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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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BEND

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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COOS BAY

Dani Goette

Trained Childbirth Educator

Hi! I am Dani. I started my doula journey at Breitenbush Hot Springs. I was surrounded by women cocooned in a yurt nestled in the forest. We bathed in the ancient knowledge of birth that has been passed down since the beginning of time and married that with evidence based birth practices of our modern world.…

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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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PORTLAND

Katherine Geis

Trained 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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PORTLAND

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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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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SISTERS

Maribeth Quinn

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator