaling/writing workshops. For more information please visit www.doulazoe.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Frida Hess, located in Westminster, CO. I am here to help you have the most empowered, informed, and incredible birth possible. I am here to provide all the resources and support that you need to have that birth, and stand by you during it. I believe that everyone deserves a bias-free, encouraging, informed, and enthusiastic resource for their birth experience, and I am here to provide that for you! I am fully bilingual in Spanish, and have a deep appreciation for the cultures surrounding the language that I love. I draw inspiration from worldwide birth practices, and am open to anything and everything that inspires you about birth! My research and work in Gender Studies, as well as my life experience, has created my specialties in working with survivors of sexual assault and non-binary individuals. I am passionate about birth, and passionate about giving you the birth that you envision. My goal is to help create empowered parents making informed decisions leading to incredible births. Contact me at email@example.com.
I'm Jenn Leonard, owner of Colorado Mountain Doula Agency. I am also a Labor and Postpartum Doula, Postpartum Placenta Specialist and Childbirth Educator in Colorado Springs, CO. We aspire to provide expert professional and personalized care during the next big adventure in your life. Our respected doulas work to ensure you have the best possible experience. Our agency has over 5 years combined experience in labor and postpartum doula care and have a passion for assisting families in such an extraordinary time in their lives. The doulas we choose to represent Colorado Mountain Doulas are ambitious in their careers and committed to providing an elite service to you. When you hire us, you receive full access to a team of two doulas, making sure you’ll be provided continuous and professional care. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hello! My name is Karina Costantino. Autumn and I are full spectrum Birth doulas in Denver, CO, and we support choice! Please stop by our website to get more information about who we are. www.dynamicdoulas.com
My name is Kate Sessions. I support all parents along the spectrum of choice. Serving the Boulder-Denver area, I was a doula with Ancient Song in NYC before relocating to Boulder. Please contact me and see what previous clients have said at my website: http://www.firstdescentdoula.com/#!doula-practice/c1edb. Every person deserves a doula that wants one.
I am Liz Green: Certified Birth Doula (toLabor), Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Reflexologist in Denver, CO. You are the expert of your own body and birth. As your doula, I am there to provide calm, confident support through education, natural pain management, emotional comfort, and skilled bodywork. Contact me at email@example.com or (303) 319-5547 or visit my website at mamajanemassage.com. My passion for birth stems from my passion for social justice and health equity for all people.
Hello! My name is Rose Wilder and I am a queer full spectrum doula, herbalist and assistant midwife. I have received over 80 babies and assisted a few hundred births. I have been doing abortion doulaing for a few years and just started incorporating death doulaing into my practice. I am a certified herbalist also am well versed in ritual around the threshold spaces. I am located in Boulder/Denver/the surrounding mountains in Colorado. I have assisted many families who are not cis-gendered or hetero-normative and feel that everyone should be celebrated for who they are and what they've got going on. I have a huge sliding scale and am always willing to work with people on cost. I love holding the threshold spaces and feel passionate about providing compassionate and quality care to everyone. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are Sierra and Skylar, also known as Luna Doulas. We are full spectrum doulas supporting the Denver and Boulder areas of Colorado. As full spectrum doulas, we provide educational, informational, physical and emotional support to all people for all reproductive choices and experiences. We recognize that our country's medical systems, hegemonically gendered language and cultural understandings around all things birth can be very limiting can feel exclusive for LGBTQIA folks. We are hoping to help fill that gap. This philosophy imbues all of the work we do: we are pro-choice, which means that we trust in your ability to make the decisions that are right for you and your family from a place of informed consent; we are feminists; we are committed to inclusion and intersectionality; and we practice radical empathy which allows us to offer truly non-judgmental support. Contact us at email@example.com, visit our website: www.lunadoulasco.com.
My name is Alison and I'm a birth doula! I've been a doula for two years and have attended births of all types. I'm open to supporting home birth, hospital birth, and surgical birth. I am also available for abortion and pregnancy loss services. I have experience with clients who are abuse and assault survivors and take their special needs very seriously. It is my mission as a care provider is to respect all care preferences, emotional needs, and patient identities at all times. I currently serve the New London County area of Southern Connecticut. You can contact me at (518) 605-1955 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Amaryllis Hager, and I am an LGBTQ-friendly doula in the greater New Haven area. It can be really difficult to receive good quality medical care as a trans-person, especially, and it is my passion to help every parent feel empowered, proud and cared for on the day of their baby‚Äôs birth. I am here to advocate for you and to help ensure that you can (and will) have the best birth experience possible. I have been a doula for almost 5 years and have encountered a beautifully diverse range of clients and birth experiences. I love what I do and feel grateful for everyone I encounter. You can contact me at email@example.com.
Birth Partners LLC is a group of birth and postpartum doulas located in Connecticut who have been providing high quality, professional, and personalized support to families of all kinds since 1990. It is a privilege to serve each of our clients with individualized, unbiased, professional support at the highest level. We've built our reputation on it! We would be honored to attend your birth, and to support you during your pregnancy, labor, birth and beyond. Please visit our website at www.birthpartnersdoulas.com to learn more about the care and support our doulas can offer you!
ChildbirthCT.com offers LGBTQTSGNCGFI welcoming, inclusive-language birth education courses (group and private) and doula services offered by a community member and ally. Maura Jo is queer-identified, trained and certified Birth and Bereavement Doula, Labor Doula, Childbirth Educator, Pregnancy Fitness Educator and Rebozo practitioner. Maura Jo began birth work professionally in 2005 and is actively engaged in continuing education. In addition to birth-related certifications, Maura Jo is also a Reiki Master, herbalist and teaches Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at the university level. Past clients have included many with a past history of personal trauma, past pregnancy losses and terminations, high-risk and LGBTQ clients. Clients have made the choices that worked best for their families, be it medicated, surgical or physiologic (natural/drug-free) births at hospitals and midwife-attended homebirths, and Maura Jo is happy to support the choices that are best for each family. Warm wishes for a beautiful birth!
Jessica Miskin is a full spectrum doula located in New Haven, CT. She is dedicated to providing doula care for all pregnant people who seek a physically and emotionally safe birthing experience. She strives to meet her clients where they need her, whether it be in providing a gentle voice or a strong advocate. She also volunteers her time at the local Planned Parenthood supporting through abortions. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I’m Maura Jo Lynch, located in Meriden, CT. I have a birth souls since 2006, a childbirth educator since 2007 and am certified in both, as well as being a StillBirthDay Certified Birth and Bereavement Doula and a Certified Pregnancy (and postpartum) Fitness Educator. I am a member of the LGBTQIA+ community and I also teach Women's, Gender and Sexually Studies at two area State Universities. All of my childbirth education materials are now intentionally gender neutral. Please contact me for a complementary consultation: mj@ChildbirthCT.com.
Rushes Childbirth is a small Doula Service in CT and we serve all of CT state, Western Massachusetts and Eastern NY state. We are happy to serve Trans and Gender non-conforming folks during their time of birth and early parenting. We respect you, and your family and strive to create a peaceful, respectful environment for you to birth and recover during the early months of parenting. We look forward to serving you: Dana, Jessica and Harmony, at www.rusheschildbirth.com.
Stacey Rose is a queer, cis, mama, femme doula certified through Madriella in 2015. She specializes in LGBTQ, poly, kinky, and other alternative families. Stacey serves both the Stamford and New London areas of Connecticut, but she will travel to NYC. She can be contacted at email@example.com or http://www.mamaspiritdoula.com.
Hello, My name is Stefanie. I'm a birth and postpartum doula and certified lactation counselor serving CT, RI, and parts of MA. I also teach Evidence Based Birth Workshops and love working with birthing folks to guide them toward the best start for their new little one(s). I'm happy to work with families of all types. Please feel free to check out my website www.footprintsdoula.com
D.C. Metro Area
Angela created Love and Liberty in 2012, serving Families in DC, NoVA and Nearby MD. Birth and postpartum supports were the original foci of her efforts and they continue to be key service areas. Shortly after founding Love and Liberty, Angela began to feel a pull to acquire additional skills in supporting families affected by unique needs as well as bereavement situations. In 2014, Angela discovered Stillbirthday, a beautiful organization that provides support to grieving families and also trains doulas to support birth in any outcome. She has since been honored with Stillbirthday’s Birth and Bereavement Doula certification. Over the years, Angela has come to be deeply experienced in military, LGBTQI, foster care and adoption, surrogacy, adverse diagnoses, bereavement, multiples and high profile support. For more info please see www.loveandlibertyservices.com. (Families that are in need of bereavement supports but are located outside of the DMV area are also welcomed to inquire as select bereavement services are available via distance support.)
Hello and congratulations on your growing family! My name is Ashley Medley, and I serve the DC area. I am a trained birth doula and have been practicing for about a year, still gathering my materials to submit for official certification. I've been trained by midwives, OBGYNs, childbirth educators (natural and hypnobabies), very experienced doulas, as well as the new parents themselves who I feel like I learn from all the time. When I'm not attending birth, I'm a public health researcher and board member of a sexual assault prevention organization. I'm extremely passionate about creating and promoting a culture where we trust the person giving birth and their body. I follow your lead. You set the tone for your birth and your baby helps guide the journey. It's the two of you who are doing the work along with your partner - I see the rest of us are there to support you. I'm a firm believer in every family deserving a doula. If you want one, we can make it work. Here is some more about me and my services: http://ashleymedleydoula.weebly.com.
With 20 years experience in therapeutic massage, holistic heath, and doula care, Kairos Doulas are committed to offering professional birth and postpartum doula support, and childbirth education, to expectant families in Maryland, D.C., and Northern Virginia. Kairos Doulas act as loving, one-on-one companions, joining with and supporting expectant couples, in an atmosphere of openness, communication, mutual respect, and mindful, present moment awareness. You can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 240-631-8868, or visit www.kairosdoulas.com.
My name is Melissa Scaggs and I am a queer woman of color. I am a DONA trained birth doula working towards completing my certification. I moved to the DC area in 2010 to work as a nanny. I have worked in childcare for over 10 years and am planning to be certified as a postpartum doula after completing my birth doula certification. I am passionate about making doula care accessible and inclusive for all people who give birth. I do not have a traditional "birth philosophy". My desire is simply to help pregnant people have an empowering birth and to support and honor their choices and experiences. I will begin attending births in the summer of 2016 and will be servicing DC/Maryland/Northern Virginia. My fees are $200 per birth until I am fully certified. However if you are unable to afford my fees, I am happy to offer my services on a sliding scale, or for free depending on my availability. Please email me at email@example.com or call me at 860-303-9894 if you are interested in my services or have any questions.
I am Rory O'Brien, a pre-certified doula trained to provide labor and postpartum care with a focus on queer and trans care in Washington, DC. I will complete my certification process by May 2017 with two organizations, Doula Trainings International and ProDoula. I decided to become a doula because I believe that LGBTQ people deserve to be cared for throughout birth and postpartum, I believe that this need for care is often not met, and I believe that I have the capacity to meet that need. Besides being a doula, my work has largely been in sex education, social justice education, and violence prevention. I currently work with Polaris, where I advise service providers to identify and respond to human trafficking. I also teach Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies at American University. My education includes an MSW and MPH from Washington University in St. Louis and an undergraduate studies in Women’s & Gender Studies from Willamette University. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi, I'm Rose. I'm a Hypnobabies Childbirth Education Instructor, a Birth Doula, and a Bereavement Doula. I love working with all types of families! I live in Gaithersburg, MD and serve the MD/DC/VA Metro area. Please visit my website at www.mygentlebirth.com and feel free to call 240-994-7878 or email me at email@example.com with any questions!
As a wife and a mother of 5 children, Mrs. Barron understands the importance of having support while being pregnant and through the childbirth process. If you are in need of a caring certified doula, Mrs. Barron will be privileged to be a advocate for you before, during, and after the birth of your new baby. She is located in Port Saint Lucie, Florida. Please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Divine Essence Birthing Services, in Jacksonville, FL, offers love and support to families for preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum. Providing Birth & Postpartum Services. Here to support YOU no matter where you are in your journey. Whether you are pregnant, thinking about starting a family, postpartum, or just have general questions, don't hesitate, REACH OUT! Please contact email@example.com.
My name is Gloria Bauta, and I am located in Miami, Florida. I support clients in achieving healthful pregnancies, optimal childbirth and mindful early parenting. The principles of bodily autonomy and informed consent and refusal guide my practice. I bring 14 years of experience as a doula and midwifery student to guide you through a year of vibrant, joyful experiences to help you thrive in pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. Your journey is as individual as you are. We proudly welcome, serve and celebrate LGBTQ families here. Moonbelly Wellness is queer-owned and operated. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Kristen Sella. I have been a doula since 2009 and became DONA certified in 2013. I serve families in Tallahassee, Florida and surrounding areas. I am GLBT friendly and while I have not had the opportunity to work with a transgender client I would be happy to do so. You can contact me via email at Kristen.Sella@gmail.com.
Congratulations on your pregnancy! My name is Lauren, I am a Certified Doula, Lactation Counselor, and Childbirth Educator. My passion in life (other than my family) is to provide professional labor services to families. I am located in Central Florida, Please visit my website for more information: www.Betterbirthconsulting.com, or email Lauren_postal@yahoo.com.
Hello! My name is LeAnn Lett and I'm a birth doula in Tallahassee, Florida. I am accepting of all types of families and parents and would love to work with you. You can contact me at email@example.com and also view my profile at: http://doulamatch.net/profile/8572/leann-lett
Leslee Boldman, CD(DONA), CLC is a certified birth doula and certified lactation counselor. I am also a founding member and Vice President of the Tallahassee Doula Co-Op, and Managing Editor of Mama and Baby Love. I attended my first birth in 2005, and immediately knew I was where I wanted to be. I love serving families during the birth process. My favorite part of being a doula is witnessing the birth of a new family. As a doula, I provide a range of support from the time I arrive at the family's side, to the time I leave after the baby is born. During all of these stages, I provide emotional and physical support, teach pain-coping techniques during labor, and finally assist with breastfeeding, newborn care, postpartum recovery, and the transition to parenthood. For testimonials, please visit my profile on Doula Match: http://doulamatch.net/profile/4649/leslee-boldman" or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Lisa and I'm a CAPPA trained childbirth and postpartum doula working in south Florida. I serve ALL familes in broward county. I believe in equal rights for all families and am very open minded. I have strong tires to the LGBT community and would love to be a part of your journey to parenthood as your doula. Reach me at www.coralspringsdoula.com.
