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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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Dana Johnson

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Dana is a long time resident of 20 years in beautiful Bend, Oregon. Mama, yogi and midwife, Dana draws on her experience in these life teachings and brings it to her yoga classes. A 500-RYT, registered prenatal yoga teacher and BFW mentor, Dana is passionate about supporting women during their profound transformation into motherhood and is excited to offer her service as a prenatal yoga teacher.…

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Angela Sword

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

Angela achieved a Master’s Degree in Social Work and while in school worked with pregnant teenagers providing education and other tools to assist young mothers in their birth experience. She has been serving children and families in a variety of settings for over 20 years in the areas of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum, early care and education, advocacy, counseling, crisis intervention, coaching, mentoring, teaching and more.…

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Maribeth Quinn

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator