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Hi and welcome! I am so glad you're here.
My goal is to empower you to have a safe, healthy and meaningful birth experience. I have been supporting Mom's, parents and parents-to-be for 15+ years.  I hope you will explore the tons of resources I have here. I look forward to getting to know you.

WHAT IS A DOULA?

The word comes from a Greek word meaning "to serve."   In the active stages of labor, doulas serve and support expectant women and their birth partners...

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PLACENTA ENCAPSULATION STUDIES

I am a Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist through Placenta Benefits (PBi).  I started my training in 2015 and received my certification in January 2016...

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IS OUT OF HOSPITAL BIRTH SAFE?

My goal as a doula is to help women achieve the birth they want!  You will remember the birth of your children for the rest of your life and...

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Recommendations By Region

Enjoy these resources, collected by region, as I've practiced midwifery, doula and placenta services around the world.

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Okinawa, Japan

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Northern Virginia

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Eastern North Carolina

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The Philippines

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Rhode Island

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Southern California

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Websites To Check Out

These are websites I've collected for reference over the years. You can also find geographic location-specific website in the Recommendations By Region section.

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Daddy Dolls

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DONA

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HYPNO Babies

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Spinning Babies

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Placenta Benefits

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Birth Emergency

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On My Bookshelf

My clients often want to know how to learn more. Here's what's on my bookshelf. Most of these titles are also part of my "lending library," which is included in some services. I'm always on the hunt for authentic reads to educate and encourage our community. Let me know what if there's another title you'd like to see on the list!

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DONA

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Spinning Babies

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Birth Emergency

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Birth Emergency

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Daddy Dolls

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HYPNO Babies

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Placenta Benefits

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Birth Emergency

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Birth Emergency

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