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ATLANTA

Pam Roe ★

Certified Birthing From Within Mentor & Doula, and Birth Story Listener

Being a certified Birthing From Within mentor, facilitator-in-training, and doula was born of a calling that began with my own family. My best friend of more than 40 years and I share a family of children and grandchildren that own our hearts. I began working with other families as a La Leche League leader in 1990, sharing about breastfeeding at births, through classes, and in one-on-one counseling.…

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BOULDER

Erika Primozich ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

I am honored to be one of Birthing From Within’s co-owners, and lead facilitators. This position reminds me that we are all always learning and growing. Through my local business, Dive into Birth, I offer birth preparation classes in the Boulder area, both in a weekend retreat format and as a six-week series. As a mother of three children and a Certified Birthing From Within Mentor, I believe strongly in each woman’s innate ability to give birth and I enjoy guiding parents on their journey.  …

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DUBLIN

Krysia Lynch ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

I started my training as a BFW Mentor and Doula in 2003 and have supported many hundred of pregnant people in that time. I offer weekly childbirth classes, weekend courses and also private classes within your home.

I also offer Birth and Postpartum doula services in the Greater Dublin area. I have attended over 75 births and supported many hundred of new mothers and their families in the postpartum period.…

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FORT MYERS

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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PORTLAND

Christine DEsposito ★

Certified Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

Christine is a Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula and a Birthing From Within childbirth mentor and facilitator in training. She has witnessed the many ways in which the pregnancy, birth and postpartum journey holds the capacity to be a transformative experience for everyone involved. Her hope as a doula and childbirth mentor is to validate and celebrate each parent’s experience as she helps facilitate their own self-discovery.…

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SAN ANTONIO

Nikki Shaheed ★ (she/her)

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

Nikki Shaheed has guided hundreds of families across the threshold of birth as a Birthing from Within Mentor and Doula since 2012. She enjoys offering informative and heart-opening classes for expectant parents to cultivate resilience, connection, and self-compassion. Her classes help parents feel better prepared for the intensity and unpredictability of birth. Nikki is also a Certified Birthing From Within Facilitator, Certified Birth Story Mentor, Professional Certified Life Coach, and author of Heart Centered Pregnancy Journal.…

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SAN DIEGO

Jamie Mossay ★

Certified Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

Jamie has been serving the San Diego community as a massage therapist for over 17 years, specializing in pregnant families, and started attending births as a doula in 2009.  Her approach to birth support and her own spiritual path transformed utterly when she discovered Birthing From Within® in 2013, and started mentoring childbirth classes soon after her introductory training.…

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SEATTLE

Charlene Hamilton ★

Certified Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

Charlene has been working with birthing families for over 20 years, and has been with Birthing From Within since 2002. She believes that preparing for childbirth takes guts, creativity, self-reflection, and more than a little sass; her classes -from multi-week group sessions, to one day explorations, to private, one-on-one mentoring- reflect that.

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Anaheim

Katie Hallum

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

Katie grew up in beautiful Ojai, CA. She attended Biola University and received her Bachelor of Arts in Music degree, emphasis on French horn. She met her husband, Ryan, at Biola and they were married in 2011. She had the privilege of working with orphans in Romania for several years and it shaped her outlook on the world.…

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ARLINGTON

Carah Ronan

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

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ATHENS

Electra Economidou ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

My mission as a midwife is to raise awareness of the unique way you are shaping your baby’s future physical and emotional health throughout pregnancy and the first years of life. Birth Engineering is my attempt to provide you with tools and workshops for the intrauterine environment, increase your confidence in your instinct and make the best choices for you and your baby.…

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ATLANTA

Colleen Goidel

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

I am a CAPPA-certified postpartum doula, a Birthing From Within-trained childbirth educator and a lactation, postpartum and parenting educator. I worked as a labor doula for 10 years before retiring from birth support in 2020, have supported hundreds of expectant and new parents along the way. My monthly virtual series helps prepare parents-to-be for labor, birth and the postpartum return in strength and openness, rather than to achieve a specific outcome or goal.…

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Atlanta, GA

Imani Byers

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

Hi! My name is Imani Byers LMSW, MPH and I am a certified doula providing services in and around the Atlanta and Savannah, GA areas. I am passionate about assisting birthing persons wherever they are on their journey and will offer you authentic, non-judgmental physical, mental, and educational support during your fertility, birth and/or postpartum journeys as well as bereavement. …

