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Use this map (see state listing below map) to find a birth professional who has successfully completed Birth Monopoly’s Know Your Rights: Legal and Human Rights in Childbirth (link),  a course accredited through Evidence Based Birth®, a continuing education provider with the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

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Find a graduate by state (United states)

ALABAMA

Auburn, AL – serving Auburn-Opelika, Montgomery, Columbus, LaGrange
Laura Weldon, CBD (CBI)
New Leaf Birth Services / Contact

Birmingham, AL
Dalia Abrams, MA, MPH, CD(DONA), BDT(DONA), LCCE, CLC
BirthWell Partners and BirthWise in Birmingham / Contact
– BirthWell Partners provides free and low cost doula services for families covered by Medicaid. We also have a work-study option for people who would like to become a doula and can’t afford the cost of training.
– Specializing in Doula training, all kinds of births, reaching our under-served population

Birmingham, AL – serving Central and Northern Alabama
Christian Montgomery
Di Nixi Doula Birth Services / Contact

Huntsville, AL – serving Huntsville, Madison, Decatur
Sabrina Butler CLC
RSB Community Strategies LLC / Contact
Assisting companies become better partners with the minority communities they serve
– Specializing in lactation counseling, breastfeeding classes, lactation room design, and breastfeeding policies

Montgomery, AL – serving Montgomery, Prattville, Millbrook
Traci Weafer, Evidence Based Birth® Instructor and Spinning Babies Parent Educator
Maternal Instincts Doula / Contact
– Specializing in high risk pregnancies (incl. VBAC and trauma survivors)

Tuscaloosa, AL – serving Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, and the surrounding areas
Emily Altman
Druid City Doula / Contact

CALIFORNIA

Acampo, CA – serving San Joaquin, Sacramento, and surrounding counties
Kim Stalians, CD
Kim Your Doting Doula Birth Services / Contact

Cupertino, CA – serving SF Peninsula, South Bay, Santa Cruz
Alicia Fishbein, doula & educator
BORN Doulas / Contact

Davis, CA – serving the greater Sacramento region
Jennifer Anderson, RN
Birth Fusion / Contact
– Especially welcoming LBGTQ+ parents, VBAC and birth trauma couples

Grover Beach, CA – serving San Luis Obispo County and Santa Maria Valley
Zabrina Cox, RN, CLD (CAPPA), LCCE, B.S. Child Development and Minor in Psychology
Central Coast Childbirth Connection / Contact

Huntington Beach, CA – serving Orange County and Long Beach
Amber Navarro, BA, CLEC, Birth Doula
Mama Sol Birth / Contact

 

Irvine, CA – serving Orange County and Long Beach
Marlee Malone-Franklin, Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula, Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor
Hero Birth Services / Contact
– Especially welcoming members of the LGBTQ+ community, families of color, and parents with a history of loss or fertility challenges
– Specializing in high-risk pregnancies, pregnancy after loss, and parents wishing to have a more whole-person birth experience in a hospital setting

Los Angeles, CA – serving Los Angeles, South Bay, and Long Beach
Sarah Ferguson
First Rituals / Contact
– Specializing in natural unmedicated births, families of color, epidural births, planned Cesarean births, teen pregnancy, birthing people over 40, clients on bed rest, high risk, single parents, survivors of childhood/adult sexual abuse, LGBTQ families, survivors of trauma, multiples

Los Angeles, CA – serving nationally
Kristy Goodman, MS, MPH, PA-C
PreConception, Inc. / Contact
– Specializing in prepregnancy testing

 

Orange, CA – serving Orange County
Tristen Orosco, Doula, Placenta Specialist, Student Midwife Little Acorn Doula Services / Contact
Especially welcoming families of color, teen parents, lgbtq+, loss parents

 

Riverside, CA – serving Riverside, Colton, San Bernardino, Inland Empire
Sabrina Hernandez
Corazone Counseling / Contact: (951) 217-5542
– Especially welcoming families of color, Indigenous, Queer/Trans families, and Immigrant Spanish speaking families. Low-income families (reduced fees available)
– Specializing in Traditional Postpartum Care

Sacramento, CA – serving the Greater Sacramento Area
Amy Moy, Certified Cornerstone Birth Doula and Childbirth Educator
River Bend Birth Services / Contact
– Especially welcoming LGBTQ+ identified growing families
– Specializing in Optimal Fetal Positioning, Rebozo certified

San Jose, CA – serving South Bay
Katya Sorokina
Birth Doula Katya / Contact

San Jose, CA – serving San Jose-South Bay Area
Heather Ward, BD, PD, CCE, CLE
BirthLore / Contact

