Jessalyn Ballerano

Jessalyn Ballerano

Educator, Doula, Advocate, Writer

Services Offered: Childbirth Classes, Labor Support, Postpartum Support, Remote Support/Virtual Classes, Trained Childbirth Educator, Trained Labor Doula, Trained Postpartum Doula
Certifications: Certified Childbirth Educator
Location: Oakland CA United States

Pregnancy and Postpartum Monarch Coach,

SMC-Certified Full Circle Birth Companion Doula (present)

CAPPA-Certified Childbirth Educator (present)

Shiphrah’s Doula Circle Community Doula (2015-present)

Senior Assistant, Senior Doula, Communications Coordinator, Oakland Better Birth Foundation (2015-present)

Birthways Volunteer Doula (Berkeley, CA) (2014-2015)

Volunteer Doula at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (Martinez, CA) (2014-2015)

Student midwife, National Midwifery Institute 2013-2016

B.A. in Anthropology, 2011 Thesis on US Hospital Birth available here:


CCCE Certification Number: 7-201722, expires July 29, 2023 (EST)

Email addresses: (Alternate)
Phone numbers:
510-560-5108 (mobile)
518-859-8442 (home)
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