Certified Labor Doula, Certified Postpartum Doula, Certified Lactation CounselorServices Offered: Antepartum doula, Breastfeeding Support, Labor Support, Lactation Consultant, Multiples Support, Newborn Care Classes, Postpartum Support, Remote Support/Virtual Classes, Teen Support, Trained Labor Doula, Trained Postpartum Doula
Certifications: Certified Labor Doula, Certified Postpartum Doula
Location: Lansdowne Pennsylvania United States
Karen M. Peterson owner of KMP Doula Service has over 30 years of experience working with women, children and families. She is a faculty doula trainer for CAPPA, a certified labor and postpartum Doula (CAPPA), a certified lactation counselor, a safe sleep ambassador, and a certified child passenger safety technichian.
Karen believes that the birthing space is a sacred one and feels privileged to help birthing people along their journey. Karen loves birthwork because it is a place where everyone involved becomes someone new. Karen supports healing, health equity, and the rights of childbearing people. Karen has great relationships with community based organizations and is connected to many referral services.
She is a wife, mother and grandmother with a blended family of 8 children and 12 grandchildren. She holds a BSED from West Chester University and has taught every grade level from K-12. Karen spent 12 years educating pregnant and parenting teens and prior to that she was a foster parent to teenage mothers.
Currently, Karen is a board member and interim program manager for Daddy University’s Paternal Involvement Initiative and Doula 4 Dads Program. Karen is the former founder & executive director of non-profit Women of Harmony, Inc. Karen has a podcast that can be found on many networks @kmpdoulaservice, she is a member of the Delaware County Breastfeeding Coalition. Karen will begin matriculating toward a masters in clinical social work in the spring of 2022. Karen can be reached by phone or email at 610-809-1487 or email@example.com.
Karen loves her family, teaching and self care by way of travel, dining, swimming and yoga.
Certifications:CLD Certification Number: 10-202104, expires October 6, 2024 (EST)
CPD Certification Number: 3-201613, expires March 14, 2022 (EST)