Certified Postpartum Doula

Francine Kazmierski

My name is Francine. I am currently a student nurse working towards a BSN-RN degree. My passion from when I was little has always been to work in the NICU. I am a post partum doula and love to support and educate my families on their new addition.

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Ashli Kucinskas

Ashli is a labor and postpartum doula on our team who has completed her training through CAPPA, she is also a placenta encapsulation specialist. She has been working her whole life with children ranging from the age of 2 days to 12 years old. She has over 20 years of experience including being a nanny, night nurse, as

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Amanda Devericks

As a mom of two young, adventurous kiddos who has had two very different postpartum experiences, I understand the joys and challenges that new parents face. I have been there at 3am, more exhausted than ever before, leaking ALL the things from ALL the places, struggling through breastfeeding, and (despite having an amazing, supportive husband)

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Tara Dickson

Hi, I’m Tara, a CAPPA trained Postpartum Doula. I’m a mother of two from Burlington that’s looking to share my learnings and love for newborns. Whether it’s your first baby or just your newest one, I’m here to help make those early days easier on mom, baby and the whole family. Please contact me if

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Nikki McDaniel

I am Nikki McDaniel, a trained postpartum doula supporting Northern Colorado. When I am not being a doula, I am being a mom to my 3 sweet kiddos. There is no question that I have always loved babies. My passion and love for what I do became imminent after having my first child and suffering

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Antionette Wright

Born and raised in Chicago, Ill. A mother of six beautiful children ages 26, 24, 20, 18, 16, and 6, one granddaughter that is 3 months old, happily married to my husband for 13 years. Having a less-than-ideal childhood, I have overcome and risen to the challenges. My experiences have given me the motivation and

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Chaz Smith

Hello, I’m currently a Fatherhood Case Manager with South Phoenix Healthy Start. I’m currently working towards a Postpartum Doula Certification to strengthen my ability in assisting fathers and their families. Within my years of experience working with both adults and children; I’ve gained the opportunity to assist others through health education, safety, intervention, and mentoring.

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Selena Eisenberg (they/them)

Selena is a traditional midwife based in Pittsburgh, PA. They have been in the birth world for over 15 years. They are a one of the community birth workers participating in the “Perinatal Health Equity Champions program,” focusing on making hospital birth safer for BIPOC in Pittsburgh. When they aren’t attending a birth, spending time

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Phoebe Lapps

Hello there! My name is Phoebe Lapps, my husband Ben and I and our large golden doodle live in Cincinnati. I have been a nanny for many years, but I have been fascinated by birth-work since I was a child! I’m extremely passionate about empowering women with evidence-based support in the sacred space that is

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Kate Carr

I live on the South Shore of MA with my husband Chris, my three boys, a golden retriever, a black lab, a Newfoundland/lab mix and many chickens.  When I’m not shuttling my kids to activities and sports, I’m working on one of my endless DIY home projects or out in my garden. Once my youngest

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Melanie Betancur

Hello Everyone, I am the CEO and founder of Reverence Birth and my birth worker partner in my business is Yolanda Betancur. We work together to approach birth work with evidence-based information and a love and admiration for maternal health; we advocate for expectant families, who may have experienced adversity in accessing quality care, and

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Doreen Barton

​​Doreen has a passion for helping families welcome and care for their newborn babies. She specializes in gently guiding parents to educate, soothe, and balance life with little ones, with extensive experience in multiples and breastfeeding support. Whether it be organizing the overwhelmed, supporting the stressed, or empowering the energetic, Doreen loves teaching caregivers simple

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Emily Hunter

Hello! I am Emily Hunter and I am a postpartum doula! I believe every family deserves high quality, compassionate care throughout their transition to parenthood. My ultimate goal is to make this transition less intimidating. I will provide physical, emotional and informational support in order to fill gaps left by our society’s current postpartum care.

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Shannon Cronin

Hi there! I’m Shannon and offer birth and postpartum doula services in the Denver metro area. I feel so compelled to provide empowerment and nurturing support to parents since my entry into parenthood was far more challenging than I had planned. I knew my newborn would need a lot of care, but I was unaware

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Karen Schultz

I have been privileged to work in the birth and postpartum community for close to a decade. While I was born and raised in rural Minnesota, I lived out of state for a number of years before moving back to be closer to family. This life change prompted me to lean into one of my

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Johanna Forney (She/Her)

As a dedicated and compassionate Certified Postpartum Doula, Certified Newborn Care Specialist, and soon to be Certified Lactation Counselor Johanna Forney is here to provide you and your precious bundle of joy with the highest level of care and support during this magical journey into parenthood. I am deeply passionate about ensuring the well-being and

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