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Supporting Women and Their Families through Pregnancy and Postpartum

A doula offers emotional and physical support during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum to help women make informed decisions about the care they receive.

About Me

Who I Am

I graduated with my B.A. with Honors in History from Houston Baptist University in 2009 and am in the middle of my 11th year teaching high school World History, AP World History, and AP Psychology.  As a full-time teacher in Pasadena, I believe continual education is the cornerstone to our growth as individuals and it is my hope to share my knowledge and experience with you during this special time.  I offer personalized prenatal, birth, and postpartum support to women and their families.  My goal is to give you and your family the support and knowledge you need to make informed decisions about the care you receive during your pregnancy and throughout the labor process. 

 

I completed my doula training with Shannon Stellhorn of A Sacred Journey Midwifery Services and Doula Training Program in Houston, Texas, in February 2018 and finished all certification requirements in October 2019.  In April 2018, I completed a training on Integrating Acupressure Comfort Measures into Your Doula Practice for Pregnancy Care, Labor Support, and Postpartum Care, with Nicholas Olow, M.S., L.Ac. and in August 2019 I attended a Spinning Babies Workshop consisting of 14 hours taught by Rachel Shapiro, CPM, LM, SpBT.  In February 2021, I also attended a virtual workshop with Adilah Yelton to offer Bengkung Belly Binding to my clients.  Additionally, I am CPR certified for adults and infants.  I hope by continuing my education in various aspects of birth and postpartum care that I will be able to better assist my clients during their pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period.  To learn more about me and the services that I offer, please don't hesitate to reach out.

"Whenever and however you intend to give birth, your experience will impact your emotions, your mind, your body, and your spirit for the rest of your life."

Ina May Gaskin

Services

What I Do

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Up to 3 Prenatal Visits

Building a loving, compassionate relationship from the very beginning with informative, evidence-based care.

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Birthing Guidance

Consistent presence throughout your labor to have a natural, shorter, more comfortable, and positive birth experience.

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Postpartum Support

Offering caring support and resources when you need it most.

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