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BLACKSBURG

Shalene Massie ★

Certified Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator & Doula

I am a certified mentor and doula through Birthing From Within. I have been mentoring parents since 2012 along their pregnancy, birth, and postpartum journeys. I began to hear my call to birth work when I became pregnant with my daughter Abigail in 2008. I met a Doula and hired her to assist in my birth.…

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FAIRFAX

Carole Kennedy

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator

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STAFFORD

Brittany Ciuferri

Trained Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator

I believe the path we walk during the perinatal time has many twists and turns, and it can feel a little less confusing if we have someone to guide us along the way. This is what led me to become a doula in 2015, after the birth of my first child; having a doula at my own birth made such a positive impact on the memories of that time.…

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VIRGINIA BEACH

Rebecca Cypert

Trained Birthing from Within Childbirth Educator