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Stevie Merino

Sol & Roots Doula


Phone: 5628107477

Birth Fee: $1250

Postpartum Rate: $40 to $45

Fee Details: My fee varies depending on additional services like placenta encapsulation, belly binding, etc. Please do not let cost stop you from contacting me.

Birth Doula Experience: 4 years and 76 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience: 3 years

Doula Training

Not Specified

Type of Practice: Solo practice

Clients per Month: 1 to 5 births and 1 to 5 postpartum families

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers
Attends home births? Any Home Birth

Breastfeeding Certifications

  • Lactation Education Specialist (BreastfeedLA)

Other Relevant Certifications

  • 4. Biologix Solutions Bloodborne Pathogens for Placenta Encapsulation Specialists Trained
  • Certified Placenta Encapsulator (International Placenta & Postpartum Association - IPPA)

College Education

  • MA/MS

Specialized training or previous experience

  • Cesarean birth
  • Families conceiving with ART and IVF
  • High risk
  • Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
  • LGBTQP Families
  • Postpartum mood disorders
  • Prematurity
  • Single parents
  • Surrogacy
  • Survivors of Previous Life Trauma
  • Survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Teens
  • VBAC
  • Women and Families of Color

Special Services Offered

  • Abortion Support
  • Belly binding
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Breastfeeding Consultant Services
  • Childbirth Education Services
  • Cloth diapering education
  • Military families
  • Miscarriage Support (Before, During or After)
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Surrogates and intended parents

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

I am a BreastfeedLA Lactation Education Specialist trainer. I am co-organizer of Doula of Color training and Birth Worker of Color collective in Long Beach. I was a volunteer with the LA doula project and one of the educators for their teen mom doula support program at a local high school in Los Angeles. I am finishing my masters thesis with a focus on birth disparities and birth traditions.

Birth Availability for Stevie Merino

= Available. Calendar last updated: 12/2/2019 9:59:11 PM

Postpartum Availability for Stevie Merino

= Available. Calendar last updated: 12/2/2019 9:59:11 PM