Childbirth Educator & Labor Doula Faculty
Julie Brill, CCCE, CLD owns and manages WellPregnancy in Bedford, Massachusetts. She graduated from Tufts University with a degree in Women’s Studies and Sociology and completed the Massachusetts Midwifery Apprenticeship Course. Julie is a veteran childbirth educator who has been teaching childbirth classes and attending births as a midwifery apprentice and doula since 1992. She has been a member of the CAPPA Faculty since 2003, teaching trainings throughout New England. She is honored to have taught hundreds of CAPPA professionals and thousands of pregnant families. Julie teaches a wide variety of private and group perinatal classes in the Boston area, and specializes in natural childbirth, VBAC, homebirth preparation, and infant care. She is certified to teach Peggy Huddleston’s Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster program and provides phone cesarean birth preparation classes nationwide. Julie is proud to be a La Leche League Leader who is currently working towards sitting for the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Exam. Her writings on perinatal topics have appeared in many publications including Midwifery Today, hip mama, ePregnancy, and Parenting from the Heart. She is the author of the doula anthology Round the Circle: Experienced Doulas Share What They’ve Learned. Julie is the mother of two homeschooled teenage girls. She believes that the perinatal period is extremely important, a time to fix things before they are broken, and is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with birthing families and mentor CAPPA childbirth educators and labor.