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AUSTIN

Kim Borchert ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Kim is the mother to six children, and since the birth of her first child in 2002, she has been passionate about birth and supporting birthing individuals and their families. In 2015, she completed her doula training through Doula Trainings International (DTI). In 2017, she certified as a childbirth educator with DTI

In her own birthing experiences, she has had a wide variety of labors and births.…

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AUSTIN

Lanell Coultas ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

With a fearless heart and contagious passion, Lanell has been ferrying parents across unknown waters since 1995, first as a doula and currently as a parenting mentor. Her classes abandon the clinical, rote ‘this-is-what-your-body-will-do’ approach, in favor of staying present, curious and loving, however birth (and life!) unfold. A gifted storyteller, Lanell thoughtfully weaves necessary nuggets of wisdom into many rich and lively stories.…

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AUSTIN

Caroline Paganoni

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Caroline Paganoni is an advanced practice certified nurse midwife (APRN, CNM) practicing in Austin.The majority of her almost fifteen years of direct patient care has been in perinatal and women’s health services. She has served as a volunteer doula, public health nurse, pediatric & labor and delivery nurse, Holy Family Birth Center midwife, Indian Health Service midwife in Alaska, and women’s health provider for a sexual health clinic.…

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AUSTIN

Allison Cline ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Trained Doula

Allison has completed child birth education training for mentoring couples and doula work with Birthing From Within. She is currently deepening her knowledge and certifying as a child birth educator and a doula with their Nationally Recognized Program for birth professionals. In addition to her professional birth training, she has had 3 natural hospital births of her own.…

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Baltimore

Pamela Adams

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

Welcome. I’m so glad you found your way here.

I’m Pamela Adams. I’m a Birthing from Within trained birth mentor and doula. I’m also an ancestral healer who’s passionate about decolonizing birth through community care and ritual.

I believe birth is a sacred rite of passage and should be honored as such. In caring for parents, I seek to help parents connect with their own inner knowing so they can walk with confidence into the initiation of parenthood.…

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BRADENTON

LaTikia Cunnien

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

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BRADENTON

LaTikia Cunnien

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BROMLEY

Edwina Cheng

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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CALGARY

Nanda Santoro

Birth Art Course, Doula Care, Childbirth Mentor

I Have been working as a Birth Doula in Calgary, Canada since 2015. I also teach Movement, Dance and Birth Art Classes in my prenatal program – PassoAoParto. Weekly online and in person classes.

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Calgary

Kym Holt

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Hello! My name is Kym and I live in Calgary, AB, with my husband and our three children. When I reflect on our births, I am always struck by how different each one was. Initially, I prepared by trying to learn everything I could so I would be ready. I placed a great amount of trust in being a “good” patient and preparing for the physical event of labour.…

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Cape Coral

Natalie Murdoch

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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CARROLLTON

Terra Currie

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

As a BFW trained Doula and Childbirth mentor/educator, I bring my background in performance and visual art, nutrition and farming, myth and storytelling, outdoor and experiential education, yoga teaching, mental health, plant knowledge, body work, and Red Tent facilitation.

I spent several years attending births as a self trained doula before taking a break to focus on farm, family,and social justice.…

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CHARLOTTE

Andie Nantz ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Andie has been working with growing families since 2006. She provides comprehensive childbirth preparation in group and private formats, birth and postpartum doula support, and is a trained birth story listener.

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CHICAGO

Bernice Rivkin

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

I enjoy supporting pregnant couples as they embark on their amazing birth journey, whether they are just becoming parents for the first time or already have other children. As a Birthing from Within mentor, childbirth educator and doula, my work is not just about sharing information and techniques, although I do a lot of that too.…

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CHICAGO

Holly Rogalski ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

I have been supporting expectant families in birth since 2006. I bring compassion, wisdom and absolute support for this glorious ordeal of birth. I run ongoing classes in Chicago and Lake County and attend births as a doula in both counties. I have worked for 14 years as a medical communications trainer for student doctors and nurses, as well.…