Our mission at Maiden to Mother, Sarasota's premier doula agency, is to provide the most excellent doula support for birthing and new families. The day you give birth will be among the most significant in your life, and we are committed to providing exceptional support to you and your family. We recognize that not all parents carrying children identify as mothers, and value each individual's journey to parenthood. By providing the highest quality pregnancy support for each client's unique needs, adapting to your preferred terminology, offering referrals to nonjudgmental care providers, and providing unwavering labor support and adaptive postpartum care, Maiden to Mother strives to increase access to empowering birth experiences for trans, nonbinary, and gender queer parents. Visit our website at maidentomothersrq.com.
Mary Ficek is a Certified Labor Doula (CLD), a Certified Breastfeed Counselor (CBC), a Childbirth educator and placenta encapsulator serving Gainesville, Florida and surrounding areas. Mary has been in birth work for over 3 years and served more than 40 families. Mary has experience working with LGBTQ couples as well has poly triad families. Contact Mary through her website at www.APeacefulBirthDoula.com
My name is Merrell Carlson. I am a birth and pregnancy loss doula serving the Marion County/Central Florida region. I believe in a woman's right to be supported no matter what her lifestyle or personal choices. I am a supporter of equal rights and fair, respectful treatment of all in life, birth and death. You can reach me at email@example.com.
I am Rachel Helfenstens, a pansexual aspie pagan Full Spectrum Doula & Placenta Specialist working with all family types! I'm currently certified as a Birth Doula through DONA and Placenta Specialist through Full Circle Placenta. I serve Jacksonville & surrounding areas in North Florida (i.e. St. Augustine, Fernandina Beach, Middleburg, Orange Park, Yulee, Ponte Vedra Beach, etc.) I enjoy supporting single, teen, same sex, trans, pregnancy termination & loss, those on both sides of adoption and surrogacy, and any other type of family. I also provide my services on a sliding scale to make them as accessible as possible. Visit my www.ilithyiaslove.com for more info on my services.
I am Stevie Bryant -- a Registered Nurse, Doula, Placenta Encapsulation Specialist, Childbirth Educator, and Certified Rebozo Instructor. I am based in Ocala, Florida and I'm willing to travel up to 60 miles from my home city. I am excited to work with your growing family! You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi, my name is Sarah and I live in Clermont, Florida and also serve the surrounding areas. I'm a Birth and Postpartum Doula (Postpartum Doula with ProDoula) and Placenta Encapsulation specialist getting my certification with Full Circle Placenta.I will also be offering Birth Boot Camp Childbirth education classes Fall 2015. I am so excited and would be honored to share in your Birth or Postpartum transition into a family. You can contact me at email@example.com.
I am Sara Sullivan and I am a doula for everyone, I love all people and I strive to give every client and their families the very best birth experience. Please contact me via text or phone at 352-484-7783 :) My email is Sara.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teonia Burton trained and graduated from Maternidad La Luz in September 2014 and currently she is studying for the NARM exam to become a Certified Professional Midwife. She works as a full spectrum doula providing care for preconception counseling, prenatal and postpartum doula services, miscarriage ceremonial services, childbirth preparation and yoga classes. She is based in Gainesville, FL. You can reach her at email@example.com.
Congratulations are in order if you're looking for a doula. My name is Tiffany and I'm a Jacksonville native, white cisgender queer, sexual assault survivor, and I'm currently training with DONA international. I'm also lucky enough to have a doula mentor. I look forward to hearing from you soon. I can be reached at Tiffanyairvin@yahoo.com
I'm Annie Kocher, a Certified Full-spectrum Doula (DTI) and Lactation Consultant. As a birth worker and advocate in Berlin, I try to embody inclusivity in my speech and actions. The families I serve often find me because they are looking for support in their exquisitely diverse experiences of birth, breast- or chest- feeding, family structures, identities, relationships, housing, and needs. Being a queer person connects me from the heart with queer experiences of life in all forms. I take my role as an advocate seriously, trusting in the autonomy of my clients, listening intently to which birth rights have meaning for them, and supporting their ability to birth with these rights. I do this by holding space for confidential conversation, listening, attempting to make no assumptions, and using non-violent communication strategies with other care providers to increase the safety of any birthing environment. You can get in touch via my website, www.arkdoula.com, and Facebook page, www.facebook.com/arkdoula.
I’m Holley Freeman, located in Locust Grove, GA. I have trained and am finishing my certification process with Birth Arts International for birth and postpartum doula. I chose BAI because they have a renowned emphasis on holistic care and an incredibly intensive certification program. I will also be testing for my CLC lactation counselor certification in February. My passion for childbirth, postpartum care, lactation management, and family empowerment is what drove me to open my own business in an area that greatly needed service. I am an ally for the LGBTQ community and would happily work within your and your family's dynamic to support you in the way that would make you feel most comfortable. Please, don't hesitate to contact me for a free consultation to ask any questions you might have. I am looking forward to talking with you! Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greetings! I'm Jennifer Rivera, owner of A Beautiful Creation Doula in Atlanta, GA. I am a DONA trained birth doula supporting all forms of childbirth and all individuals on this important journey! I would love the opportunity to provide you with emotional, physical, spiritual and informational support! Please take a moment to check out my website www.abeautifulcreationdoula.com and feel free to contact me if I can be of service!
We are Kate DeWolf and Becca Crowe at AthensBorn Birth Services in Athens, GA. We offer labor, postpartum, and bereavement doula services, as well as Mother Blessings and Placenta Encapsulation. We are open to working with and serving all kinds of people and families, including those in the LGBTQ community. We would love to build a relationship with you. Please visit our website at www.beathensborn.com for more information.
Margaret "MMT" McIntyre, CD(DONA) is a doula practicing in and around Metro Atlanta. 28 years personal advocacy experience for the LBGTQ community. Professional experience serving lesbian, gay, genderqueer and trans families. www.intowndoula.com, 615-545-7122, or email@example.com.
My name is Missy Sanders. I am a DONA-trained birth doula in Ringgold, Georgia. I serve Chattanooga, TN; Northwest Georgia; and Northeast Alabama. I also serve parts of Middle Tennessee. I am not taking many clients right now, but if there is someone in need, I will definitely make an exception, if I am able. I have a full spectrum practice. I will support anyone who needs it. I have worked with local activist organizations and volunteer regularly at a mindfulness center. If you would like more information, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit my website at www.touchstonebirth.com.
I'm Paige, and I’m located in Lilburn, GA. I’m pursuing my certification as a labor doula through CAPPA (www.cappa.net). I believe deeply that pregnancy and childbirth are transformative experiences. I would be honored to help create a calm, safe space for you during this rite of passage. I welcome LGBTQ clients. Please visit BirthCompanion.net for more information on my services.
I am Samantha Mahon, a certified doula through to labor, placenta encapsulatior, and sacred pregnancy instructor in Saint Mary's, Georgia. I have been serving families since 2012. I believe in life and love without discrimination. I have not had the opportunity to serve the GLBTG community, but would love to. Everyone deserves support during abortion, trying to conceive, labor, and birth. It is a civil right, and a human right. More info at: www.holistichealthservicesbysam.com.
My name is Amé G Skinner. I am the creator of Woman Teaching Woman. I am a Birth and Postpartum Doula, Life Coach, and Quantum Midwifery Apprentice. I provide services in Maui, Hawaii and Western Slope Colorado. You can reach me via phone at 808.419.2318.
My name is Skye Simpson, and I am a Queer Genderfluid person (they/them) serving families as an inclusive Labor Doula on the island of O'ahu, Hawai'i. I am fully trained and pursuing certification through CAPPA. As a member of the LGBTQ+ Community, it is my pleasure and passion to assist Queer and other minority members in the expansion of their families. My business (Sacred Warrior Birth Services) is 100% inclusive and judgement free. I don't care how many partners you have or don't have, what gender(s) you are, or disabilities you have. I will support you to the best of my ability. Email me to set up a FREE Consultation at email@example.com or visit my website: www.sacredwarriorbirth.com. Call or text me at 808-366-4149.
I am Kyndal May, and I’m located in Boise, Idaho. 2015 marks my 20th year as a doula and childbirth educator helping parents become prepared for birth and ready to make informed-choices based on what has the greatest meaning and value to each of them. Together with my postpartum doula and lactation consultant colleagues, we look forward to hearing what is important to you and supporting you during this time. More info at boisedoulas.com.
My name is Amy Catania and I am a queer, cis woman who is a full-spectrum doula and childbirth educator in Chicago. I am trained through DONA and Birthing From Within. I've attended over 70 births, not including the three where I was in the starring role. And I've worked with many pregnant people and partners as an educator. I would be happy to talk with you to see if you think I might be a good fit as your doula or birth class teacher. I can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi! My name is Betsy. I am a Chicago-area birth doula. I completed my 40 hour doula training in Seattle in February of 2014. I am an LGBT ally and would be honored to support and accompany you through your birth. Feel free to contact me with inquiries or questions at email@example.com Link to my doula match profile: http://doulamatch.net/profile/8593/betsy-redelman "If we are to heal the earth, we must begin by healing birth." -Agnes Sallet Von Tannenberg
Hi! My name is Cara Welch-Rubin, and I am currently practicing as a doula-in-training while I get certified through DONA. I offer low-cost, sliding-scale, full-spectrum radical doula support, including meetings before and after the birth, if desired. I am a queer cis-woman living and working in Chicago. Please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information or schedule an initial no-cost meeting.
Jacoba @ Mama Aicha is a Birth Worker / Full Spectrum Doula / Prenatal Educator and Midwife Apprentice in Chicago, IL and Puerto Rico. I offer comprehensive sexual and reproductive education based on justice, I am activist and community organizer as well; do prenatal classes, birth assistance, breastfeeding and postpartum support all with a gender perspective. I mostly work with women* of color and the trans community. Contact me at email@example.com.
Hello there! My name is Lindsey Monroe & I'm co-owner of The Birth Boutique with Lauren Elliott & Jen Gold, serving the Chicago-land community. It's our mission to provide personalized, sophisticated & non-judgmental care throughout pregnancy, birth & beyond. We are honored to be listed here & proud to support the LGBTQ community. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am Amber Hite, located in Carmel, Indiana. I am here to help you achieve the birth you want. I am open and sensitive to the path you have overcome to reach this point of expanding your love and building a family. My heart is open to helping in any way that I can. Contact me at: Amber.j.Hite@gmail.com.
My name is Debra Janicki and I provide birth doula and related services to families in North Central Indiana and Southern Michigan. I am a Birth Doula and student of Birth Arts International (BAI). I am also a mother, wife, Reiki Master, Spiritual and Meditation Guide and End of Life Doula. My work is to help you to discover and express your personal power, and to support you as you make informed choices about your life, your body, your pregnancy and birth. I look forward to meeting you. You can contact me through http://oneabundantlife.com/birth-doula
Sweetroot Doulas is a group practice in Bloomington, Indiana providing full-spectrum birth, postpartum and bereavement doula support, as well as childbirth and family education. For more information, visit our website: www.sweetrootdoulas.com
I am Alicia Dee, a Doula and loving mother of three beautiful children in Palo, Iowa. They all have their different birth stories and I am truly blessed to have them in my life. Since I was little I've always had a passion for childbirth, I hope one day to become a midwife. Till then I will continue my passion with having the tremendous opportunity to be a pregnancy and delivery support person. If you would like more information please contact me at Doula4blissfulharmony@gmail.com. Thank you and congratulations!
Hello, my name is Becca Anderson. I am delighted to serve as a birth doula in the Iowa Corridor, and would be honored to support you through your birth. Myself a member of the queer and poly communities, my mission is to honor each client for themselves, help them gain information about their choices, and support them in whatever ways they need. I'd love to meet you! There is more complete information about me and my services here: www.doulabecca.com.
My name is Emma Rose and I offer Birth, and other Doula services in Central Iowa and surrounding areas. I offer unbiased, compassionate support during pregnancy, birth, and other reproductive journeys. I have served growing families in a variety of settings, including both medicated and non-medicated hospital births and planned out-of-hospital births. I believe in supporting my clients in their own birth choices, and I strive to offer support in such a way that helps my clients to become well-informed, active participants in their care. If you're interested in working with me please visit my website at DoulaDesMoines.com, or contact me directly by email at EmmaRose.email@example.com, or phone at 507.301.1961.
I'm Gwen, located in Iowa City, IA. I am honored to support women during childbirth, an emotionally saturated rite of passage that requires strength, patience, and flexibility. I believe in women, in women's bodies, their power and inherent knowledge of natural processes. I also trust the medical knowledge and experience of caregivers and the love and support that only a partner can provide. I trained as a doula with DONA International and am especially interested in working with LGBTQ families and moms. Check out my website and blog (gwendolynneumeister.wix.com/doula) for more birth stories, resources, and information about my services. You can also contact me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. I'd love to hear from you!
I’m Kristen Mead, CD(DONA). I am an experienced Birth Doula and have been working in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area since 2007. I also own a Specialty Retail store for Babies and Families which specializes in classes, babywearing, cloth diapering and other natural products. I am more than happy to serve all types of families and would be honored to serve you and your growing family. Please contact me at 319-531-6401 or email@example.com.
My name is Mandi Hardy Hillman. I think it’s fitting to call myself a Jill-of-all-trades, as I often find myself filling many roles and juggling many different "jobs" in the process. For all practical purposes, I am the owner of Gentle Beginnings Birth Services, which as you may notice is a bit of a business-of-all-trades. As for my "professional" experiences: I have a master's degree (MA) in psychological counseling and am a licensed professional counselor (LPC: NJ). I first started working as a professional in the field of mental health in 2005. In 2011, I earned a PhD from Iowa State University in Human Development and Family Studies. My research focuses on modern maternity care experiences in the U.S., primarily from a social and feminist lens and how this impacts individuals as well as parent-child relationships and child development. I am a certified doula through DONA, International and certified childbirth educator through ICEA. In addition to my work as a birth professional I am a lecturer in HDFS at Iowa State. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Valerie Wetlaufer, and I am a DONA-certified birth doula. I'm queer and familiar and comfortable with the particular needs of the trans community, and would love to be part of your birth experience. I serve the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, Iowa area. Email me at email@example.com to get in touch and check out my website at www.bloomingwithinbirth.com.