COLORADO

Durango, CO
Melanie Ellison, CD(DONA), CLC
Devoted Hands Doula / Contact
– 
Specializing in birth photography, rebozo, VBAC, single mothers

Johnstown, CO – serving Northern Colorado
Audrey Logan, Birth Doula
Elevated Birth LLC / Contact

 

CONNECTICUT

Bridgeport, CT – serving New Haven, CT, Hartford, CT, Providence, RI, New York City, NY, Springfield, MA
SciHonor Devotion, eCID (ENT Interdiciplinary Doula), ePHA, CLC, M.A., CBE, ENT Doula Trainer, Student Midwife
Earth’s Natural Touch: Birth Care and Beyond / Contact
– Especially welcoming Families of Color, Black Families, Teen Parents
– Specializing in Truly Informed Childbirth Education, Interdisciplinary Doula Training, Lactation, Fertility & Pre-Conception, Birth Trauma, Perinatal Loss, Teen Pregnancy, VBAC, Traditional Moroccan and African-American Birth & Postpartum Healing Practices,

FLORIDA

Fernandina Beach, FL – serving NE Florida, SE Georgia
Joanna Jordan, Doula, MSP, CBE, Placenta Encapsulator
Empowered Journey Doula Services / Contact

Jacksonville, FL – serving Jacksonville, Callahan, St. Johns County
Alexis Luna, Birth Doula
Luna Bee Birth Services / Contact

Key Largo, FL – serving Florida Keys and Miami
Melanie Valle, HCHI, HCHD
South Florida Hypnobabies / Contact

 

Orlando, FL – serving Central Florida: Orlando, Kissimmee-St.Cloud, Altamonte-Sanford (and online)
Michelle Smith, CHt, NLPMP, CCA, SBD-C, CBE, Founder of The Birth Ease Method
Birth Ease / Contact
– Inclusive provider
– Specializing in Birth Trauma, Perinatal Loss, Stress Reduction, Clinical Hypnosis, VBAC, Placenta Services

GEORGIA

Decatur, GA – serving Metro Atlanta
Alycia Cullen
Advocate Birth / Contact
– Especially welcoming French-speaking

Oglethorpe, GA – serving all of Central GA, Macon, GA, Warner Robins, GA, Americus, GA, Perry, GA
Bertha Yoder
Bertha The Essential Doula / Contact: (478) 952-2886

IDAHO

Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho – serving North Idaho and Eastern Washington
Rebekah Preston
Joyful Embrace Birth Services / Contact
– Specializing in Birth, Bereavement, VBAC, VBA2C, VBA3C

Moscow, ID – serving Moscow, Pullman, Lewiston, Clarkston, and the surrounding areas
Rebecca Haley, birth and postpartum doula
Palouse Women’s Wellness / Contact

ILLINOIS

Aurora, IL – serving DuPage County
Ashley Anderson, LCCE, CLC, CIMI, HypnoBirthing Instructor®️
Teen Parent Connection / Contact
– Especially welcoming young and teen parents (22 and younger), mothers part of child welfare system (in foster care themselves and also pregnant or parenting)

Chicago, IL – serving Chicago, Evanston, and Oak Park, IL
Shawna Mertens, Birth Doula, Childbirth Educator, Director of Prenatal Programs, Third Coast Birth & Baby
Third Coast Birth & Baby / Contact

Evanston, IL – serving Chicago, Evanston, Oak Park
Heather McCullough, CPM, CAPPA Faculty CLD, CPD, CLE, Evidence Based Birth® Instructor, SbPE, SbAP, HCHI
HMBirth & 312Doulas / Contact
– Especially welcoming diverse families
– Specializing in VBAC / VBA2C

Lockport, IL – serving Lockport, Chicago, Southwest Suburbs
Stefanie McMillin, DPT
Healing Hands Doula Services / Contact
– Especially welcoming pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic pain, trauma

Marshall, IL – serving Terre Haute, IN, Brazil, IN, Clinton, IN, Rockford, IN, Paris, IL, Champaign, IL, Danville, IL, Matton, IL, Charleston, IL, Effingham, IL, Robinson, IL
Jessie Uchytil CD, CPD, Stillbirthday Certified, Certified Breastfeeding Educator
Crowning Achievement Birth Services / Contact
– Welcoming families of all sizes and dynamics
– Specializing in surrogacy, IVF, VBAC

