Tracie Enis , NBDA Founder- Childbirth Doula, Trained Homebirth Midwife, Placenta Encapsulate, Prenatal Nutrition Expert, Doula Business Strategist & Mentor.The Founder of the National Black Doulas Association. Tracie began her career in the Birth Doula field in 2000 after her second child was born. She has attended over 1500+ births with families birthing in hospitals, birth-centers and homebirths. Contact
Anja Akhile, is a Pre-conception, Birth , Bereavement Doula. As well as a Reiki master and placenta encapsulator. Anja believes that her experience of being a woman has groomed her for the role of doula. While her goal is to support all women throughout the journey of pregnancy and birth, her passion is uplifting and empowering women of color. This led her to undergo her doula training with the Birthing People Foundation led by Kimberly Durdin. Contact
My love for birth work and babies began in 2007 when I attended a friends birth in a birthing center. After witnessing her dig deep inside herself with the support of a midwife and myself let me know this was my calling. I found a birth worker mentor and a midwife who trained me and certified me as a Doula. I am proud to say some of the first children I was a Doula for are now 9 and 10 years old. Contact
Dr. Angela Gordon-Nichols the owner of Alizeti Doula Services is a Birth & Postpartum Doula. I am a mother of three natural childbirths, I am new to the birth world involving midwives and doulas. I experienced my first home birth this year (2018) watching my daughter deliver my granddaughter. This was a life changing experience. As I watched the midwife and birth doula help my daughter navigate through her labor and delivery at home, I felt my purpose coming into clear view. I am retired with over 20 years of counseling experience and I am ready to use this experience to help support women in whatever their birth plan may be. The word doula is Greek for a woman who serves. I am committed to serving women through their pregnancy and birth decisions as well as helping them adjust to the first two weeks of firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet Tiffany Turner. I strive to create impactful pregnancy, birth and postpartum experiences. I use massage, music, aromatherapy, visualization, breathing, and tips on positioning as a means of improving the birthing experience overall regardless of ethnicity, social-economic status, prior knowledge of birthing options or prior birthing experience.
Working with children and families has always been my passion. My first job at the age of 14 was a pre-school teacher’s assistant and the passion for working with children has never left. I’m currently supporting expecting parents as a birth doula and continuously filling my doula bucket with DONA Doula Training (I would like to offer Postpartum Doula service as well). Addition to training I have worked in child development and education as a preschool teacher, teacher, program director, and family support coordinator. Contact
Shelley Paporlonte, owner of Sacred Mother & Baby Doula Services, a passionate Birth Doula, Registered Home Care Aide, and Registered Medical Assistant aspiring to become a Nurse Midwife. Sacred Mother & Baby Doula Services was established to give the women in the San Diego community an opportunity to be able to have a birth doula at an affordable cost and help reduce the climbing maternal mortality rate in the U.S. My goal is to enrich the birthing experience for mother and baby. All mothers deserve to have a passionate doula empowering them during their pregnancy, labor, and postpartum period. All consultations are FREE and my doula fees are on a sliding scale to allow all families the opportunity to be able to afford a doula.
Raya Asiyah is a Traveling Birth and Postpartum Doula, Placenta Encapsulation Specialist and Personal Chef. In seeking ways to support the women in our community, Raya transformed from Peaceful Yogi into Passionate Birthworker and Generational Health Coach. Profoundly Peaceful Mama was created to support the holistic and natural experience of life. We believe in the empowerment of physiological childbirth and empower Black women to create Profoundly Peaceful, Powerful and Personal Birth experiences, at Home. Contact
Christian Beckley, Full Spectrum Doula + Certified Lactation Educator. I started my journey supporting friends and family members in bringing their babies earth side. These experiences helped me realize the importance of women supporting women in labor. I view birth as a sacred experience and it is truly my passion to support women in their journey.
I take pride in serving my clients with evidenced based information. Empowering families to make informed decisions regarding birth. Contact
Tunisia Thompson, Birth & Postpartum Doula. Motherhood and Birth Work have always been my two greatest passions.
My desires are to encourage women to step back into their innate power to create empowering birth experiences through education, mindfulness, confidence, trust and support.
I am a boy mom of two. My oldest son was born in a hospital, through induction with an epidural and other interventions. My youngest son was born at home, in the water, with no drugs or interventions. While both of my labors and births were on opposite sides of the spectrum, none of those factors play a part in how I felt about each experience. The only vast difference is with my first son I felt blinded, uninformed, unheard, and unsure of all that was going on. And, with my second son, I felt connected, educated, supported, and involved in the process.
Regardless of what kind of birth you wish to have, I am here for you.
I am here to help guide you, support you, and advocate for you.
I am here to create a safe space for you to labor & birth confidently.
I am here to be completely present physically, emotionally, and energetically.
And most importantly, I am here to help you have a safe, memorable, and positive birth experience. Contact
Shantay R. Davies-Balch, Full Spectrum Doula, CBE, Doula Trainer & Lactation Counselor. As a maternal child health expert with specialized training in Black preterm birth and Black infant and maternal mortality prevention. In addition, I’m a newborn care specialist and lactation educator. My goal is to make sure every mom is listened to, is treated with respect, and is equipped to self advocate. I am on a mission to increase the number of Black doulas in the Central Valley from 3 to 25 so Black birthing persons have a culturally congruent choice.Healthy Black Mamas lead to Healthy Black legacies.
Danni Doula, Birth & Postpartum Doula, as a passionate doula I empower my clients with full body health and wellness. I received my doula education and training with Doulas By Nature located in Humboldt County, Ca. I specialize in Prenatal and Postpartum education and support, comfort measures in labor, lactation support, message, aromatherapy, and the ancient art of Rabozo techniques. I have been trained by a midwife from mexico on using the rabozo for massage, comfort measures and postpartum closing of the bones ceremony. I strive to give my clients a full doula experience full of love and compassion. At Danni Doula my main focus is Healthy Mom's, Healthy babies and Healthy families. email@example.com
Janae Jones, Birth Doula. I hold a B.A. in psychology from CSUEB. I spent 12 wonderful years working with children with special needs. In 2016 after the birth of my youngest child, I trained to be a Full Circle Doula through the International Center for Traditional Child Bearing. I am a Full Circle Doula, which means I offer education, support and care throughout your pregnancy, during labor and delivery and postpartum care and support for baby, mom, and family. My goal is to help, educate, comfort, and increase positive birth experiences for any birthing person and their families! I welcome the opportunity to work with all family structures. Contact