I’m Ashley Gardner, a DONA trained and working on my doula certification, located in Wichita, KS. I am passionate about birth being a positive experience for everyone involved. Frankly, I don't care your orientation, economic status, or birth plans. I want to help you have the birth you want-with whomever you want. I'm professional, compassionate, good under pressure, low key, and can't wait to hear from you! www.amazingstrengthbirths.com
Little Apple Doulas is Manhattan's premier full-service doula agency providing exceptional care, compassionate support, and unmatched reliability to families in the Manhattan, Junction City, and Fort Riley areas. Our agency specializes in unbiased, judgment-free support for all birth and parenting choices. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Hello, my name is Ryann. I'm a DONA trained doula, working on my certifications, living in Emporia, Kansas. I'm identify as gender fluid, and understand the importance of finding a support system that is open to who you are. Birth can be daunting to begin with, but it should never be traumatic. I can assist you and your family not only with finding the right birth experience for you, but also as someone who understands how hostile medical environments can be for people who defy the binary. Feel free to contact me with any questions or check out my website: auntnancysdoulaservice.yolasite.com
Wichita Doula is the #1 provider of professional doula services in Wichita, KS and all surrounding areas. Our labor doulas, postpartum doulas, and placenta encapsulation specialists are skilled, compassionate, and trained to provide exceptional care to all families without discrimination. Visit us on the web at www.wichitadoula.com.
My name is Emily Pickett, CD(DONA), CLC, and I am a certified birth doula and childbirth educator in Louisville, KY. My passion is supporting families that find themselves in the margins of the beautiful portrait of birth. I have worked in various social support services for 10 years and worked specifically as a doula since 2012. You can learn about me by visiting http://birthwalk.com.
I'm Randi Skaggs, a DONA Trained Doula serving the Louisville, KY Metro Area. I am committed to helping families feel supported and respected during birth. Please read more at my website: www.intuitivebirthlouisville.com.
My name is Adina Marx-Arpadi and I am a birth and postpartum doula in New Orleans, LA. I am a DONA-certified birth doula and have attended over 15 births in a variety of home, hospital, and birth-center settings. I am a DONA-trained postpartum doula, working towards certification. I seek to provide doula services that are inclusive and supportive to non-normative bodies, identities, and family structures. More information at adinamarxarpadi.com.
Congratulations on your pregnancy!!! My name is Ariel. I am a Doula and Placenta Specialist in the Baton Rouge area. I would love to support you through your pregnancy and birth. Please visit my site artofbirthdoulaservices.com or email email@example.com I am looking forward to meeting you.
I am Haley West and I am a CBI Birth & Post-partum Doula serving in Central Louisiana. I proud welcome, serve, and celebrate any and all LGBTQ families that come my way! Being in LA and finding support can be hard, but I am here to make it easier and be your support. You can count on me to listen, support, empower, and educate you and your family each and every step of your journey. I look forward to hearing from you! Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at https://www.facebook.com/downtobirthLA, or www.downtobirthdoula.com.
I’m Khayriyyah Cutno, a certified labor and birth doula through Childbirth International, located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I will provide support through any birth plan you choose. Services are provided to hospitals, birthing centers or home births in Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas. You may contact me via email at email@example.com or by phone at 225-335-1460.
Hello. My name is Heather and I'm a Madriella Certified Birth Doula, from the Lewiston/Auburn area in Maine and I've been supporting the prenatal community since 2013. I am a supporter of LGBTQ rights and will support & listen to you with compassion! Please feel free to contact me via my FB page https://www.facebook.com/Peacefulpathdoula with any questions or to arrange an interview with me.
Hello, All! My name is Nicole Niehoff and I am a DONA trained birth doula, and well as a postpartum doula, herbalist, and placenta encapsulation specialist in the beautiful city of Portland, Maine. I have been supporting the birth community since 2006, and I have been queer friendly and a LBGTQ ally through all my years of living. I have worked with a variety of diverse populations that specifically have brought me experiences with surrogacies, VBACS, multiples, single parents, postpartum depression and psychosis, as well as many more. I believe very strongly that a person's body is their own and that they should feel empowered as they make decisions about their body and their baby. Through sharing my knowledge, education, and access to resources, as well as nurture and support, I hope to help create and am honored to be a part of your birth experience. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations on your pregnancy! Here at Peaceful Warriors Birth Services, our goal as your doula is to provide your family with the support and guidance a birthing warrior needs during their journey through labor. Located in Portland, Maine, we are LGBTQ+ and Poly friendly. We will provide professional and quality service, while maintaining a respectful and supportive relationship with you and your loved ones. The experience of birth is a remarkable journey for all those who take part. Contact us at email@example.com.
My name is Chloe French and I provide emotional, informational, and physical support for the childbearing year. I am a birth and postpartum doula located in Ocean City, MD. It's my passion to help expectant mamas and their families create their best birth. I'm your friend, research assistant, and companion on the way. Together we can make your dream birth a reality. With seven years of experience attending almost every kind of birth (no twins, yet!) in hospitals, birth centers, and at home, I provide parents with resources, strategies, and one-on-one support so they can confidently navigate the sometimes challenging space that is the modern maternity system. I formally started my journey as a birthworker in 2007 with in-person training and mentorship through Warm Welcome Birth Services. I am currently a student with Ancient Art Midwifery Institute (since 2010), and will attend Maternidad La Luz in El Paso, TX in Fall 2015. I have attended over 50 births and personally trained six new doulas in the Delmarva community. You can read more about me here: http://doulamatch.net/profile/3347/chloe-french and here: http://chloefrenchbirth.com. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Jenny Corbett, and I am a DONA certified birth doula in Silver Spring, MD. I began practicing in early 2013. I am dedicated to providing unbiased, compassionate support to every family I serve. I support birth diversity, and celebrate the many different paths to becoming a family. I provide birth doula services, belly casting, blessing way ceremonies and placenta encapsulation services. You can reach me through my website: www.opencirclebirth.com
I'm Kaity, I'm a queer dyke sex poz cisgender woman living in Baltimore, MD. I've been a DONA trained doula for two and half years, have attended over 45 births in a variety of settings and have provided birth and postpartum care to a spectrum of queer and trans* families. My services are on a sliding scale and I'm open to bartering as well. My care specialities are in trauma informed care, giving birth as a survivor of rape/sexual assault, and queer and trans* birth support. I have experience in queer + trans* family planning and birth prep and also work as an abortion doula through all gestations. I'm also a nurse and work at Planned Parenthood, a local domestic violence shelter and a birth center in Arnold, MD. I'm currently in a Medical Herbalism program and can provide guidance on integrative health providers and care as well. I'll be a nurse-midwifery student in Fall 2015 and look forward to being able to provide full scope reproductive services to the trans* community in the near future. Contact me at email@example.com.
The Maiden Guild serves women with a clear goal: Manifest your unique birth story. When working with Rachel, the focus is always on what will allow you to claim your birth as your own, in its closest resemblance to your ideal. During generous prenatal contact, you'll discover how you want to birth, and how you can best ensure that reality. Rachel offers extensive knowledge, continuous encouragement, and radiant serenity to inspire comfort and confidence in you, and all members of your birth team. Feel free to reach out - You already have our support! Located in Baltimore, MD. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Ursula Sabia Suknik. Birth is a right of passage. Birth You Desire supports all families as they work towards a powerful and empowering birth. By working together we can make sure everyone is treated fairly, supported and empowered on the journey. Please visit my website for more information on Doula services, classes and workshops. http://birthyoudesire.com
Wildcat Birth is a Baltimore-based community doula collective providing holistic pregnancy support on a sliding scale. We believe all birthing parents deserve non-judgmental, loving support and strive to make our services available to all, especially those with significant barriers to care. Contact us at: email@example.com www.wildcatbirth.com
Caitlin Caulfield is a full-spectrum doula and a registered nurse (RN) working in labor, delivery, postpartum, and abortion care. Her doula practice, Malia Kai Birth Services, is based in Northampton, MA and serves clients throughout Western Massachusetts. As a cisgender queer femme with a transmasculine partner, Caitlin has both personal and professional experience with trans and genderqueer communities. She is committed to helping all parents birth, feed, and raise their kids the way that works best for them. You can learn more at www.maliakaibirth.com and contact Caitlin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emma O'Brien is a queer clinical herbalist and full-spectrum doula in Boston, MA. She provides support for families through conception, pregnancy, labor, birth, postpartum as well as termination and unintentional pregnancy loss. Placenta encapsulation and herbal medicine consultations are also part of her practice. She can be found at www.lavandoula.com or running around the small wild areas of Forest Hills! Reach her at Emma@lavandoula.com.
I am Jean Garretto, an experienced certified Doula. I offer emotional, physical, and educational support from pregnancy through postpartum. I offer prenatal visits, childbirth prep, breastfeeding and newborn care as well as preparing you for your postpartum time too. I will be with you in labor from the time you feel you need support until at least 2 hours postpartum. Available area is Western MA. I keep my mind and heart open. Contact me at email@example.com.
I'm Julia Blencowe, a queer birth and postpartum doula living in Cambridge, MA and working in the the greater Boston area. I spent several years doing reproductive justice work before I did my doula training with toLabor in 2013 and started attending births in 2014. I have a strong interest in supporting queer and trans people and their families and a belief that affirming, compassionate care is essential to a satisfying and safe birth. I use a sliding fee scale to be able to work with as many families as possible. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Modern Traditional Birth offers Boston-area doula and home birth services. Kara Schamell is an experienced doula, a midwife-in-training, and a queer woman. Since beginning her journey into the birth world in early 2011, she has prioritized providing care for folks across the Queer/Lesbian/Trans/Intersex identity spectrum. She also provides placenta encapsulation services and teaches a childbirth education series tailored to home birth. More information can be found on her website, moderntraditionalbirth.com.
My name is Libby Collins. I am a Full Spectrum Doula in the Boston area supporting people through a variety of reproductive moments in their lives. I offer many services including support with family planning, birth, postpartum transition and termination or miscarriage. I am deeply dedicated to supporting Trans*, Gender Queer, Non-Binary, Butch Identified people and other folks whose genders are not typically reflected in literature, media or discourse about reproductive health. I am available to be a supportive and knowledgeable presence in the room and to act as a graceful buffer between my clients and hospital staff if necessary. I am constantly awed by the strength and courage of queer and trans* folks giving birth and/or raising children in this world. Thank you for doing the work! Check me out at figtreedoula.com.
My name is Rachel Hezekiah and I am a doula currently living in Boston, MA. I was trained with the Nia Healing Center for Birth and Family Life in Oakland, CA in 2009. Within my practice, Cradled Palms Birth Services, I've been honored to attend births in home and hospital settings, and I feel deeply privileged to advocate for and support my clients throughout their pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. You can contact me at email@example.com.
S. Mae is a radical birth doula living and working in Western Masschusetts. She identifies as a queer femme, and has both personal and professional experience with gender nonconforming and trans folks... in other words, I'm Family. S. Mae is focused on working with the birthing parent and partner in creating an embracing and empowering safe space for birth to happen. Rates are sliding scale basis, and volunteer doula work is available!
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I’m Sarah Lemons, a birth/postpartum doula located in Western Mass (Pioneer Valley). I completed my birth doula training in the Spring of 2015 and am currently attending births toward my certification. I enjoy working with families of all types and sizes. I believe my experience working with young families and background in counseling and sexual health give me a unique set of skills that are helpful during birth. I have some personal experience in induced lactation and love helping facilitate breastfeeding for all partners who desire it. Feel free to contact me and see if we're a good fit firstname.lastname@example.org or find me on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/littlebirdsdoulacare
Blessings, I am Tina Oza, a birth labor Doula and aspiring midwife dedicated to full spectrum reproductive health services in the Boston area. Prior to my work in the birth justice movement, I advocated for LGBQ/T and Asian survivors of partner abuse at The Network/La Red and the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence. I currently volunteer with the Connecting Young Mothers Doula program at Beverly Hospital. My guiding Doula principle is everyone has the right to make informed decisions about their gender(s), families, bodies and lives. I am passionate about providing supportive services to trans* folks and families and am committed to an anti-oppression framework. I identify as cis, South Asian, and queer. The heart of my birth work is advocating for the agency of young people, LGBQ/T families, and communities of color. Find me on DoulaMatch.net: http://doulamatch.net/profile/10205/tina-oza
My name is Faith Groesbeck. I am a birth & postpartum doula and Certified Cooperative Childbirth Educator living in Muskegon through my business, Birth Quest, LLC. I am a welcoming business, proudly serving diverse families along the West Michigan Lakeshore. I received my doula training through DONA (Doulas of North America) and am currently seeking birth doula training through BAI (Birth Arts International). My childbirth education is through CEA/MNY (Certified Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan New York). I have additional training through The National LGBT Health Education Center. You can learn more about me on my website, www.birthquestservices.com, call/txt (231) 343-5009 or email: email@example.com.
A poet and an educator by training, Jax Gardner, CD(DONA) became passionate about birth work during her long and winding road to parenthood. She and her wife moved to Kalamazoo from Charleston, South Carolina in 2008 and began their journey to parenthood in 2009. They are now the proud parents of two beautiful boys. Her personal experiences as a parent include pregnancy loss, a long and challenging labor and delivery, a comparatively fast natural birth, and the unique perspective of life in a two-mom family. She is compassionate, flexible, and highly motivated to support and empower women and their families through their birth journey. Jax is certified through DONA International and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am Kelsey, a birth doula serving West and Central Michigan, serving all of Grand Rapids, Lansing and everywhere in between. I love working with the LBGT community. Living in a rural area myself, I see the need for more birth support in the "non-traditional" families. You can contact me at email@example.com.
My name is Sierra Hillebrand, and I'm a doula living and working in Ann Arbor, MI. I've been doing birth work as a midwife, doula and childbirth educator since 1997, and love working with parents in all areas of the gender (and non-gender) spectrum. You can reach me via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I'm Misty. I’m located conveniently on the Plaza in Kansas City, MO. I have two nieces and one nephew. I went through birthing doula training and breastfeeding support under Vanessa Flood. I’m a passionate (and slightly nerdy) individual who is working towards becoming a Certified Professional Midperson. The goal is to eventually open up a reproduction wellness and sexual education clinic to work with teens, the LGBTQ community, and all who seek help. Expanding your family is a big deal and I’m excited for you! It also can be a bit crazy. I’m here to be your physical and emotional support to dial down the stress of uncertainties. I’m also here to keep you excited and pumped to meet your baby! No matter what, I’m on your side. Contact info: email@example.com, 816-695-6967, mistydoula.wordpress.com.
