NBDA Mid-West Doulas

Doula's Intuition - St. Louis, Missouri

Empowered Peace Birth Services - Cincinnati, Ohio

Doula's Intuition - St. Louis, Missouri

Nikki Hudson, a birth Doula who believes that helping, educating, and guiding  women through the birth process is key. Having a strong support system,  will and can solve issues women are having while delivering our  children. I promise to serve you and your family fully during your  precious and intimate time of need.

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Labored With Love - Kansas City, KS

Empowered Peace Birth Services - Cincinnati, Ohio

Doula's Intuition - St. Louis, Missouri

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Lydia-  I  am a registered nurse, working in Labor & Delivery since 2013. I   have worked as a travel nurse in different states, which has allowed  me  to learn different useful methods and introduce them where  beneficial to  my laboring moms. It has been my pleasure to help  families welcome  their new baby into the world and help them fulfill  their best possible  birth experience. I enjoy working with moms who  labor with or without  epidurals and assist them with  massage/positioning/breathing techniques;  to achieve a calming labor  experience. I also have experience in water  birth and cesarean  deliveries.

I have been trained as a doula through the DONA International program and I'm also certified in breastfeeding. Contact

Empowered Peace Birth Services - Cincinnati, Ohio

Empowered Peace Birth Services - Cincinnati, Ohio

Empowered Peace Birth Services - Cincinnati, Ohio

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Carla Thomas, owner of Empowered Birth Services, is a Birth &  Postpartum Doula as well as a Placenta Encapsulate specialist. Contact allthingsdoula@gmail.comme!"

Alicia Edmonson - Jefferson City, MO

Profoundly Peaceful Mama - From the Midwest to the West Coast & Beyond

Empowered Peace Birth Services - Cincinnati, Ohio

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Alicia Edmonson, I am a nurse, Full Spectrum Doula, CBE and Coach in Jefferson City, Missouri helping women all over the world. I specialize in prenatal and postpartum issues, high-risk / crisis pregnancies and working with women over 30. Contact

The Divine Flower Child - Saint Louis, MO

Profoundly Peaceful Mama - From the Midwest to the West Coast & Beyond

Profoundly Peaceful Mama - From the Midwest to the West Coast & Beyond

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Kyra Betts, Full Spectrum Doula. The experience of pregnancy and birth has evolved over the years, especially in today’s modern era. I believe  the need for caring, sensitive and knowledgeable support during this time is imperative. I see every pregnancy and birth as an opportunity for education and growth and as a Doula, I feel honored to be able to contribute my expertise to women and families in the greater Saint Louis area.  Contact

Profoundly Peaceful Mama - From the Midwest to the West Coast & Beyond

Profoundly Peaceful Mama - From the Midwest to the West Coast & Beyond

Profoundly Peaceful Mama - From the Midwest to the West Coast & Beyond

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Raya Asiyah is a Full Spectrum Traveling 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.

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Sunny’s Organic Services Waukegan, Illinois

Sunny’s Organic Services Waukegan, Illinois

Sunny’s Organic Services Waukegan, Illinois

Sunny Renee, A Birth Doula that serves the Greater Chicago area and a Mother of one. I am currently in the Navy and I’m doing everything I can to support Women of Color. My first mission is helping to bring our seeds into this world while focusing on the health and wellbeing of those women dropping those seeds. I am also a proud supporter and member of the LGBTQ community. My favorite quote is, “I am NOT Your AVERAGE Doula.” Contact

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Jai Olive LLC - Ames, Iowa

Sunny’s Organic Services Waukegan, Illinois

Sunny’s Organic Services Waukegan, Illinois

Jazzmine Brooks is a Health Educator, Fertility and Birth Doula, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator, and community advocate. As the owner of Jai Olive Wellness she promotes wholistic living for womxn of color and diverse backgrounds. 

Brooks believes in empowering Black, Indigenous and womxn of color through community, support and resources. Powered by the desire to address Black women’s maternal health, she creates space for womxn to control their own narratives and to share their own stories. Jai Olive Wellness provides fertility and birth services, organizes a national summer book club (Lotus Sisters), as well as host the Being Olivia podcast. This podcast addresses issues related to womxn’s mental and spiritual health. 