Urbana, IL – serving Champaign County, Illinois
Isis Rose, MA
Isis A. Rose, Birth and Postpartum Services / Contact
– Especially welcoming families of color, LGBTQ+, teenagers
– Specializing in hospital birth, home birth, placenta encapsulation, childbirth education

INDIANA

Evansville, IN – serving Southwest Indiana + Owensboro, KY
Hillary Melchiors, PhD, MPH, LCCE, CD(DONA)
Doula Group of Evansville / Contact
– Especially welcoming families of Color, LGBTQ+ Families, & families expecting after a loss
– Specializing in: Please ask me about my experience and training

IOWA

Davenport, IA – serving Greater Quad Cities Area
Susan McLoon
Motherhood Matters / Contact
– Especially welcoming Teen/young/single moms, Loss parents, LBGTQ

KENTUCKY

Bowling Green, KY – serving Bowling Green and surrounding areas
Suzanna Woods
Welcome Life Doula Service / Contact

Lexington, KY – serving Lexington & Central Kentucky
Chanté Perryman, Doula, Childbirth Educator, Evidence Based Birth® Instructor, Spinning Babies® Parent Educator
Baby Dreams Maternity Concierge / Contact
– Especially welcoming families of color
– Specializing in first time birthing, VBAC, and multiples

Louisville, KY – serving Metro Louisville, Southern Indiana
Amelia Pantalos, L.Ac., LMT, Doula
Meridian Acupuncture / Contact: (502) 718-6881
– Especially welcoming LGBTQ+ families

Nicholasville, KY – serving Central Kentucky
Renee Basham CD(BAI, SBD), CBE, Evidence Based Birth® Instructor
Hope’s Embrace / Contact
– Especially welcoming low income, loss parents, single moms

MARYLAND

Berlin, MD – serving Delmarva peninsula (Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland & Virginia)
Chloe French, Full Spectrum Doula
Being & Born / Contact: (443) 614-1961
– Especially welcoming Spanish-speaking families, loss parents, adoption, poor prenatal diagnosis
– Specializing in vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC), home birth

Rockville, MD – serving Maryland, Northern VA, and greater Washington DC Area
Rachel Carbonneau, CD(DONA), Evidence Based Birth® Instructor
Family Ways, LLC / Contact
– Especially welcoming families of color, immigrants, LGBTQIA+ families, neurodiverse families, families with disabilities, and survivors
– Specializing in VBAC, multiples, bereavement support, trauma-informed support, single parents, surrogacy, full-spectrum support; services available in English, Spanish, and American Sign Language (ASL)

MASSACHUSETTS

Quincy, MA – serving Boston, immediately south of Boston, and into the South Shore of MA
Mae Marquis, Full Spectrum Doula
Sandpiper Doula / Contact
– Especially welcoming LBGTQ+, low income, those effected by domestic violence
– Specializing in NeuroDivergent Informed Care, Trauma Informed Care, Home Birth

Spencer, MA – serving Central Massachusetts
Amber Vayo
The Birth Word / Contact
– Specializing in Research and Policy advocacy

Winthrop, MA – serving the Greater Boston area, and the world online
Mikayla Dalton OP, CCE
Fig Leaf Fertility / Contact
– Especially welcoming families of color, families of any faith, infertility warriors
– Specializing in preconception education, childbirth education, & postpartum fertility charting

MINNESOTA

Minneapolis, MN – serving the Twin Cities and surrounding areas
Brittany Irwin
Birth Doula Brittany / Contact
– Especially welcoming work to prevent birth trauma, PTSD, and/or helping people have redemptive birth experiences. I also work with people who have dealt with infertility or loss.
– Specializing in plus size women, VBAC clients, and WOC

MISSISSIPPI

Madison, MS – serving Metro Jackson, Central MS
Erin Mattingly, CBD (CBI)
Erin Mattingly Birth Services / Contact: (910) 581-0800
– Specializing in VBAC

MISSOURI

Raymore, MO – serving Greater Kansas City and Surrounding Area
Rebekah Hoover Birth Doula and Photographer
Inspirational Births / Contact

MONTANA

Whitefish, MT – serving Flathead Valley
Sylvia Malaga
Sylvia Malaga Doula Services / Contact
– Especially welcoming teen/young/single parents, families of color, Spanish speaking, LGBTQ+

NEVADA

Reno, NV- serving Reno, Sparks, Tahoe, Truckee, Carson City, Fernley
Sarah Walton, GentleBirth Instructor
Bright Heart Birth Services / Contact
– Especially welcoming LGBTQ+, POC, single parents and those with a history of trauma and loss
– Specializing in VBAC, IVF, High Risk & Homebirth