I'm Amelia Berry, a queer identified, full-spectrum professional doula. I am honored to serve families within a one hour radius of Minneapolis/Saint Paul. I have extensive personal and professional experience with fertility and artificial conception options. I offer a wide variety of services including prenatal support/education, birth coaching and support, and postpartum doula services, including placental encapsulation. I'm able to provide many resources for all for my clients as they create their definition of family. I enjoy support all families, including those in the LGBTQIA community, the poly community, single parents, adoption/surrogacy triads, and young parents. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am cheré (réré) suzette bergeron, a white, genderqueer Cajun transplant living in Minneapolis, MN, raised in the Chippewa valley, and forever in love with Lake Superior. I've also lived and loved in Louisiana, Mexico & Venezuela. I am a full spectrum doula working with families and individuals of all identities - with a particular focus on supporting TQBLG folks and anyone who experiences marginalization and barriers to accessing health advocacy and doula care (website coming soon!) I am the co-founder of the SPIRAL Collective (Supporting People in Reproduction, Abortion, & Loss), a full spectrum, reproductive support community aiming to provide radical, compassionate care in all pregnancy outcomes and experiences with the intention of empowering bodily autonomy. I provide hormone injection / HIV testing / community health advocacy at The MN Transgender Health Coalition's Shot Clinic. I also teach queer / trans* yoga at Svasti Yoga. I have 9 years of sexual / domestic / intimate partner violence survivor advocacy experience. All of my healing arts services are trauma-informed. I also offer professional and community-based trainings on gender, sexuality, advocacy, and social justice. I am a reiki practitioner (level one). You can reach me at 651.395.8324 or email@example.com, or http://spiralcollective.weebly.com/. Preferred gender pronouns: they/them, se habla español.
Cheyenne the doula became a “doula” in a sense, before she ever knew what a doula was. She attended the births of both of her siblings growing up, and her mom remembers her calm yet curious attitude as she helped her mom in a birthing center, and later a hospital. She has been supporting birth of all types in all different environments since her DONA-approved birth doula training in 2013. Cheyenne Johnson and her partner Remy are a queer family of six: two humans, two dogs and two cats. She uses she/her and they/them pronouns. They live in South Minneapolis and she serves a 60 mile radius around the Twin Cities. She loves having a daily yoga practice, walking her dogs, and cooking! She has a passion for alternative methods of conception and loves working with partners to better serve the birthing parent, single parents, LGB families, queer and trans* parents, multiples, adoptions, teen parents, poly families, blended families, multi-generational families, nerds, geeks, and anyone else who desires her support! www.cheyennethedoula.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
I am Indigo Geschwind, a birth, postpartum, loss, and abortion doula working with all family types! I serve Minnesota, but can do referrals and phone/email support for other locations. I enjoy supporting single, teen, same sex, trans, those on both sides of adoption and surrogacy, and any other type of family. I also provide my services on a sliding scale to make them as accessible as possible. Visit my website at www.indigobluedoulaservices.com for more info.
My name is Jesse Dykhuis and I am a queer birth & postpartum doula in Duluth, MN. I have been a women's studies major, a Planned Parenthood employee, and also a mom. I have worked with many queer families since I began birth work in 2008. You can contact me at Jesse@duluthdoula.com.
My name is Julia Birdsall and I am a queer-identified, cis-gendered, full spectrum doula and educator in Minneapolis, MN. My preferred pronouns are she/her. I am a member of the SPIRAL Collective: Supporting People In Reproduction, Abortion, And Loss. I am involved in my local queer/trans* community and strive to make my doula practice a safe space for people of all identities, going through all experiences. You can contact me at email@example.com.
Hello! I'm Kathy Chinn, a doula serving the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. I've been a DONA certified birth doula since 2001 and have attended a diversity of births (natural, medicated, induced, twins, VBAC, cesareans, and adoption) with all kinds of people (single, married, teen, queer and mature). I'm a trained HypnoDoula able to support those choosing HypnoBirthing for their birth. As well as serving private clients, I work with the Ilythia Project helping HIV positive folks give birth. I also speak Spanish and love to use it at births when there is a need. I'm also part of the leadership circle of the SPIRAL Collective, providing full-spectrum reproductive options. See spiralcollective.weebly.com and learn more about my services at: kathychinndoulaservices.weebly.com.
Hi, my name is Kalee and I live in Kansas City. I am a Birth Doula, and an avid believer in equality of all kinds. I am honoured to serve people in such intimate and sacred times of their lives. Please contact me, I would love to hear from you! My business is Circle of Strength Doula Care, you can reach me at (816) 805-7437, CircleOfStrengthKC@Gmail.com, CircleOfStrengthKC.Weebly.com or on my business Facebook page.
I am Willow Rosen and I am located in the University City/St. Louis County area in Missouri. Birth work is my passion and as a doula I have had the honor to attend births as families grow, and as a Childbirth Educator I have had the pleasure of sharing the knowledge I've gained with those in my community. I've been certified by Childbirth International for both the Doula certification and the Childbirth Educator certification. My education continues to grow as I work to become a Midwife through Birthwise Midwifery School. You can contat me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Samantha is a Birth Doula and Postpartum Doula, servicing the entire Lake Tahoe and Northern Nevada area. In the process of becoming a full spectrum Doula, it is Samantha's passion to educate, advocate, and provide the best service and support to all those who need it. She has a mission to prepare families of all types mentally, physically, and emotionally to have the best possible birth experience. Samantha is a Reiki master, has six years of EMT experience, as well as nearly two decades of work in childcare as a professional nanny. She has an intimate familiarity in dealing with families of all backgrounds and stances. Samantha has a constantly growing list of resources to help LGBTQ families in their journey, whether it involves adoption, surrogacy, or other medical methods of conception. Please visit sacredseedbirth.com or email email@example.com for more information!
I'm Kate Noble, a birth and postpartum doula and childbirth educator serving clients in Seacoast/Southern NH, North Shore MA, and Southern Coastal ME. I consider myself a straight ally to the LGBTQ community, and feel a calling to support all types of families and birthing people. My overarching goal is to help you to maintain autonomy over your body, your baby, and your birth throughout the childbearing year. You can read more about me at www.thenobledoula.com.
Denise Bonnin is a size friendly, lgbtqqt friendly, supporter of birth in your way! Contact denise at Denisebonnin@hotmail.com.
Hello! My name is Taylor and I'm a birth and postpartum doula, and yoga instructor working out of Jersey City, NYC, Essex County and surrounding areas. As a full-spectrum doula, and mother in a same-sex family, I feel committed to providing compassionate and inclusive care to all families. For more information about me and my services, please visit taylorelwood.com
Hello, my name is Wanda Conboy. I am birth Doula servicing the northern NJ area and a Mom of 6 ranging from adult to infant. I believe that everyone deserves to know the feeling that emerges from being a parent. It is a beautiful time in ones life. I reside in Bergen County but can travel to Hudson, Essex, Union. Contact me at Wandaconboydoulaservices@yahoo.com.
Hello, my name is Becca Anderson. I am delighted to serve as a birth doula in the Las Cruces area, and would be honored to support you through your birth. As a member of the queer and poly communities, my mission is to honor each client for themselves, help them gain information about their choices, and support them in whatever ways they need. I'd love to meet you! There is more complete information about me and my services here: www.doulabecca.com.
My name is Carrie Murphy. I am a birth and postpartum doula in Albuquerque, NM. My practice is inclusive of all birthing people and I welcome work supporting those on the LGBTQI spectrum when they become parents! I have experience with VBACs (vaginal birth after cesarean), single parents, cesarean birth, medicated birth and unmedicated birth. I also do belly casting. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi, my name is Cortney Baca. I'm a birth doula and CBWS certified babywearing educator in the Albuquerque, NM area. My philosophy in birth is that I advocate no particular type of birth, because every birth is unique. What I do advocate for is informed choice and support in your choices, the birth path and journey that you decide is right for you. An ally for LGBTQ and Poly families and persons who are seeking unconditional support in their family transitions. Email me at email@example.com.
I'm Alexandra Garcia, an NYC-based postpartum doula pursuing my DONA certification. My approach is inspired by my training in Traditional East Asian Medicine. In this tradition, the postpartum period is seen not just as a recovery period, but as an opportunity to optimize health as the body realigns for parenthood. I partner with a Chinese-style herbalist, Christopher Peacock, who specializes in working with LGBTQI families. Together we support parents in reaching their postpartum goals (ie, restore uterus size, increase/decrease lactation, recover from surgery). If you chose to work with us, I will provide one free informational visit during your pregnancy. Postpartum, Christopher will visit you for an herbal consultation; I will be on call to answer questions for up to 4 weeks; and I will come to your home up to 3 times weekly to offer healing meals and provide standard doula services. You can find out more about our practice at www.GarciaAndPeacock.com.
Greetings! My name is Amy Liss and I am a health educator and advocate with a passion for reproductive justice, especially among historically marginalized communities. As a full-spectrum doula, childbirth educator, lactation counselor, and aspiring midwife, I am dedicated to collaboratively creating safe, inclusive and empowering birthing spaces for new families of all backgrounds, sexual orientations and gender identities. I believe that every individual deserves access to non-judgmental, culturally meaningful information and care throughout the childbearing year. I support clients in making informed decisions toward achieving a pregnancy, birth and postpartum experience that feels comfortable for their own unique needs. In addition to birth work, I am a doctoral student in Health Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and am committed to pursuing ongoing education related to birth and holistic health practices. I also enjoy practicing yoga and creative writing. I am available to attend births in both home and hospital settings, and in all boroughs of New York. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit my website amy-liss.com for more information.
Hi, my name is Bilen and I'm a DONA certified birth doula working with families throughout New York City and the tri-state area since 2011. I provide preconception consulting, prenatal, labor, birth and postpartum support. I'm also a Doula Project trained full spectrum doula that volunteers services in the city. I am deeply committed to learning and developing a skills that can transform the current health care system. I am interested in supporting families (including chosen) in reclaiming their agency during important and life-changing experiences. As a full spectrum doula, my primary role is to offer physical, emotional and spiritual support in the process of co-creating and protecting the reproductive experience as defined by the individual or family. My practice is centered on a desire to provide pathways to empowered reproductive choices and experiences. By providing nonjudgemental and culturally appropriate services across the choice spectrum, I aim to connect clients with current and relevant information as well as organizations/services of interest (accessible body work, nutrition, health support service providers.) Founded on a philosophy of honoring the wisdom of the body and the reproductive workers that came before, my approach is very spiritually grounded and physically embodied. Email me at email@example.com.
Cara Del Favero provides the Albany, NY and Capital Region area with Full Spectrum birth and Hypnobabies doula support, placenta encapsulation and childbirth education classes. Breastfeeding support is available. Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula, Hypnobabies Hypnodoula, Certified Lactation Counselor and OSHA Certified Placenta Encapsulator. All clients are welcomed, no matter their gender identity, sexuality or reproductive choices. Visit http://thealbanydoula.com for full details.
Carriage House Birth is collective of birth & post partum doulas in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We offer childbirth education, acupuncture, prenatal massage, full moon ceremonies, new moon ceremonies, twin prep classes, Infant CPR, newborn care, infant movement classes, doula trainings, midwifery assistant trainings, and breastfeeding support. It takes a village. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi, I'm Dani! I'm a birth and postpartum doula based in Brooklyn, NY. I support birthing people with all parenting and family structures. I work to have a gender-inclusive, anti-racist, trauma-informed practice and enjoy supporting queer and trans people in navigating discussions with providers and in creating what they define as a supportive birth environment. I offer postpartum care, including help with nursing/breastfeeding/chestfeeding, light cooking and cleaning, and emotional, physical and informational support. I have been working as a doula since 2014, and I am currently in the process of taking my practice a step further by certifying with Doula Trainings International, in both birth and postpartum doula services. I am a queer, cisgender, white woman and I speak English, French, and intermediate Spanish. I work in all 5 boroughs as well as Northern NJ. If you'd like to set up a time to talk, please reach out to me at: email@example.com, or through my website: deepseadoula.com. Thanks!
I am Dawn Oliver, a Birth and Postpartum Doula. Here is a list of some of the services that I provide. 1) Prenatal visits
2) Accompany mother and family to help and support during and after her birth. (positioning, massage, choice of essential oils, tender touch, breathing techniques, Rebozzo, etc) 3) Provide up to date evidence based information. This allows the mother to be able to make good health decisions regarding herself and her baby. 4)Refer if necessary to auxiliary help when and if needed. 5) Help with Nursing after the baby is born. 6) I am on call and ready to assist 2 weeks before the mothers due date. 7) If needed I can help provide baby car seat 8) Help mothers learn how to take care of the baby once the baby goes home 9) I also provide a home visit to answer any questions that the mother may have, about care,nursing , nutrition, child care, etc. 10) I can assist her for a few days or weeks, at home if she would like to help her and the baby get adjusted 11) Help with Postpartum Depression. These are a few things that I do. I have evidence based information that Doulas cut the C-section percentage rate by over 40%. I am located on Long Island New York. I am willing to travel. www.Compassionatecaredoula.com
2) Accompany mother and family to help and support during and after her birth. (positioning, massage, choice of essential oils, tender touch, breathing techniques, Rebozzo, etc) 3) Provide up to date evidence based information. This allows the mother to be able to make good health decisions regarding herself and her baby. 4)Refer if necessary to auxiliary help when and if needed. 5) Help with Nursing after the baby is born. 6) I am on call and ready to assist 2 weeks before the mothers due date. 7) If needed I can help provide baby car seat 8) Help mothers learn how to take care of the baby once the baby goes home 9) I also provide a home visit to answer any questions that the mother may have, about care,nursing , nutrition, child care, etc. 10) I can assist her for a few days or weeks, at home if she would like to help her and the baby get adjusted 11) Help with Postpartum Depression. These are a few things that I do. I have evidence based information that Doulas cut the C-section percentage rate by over 40%. I am located on Long Island New York. I am willing to travel. www.Compassionatecaredoula.com
The Doula Project offers no-cost/pay what you can birth doula services to individuals with household incomes under $30K in the NYC Metro area. Our doulas are affirming and supportive of all pregnant people and their choices. Queer, genderqueer, and/or trans-identified doulas may sometimes be available on request. Pregnant people choosing to make an adoption plan or choosing to parent are both welcome. We love our LGBTQI clients! Request a doula at our webpage: http://www.doulaproject.org/p/find-doula.html
Ny name is Erin Kerr. I am a fuller-spectrum doula serving all individuals and families through reproductive transitions including termination, miscarriage, birth, postpartum and newborn feeding in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier regions of New York as well as Sayre, Pennsylvania. My goals are your goals, which means I provide information and support that reflects your values and priorities. My contracted services and community work is all intentionally built to be inclusive of all communities. Trained doula, certified acupressure for pregnancy/labor/feeding, classes and workshops. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi! My name is Eszter Dobay-Gabor, certified DONA doula, photographer(birth, maternity, newborn, family, etc.), and mother of 3. I serve the NYC area. My passion for pregnancy and birth goes way back before i had my first son, 10+ some years ago, fascinated by this miracle of life being created! I have a calm, quiet presence, and believe in birth to be a natural process, if we let it be that. You can contact me by email: email@example.com, and feel free to take a look at my birth photos: http://www.doulapix.com/
We are Doula Eve and Doula Shon, a small, NYC based doula team. We bring over 20 years of experience as mothers, parent advocates, and birth professionals. We offer warm, "real talk", nonjudgmental support. We believe your birth should be your way. We provide support and services to all birthing individuals, labor and postpartum doula, child birth education classes and concierge birth services. More info at www.blackmagicdoulas.com, email:firstname.lastname@example.org, or FB/Instagram: @blackmagicdoulas.