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COLUMBUS

Norah Zuniga Shaw

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

I am a childbirth educator, doula, artist and facilitator in Columbus, Ohio and a birth justice activist and inclusive practitioner. I am blessed by a beautiful transnational blended family with my partner of ten years. Together we have two grown children and a fabulous grandchild. I am a mentor for families during the childbirth year and a doula servicing central Ohio and beyond, in-person and online.…

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DALLAS

Heather Gream

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

I discovered Birthing From Within while pregnant, shortly after completing my certification in Expressive Arts Therapy. During that pregnancy, I utilized the wisdom of BFW and experienced an empowering and conscious home birth. In the next fews years I I also took courses in the Bradley Method and Hypnobirthing and I became a Certified Dancing For Birth™Instructor.…

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DALLAS

Amanda Lutes ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Hello! I offer Birthing From Within childbirth and postpartum classes for first time parent as well as refresher classes for those seeking support on subsequent births. Currently serving families with weekend intensive classes. I am unwavering in my work to bring a holistic and compassionate voice to the way childbirth and postpartum are presented and spoken to in our world.…

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DANA POINT

Kelly Howell

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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DENVER

Natalie Baca

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

I am a community midwife who is passionate about childbirth education. I believe that it is so important for a birthing person to prepare for this life changing event. I myself took Birthing From Within classes before giving birth to my own children, and now I share this invaluable information with other growing families. I offer private or group classes, weekend intensives and a 6 week class series.…

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EAU CLAIRE

Amy Gamerdinger Jeffers

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator and Doula

My journey began as prenatal and pediatric chiropractor, BIRTHFIT Leader and a mom of two boys. My childbirth education was very fact based with outdated images of what birth looks like in our culture and lacked the focus on inner knowing and preparing me for the unknown in birth and postpartum. My two vastly different birth experiences helped me to answer the call to mentor others to see a different approach to childbirth education and support through BFW and prepare for the heroic journey of pregnancy, birth and parenthood.…

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EUGENE

Gabriella Cerince

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

I am a Birthkeeper, Massage Therapist, Herbalist, and Trained Mentor serving Lane County, Oregon. My service to my community and the Earth are deeply intertwined and is founded upon the connection of us and Nature. I am devoted to celebrating and protecting the passages of Birth, and Healing. I approach all of Life as Sacred, and uphold Birth, Pregnancy, and Personal Wellness with the utmost respect and sensitivity.…

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FAIRFAX

Jaely Turner

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

Ever since my own pregnancy, prenatal care, birth and postpartum experiences, I’ve become fascinated by and incredibly passionate about bringing awareness of not only the physiology of pregnancy and birth, but the unspoken aspects and realities of postpartum – both physical and emotional. When COVID-19 hit, resulting in a very familiar sense of isolation and ‘cabin fever,’ I couldn’t shake the feeling that birthing and newly postpartum parents need more support than ever.…

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GENEVA

Maria Petrova

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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GOLD COAST & TWEED HEADS

Danera Wilkinson ★

Certified Birthing from Within Mentor (Childbirth Educator) & Certified Doula

After a big shock at becoming a mum, and suffering in the underworld of postnatal depression, I discovered so much about myself. I realised what I needed to function well; and that was a sense of community, learning how to take time to slow down and connect to the real and most inner parts of myself.…

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GUADALAJARA

Leticia Loza ★

Certified Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

Psychologist UAG (1976)

Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (1996)

Prenatal Yoga Teacher. Kundalini Research Institute KRI (2001)

Fellow of the American College of Childbirth Educators FACCE (2003)

Certified Childbirth Birthing From Within Mentor BFWM (2004)

MAGENTA Educacion Perinatal in partner with Carolina Quintana (1996)

Given conferences and courses, national and international organizations.