NEW JERSEY

Cherry Hill, NJ – serving Southern New Jersey, Philadelphia
Cat LaPlante, MAEd, CD(DONA), LCCE, Evidence Based Birth Instructor
Birth Freely Birth Services / Contact
– Specializing in healing birth

Cherry Hill, NJ – serving Philadelphia & South Jersey
Nicole Sawyers Todd, CLD, CVD, HCHD
Northern Star Doula / Contact
– Specializing in Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC), Previous Birth Trauma, Inclusivity, Hypnobabies®, Pelvic Biodynamics

Haddon Township, NJ – serving Southern New Jersey and the Greater Philadelphia area
Mallori Berry Cain, MSW, LSW, MSP, HCHD, Maternal Support Practitioner/Certified Birth & Postpartum Doula, Hypnobabies Hypno-Doula
Thrive Birth & Maternal Support, LLC / Contact
– Specializing in hypnosis in childbirth, VBAC, maternal mental health

Pittstown, NJ – serving Pittstown, Hunterdon County, Morris County, Bucks County, Lehigh Valley
Hayley Weichler, CD, HCHD
Compassionate Beginnings Doula and Birth Services / Contact
– Especially welcoming loss parents

Tabernacle, NJ – serving Southern Jersey
Amanda Michels, CCCE, CLD
Divine Nature Birth Services / Contact

NEW YORK

New York City, NY – serving NYC, Hudson Valley NY, Western MA
Aviva Romm MD, midwife
Aviva Romm / Contact

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte, NC – serving Greater Charlotte area
Andrea Gerdes, CD(BAI)
Complete Joy Birth Services / Contact

OHIO

Cincinnati, OH – serving Cincinnati, Northern KY and Costa Rica
Kate Gonzalez LD, P-ICD
Doula Family Services LLC / Contact
– Especially welcoming teen parents, families of color, non-English speaking families, parents with a cancer diagnosis (or at high risk for cancer)
– Specializing in Birth and Postpartum Doula Services, Prenatal Yoga, Comfort Measures in Labor Classes, Families with a Cancer Diagnosis

Cincinnati, OH – serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky
Paula Richards, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM
Contact
– Specializing in mentoring new-to-OB nurses and nursing students interested in maternal-infant health

OREGON

Eugene, OR – serving Eugene/Springfield, and Lane County
Tiffany Grantom, CD(DONA), Childbirth Educator, Spinning Babies® Parent Educator
InsightDoula / Contact
– Especially welcoming parents with previous loss
– Specializing in VBAC, inductions, home birth, medically complicated birth, previous birth trauma

PENNSYLVANIA

Havertown, PA – serving Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties
Katherine DiPaulo MSW LCSW
Katherine DiPaulo MSW LCSW / Contact: (215) 300-5933
– Especially welcoming pregnant and parenting teens

 

Lancaster, PA, providing online support
Laura Fry, MS, Maternal Health Advocate
Mothers with 4th Degree Tears / Contact
– Specializing in those with severe tearing

Philadelphia, PA – serving Philadelphia Region
Christine Golcher CD(DONA), PCD(DONA), CLC, CBE(CBI)
Christine’s Care & Compassion / Contact
– Especially welcoming all families in the Philadelphia region

Philadelphia, PA
Brittany Sharpe McCollum
Blossoming Bellies Wholistic Birth Services / Contact

Stewartstown, PA – serving York, Harrisburg, Lancaster, South Central PA
Susanah B, Smith, Doula, CLC
York Birth Services / Contact

Wayne, PA – serving Main Line, Philadelphia Metro Area
Karen Zamperini
Aligned for Birth / Contact
– Specializing in VBAC, Hypnobabies

 

Wyndmoor, PA – serving Philadelphia, PA and Montgomery & Bucks Counties in PA
Amy Rothstein, Birth Doula
Little Engine Birth Services / Contact

TENNESSEE

Knoxville, TN – serving Knoxville, Maryville, Oak Ridge, Clinton, Lenoir City
Rebekah Mustaleski, CPM-TN
Roots & Wings Midwifery, LLC / Contact
– Specializing in home birth

Serving Memphis and MidSouth
Susan Rook, PT, CD(DONA), Evidence Based Birth® Instructor
Cultivating Empowered Birth / Contact

TEXAS

Austin, TX – serving Austin, TX, Central Texas, and South Texas
Antonetta Arya, C.Ht., CBE, HCHI, C.NLP
Glow Mama Holistic Birth + Hypnosis / Contact
– Especially welcoming families of color
– Specializing in Hypnobabies Birth Education, birth hypnosis, holistic integration