We are Fabulous Birth Support Labor and Lactation, New York's best doula group practice, providing concierge labor and lactation support to the five boroughs of NYC since 2008. Every part of your experience with FBS is informed by our Four Principles of Care: Sex-Positive Cultural Competence; Body and Pelvic Floor Awareness; Breath and Meditation; and Lactation Support. Helmed by a gender-fluid femme dyke, and comprised of a group of doulas of diverse genders, sexualities, and cultural experiences, we are committed to excellence, including ongoing in-service training and improvement in cultural competence, for ourselves and for the larger birth and lactation community. This includes special dedication to reaching and serving trans, intersex and two-spirit clients, and providing a gender-inclusive and poly- and kink-positive experience from start to finish. We are passionate about client-centered care and shared decision-making, and we are a for-profit business run with a triple bottom line. Learn more at www.fabulousbirthsupport.com.
We are For Your Birth, a small group of warm, birth professionals providing birth support, childbirth education and help with lactation (both for the gestational parent, and perhaps the non-gestational parent). The company is co-founded by a cis, queer, woman who made it a priority that educated, respectful and playful care be provided to all families in the New York City area. Please reach out to us for anything you need at www.ForYourBirth.com
I am Jamie Yates, a birth and postpartum doula and a Certified Lactation Consultant serving the NYC area. I have attended over 100 births in hospitals, birth centers and homes throughout the city. Please feel free to take a look at my website www.theurbandoula.com. Reach out to me if you would like to schedule a complimentary consultation in your home.
I’m Jean Garretto, a certified birth Doula, childbirth educator, Natural Health consultant and midwifery student. I have many years of experience with hospital and home births. All women deserve a Doula! I serve The Capital District, Western MA, and Southern VT. Contact me at email@example.com.
I'm Johanna Weller-Fahy, a queer-identified DONA certified birth doula and certified breastfeeding counselor, located in New York, NY. I am the Director Elect of the NYC Doula Collective and am en route to becoming a childbirth educator through CEA/MNY. I take a flexible, individualized approach to each client, being mindful of the range of emotional and physical experiences that can affect a laboring person. I am committed to meeting my clients where they are (not where someone else thinks they should be) and am thrilled to support them in whatever way works best for them. I bring a grounded, focused presence to the labor room, with a dash of funny on the side. I live in Brooklyn with my wife and 5 pounds of crazy, our chihuahua Herbie. Please feel free to reach out to me through my website, doulajwf.com
Hello! I'm Laura Vladimirova, a NYC-based doula, birth assistant and placenta encapsulation specialist working in both home births and hospital births. I am growing and learning as a gender non-conforming birth worker and it is my true honor to support families (in whatever capacity that is established). Like birth, gender is never the same from one person to the next. I do my best to use wisdom and intuition during labor prep, labor and delivery. From massage to suggesting birth positions, my goal is to help families feel safe, secure and trusting of their own unique birth process. Please contact me with any inquiries you may have: NaturalBirthBebe@gmail.com.
My name is Lindsey and I live in Brooklyn, NY. I am a certified DONA birth doula. I have attended 28 births since June of 2012. I am currently in Nursing school studying to be a homebirth midwife (ultimately). You can contact me at Lindsey.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lodz Joseph, serving the NYC area, has a Masters in Public Health and completed DONA doula training with Debra Pascali-Bonaro. She discovered birth work while in Rwanda pursuing a medical career and managing an HIV/AIDS program. While working in the local hospital, she found herself drawn towards the laboring women and realized her passion was calling her in a different direction. When she returned to the states she started researching everything about birth and birth support and found the doula profession. In her doula work she meets clients where they are with compassion, support, enthusiasm, and evidence-based information. She is a grounding presence, providing nonjudgemental doula care. Lodz has a deep confidence in women‚ and an ability to manifest the birth that they desire. She provides a full spectrum of services to expectant families. Lodz is studying to be a childbirth educator through CEA/MNY. She also makes her own oils and lotions which she brings to births and gives amazing massages. Lodz is a native New Yorker born and raised in Queens, first generation American from Haiti. While not at births and studying childbirth, she loves being on the beach, cooking, and coming up with new and delicious oils and lotions. Contact her at email@example.com.
Madison Miller is a DONA trained birth doula and member of the Long Island Doula Association. She recently graduated from the University of Michigan, where she had the opportunity to explore diverse perspectives in women's health and childbirth, and participate in gender/sexuality feminist science research. Madison is deeply committed to offering inclusive and comprehensive support to parents and partners of all gender/sexual identities, orientations and expressions. She will work with you to establish a nurturing and empowering space for your birth. You can reach Madison at firstname.lastname@example.org or (516)-510-3656.
Mick Moran is a queer, fat, genderqueer, non-certified full-spectrum doula working in NYC and occasionally NJ. They were trained through The Doula Project and Ancient Song Doula Services. They have been a participant, volunteer, and workshop facilitator at the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, and they have been involved in other queer/trans* community organizing, both locally and in online safe(r) spaces relating to reproductive justice. They are particularly interested in serving LGBTQI+ folks, people with disabilities or chronic pain, and other people who are not adequately served by typical medical models of care. They can be reached at email@example.com.
I am Morgane Richardson, a DONA certified doula, Bach Flower Therapist and a Reiki practitioner based in New York City. I combine my professional background in gender rights and health with a deep appreciation and respect for the birth process. As a doula, I empower families by providing emotional, informational, and physical support during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period. I understand that each family enters their birth differently and I am committed to helping my clients feel fully supported – no matter their beliefs, needs or wants during this time. I offer a free informational meeting at your home with you, your partner or any other person who will be with you during labor. If you decide to hire me, I will: Meet with you for up to two prenatal meetings; Be on-call for you from week 37 of your pregnancy until your birth; Have contact with you during labor and join you when you decide you would like; Attend your labor until your baby is born; Remain for 1-2 hours postpartum; Come for a follow up postpartum visit within the first week of your birth. For more information, check out my website: www.morganerichardsondoula.com.
Rising Moon Doula in Westchester, NY gratefully serves families from NYC to the Hudson Valley region. Formerly based in Brooklyn, owner Alyia Cutler, is an experienced DONA International trained Birth Doula. Alyia's unique combination of reliable, professional expertise, traditional and creative pain management techniques, authentic evidence based education and judgement free, compassionate support, all come together to create a calm and peaceful birth experience. Alyia's personal birth experience lends itself to her compassion and committment as your doula. She offers judgement free, unconditional support to ALL types of families and ALL types of births in hospitals, birth centers, or at home. Please call or email Alyia Cutler at Rising Moon Doula for more information: 845.661.4905, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.risingmoondoula.com.
Ruth Callahan offers Doula Care Postpartum Services, caring for NYC families after birth since 1991. Easing the transition into parenthood, by teaching and assisting with newborn care, breast/chest feeding guidance and household care. Trained, experienced certified postpartum doulas. We mentor, assist, teach and nurture the whole family. Client references are available from Trans families we have cared for. Contact Ruth: (212) 749-6613, Ruth@DoulaCare.com, or www.DoulaCare.com.
I'm Silvie Falschlunger a certified, experienced doula working in the NYC metro-area, Westchester & Southern Connecticut. I support birthing women of all walks of life in all settings to have an as undisturbed, empowering and MotherBaby centered birth experience and to transition with grace into parenthood. For more information please check: birth-in-motion.com
Greeting! I am Sharliamar Jackson, a labor doula working towards my DONA certification. I have a strong passion for supporting people and making sure they receive their perfect birth experience. I believe all laboring persons should have the birth they desire. This is where I come in, whether you want a home birth, no medication, or medication I am here to support you! (I work with all walks of life, and sexual orientation.) Currently I work with expecting parents in Brooklyn and Manhattan. My fee is $300.00, but I am also willing to negotiate my price. My services include two prenatal visit, 24/7 phone and email support, on call starting at 37 weeks, labor support, and one postpartum visit. Please contact me for more information: Shalajdoula@gmail.com.
Hello! My name is Sophie and I am a Doula Trainings International certified birth and postpartum doula in New York and Los Angeles. I have attended over twenty births, working with clients from all different walks of life. As a self-identifying queer woman I am passionate about providing care to LGBTQ families and am sensitive to the particular challenges that often come up when navigating a heteronormative, gender-binary centric world. Together let's explore the beautiful and unknown that is birth! Contact me at email@example.com.
Hello! My name is Symone New. I have been a member of The Doula Project since 2010, serving clients throughout NYC as a full-spectrum birth, abortion, and adoption doula. I am DONA-trained and have worked with over 30 birth clients in hospitals, homes, and birthing centers. In addition to my work as a doula, I have served as a program consultant for CK-Life, a Bronx-based trans health clinic and volunteered as a hotline counselor with the Anti-Violence Project for over two years. I am particularly passionate about ensuring the accessibility of my services, and have specialized experience working with families of color, first-time parents, trauma survivors, and LGBTQ families. I am a certified Reiki I practitioner and have completed specialized training in Restorative Yoga. You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi there! My name is Tatiana Escobar and I am a trained Doula and Birth Assistant. I'm a queer femme Latin@ cis woman and I offer Birth and Postpartum Doula services to NYC families. I provide unconditional support regardless of how you choose to bring your child(ren) into the world or where you choose to do so. I offer a variety of packages based on the level of support that works best for your circumstances in addition to using payment plans on a case by case basis in order to work with your financial needs. Please visit my website www.citrinefemmechildbirth.com to learn more about me and the services I have to offer or to schedule a free hour long consultation. I've attended 250+ births; homebirths, emergency cesareans, VBACs, birth center births, inductions, unmedicated hospital births, elective cesareans, just to name a few. My goal is to help you create a powerful and lasting memory of your baby's birthday, how do you want to remember the day you met your little one(s)?
Peace glowing, growing you. My name is Adé Oni. I am a quirky Blak femme womb-companion based in Durham,NC. I offer gentle and affirming support to people navigating their womb health. I can be present to any phase in your womb journey. From menstruation through pregnancy, labor, birth, and immediate postpartum, I will be present to the needs and dreams you express. I am committed to centering and lifting up the womb care needs and dreams of queer, trans*, gender non-confirming and women of color. My practice is guided by the brilliance of Blak feminist midwifery, Audre Lorde, and the cosmos. My support can be manifested through things like facilitating a visioning session; offering light herbal medicine; making art work; offering gentle care advice; offering light bodywork; providing labor and immediate postpartum support; or something you conjure up. Whether you are working to conceive, navigating pregnancy, moving through birthing loss. Get in touch to share a talk through how I can support you through the movements of this stunning journey! e: email@example.com
Emerald Doulas is a trans affirming, full service doula business in Durham, North Carolina. We provide non-judgemental care to people of all genders through birth and postpartum and infant feeding. Please join us at any of our free parents groups. We offer an LGBTQ parents group as well as trans-affirming Moms and Dads groups for anyone who identifies with those roles. We additionally have queer identified and trans-competent doulas and educators. Please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hello, I’m Jes Kelley. I work in and around the triangle of Central North Carolina. I am a queer doula who loves working with individuals and families on their path towards reproductive well being and self-determination. I offer conception counseling and services, abortion support, birth doulaing, placenta encapsulation and post-partum care. I believe strongly in everyone's right to supportive and competent care. I work on a sliding scale model to keep services accessible regardless of finances. Please contact me if I can be of support to you in your journey: email@example.com.
My name is Lauren Guy. I am a trans-knowledgeable birth doula practicing in Greensboro, NC. I serve families throughout the Piedmont Triad region in a variety of birth settings. I have been attending births as a doula for over five years, and during that time have had the privilege of working with parents from all backgrounds and family structures. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am Sarah, a mama of 4 and a birth and postpartum Doula with over a decade of experience lovingly serving ALL kinds of families in Charlotte, NC. www.sagemamadoula.com
I'm Catie Mehl, a certified birth doula serving all in their transition to being or growing a family in Central Ohio since 2003. I am an adult adoptee, a bi woman, and have an amazing partner and two awesome children. I can help you on your journey and educate you on your choices in an unbiased and judgement-free manner. I believe all birth is natural. Regardless of how you got pregnant and in which manner your baby arrives... birth is about becoming a parent. You can contact me at Catie@ColumbusBirthandParenting.com or view my website at www.ColumbusBirthandParenting.com.
Dylan Pugh is a trans gender-queer doula working to help folks through their birthing process, postpartum, abortions, miscarriages, sex education and advocacy for reproductive health related topics. Located in Toledo, Ohio. Website: theseahorsedoula.org. Pronouns: They/them/theirs.
My name is Erin Messing. I am a certifying doula with Birth Arts International, and I offer full-spectrum services to the greater Cleveland area. My mission is to advocate for all people (including but not limited to LGBTQIA+, people of color, people of size, people with handicaps or disabilities, people in all social class levels, and people of all ages) in their reproductive choices. A full-spectrum, or radical, doula provides services for abortion, adoption, birth, and miscarriage by providing evidence-based information, non-medical physical assistance, and non-judgmental emotional support. Raventree Radical has a passion for health activism and believes that every pregnant and parenting person deserves the right to doula care. I offer services on a sliding-scale based on income and family size. I can be contacted at email@example.com.
My name is Kate Newland. I see my work with parents as being totally non-judgemental. This includes the choices you make surrounding medical care with your birth, as well as your sexuality and identification. I identify as bi, and have a gay son. It never would occur to me to have any bias about parents' beliefs, sexual orientation or identification, or choices. My sole goal is to provide loving and caring service to my clients, helping to reduce medical interventions and make your birth experience as joyous and aligned with your wishes as possible. I serve Northeast Ohio, especially Cleveland and surrounding areas, and am a certified DONA doula. Feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Natalie Giuliano. I am a (very soon to be) DONA certified Doula serving the Greater Cleveland area. I am passionate about equal rights for all families and have been privileged enough to serve a diverse group in my first year. I look forward to empowering mothers and their partners in whatever their needs are in a loving, warm and judgement free environment. You can contact me at email@example.com.