Brooks first began her work as a sexual health educator and K-12/College health promotion professional. She is trained in working with diverse communities such as religious/spiritually connected individuals, LGBTQ+, person(s) with disability, and person(s) of immigrant status. Brooks also works with families that have experienced pregnancy and infant loss, as well as a trauma-survivors. Contact

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Kay's Love - Madison, WI

Sunny’s Organic Services Waukegan, Illinois

Kay's Love - Madison, WI

Kay Spencer, Birth & Fertility Doula,  Placenta Encapsulate. I’ve always been passionate about woman’s health and birth in every way, however I wasn’t certain of the role I was meant to serve until the birth of my oldest nephew. At the age of 18, I was my sisters Doula during her 26-hour labor. I fell in love. I was blessed to again be by her side for the birth of her oldest daughter, my niece, and later for boy/girl twins! Each time the yearning to be a part of this journey grew until I could no longer deny my calling. My oldest niece passed suddenly at age 11, leaving our family devastated. It was then, I realized my purpose was not only to nurture and support this calling, but to expand and grow my knowledge to foster relationships and educate others. I became a member of and enrolled in the academy with National Black Doulas Association for my training. Being from a blended family, it’s important to me that I’m able to help anyone in need. For me, the most honorable place one can be a part of is the sacred space of birth. I am forever grateful for this life and all that comes with it. Regardless of where you or your partner are in your journey, I’ll be with you every step of the way while encouraging, empowering and inspiring you to do the same. It’s not my story, it’s yours. Contact

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Empowered Mamas of Cincinnati Doula Services - Cincinnati, OH

Empowered Mamas of Cincinnati Doula Services - Cincinnati, OH

Empowered Mamas of Cincinnati Doula Services - Cincinnati, OH

Brandi Rahim, Birth & Postpartum Doula and Lactation Consultant.  She's also a Wife & Mother of 4 beautiful brown babies. After having 4 children, I’ve learned of the obstacles that black moms must overcome to obtain the best care for themselves and their child during pregnancy, birth and the 4th trimester.

African American women are 3-4x more likely to die during or after childbirth due to systemic racism and not being heard. I created my business to help Brown Mamas and Babies thrive. I want to be an anchor for moms to remind them of their innate powers and to ask the questions they’ve been wanting to ask. To have support with the baby while healing and learning to care for this new being.

As an experienced Doula in the Cincinnati area, I offer personalized postnatal and breastfeeding support. I offer personalized prenatal, postnatal and breastfeeding support. Contact

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Ina & Umi Doula Services - Kansas City, Missouri

Empowered Mamas of Cincinnati Doula Services - Cincinnati, OH

Empowered Mamas of Cincinnati Doula Services - Cincinnati, OH

Arrin Blount, DONA approved certified birth and postpartum doula. I am certified in childbirth education, reproductive education, and lactation peer counselor. 

I became a doula because I want to help bring confidence and trust to the birthing space. The birthing space is sacred and I need for mothers to understand and embrace their birthright. We’re amazing and POWERFUL beings. It has never sat well with me knowing that the most powerful beings on this earth are dying at high rates during an experience that was designed specifically for us. I believe how we birth is how we live. The benefits of a positive birth experience extends beyond mother and child, to families, society, and the world. Your pregnancy is not happening to you. Each day you are creating your pregnancy story and crafting your birth. 

My passion is breaking and preventing generational curses, I am here to let you know that you’re not alone. You got this! iandumico@gmail.com


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Womb Wise Co. - Detroit, MI

Empowered Mamas of Cincinnati Doula Services - Cincinnati, OH

Womb Wise Co. - Detroit, MI

Khalifah Green, is a Birth & Postpartum Doula offering support to expectant families. Driven by the love of health and wellness, birth work came naturally. Assisting with her sisters’ first born- a four-day labor 10 years ago, along with each child to follow helped solidify her purpose. Repeatedly being invited into the sacred space of birth, encouraging as well as educating others, and having a child ignited the passion for lactation advocacy. Along with community work, the fight for diversity, equity and inclusion in all things, she provides that same passion and dedication to each birthing person/partner who welcomes her into their lives.  kourageouskhali@gmail.com