Promotes monthly free breastfeeding and options for birth talks since 2007 ;organized conventions and talks in Guadalajara.…

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HELSINKI

Eeva Itkonen

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

I am a midwife and a doula serving families in Helsinki, Finland. I offer support on your baby journey from pregnancy to birth and beyond. My services include childbirth education classes, weekend courses, and private classes in the Greater Helsinki area and online. I also offer birth doula services, breastfeeding support, and birth story listening for parents and continuous education workshops for birth professionals.…

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HILLSBOROUGH

Andrea Denali ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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IRVINE

Amanda Cagle

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

I have been a doula and educator since 2011, having supported over 300 Southern California families in various capacities. In that time, I have trained with over a dozen birth and parenting organizations, including becoming a Birthing From Within Mentor. My aim has always been to have a practice where my clients can receive quality, well-rounded information & guidance to prepare for birth & beyond.…

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Pittsburgh

Marlee Malone-Franklin

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

I work with my spouse, Megan, to support growing families in Pittsburgh PA. We’ve been working with new parents since 2014. We work together with clients during pregnancy (teaching childbirth and postpartum/breastfeeding classes), during labor as a birth doula team, and I also serve families in their first few months with a new baby as a postpartum doula and lactation counselor.…

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Pittsburgh

Megan Malone-Franklin

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

My wife, Marlee, and I love supporting families together. We teach birth and postpartum preparation classes together, and we work as a doula team to support our clients during labor. As Birthing From Within Mentors, we are passionate about providing safe spaces for parents to explore what’s really important to them in their birth and early parenting experience, rather than prescribing what we think is best.…

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IRVINE

Nicole Green

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Nicole Green is a trained Birthing From Within childbirth educator, Bradley Method® certified childbirth educator and DONA certified birth doula. Nicole and her husband have enjoyed the births of their four children and each was so different: one in a hospital, one in a birth center and two at home. Nicole has had the fortunate opportunity to work with over 600 families on their journey toward their birth experience, including midwives, nurses, medical doctors and hospital administrators.…

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KENT & NYC

Chantal Eder ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Chantal Eder is a certified Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator, who also specializes in Pre & Postnatal wellness. She is a certified Postnatal fitness specialist, Prenatal Yoga Instructor, and Yoga For Backcare teacher.

She is also a proud mama of a 3.5 year old, who was born in the the back of a NYC Taxi! And a 10 month old who was born in the middle of a pandemic!.…

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KETCHIKAN

Janai Meyer

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

I am here to support your journey into parenthood. I was born and raised in Alaska and I am raising my two boys, a few foster fur babies, and a small backyard chicken flock. I have been a Registered Dietitian and board-certified in Lactation for 23 years. Pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and newborn care have always had my heart’s passion.…

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KITCHENER

Bronwyn Addico ★

Certified Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

Bronwyn Addico is a certified Birthing From Within TM mentor, a Birth and Postpartum Doula, a certified Dancing For Birth TM instructor, and the co-owner of Balancing From Birth to Baby, a prenatal and parenting preparation business in Kitchener ON. She offers virtual birth and new parenting coaching in addition to her in-class sessions. Bronwyn focuses on empowering her clients to find the tools within themselves to thrive during pregnancy, birth, and early parenting.…

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Limassol

Lizaveta Schaefer

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

I help pregnant parents prepare for birth, so when it is time to meet their baby, they feel knowledgeable, calm and confident about the process, not just the results. In my childbirth prep classes I teach and practice mindfulness, and draw Neurographic pictures to have an embodied experience right away.

I support parents in birth regardless how and where it unfolds.…

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LIVERPOOL

Aileen White ★

Certified Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

Hi, I’m Aileen and I’ve been serving families for the past 8 years since overcoming Tokophobia (fear of childbirth) and becoming a parent myself.

I offer bespoke childbirth, birth trauma recovery and parenting support over the internet or face-to-face. This can be in groups or individually for your family:

Preparing for Birth – grow in confidence, resilience and flexibility.…

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LOS ANGELES

Sherry Jones

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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LYNNWOOD

Kirsten Lind

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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MELBOURNE

Mary Giordano ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

I came to the sphere of birth-work after many years working in roles that support families during transformational times in a range of different contexts, especially migrant and refugee women and preschool aged children during their resettlement in Australia. I have tertiary degrees in education, languages and social sciences with a particular interest in the anthropology of birth and cultural competency in the birth space.…

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MINNEAPOLIS

Lisa Fletcher ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Hi there! My name is Lisa.​ I am a mother, doula, mentor, and at heart, an ambassador of love, seeking all opportunities where I can share love to others. It brings me great joy and excitement to follow my heart’s calling to serve women traveling their hero’s journey of motherhood. I received this calling after having emerged from my own challenging entrance into motherhood.…

