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Christine Ghali ★

Certified Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

I am proud to have earned my professional Doula Certification (2011) through Birthing From Within along with my Birth Mentor/Childbirth Educator Certification (2014). I am deeply rooted in the birth community in SW Florida, as a co-founder of the VBAC Advocates of Lee County (2013) and co-leader for the SW Florida Birth Network (2014-2015). In 2018 I expanded Mindful Birth Services into an all-inclusive doula agency.…

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Linda Wilson

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

I have had the pleasure of mentoring Birthing From Within® students in south Florida since 2001. I am interested in empowering you to discover and tap into your strengths and skills to birth-in-awareness no matter where, how or with whom you choose to give birth.

I have given birth in the hospital and at home, nursed my children, practiced as a midwife, doula and breastfeeding support counselor as well as preparing women and their families for birth for many years.…

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Lindsey VanAlstyne

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator and Doula

I’m Lindsey and I am the creator and founder of Mother Rising, a holistic pregnancy blog. Locally, I also teach childbirth classes, am a doula, and I even encapsulate placentas (it’s secretly quite popular!). I have three kids that keep me busy and live with them in North Florida.