My name is Nicole Sofranko. I am a toLabor trained doula in the Central Ohio area and am proud to support all families! I welcome all LGBTQ families and believe that everyone should have access to support through pregnancy, birth and postpartum. As your birth doula and childbirth educator it is my goal to walk along with you on your journey to parenthood, helping you to prepare to make informed decisions for both you and your new baby. As your birth doula I will provide continuous emotional, physical and informational support to you during your pregnancy, birth and immediate postpartum time periods. I will work to support you in your birth choices.Please feel welcome to check out my website and contact me for more information: herBirthServices.com
I am Sharon Gourlay, a birth doula who is absolutely LGBTQ friendly. I understand that families are made by the heart & I am strong ally. I have been serving the Central Ohio community as a birth professional since 2006 as a (HypnoBirthing Instructor, Hypnotherapist,Energy Master, Infant Massage Instructor, HypnoBirthing Fertility Consultant). I have been serving as a birth doula for several years and understand the difficulties that transgendered parents face. If you are seeking a gentle and calm birth experience please check out my website at www.SacredBeginning.com.
My name is Amanda Phillips and I am a birth doula in Enid, OK. I am excited to offer services to anyone in my area looking for support! For information about my work, more about me, and my blog, visit greenbeanbirth.com.
My name is Deanna Norris. Being a holistic doula is a wonderful, fulfilling calling. It's a job that demands a lot of me but rewards heavily. I am fortunate enough to serve Central Oklahoma, including OKC, Edmond, Norman, Yukon, Guthrie, Midwest City and the surrounding areas. As a holistic doula I attend all births; including hospital, natural, planned cesarian, VBAC, medicated and home birth. For more information please call: 405.630.0606 or visit my website at www.holisticbirthingservices.com.
I'm Emily Landry, a cisgendered queer femme providing birth doula and prenatal/postpartum massage therapy in Tulsa, OK through my practice, Mama Massage Doula. My clients receive compassionate, hands-on, queer- and trans-competent care with mama-ing energy. My website is mamamassagedoula.com. I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-732-9579.
Taryn Goodwin, located in Oklahoma City, is a Student Midwife and Apprentice, Certified Monitrice/Midwifery Assistant (OMA), Birth Doula CD(DONA), APPA-C Placenta Arts Specialist, Association of Placenta Arts Co-Founder, Dancing For Birth Certified Instructor, and Lactation Counselor. Taryn is also the owner of The Thrive Mama Collective, Oklahoma's premier birth collective in the Plaza District. Throughout the pregnancy and births of my children I developed an immense passion for pregnancy and birth. I believe that birth is a sacred event that deserves to be nurtured and respected. I also believe that birth for most women is not a medical crisis, but instead a inherently safe, holistic event. I trust that women are born with the inner wisdom and strength to birth their babies without intervention. However, I also know when to appreciate medical interventions and pain medicine in labor when they are necessary or requested. As part of your birth team, my intention is to help you idenfity your own birth wisdom and provide support and resources to help you have your ideal birth. Contact me at Taryn@SpiritedDoula.com.
Allison Heaney is a birth and postpartum doula and a HypnoBirthing Practitioner in Toronto, Ontario. Her website is www.originwellspring.com.
Hi there, my name is Alyssa Wood-Tozzi and I am a prenatal/birth/postpartum/loss doula (including abortion care support) currently supporting folks in Burlington, Ontario (Canada). I have been certified for the birth doula course through Childbirth International, am currently taking a correspondence abortion care course online, and am helping to create a loss program through the Sacred Living Movement which will hopefully launch in 2015. I also hold classes for Sacred Pregnancy in my city. I take workshops on a variety of topics and attend birth conferences throughout each year to up my skills and keep up to date on information. Currently, I am pregnant myself and will not be taking clients until sometime in 2015, but please do not hesitate to contact me if you need to find someone in the GTA as I have a lot of contacts in the area. You may contact me through email at AWombofMyOwnDoulaServices@gmail.com or by the same name on Facebook.
Amber is a birth and postpartum doula at Toronto Family Doulas in Toronto, Ontario. You can contact Amber at email@example.com.
Amber Hines is a DONA trained full-spectrum doula offering her services in Toronto and the GTA. She has three children of her own, and they all arrived through very different birth circumstances! Now that her children are all in school, Amber is immersing herself in learning new and better ways to be supportive during pregnancy and birth. Along with her initial doula training, Amber has taken classes in massage, acupressure, and lactation; contact Amber today, and benefit from her dedication to lifelong learning. Check out her website at www.amberhinesdoula.com, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Amy Owen. I am a DONA trained birth doula working in Ottawa, Ontario. I am caring, experienced and well trained. My goal is for anyone welcoming a new baby into the world to have a positive, life changing experience. I would love to hear from you if you are thinking about hiring a doula to support you. Visit my website at www.amyowendoulaservices.com.
My name is Andrea Paul and I am a DONA trained birth doula with a passionate heart and a gentle demeanor. I offer birth support services to mothers and their partners in Kawartha Lakes, Durham Region and the GTA in Canada. Visit my website at www.thehappylittledoula.com.
I’m Beth Murch. I offer LGBTQ+ inclusive doula and placenta services in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, and Guelph. Please see my website for more information: http://www.freewebs.com/bethmurch/
Hi, I'm Bianca Sprague, a queer doula in Toronto. I am the CEO for Bebo Mia Inc. We are a team that supports the modern family in all shapes and sizes. We would be honoured to support you through your birth and postpartum experience! You can contact me at email@example.com.
Hamilton Doula Group is a childbirth and parenting services company that offers inclusive, non-judgmental care to families in and around Hamilton, Ontario. We offer birth and postpartum support, prenatal classes, HypnoBirthing classes, workshops, placenta services and birth photography to expecting and new parents. You can reach the Hamilton Doula Group at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi! My name is Jordan Alexander and I'm a birth and postpartum doula in Ottawa, Ontario (Canada). I specialize in supporting LGBTQ+ individuals and families and I operate from a pro-choice, feminist, anti-oppression framework. I'm a queer fat femme and I center consent and body positivity in my work and in my everyday life. Telephone: 613-282-0450, Email: email@example.com, Website: http://www.jalexanderdoulaservices.com/, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jalexander.doula/
My name is Leah Simms-Karp. I am a MotherWit-trained holistic birth and postpartum doula providing inclusive and body-positive care to people in the Toronto area. Feel free to check out my website at www.leahsimmskarp.com
Hi, I'm Linsday Matthews. I am a certified birth doula, lactation support person and educator, childbirth educator, placenta encapsulator, birth pool renter, and all around birth junkie. My company is based out of London, Ontario but we service all of south-western Ontario. My family lives an alternative lifestyle, so I am open to all forms of what others call family. Reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Nici Shipway, and I'm a doula in Toronto, Canada. Have a look at my website if you're interested in birth doula services: www.nicithedoula.ca
Hi! My name is Noémie. I am a licensed doula and a graduate student in Feminist and gender studies at University of Ottawa. I practice in Ottawa/Gatineau (and surroundings), Canada. I offer 100% of my services free of charge, mainly to persons in need in association with Naissance-Renaissance Outaouais. My work as a doula is based on feminist/transfeminist values: my main goal is to assist and ensure empowerment and self determination of pregnant individuals of all gender identifications (trans* people, cisgender women, butches, queer people, intersex people, etc.) I did not yet have the opportunity to offer my services to gender non-conforming persons, but I wish to make myself more visible and available. My mother tongue is French but I can communicate in English easily (not fluently, but almost--I am getting there!). Feel free to communicate with me at email@example.com
I am Olivia Scobie, ACC, CPCC, MSP, M.A. (Gender and Family Sociology), MSW (2017). I am a queer parent and certified birth & postpartum doula and family coach & counselor working in the greater Toronto area. I specialize in supporting parents who find the adjustment to parenting difficult and those struggling with postpartum depression. With 10 years experience working on LGBTQ+ social justice initiatives, my goal is to ensure everyone feels safe, welcome and included while navigating birthing and parenting systems. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Rean Cross. I'm a birth and postpartum doula and placenta service provider in Toronto, ON. I taught prenatal classes for many years, including Queer Positive Prenatal Classes for The 519 Community Centre. I have a variety of academic and personal experiences with issues of oppression and privilege, trans and gender queer/gender free awareness, sexual diversity and non-traditional family structures. I try to get it right, and am open to correction when I get it wrong. I'd be honoured to help you on your journey to parenthood. Please contact me at email@example.com or 416-737-4086. You can find me on the web at www.lucina.ca or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LucinaBirthServices.
We are Sacred Generations Doulas, a collective of full-spectrum doulas in the Ottawa area. We are a number of indigenous individuals working hard to better birth, reproductive, sexual and gender health care with specialization but not limited to indigenous peoples and communities. We have several members with backgrounds that include members that wish to specialize in transitioning or LGBTQ community birth or other services. We hope to reach the community as best as we can and learn as much as we can! Contact us at Sacredgenerations@gmail.com.
Spectrum Doula Collective, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is committed to providing compassionate and professional care to families planning on growing in traditional and non-traditional ways. We cover the entire spectrum of childbearing including fertility, pregnancy, birth, termination and postpartum support. Spectrum Doula Collective was created to fill a gap in the current birth community: unprecedented care and support to all families, no matter their structure. Spectrum provides unique, individualized care to the full spectrum of clients. Whether you’re a single parent, surrogate, intended parent, identify as LGBTQ, or are a family looking for compassionate and inclusive support, you’re a part of our spectrum. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Three Doulas Collective is a full spectrum doula group run by Angie, Heather, and Johanna. We work with individuals and families in Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, and surrounding areas. Our Collective offers antenatal, birth, postpartum, and bereavement doula services, as well as inclusive and judgement-free childbirth and breast/chestfeeding classes, and breast/chestfeeding counselling. You can find more information about our Collective at: www.threedoulascollective.com or by e-mailing us at: email@example.com.
Hi, my name is Viviana. I am a Lesbian Mom of four, doula and Childbirth Educator. I work in Toronto, ON and run classes in the downtown core as well as private classes in your home. Our classes are focused on teaching yourself, your partner and a third person (friend/family member) how to act as your doula during your birth. This would be an opportunity for you to be surrounded by love and support with training on how to help you achieve the birth experience you hope for. I would be honored to share in your journey with you into parenthood. I have worked with trans people before as a manager for Famous Players and was privy to the struggles that you go through. I'd love to ensure your birthing experience is sacred to you. Please contact me through my website www.doityourselfdoula.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org we can set up a phone interview to get started right away.
I’m Bria Caldera, a queer certified doula working primarily with postpartum clients though I also do occasional birth work, located in Portland, OR. Postpartum focus is tailored to individual needs and can include feeding help whether by breast, SNS or bottle, cleaning, nutritious meal prep, babywearing and much more. I believe in compassionate care for all families. Complimentary introductory consultations are always offered as finding your perfect match is essential. Birth and postpartum are sacred times and all people and families deserve care that values our transformation into parenthood. Contact me at email@example.com.
My name is Claire Lewis, and I am just getting started in doula work. I am working to achieve my certification with Birthingway College of Midwifery in Portland, OR. As a queer, polyamorous person, I was dismayed by how gendered and monogamy-centric the discourse surrounding birth was. I want to help people, regardless of sex, gender, gender expression, orientation or family structure, to experience birth as they wish to, and as feels best for them. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or find me at https://www.facebook.com/rosequartzdoulary/ or at http://doulamatch.net/profile/13647/claire-lewis.
Hello, my name is Heather Lobitz and I am a full-spectrum doula offering support to families in the Portland / Vancouver metro area. As a DONA certified birth doula and DONA trained postpartum doula, I provide open-minded and open-hearted support for families before, during, and after birth. I passionately believe that when people feel empowered during the birth of their children, they can begin parenthood with joy and confidence. I foster this empowerment by meeting the physical, emotional, and informational needs of the laboring person and their support team so they can make positive birth memories together. My approach to doula work honors the truth that there is no “right” way to give birth, only ways that support the specific needs, wants, and intentions of my clients. This respect for the diversity of birth was gained through working with a variety of families and situations including: single mothers, LGBT couples, multicultural families, families using reproductive technology, natural birth, medicated birth, waterbirth, spontaneous labor, labor induction, planned and unplanned cesarean birth, midwife-attended births, and physician-attended births. If you are interested in exploring the possibility of having me as your doula, please email me at email@example.com.
I'm Jaqxun Darlin, and I offer Doula services to transgender, genderqueer, and queer people planning hospital births. I am a licensed homebirth midwife in Portland, Oregon, and I am also transgender and genderqueer myself. I offer my clients continuity of care, my experience and knowledge to help you make informed decision making, and respectful and compassionate support as grow your family. I have over a decade of experience as a doula and reproductive health worker, and got licensed and certified as a midwife in 2015. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 707-272-2066
My name is Krystal Key, and I am a postpartum doula, certified breastfeeding counselor through Birthingway College of Midwifery, and I will soon be an IBCLC. I have a passion for working with families that are not always able to find good providers because everyone deserves great, nonjudgmental care. I have experience in induced lactation in non-gestational parents, chestfeeding, and supporting parents through body dysmorphia. I serve the Portland metro area, and can be reached at Krystal@Portlanddoulalove.com.
Megan Felling has been doing birth work for 9 years as a doula, midwife and childbirth educator. I teach, attend births and provide postpartum doula care in the Portland area. I have experience working with families all across the spectrum of reproduction: parenting, assisted reproductive technology, adoption, surrogacy, abortion, and more. Check out more about me and my work at www.birthandfamilysupport.com.
Hello, I'm Marta, Dragonfly Doula, here in Portland, Oregon. I support all types of families in their goals during their journey to become parents. Using evidence based information and without judgement, I offer options and support what is important to them. I have been a doula for hospital births (medicated and natural), water births and birthing center births. Please check out my website http://dragonflydoula.wix.com/dragonfly-doula and/or my facebook page https://www.facebook.com/dragonflydoulaportland?ref=hl
My name is Rachel Basolo, and I am located Eugene, Oregon. My passion for birth work spans the spectrum of individual circumstances, identities, and roles around birth and creating family. I am a culturally-competent professional who engages in ongoing trainings and learning opportunities to ensure I can offer comprehensive support to anyone wishing to become active participants in their birth-- to support them so that they may feel a sense of confidence and power that can be carried forward into their parenting as well as into their daily lives. I encourage evidence-based decision making and support a family‚Äôs choice of what is best for them. I provide advocacy and support and help maintain and protect a safe space to be who you are in what tends to be a cis-centric system. Learn more at MothersGraceDoula.com. Email me at MothersGraceDoula@gmail.com or call/text 541-510-4631.