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Moreno Valley

Raven Yeargin

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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MOUNTAIN VIEW

Mendy Thijssen ★

Certified Birthing From Within Educator

I’ve been leading private and small group Birthing From Within childbirth classes as well as yoga classes since 2002. I like utilizing story and metaphor as well as art practices and dialogue to create a comfortable practice of preparing for Birth with individuals and couples. Each person brings to the table a unique set of characteristics, wants and practices.…

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NANAIMO

Teri-Ann Coombes ★

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator (Mentor)

I am a passionate life long learner who loves helping parents prepare body and mind for birth and beyond. I am a certified Holistic Nutritionist and a childbirth mentor. My offerings include nutrition specifically for prenatal needs that are evidence-based. Birth is an initiation that transforms us. I offer mentorship to prepare parents for the challenges of childbirth and what comes after, whether it is their first or third child.…

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NELSON

Tracy Hill ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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OTTAWA

Jennifer Gillean ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Jennifer loves Birthing From Within’s powerful approach to birth as a rite of passage, acknowledging the sacred path to parenthood. She works with folks who know that there really is more to learn about birth and parenthood than just gathering information or creating a birth plan. Jennifer also accepts doula clients on a case-by-case basis.
With nearly 18 years of experience teaching yoga and as an Embodied Yoga Therapist, Jennifer weaves in somatic and mindfulness practices into her classes, workshops and private sessions.…

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OTTOWA

Nancy Salgueiro

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

Nancy’s passion is helping women and families find their inner strength and create the life they desire.
Nancy is a mom of 3 and trained birth doula, mentor, and childbirth educator. She has been attending births and mentoring expectant families since 2003. Working with both midwifery and obstetrical clients, Nancy has experience supporting births in both home and hospital settings, and families planning to use the Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre.…

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PASADENA

Natalia Quintana

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

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PHILADELPHIA

Dawn Star Sarahs-Borchelt ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

My early and personal experiences with birth have fostered a deep fascination with birth, motherhood, and babies in me – and a trust in the process of childbearing.

As a young adult I began a career as a religious educator in the Unitarian Universalist church. I received recognition as a Credentialed Religious Educator (CRE), Master Level.…

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Pittsburgh

Cortney Seltman

Certified Birthing From Within Mentor & Childbirth Educator

Cortney supports individuals, couples, and groups navigating pregnancy, labor and birth, and the postpartum period, a unique time of major transition for parents and babies, from birth until 2-3 years later. She teaches Birthing From Within Classes in partnership with The Midwife Center for Birth & Women’s Health in Pittsburgh, the largest free standing birth center in the country.…

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PLAINFIELD

Marianne Donahue Perchlik

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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POMONA

Stephanie Knol

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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PORTLAND

Katherine Geis ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

I’ve been interested in birth and babies ever since I was sixteen or so. I explored doula work and midwifery, but realized that what I loved most was helping parents deal with the enormous emotional and mental changes that come with welcoming a baby. After the births of my two daughters, I was finally able to pursue my calling.…

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PORTUGAL

Roshnii Rose ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Whether you are becoming a parent for the first time or are birthing again, our mentoring sessions can bring new insights and awareness along each step of the path.

What I love about working with the Birthing from Within approach is the possibility of diving deep into the heart of our expectations and concerns around birth and parenthood.…

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PRETORIA

Kim Kane

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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REDDING

Monette Pierce

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

In 2005, I was certified as a doula through Loving Arms Doula Services of Eureka, Ca. in conjunction with a grant through Shasta First Five. Birthing From Within was a very integral part of their philosophy and has continued to be a part of mine as well. I had the opportunity to support the underserved population in my county, empowering new young mothers to birth themselves as much as the life growing within them.…

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RIVERSIDE

Kathie Neff ★

Certified Birthing From Within Educator

It has been my privilege to journey with parents for the last seven years as a Certified Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator. A certified DONA doula since 2011, my work now is primarily focused around Childbirth Preparation Classes and Birth Story Listening sessions to assist those who wish to re-frame the story surrounding the events of their birth.…

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RIYADH

Lulua Al-Osaimi

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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SACRAMENTO

Kellie Edson

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Kellie is a mom to two little girls and is certified through ICEA for childbirth education and also a CBE mentor through ICEA. She is also Birthing From Within Trained for Childbirth Education and is currently completing the full mentor certification in 2020. She has done over 80 hours of Lactation Education, first some locally and then certified as a CLEC through UCSD and studied under Gini Baker.…

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SALEM

Fahna Love Doula

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

Greetings Loves-
As a trained Childbirth Educator and Doula with Birthing From Within I happily offer classes and birth support that explore the Ancient and Modern maps of the childbearing year, pain coping practices, solution focused thinking, and methods to prevent or reduce emotional birth trauma.

