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SAN ANTONIO

Nikki Shaheed ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

Nikki is one of the Co-Owners of Birthing from Within International. Her journey with Birthing from Within began when she discovered this amazing program that brought her personal growth, self-awareness, and deeper compassion. These gifts were too amazing not to share with her community in San Antonio, TX.

Nikki Shaheed offers Birthing from Within classes in her community, as well as Birth Story Medicine, and training events for local birth professionals.…

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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

Sarah Sullivan

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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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

Trained 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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FAIR OAKS

Kelley Ward ★

Certified Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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SAN ANTONIO

Hannah Pemberton

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

After my own births took many twists and turns, I came to birth work to equip expectant people and families to navigate their Laborinths with open hearts and open minds. I believe that pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period are extraordinary rites of passage that deserve to be honored and supported in community.

My private practice focuses on supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ people, nontraditional families, and those searching to deepen their understanding of themselves and their relationships through the journey of childbearing and parenting.…

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SAN MARCOS

Tamara Downey

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator