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el lee

MoonGather Births/Roots of Labor Birth Collective

Oakland, CA Service range 20 miles Mile range is mildly flexible



Birth Fee


Postpartum Rate


Birth Fee


Postpartum Rate


Birth Doula Certifications

  • Roots of Labor Birth Collective - Certified Birthworker (Doula)

Birth Doula Experience

3 years and 6 births attended

Postpartum Doula Experience

3 years and 10 families served

Doula Training

  • Roots of Labor Birth Collective, February 2018

Type of practice: Other

Clients per month: 1 births and 1 postpartum families

Postpartum limits/restrictions: i value slow relationship building in my role to you as a full-spectrum doula. for this reason, i work slowly, intentionally, and together with you over time to set up a meaningful, communicative, and well rounded relationship, and will only take one birth at a time so that i can show up for you fully and well resourced.

Attends hospital births? All Hospitals
Availability to switch off with family members/primary partners under Covid-19 restrictions

Attends birth center births? All Birth Centers

Attends home births? Any Home Birth

College Education


Special Services Offered

  • Abortion support
  • Antepartum doula support
  • Belly binding
  • Belly casting
  • Bereavement doula (pregnancy & infant loss)
  • Birth counseling for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Childbirth education services
  • Mother blessing celebrations
  • Placenta encapsulation
  • Prenatal or postnatal massage
  • Sibling support (for your older children at the birth)
  • Surrogates and intended parents
  • Therapeutic bodywork
  • Virtual and remote doula support

Relevant volunteer or advocacy work

my name is el lee and i am a full spectrum doula & birthworker based in the Bay Area. i am certified and trained through Roots of Labor Birth Collective and offer services aligning with their values of decolonial medicine and collective healing. it is my deep belief, rooted in my identity as a a queer, trans, chinese daughter of migrants that every body has the ability to foster a womb and access creation. i am affirming of both life and death, and the autonomy of full consent. i am present to accompany and advocate for you through transition in order to improve the outcome of your care, birth, abortion, or otherwise. my practice is queer, Person of Color, and access centered. i am an organizing member of Roots of Labor Birth Collective in Oakland, CA, through which i was primarily trained as a Full Spectrum Doula and birth advocate. i have also been trained and involved in QTPOC Birthwerq Project in Seattle, WA, as well as Frontline Medics, a community-based emergency response team, Ancestral Apothecary, an herbal school in Oakland, CA, and Lyon-Martin Health Services/Women's Community Clinic in San Francisco, CA as a Medical Assistant.

Fee Details

my services are sliding scale, in order to center birthing people who would not otherwise have access to doula services. The flat fee includes 2-3 prenatal visits, on-call for 2 weeks prior to EDD up until birth, and 2-3 postpartum visits.

Oakland, CA Service range 20 miles Mile range is mildly flexible

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Birth Availability for el lee

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Postpartum Availability for el lee

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