Birth Doula Experience: 7 years and 155 births attended
DONA International, January 2006
Type of Practice: Group practice with shared call schedule
Clients per Month: 2 to 4
Attends hospital births? All Hospitals Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers Attends home births? Any Home Birth Aprox. 50% of my birth work has been supporting families birthing at home or in other out-of-hospital settings, and the other half of my practice has focused on supporting individuals birthing within a hospital. Placenta preparation (tincture, capsules and placenta prints) are available as an additional service to my doula clients and also as a stand-alone service.
Childbirth Education Certifications
Midwest Maternal Child Institute, certified
Peer breast feeding counselor, trained
Other Relevant Certifications
4. Biologix Solutions Bloodborne Pathogens for Placenta Encapsulation Specialists Trained
American Academy of CPR and First Aid, Inc Certified
CPR Certified - Red Cross
Neonatal Resuscitation Certified (American Academy of Pediatrics)
Perinatal Educator – Midwest Maternal Child Institute
Spinning Babies® Aware Practitioner
Neonatal Resuscitation, Certified. Birth Emergency Skills Training (BEST), Certified. CURRENTLY, 3 + yr Certified Professional Midwifery (CPM) student. Dual enrolled; National College of Midwifery, and Midwest Maternal Child Institute.
Specialized training or previous experience
Induced and high medical technology labor & birth
Special needs babies
Special Services Offered
Breastfeeding Consultant Services
Childbirth Education Services
Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
Relevant volunteer or advocacy work
Currently working as a midwifery assistant, and have previously worked as an assistant to two additional midwifery providers in SE WI, and northern IL.
Wisconsin Council of Certified Professional Midwives, member.
Illinois Council of Certified Professional Midwives, member.
Wisconsin Guild of Midwives, member.
Languages spoken: English
Service Area Map
Area of practice: Milwaukee, WI Travel Range: 90 Miles