Austin, TX
Kelly Bolerjack CD(DONA), SBD
Kelly Bolerjack Doula Services, LLC / Contact
– Especially welcoming loss parents
– Specializing in hospital birth, VBAC, TENS, rebozo

Lubbock, TX – serving Lubbock TX and Amarillo TX
Ashley Blythe
Ash Blythe Photography / Contact

Richmond, TX – serving Fort Bend County and Southwest Houston
Lynn Berg CD(DONA)
Doula Near Me Birth and Postpartum Services / Contact
– I serve any and all who need support through pregnancy, birth, and postpartum

VERMONT

Burlington, VT and as a Virtual Doula & Childbirth Educator, Everywhere!, Everywhere!
Lisa Gold Rubin, LCCE, CD(DONA)
The Good Birth Project / Contact
– Specializing in Virtual Birth Preparation and 24/7 Newborn Parenthood Support

VIRGINIA

Chesapeake, VA – serving Hampton Roads Virginia
Ildiko Baugus, CPM, LM
EVaHomebirth / Contact

Falls Church, VA – serving Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland
Fatima Abdallah, Birth & Traditional Postpartum Doula, Childbirth Educator
Oasis Birth Doula / Contact
– Especially welcoming families of color, vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC) families
– Specializing in vaginal births after Cesarean (VBACs) and traditional Moroccan postpartum care

Staunton, VA – serving Staunton, Harrisonburg, and Shenandoah Valley
Megan Dively
Intuitive Birth Services / Contact
– Especially welcoming vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC) clients, loss families, surrogacy
– Specializing in vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC)

WASHINGTON

Woodinville – serving Greater Seattle area, including Eastside–Everett to Renton
Mallory Emerson, LCCE, doula
Mallory Emerson Birth Services / Contact
– Especially welcoming low-income families (reduced fees available)

Spokane, WA
Miri Halliday, CD(BAI)
Halliday Doula Services / Contact
– Specializing in VBAC

Spokane, WA – serving Spokane, Couer D Alene, Post Falls
Jordyn Henry – Birth Doula
Jordyn Henry- Birth Photographer & Doula / Contact
– Specializing in VBAC

Tacoma, WA – serving Puget Sound Area
Jacob (Jake) Mearse, DNP, CNM, PMHNP
Franciscan Women’s Health Associates at St. Joseph / Contact
– Especially welcoming Medicaid, psychiatric disorders in pregnancy, history of sexual trauma, WOC, VBAC, water birth, anyone wanting a provider who listens!
– Specializing in midwifery model of care, VBAC, water birth, depression/anxiety/PTSD

WEST VIRGINIA

Martinsburg, WV – serving Northern Virginia, West Virginia Eastern Panhandle, Western Maryland, The District of Columbia
Andrea Gioia, RN
The Joyful Crane, LLC / Contact
– Specializing in homebirth

WISCONSIN

Appleton, WI – serving The Fox Valley
Jeni Dansand, CD, CPD
The Valley Doula / Contact
– Especially welcoming all families, from all walks of life

Milwaukee, WI – serving Greater Milwaukee area
Erin Megenity, birth doula
Bridge Birth Services / Contact

AUSTRALIA

Adelaide, South Australia – serving Adelaide Metro, Adelaide Hills, Mt Barker, Gawler
Kelly Harper, Birth, Bereavement & Postnatal Doula
Elemental Beginnings / Contact
– Especially welcoming single parents

JAPAN

Okinawa, Japan – serving Okinawa, Japan and Virtual Services Worldwide
Lindsay Blew, CD(DONA), CLC
Glow Life Birth Services / Contact
– Especially welcoming Military Affiliated and Expat Families, BIPOC, Single Parents
– Specializing in Childbirth Hypnosis, Lactation and Infant Feeding

Okinawa, Japan – serving Okinawa, Japan
Bridgett Faulkner, Birth Doula
Growing Wild Birth Services / Contact
– Especially welcoming military families

NETHERLANDS

Grave, Netherlands – serving Grave and 50 kilometers around the city
Dominique van der Vorst, former midwife, doula, yin yoga teacher, colourpuncturist
DoulaDominique / Contact
– I serve all woman, especially those who are single
– Specializing in VBAC, giving birth after birth trauma

POLAND

Kraków, Poland – serving Poland
Sylwia Ura-Polak, Midwife
Birth Coach Project / Contact
– Specializing in human rights in childbirth; informed consent and refusal; evidence-based information and practices for families and professionals; childbirth education in Polish context for a positive childbirth experience

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