As a person holding white privilege, I acknowledge that our institutions uphold white supremacy and as a result BIPOC suffer in many ways.…

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SAN DIEGO

Shelley Rahim ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Birthing From Within is a way of life for me. I’ve been teaching and living the philosophy for over 10 years. I passionately weave the principles of Birthing From Within and Birth Story Listening into all the work that I do with families. I’m also a Birth Story Listener, Ayurvedic Postpartum Caregiver, Pre and Postnatal Yoga Instructor, Artist and Storyteller.…

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SAN FRANCISCO

Breann Snyder ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

I drew my first labyrinth during my Birth Doula training; I drew my second when attending a BFW introductory course; I drew my third as an expecting parent in a Childbirth Prep class; but it wasn’t until I finally journeyed into my own labyrinth with the birth of my first child that its meaning and value took root in my soul.…

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SAN JOSE

Stephanie Freeman ★

Certified Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

I have been working in the field of birth for about 14 years. Originally as a La Leche Leader, and then as a Doula and Childbirth Educator. However… it all started for me with the birth of my first child. It was truly (cliche as it sounds) a life changing experience, one that I am forever grateful for.…

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Spokane

Melanie Floerchinger ★

Certified Birthing from Within Doula

Melanie provides compassionate evidence-based doula services to families in the greater Spokane area. Regardless of how you envision your birth experience or the type of support you are looking for, Melanie provides unbiased care to birthing families.

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SQUAMISH

Kimberly Daniels

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Kimberly’s classes offer a balanced approach to childbirth preparation. With a holistic view, she covers the events of birth and how it unfolds as well as ways to cope with the intensity of labor. Throughout the class, she discusses the practical events of labor while encouraging Partners to learn how to support the Birthing Parent through labor.…

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TORONTO

Michelle Webb

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

I have been supporting birthing families for more than a decade, as a birth doula, an advocate for choice in birth and a childbirth educator/mentor. I also rent out birth pools. In addition to the Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator training, I have completed courses on Spinning Babies for childbirth, Supporting Survivors Giving Birth, and an Introduction to Midwifery at Bumi Sehat, in Bali.…

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TRUCKEE

Marissa Mignone

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator and Doula

Marissa has been serving birthing parents as a Birth and Postpartum Doula, Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator and Prenatal Yoga & Postnatal Yoga Instructor since 2012.

Marissa works with you in a holistic and unique way, because everyone’s needs are different and benefits from different practices, she really gets to know you and how to help you thrive in your birthing journey.…

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VALLADOLID

Isabel Villanueva ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

My name is Isabel. I am a certified Mentor of BFW in Spain. I work as a gestalt psychotherapist and perinatal psychologist in my private practice in Valladolid (a medium spanish city near Madrid)
My first training with BFW was done in 2009 in the UK. Later I attended advance training at Ghost Ranch (New Mexico) and in 2013 I received training at Glastombury again.…

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VENICE

Angela Doniger

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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WESTPORT

Giedre Ke ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator, Trained Birthing from Within Doula

When we embarked on the journey to meet our first child, I could not get enough of books and information. We took a course with an inspiring CBE, and it was: “if you do A,B and C, you will get a natural painless birth…” But as we know, the journey into unknown is not as straightforward.…

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Manitoba

Liliane Regnier

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Liliane is passionate about inspiring and supporting women in times of transition! Liliane has 20 plus years of experience in the field of childbirth education. She is a trained Birthing from Within Educator & Mentor, a DONA certified Birth Doula, a Certified Lamaze Childbirth Educator, Certified prenatal yoga instructor and a mother of two daughters. She has supported and educated hundreds of women with a heart centered approach unique to each client.…