Abigail Iovine is a BAI (cd) Birth Arts International Certified Doula in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. She provides Professional Labor Support & Maternity Services. You can find out more about her practice at www.lovebirthdoula.info
I am Ashley Brookens, a Radical Wise-Ways Herbalist and trained Labor Doula in Franklin County, PA & surrounding areas. I’ve been practicing herbal-nutritional wellness and healing since 1998. In addition to birth doula services, I am available for postpartum doula support, and nutritional and herbal counsel for parents and their children at all stages of life. More info at: http://waxinglumens.wixsite.com/alchemicalashes
Dawn Star Sarahs-Borchelt is a Certified Doula and a Childbirth Educator through Birthing From Within. She has worked with people of all kinds becoming families in this capacity for 7 years; but in other ways for much longer. She is also a Unitarian Universalist religious educator and a trained sexuality educator. Currently located in the greater Philadelphia, PA area and providing comprehensive childbirth education, birth doula services, belly casting, and mother blessings. Contact: email@example.com or 301-283-4545 or www.largercircle.org.
I'm Ginny Brown, a labor doula in Philadelphia, PA. As of August 2015 I have been trained through CAPPA and am working toward full certification. I am passionate about giving inclusive and affirming service to trans and genderqueer birthing parents. I've attended sessions about trans birth at Philly Trans-Health Conference and continually seek out education and perspectives to help me serve my clients better. I have sliding scale and payment plan options available for those who need them. For more information, see https://www.facebook.com/ginnybrownfamilysupport
Jenn Mossholder has been a certified childbirth educator and labor doula since 2000, and is located in Gilbertsville, PA. Many of the families I support would be considered as "non-traditional". My philosophy for birth is there is no one way to do this, as this is your and your partner's journey, not mine. I provide education, support and empowerment for families seeking doula support. On a personal note, I am an active member of my local PFLAG Chapter. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holly Yeager and Gwendolyn Mccomsey offer Birth Doula, Placenta Encapsulation, and Post Partum services in Central Pennsylvania. You can find out more about our practice at www.LancasterDoulas.com.
My name is Lee McClenon. I'm an experienced birth and postpartum doula in Philadelphia, PA. As a LGBTQ person myself, I offer knowledgeable doula care for people of all sexual identities and genders, including trans* and gender-nonconforming people. As a birth doula I want to help you have a birth you'll remember with pride and joy! Please take a look at my website for more info: http://www.undivideddoula.com/ or email me at email@example.com
Morgan is a Birth & Postpartum Doula, Childbirth & Family Educator, Certified Rebozo Instructor, & Holistic Life Coach serving families in Philadelphia, PA. Before birth and family work, Morgan earned her bachelors degree studying religion and sociology. She writes: My gender, race and sexuality studies have assisted me in helping families of all kinds. I am honored to have the opportunity to support you in this special time. Feel free to contact me at Loveworksdoula@gmail.com.
Myrriah Raimbault is a doula, offering pregnancy, birth & postpartum services to the Central Pa area. Learn more at www.peacefulbirthhaven.com; or email directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacoba @ Mama Aicha is a Birth Worker / Full Spectrum Doula / Prenatal Educator and Midwife Apprentice in Chicago, IL and Puerto Rico. I offer comprehensive sexual and reproductive education based on justice, I am activist and community organizer as well; do prenatal classes, birth assistance, breastfeeding and postpartum support all with a gender perspective. I mostly work with women* of color and the trans community. Contact me at email@example.com.
Camille Maheu is a certified doula and an assistant-midwife from Montreal. She is a trained breastfeeding consultant and has a special interest in the herbs and natural medecines. She spent some time in Africa learning their ways of giving birth. Camille has an open mind about sexual identities and orientations and welcomes people sharing the same views to her life and work. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charli Lessard is a Full Spectrum (abortion, birth, assisted procreation, miscarriages, etc.) doula based in Montreal, Canada. She is cisgender, queer, sex positive and enjoys supporting single, teen, same sex, poly, trans*, abortion & pregnancy loss, those on both sides of adoption and surrogacy, and any other type of family. She also provides her services on a sliding scale. She works with a strong intuition, medicinal herbs, positive imagery, science based data and qualifies her practice as being anti-oppressive. You may contact her at email@example.com.
My name is Erica Gipson and I am a full-spectrum doula in Montreal, QC. I studied with Rivka Cymbalist, and volunteer with Montreal Birth Companions (which provides free doula services to folks in need). I am trained as a cell and molecular biologist and also as a yoga teacher. I can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Laurie, I am a doula from the Laurentians and attend births in Montreal, Laval and the Laurentians. I trained with Centre Pleine Lune in 2011 and have been working as a birth assistant in a birthing center since 2013. I am also a student of pre and perinatal psychology. I believe that all a family needs is love no matter what shape it takes. For more information, you can contact me at email@example.com.
My name is Lydia Reynolds-Royer and I am a Full-Spectrum Doula serving Montreal. I provide support during Birth, Postpartum, Pregnancy Loss, Surrogacy, Adoption and Abortion. I am also available to accompany people to medical appointments. I provide flexible and non-judgemental payment plans. I believe everyone should be able to access care no matter their race, class, gender identity, sexuality, size, age, ability, income, citizenship-status, and HIV status. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit lydiajanedoula.com.
Maya Occhionero-Boyd is a birth and abortion doula based in Montreal with an interest in supporting LGBT families, teen mothers, single parents, and new arrivals to the country who may need additional representation. She believes in empowering expectant parents by giving them the information that they need to make informed descisions about their delivery. You can contact her at email@example.com.
My name is Heather Jackson. I am a bisexual single mom of a teenager. I was a teen mom. My aim as a birth doula is to encourage, advocate, and support the people who are marganalized. I aim to serve LGBTQ, low-income/poor, single, teen/young, people of color, and disabled individuals. I am currently in the process of moving from ND to RI. I have been involved with LGBTQ activism for many years. I grew up in ND and went to punk shows, it is hard being in ND but even harder to be in ND and queer. I have supported many trans friends over the years. My daughter is very supportive of LGBTQ issues and is one of the only teens at her school who is very vocal about it. I work with clients regarding payment plans and am a huge advocate for them throughout the process. I have also had a few trans friends who were pregnant and/or who had a pregnant trans partner. It’s a beautiful process and I would love to be anyone’s advocate through this process. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am NightLight Doula, located in Providence, Rhode Island. I provide overnight postpartum care for newborns and their parents. I will monitor and soothe your baby all night long so you can get a good night’s sleep. My service is so beneficial to: parents lacking family support due to geography, etc; professional partners that need to nurture both their babies and careers/businesses; and new parents that will find it helpful to have an experienced mom in the nighttime hours. Please view www.nightlightdoula.blogspot.com for information.
My name is Pierson Rievley and I'm currently being trained under the organization of New Beginnings. I live in Chattanooga, TN and my mission is to help support the mother through her birth and then the family around her. My goal is not just to support the mother but all possible types of situations. In the world we live in today we have to be open to changes even if they've been around us for decades in hiding. Families in surrogacy, families with no gender, families with many genders, and families that are adopting, along with the couples having their own children deserve the same equal care by doctors. Care should not be decided on due to the color of their skin, their culture, or their gender. Contact me at email@example.com.
I’m Abbey Robinson. I love what I do and am passionate about human rights and equality. It is an honor for me to attend every birth I am invited to. I have been a birth doula since 2001 and also provide postpartum care and placenta encapsulation in Fort Worth, TX. I am certified through ProDoula. My website is www.fortworthdoula.com
My name is Alex Hull. I'm a Birth Arts trained full spectrum doula and transguy serving the DFW, Texas area. I've been a doula for three years and have mostly worked with people experiencing high risk pregnancies and births. I provide cloth diapering, babywearing, breast/chest feeding, and general attachment parenting education as well. I can be contacted by phone at (682) 597-7608, or by email at DestanyHull@gmail.com.
Amissa Metcalf offers birth & postpartum doula services, placenta encapsulation, prepared childbirth classes and prenatal/postnatal yoga in El Paso, Texas. Visit www.oneworldyogabirthwellness.com.
My name is Ana, I also go by Lucha Doula. I am a chunky genderqueer caribbean currently living in Houston TX. I am trained as a WIC lactation educator, a full spectrum doula, have an associated in Midwifery, and a BA in Art and Spanish. I have 6 yrs experience as a doula and have in clinic experience as an abortion doula. I often share my knowledge of supporting qtpoc folks at different workshops throughout the US. I created LuchaDoula and Mama Sopa full spectrum doula support about a year ago because I noted the lack of doula support surround qtpoc folks in texas that is both culturally sensitive and relevant to different family dynamics. I offer the following services to my community at this time: fertility work, abortion support, meal preparation, postpartum assistant and healing, breast/chest feeding work, and good old fashion child care. I specialize in working with genderqueer and trans children. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or look my up on doula match.
I am Brooke Stage, a doula serving the Greater Austin area in Central Texas. I provide full-spectrum, unconditional support for a myriad of common and unique situations, including same-sex couples, transgender parents, adoption and fostering, surrogacy, fertility challenges, postpartum mood disorders, and abortion. I also serve families facing miscarriage, stillbirth, infant loss, and other bereavement. Please feel free to email me at email@example.com or call me at 512-569-1787 to find out more.
Hello! My name is Celina and I am a Certified Lactation Counselor and postpartum doula serving Houston, Texas. As a queer person of color I am very passionate about serving families within the LGBTQ community. I firmly believe in birth and lactation care being accessible for anyone regardless of socio-economic standing. I offer free online lactation support and currently have an office within Magnolia Blossom Birth Center. I am looking forward to being a resource not only for families but birth professionals as well! You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Efe Osaren, and I am a Nigerian black queer woman located in southwest Houston, TX. I am a full spectrum doula. I am dedicated to making sure the intersections of marginalized individuals are respected. My philosophy as a pro reproductive justice Doula is "Your birth, your choice". I’m only here to advocate for your choices and make sure your voice is heard. You can contact me at email@example.com.
My name is Kristen Powera and I am a Certified Birth Doula. I am also a certified Postpartum Belly Wraping Artist. I offer my services to all Beautiful Mommas in the San Antonio TX area. All Momma's deserve a Beautiful birth and postpartum experice. I will soon be offering birth classes safe for all Momma's and their partners. Visit my website for more about me and my services - Beautifulmomma.webs.com or email Birthpowers@gmail.com.
My name is Lacey, and I am the owner of Inner Glow Doula Services in the Dallas/Fort Worth Texas area. I am trained and certified through New Beginnings Doula Training. My goal is to provide support for EVERY type of family with the birth they desire and deserve. One of the most beautiful births that I have attended was the birth of my best friend and her wife, as they welcomed their baby boy into the world. Please feel free to contact me at 817-262-1119, or Innerglowdoula@gmail.com. You can also check out my Facebook page at www.facebook.com/innerglowdoula
I’m Megan Martin, offering services as a childbirth educator, professional doula and placenta encapsulation specialist in DFW, Texas. I respectfully and professionally work with all families of all types from all backgrounds. www.meganmartindoula.com
My name is Melissa Prouty. I support all families and serve the entire DFW metroplex. I am an experienced doula having attended all types of births‚: natural births, medicated births, low and high risk, VBACS and cesareans since I first became a doula in 2009. I service all births from home to hospital with both Midwives and OBs. I firmly believe that all births are sacred and can benefit from having a doula present. Furthermore, I take a limited number of doula clients per month ensure that you get the highest quality of care and that I am present at your birth for you. You can learn more information about me at www.Turiya-Yoga.com
Morgan Miles is a doula and social worker in Austin, TX. She is trained through DONA International and has been attending births since 2013. Morgan supports all people and all types of families prenatally, in labor and through postpartum. See her website for more information: Doulamorgan.com.
Pati Garcia is a gender-fluid/Two Spirit trained midwife of color who has been involved in birth work as a full-spectrum DOULA since 2007. For the last decade Pati has worked to meet the needs of families through miscarriage, abortion, pregnancy, labor/birth, and womb surgeries. Pati weaves multiple modalities and brings a holistic feminist bodyworker perspective to their work. Pati has worked with Planned Parenthood, The Community Birth Center in Los Angeles, and has studied at The Farm with Ina May Gaskin and at Maternidad La Luz. They have taught a wide range of seminars and workshops across the country on topics including natural birth control and self-exams, healthcare access for trans and gender variant communities (including presenting at the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference 2012 &2013), racism and sexual violence, sexual health and healing, and reproductive and birth justice. Pati is of indigenous Peruvian and Mexican roots. Currently based in El Paso, Texas and available for birth/postpartum doula services anywhere; willing to travel. Contact them at ChulaDoula@gmail.com, www.chuladoula.com, or 510-363-0160.
I am Robin Selvera and I have been a certified doula for 9 years. I also am a certified hypnodoula and Hypnobabies instructor. I proudly serve all couples in their pregnancy and birth journey. It would be my pleasure to assist you in whatever way I can along your path to parenthood. I can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ruth Castillo (sometimes better known as the Salty Mama) is a full-spectrum doula in San Antonio, Texas. Ruth offers in-home, tailored childbirth preparation classes; labor support; antenatal/bedrest support; cesarean birth planning and support; postpartum support (including overnight work); meal planning and shopping; infant feeding support; fertility awareness support; and child passenger safety checks. Ruth strives to keep her work tailored to the families she works with, and her mind open to new experiences. To learn more about Ruth and how to obtain her services, visit her website at www.saltymamabirth.com. She can also be reached by email - email@example.com.
My name is Taylor Estrada. My expectation is that every family will be respected and honored during their birth, and have the knowledge to make the choices that are best for their family. I have served the North Texas community as a birth professional since 2013 as a certified birth and postpartum doula, Hypnobabies doula, and breastfeeding educator. If you would like to welcome your birth with confidence and joy, I encourage you to learn more by e-mail MyDallasDoula@gmail.com or visiting MyDallasDoula.weebly.com.
Ulrike Schmidt is a doula and student/apprentice CPM hoping to be licensed in 2016 located in Austin, Texas. Contact: Ulrikekarin@gmail.com
Hello! My name is Ave, and I run Mama & Spahn. Based in Bishop's Stortford, I provide birth and postnatal doula support services, including basic breastfeeding support, to expectant and new mums and partners in Hertfordshire, Essex, Cambridge and North London. To find out more about me and the services I offer, please see my website: www.mamaspahn.com
My name is Nikki Mather. I support all families across Cheshire and Greater Manchester, sometimes travelling further afield to provide doula support in pregnancy, birth and beyond. I am a Recognised Birth and Postnatal Doula as a member of Doula UK. More info at: www.thedoulaelement.co.uk
I'm Beth Hardy and I'm a board-certified music therapist, birth doula, and postpartum doula serving families in Salt Lake City, UT. I specialize in Music Therapy Assisted Childbirth and also offer traditional birth and postpartum doula support. I love working with all families, including LGBTQ parents, adoptive parents, and single parents. I have received additional training in Hypnobirthing, labor massage, and providing culturally sensitive care to LGBTQ families. Visit www.HeartTonesDoula.com to learn more!
Natalie Terry is a part of Birth Essentials Doula, a team of certifying Doula's wishing to provide ideal births for expecting mothers in Salt Lake City, UT. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
I'm Jenna Thayer, a doula at Birth Journeys. Birth Journeys is a team of certified doulas and childbirth educators whose passion is to support families through pregnancy, labor, birth and the postpartum period. Classes are held in our studio in Union Station on the Burlington Waterfront and we offer labor support to families in Chittenden and the surrounding counties. You can find us at One Main Street, Suite 214 Burlington, VT 05401, visit vtbirthjourneys.com, call
(802) 324-8809, or email email@example.com.
(802) 324-8809, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Abigail Winter-Lewis. I am a birth and postpartum doula and a certified massage therapist in Richmond, Virginia. I am queer and have lots of experience working with trans youth. I am very comfortable working with parents of any gender, persuasion, and relationship status. You can contact me at email@example.com.
I'm Annie, based out of Harrisonburg, VA in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. As a full-spectrum doula I offer support and advocacy during your pregnancy. I believe that everyone has the right to a full-spectrum of reproductive choices. I am here to give you & your birth partner the confidence to trust in the amazing power of your body and your choices. While I am still certifying through toLabor I have had experience with VBACs, first time births, postpartum adoptive parents, as well as abortion. I can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or https://www.facebook.com/anniecdoula
My name is Cat Ennis Sears, and I am a birth doula, childbirth educator and postpartum doula in Richmond, VA. I love supporting people over the threshold of parenting and as they grow their families. I trained with ToLabor for birth doula, Birthing From Within for childbirth education, and CAPPA for postpartum doula. I am the mom to two exuberant kiddos, born 2012 and 2014. More info at: www.adirabirthservices.com
My name is Erica Angert. I am a certified postpartum doula living in Richmond (certified through DONA, Doulas of North America). I'm straight and married, but my dad was gay and I have always felt particularly drawn to fighting for equality for sexual minorities. I've worked with three lesbian couples in the years since I started doula work, and I am eager to work with all types of families and help them feel supported in the unique ways they need support after having a baby. Postpartum doulas help with recovery from childbirth, breast/bottle feeding and infant care, processing the wonderful but crazy changes that come with having a new baby, seeing the whole family (including any older children) through this transition to their new roles, and doing light housework such as laundry and dishes. If you'd like to know more about my services and how I can help you, please email me at email@example.com, call 225-978-1507, or look for me at Facebook.com/EricatheDoula.
I am Gwendolyn Roberts, a full-spectrum doula and student-midwife in Charlottesville, VA. For 3 years I primarily worked as a birth doula in San Francisco, trained at Natural Resources and by the Bay Area Doula Project. These days I am a student at the Academy of Experiential Midwifery Education, a member of the Jefferson Area Department of Health Improving Pregnancy Outcomes workgroup and an Associate Editor for SQUAT Birth Journal. You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Jess Jude, and I am a queer, fat, black, non-certified, full spectrum doula, living in Richmond, VA, with my partner, my father, and our dog. I am in the process of learning about this work within the full spectrum of reproductive outcomes, supporting clients who want to give birth, or have abortions, or who need a companion through different kinds of transitions, through loss and grief, among other things. I attend births and offer postpartum care, work with an abortion fund to provide practical support to clients, and have helped friends to create rituals to honor different moments and transitions in their lives. Centering my communitie(s) and working from a model of care based in reproductive justice is really important to me and i'm honored to be listed in this directory. Please contact me at email@example.com or see my website at www.copperrootdoulacare.wordpress.com.
Hello! I am Kimberly Lawton a DONA trained birth doula located in Woodbridge, VA. I am straight, and have 2 beautiful girls of my own. I am accepting of all clients regardless of sexual orientation, religion, race, age, etc. I have been a doula for over a year, and take clients in the Northern VA area. I have attended births that are very different from each other: inductions, home births, scheduled cesareans, and unplanned cesareans. Please feel free to check out my page at Facebook.com/steppingstonesbirth or read some testimonials from past clients at doulamatch.net/profile/6884/Kimberly-lawton.
My name is Lynn, and I'm a single lesbian mother. I've been a birth doula since 2011 and have had additional training in optimal fetal positioning and acupressure for birth attendants. In my work as a doula, I have served several queer families. I welcome the opportunity to work with families of any makeup (queer, straight, trans, poly, single parents). You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit my FB page at https://www.facebook.com/MotherNatureDoula.
My name is Marie Lewis, and I am located in Hampton Roads, VA. I am a Lamaze instructor, birth and postpartum doula, and placenta encapsulation specialist. My company also provides lactation support with an IBCLC. For more information, please visit www.BannerBirthServices.com or call 757-598-2170.
I am Sarah Ashley Bordeau-Rigterink, sometimes called Saber, located in Charlottesville, Virginia. I am a Massage Doula, Craniosacral practitioner, and apprentice midwife. I have received my doula training through the Academy of Experiential Midwifery Education in Charlottesville, Virginia, and have been a part of birth since the start of 2013. I work in hospital, birth center, and home environments. As a doula, I am a birth educator and support as you empower yourself in making conscious decisions when it comes to planning your perfect birth. I also emphasize the need to discuss and be aware of alternative outcomes, as I truly believe that knowledge and preparation is powerful. I trust in the strength and primal knowledge of your body, and know that helping you to feel safe and confident are the keys to your success in having the birth experience you are hoping for. I also offer assistance with blessingway ceremonies, and after birth closing rituals. Contact me at Awakening.Vitality@gmail.com or AwakeningVitality.com.
My name is Alissa Wehrman. I am a birth doula in the Seattle area. I've been helping families have positive birth experiences for 13 years. I respect everyone's unique journey to parenthood. I also mentor new doulas from communities that are under served such as the trans* community. I look forward to learning how I can support you. You can contact me at Alissa@sunbirth.org.
My name is Amber Stinnett. I am a Queer woman in a same-gender relationship. I am a new Doula currently residing in Everett Washington. I have completed Doula training and Childbirth Educator Training through Bastyr University and am still considering whether I will pursue certification or not, however I am not currently certified. I provide fully non-discriminatory support for all orientations (including trans parents) and ethnicities and will do my best to tailor my support to your individual and cultural preferences and needs. You can contact me at email@example.com.
Adeline Hill is a radical full spectrum doula, womb guide, and placenta alchemist serving the greater Seattle area. A queer polyamorous womyn and reproductive justice activist, Adeline is dedicated to trans- and queer-friendly, size-positive, and economically accessible doula care. She is available to provide birth support (including adoption and surrogacy), postpartum care, and pregnancy release (abortion or miscarriage) support. Adeline is experienced in and passionate about supporting trans parents, with specialized skills in queer fertility, trans lactation, gender-neutral parenting, and gender-positive births. Radical Love is your loving, respectful, compassionate resource for holistic womb support for folks of all genders! You may contact Adeline via phone: (520) 907-9616, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by visiting her website: www.radicallovewombservices.wordpress.com
My name is Ashley Topacio and I am a birth doula and mother of three. Since 2010, I have operated my birth doula business under the philosophy of supporting families through childbirth with compassion and hopes of cultivating empowerment, no matter your birth preferences, place of birth, or chosen care provider. I see myself as an ally to the LBGTQ community and have served many families across the spectrum. For more information, please visit my website at www.doulaashley.com.
I am Carrie Coello, and I teach natural birth education using the Bradley Method curriculum. I support all pregnant persons, their partners and families in the greater Seattle area as they prepare for natural birth. My group classes are inclusive, and I offer private classes as well. Group classes meet in my home in Renton. Contact me at 360-907-4981.
Cascades Abortion Support Collective provides free, compassionate, support to anyone experiencing abortion in the greater Portland area and Vancouver, WA. As abortion doulas we offer emotional, physical, spiritual, informational and logistical support based on the needs and desires of those involved. We recognize that not all people experiencing abortion are women. We acknowledge and honor the range of identities and experiences of people having abortions. We see it as our role to advocate for full spectrum doula support as the standard model in reproductive health care, organize against the many institutionalized barriers that determine people’s reproductive experiences, and compassionately engage with communities in the Portland area. The goal of Cascades Abortion Support Collective to ensure ALL people achieve access to the care, support and information they need throughout their abortion process. Based on a reproductive justice framework, we also work to enhance the full spectrum of pregnancy experiences by offering quality community based referrals to those seeking parenting, adoption, and birth support. Email email@example.com for more information.
Greetings! I am Chrissy Valluzzi. As a birth and postpartum doula practicing since 2011 in the Greater Seattle area, I am proud to be inclusive of all individuals/families in my practice, including LGBTQ and trans* people. I believe everyone deserves to feel safe, heard and cared for during their experience. Please contact me at www.sacredlifedoula.com.
My name is Elsa Asher. I am a full-spectrum integrative reproductive health advocate and doula serving Seattle, Washington. I support individuals and families across the spectrum of reproductive health experiences, and across spectrums of sexual and gender orientations and expressions. I am queer myself and feel strongly about bodily autonomy. My study and training in Narrative Medicine is the foundation of my fierce and caring set of values and ethics of autonomy, both of body and narrative, interconnectivity and relationality, the power of storytelling and the real healing that happens with a skilled somatic approach. I hold a MS in Narrative Medicine from Columbia University, advanced training in Pre and Perinatal Psychology, and certification through DONA International. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi there, I'm Erin, and I'm a queer, bilingual (English-Spanish) full spectrum doula serving Seattle and all of south King County. I'm a certified birth doula through DONA International, a social worker, certified medical interpreter (Spanish), and currently working toward my childbirth educator certification. I've been working with pregnant and parenting families for over 8 years, and I approach all my work with intention and respect for self determination and bodily autonomy. I offer trans* and gender variant-friendly pregnancy support, including birth doula services, private childbirth education, placenta encapsulation, etc. You can contact me at email@example.com. I'd love to hear from you!
Hi, my name is Gabrielle Coppernoll and I'm a full spectrum doula and placenta specialist located in Tacoma, Washington. I serve birthing people from all walks of life and in whatever setting they prefer. My work as a doula is driven by my calling to serve others by offering my encouragement and assistance so they can be their fully empowered selves, because evidence shows that the physical and emotional outcomes are better when a person feels that they had power in the situation. My role as a doula is always prompted by the needs and desires of the client. I am also a student midwife, and NRP and CPR certified. You can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360) 219-8508.
Inner Peace Doula is a birth doula in Olympia, WA. She has been actively supporting birth since 2010. Aurora Christy and her partner have given birth to two children and adopted another. Aurora identified as a lesbian while her partner identifies as gender fluid. Contact her at (425) 791-7480, www.innerpeacedoula.com, or Aurorachristy@gmail.com.
My name is Jen Watson, and I provide professional massage, birth doula services, childbirth education & placenta encapsulation for families in Kitsap County, Bainbridge Island, Poulsbo, Bremerton, Silverdale, Kingston, Port Townsend, Bremerton, Port Orchard and in the greater Seattle area. I have been an active doula since 2003 and married to a trans man for 15 years. I support all families. Contact me at email@example.com.
Hi! My name is Juliet Powell and I am a birth doula currently serving the greater Seattle area. I am DONA trained. I believe strongly in supporting people as they transition from pregnancy to parenthood - everyone deserves love and acceptance as they cross this threshold. I would love to be a part of your journey. www.julietdoula.com.
Mariah Falin and Ildi Sebestyen of BirthMattersNW provide compassionate and professional certified labor and birth support to expectant families in the Greater Seattle area (included north King and south Snohomish counties). Our goals are to assist you in realizing the birthing experience you desire through education and empowerment. Belly Binding, Belly Casting and Placenta Encapsulations services also available. Visit www.birthmattersnw.weebly.com or call 425.885.3872 for more information or to schedule a free consultation.
My name is Rianne Smelser, and I am located in Olympia, WA. I have been a birth Doula since December 2014. I offer two prenatal meetings, continuous labor and birth support and two postpartum meetings. For more informarion, my website is www.withallmyheartdoula.weebly.com and my facebook page is www.facebook.com/withallmyheartdoula
My name is Sharon Muza. I am an LGBTQ friendly, size friendly certified birth doula and Lamaze childbirth educator who offers services in Seattle WA. I have been practicing since 2004 and would love to talk further. Learn more at www.sharonmuza.com.
Hi, my name is Miranda Welch, and I believe that everyone deserves culturally appropriate care, access to information, and options and am passionate about protecting birth and nurturing families. I am honored and deeply blessed to be invited to support birthing women and their families. As a doula, I nurture your transformations and help you to harness and trust your own power. It is my wish that your transition into parenthood makes you feel strong and blessed. I support your unique journey and hold your birthing space so that you and your partner can focus together on welcoming your child into the world. I am a Certified Birth Doula, DONA International; a Certified Placenta Preparation Specialist; a Certified Breastfeeding Champion; Trained Hypnodoula; Master of Arts Degree in Gender and Women's Studies, University of Wisconsin; Certified in Sexuality Studies, University of Iowa; Experienced Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Survivor Advocate; Experienced Women's and Queer Health Educator, proud to serve Madison, WI area families. Reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Rachel VanDorpe and I am a trained birth doula. I trained under a DONA certified trainer and am working towards certification. I am looking to serve families in the Madison, WI area and am open to serving all women and families regardless of age, religion, race, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Whether they prefer home-birth or hospital, Have a non-medicated preference or C-section. Every woman deserves a doula. For more information please contact me at: email@example.com or visit Facebook www.facebook.com/rachelvandorpedoula