Directory of Birth & Postpartum Doulas

Cherie Seah

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Oakland, Serving the Bay Area

www.earthshinedoula.com

Cherie Seah is one of the Co-Founders of Asian Birth Collective & is very passionate about supporting Queer and BIPOC folks through their birth journey. They are also a birth photographer, birth and post-partum doula, specilizing in traditional Chinese yuezi & confinement postpartum practices.

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Keelia Alder

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Serving the Bay Area

www.doulakeelia.com

Keelia Alder is co-host of the podcast, Doula Stories, and also runs a birthworker mentorship circle with Brooke Patmor on the Birthbruja platform. She's also a  doula, childbirth educator, birth photographer and provides breastfeeding/chestfeeding support, infant sleep, baby-wearing and cloth diapering education. 

Siobhan Norris

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Serving the Bay Area

www.siobhan-norris.com

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Siobhan offers pregnancy, birth, & postpartum care; loss support; traditional Filipino/Visayan nourishment. "I hold certificates in Birth & Labor, Fullspectrum, Homebirth, and Survivor support from Cornerstone and remain committed to expanding my toolkit so I can provide inclusive, informed, and individualized care for all people."

 

Myra Julian

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Serving Oakland, Alameda County

www.thetowndoula.com

Myra is a postpartum doula and a placenta encapsulator. 

"I believe there is no correct way to parent, & that good communication, consistent guidance and a positive attitude make a tremendous difference into your first steps into parenthood. And that each parent has a rare intuitive quality that needs to be cultivated through observation and encouragement."

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Shalini Shah

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Serving the Bay Area

www.eatduedates.com

www.shalinishah.com

www.bipocinthebay.com

Shalini Shah is a prenatal educator, lactation counselor, and a full spectrum doula. Shalini is the owner of 'Due Dates' and 'BIPOC in the Bay.'

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Sneha Bentley

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Serving the SF East Bay Area (Alameda and Contra Costa counties)

https://sites.google.com/view/birthworker-sne

Sneha is a queer, Tamil/Thamizh-American gestational worker. She seeks to center the consent and pleasure of everyone she works with, and is so excited to meet you in this space!

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Crystal Michelle

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Serving Coast Miwok Territory (Marin County) and Ohlone Territory (East Bay)

Email: crystalmichelle.birth@gmail.com

(310) 755-4334

Crystal is a full-spectrum birth & postpartum caregiver who loves to serve families during the transformational journey of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. Her care is steeped in traditional, cultural, wisdom integrated with evidence-based research, creating a holistic framework that meets each family's unique needs.

Aimi Gallego

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Based in Grass Valley, CA

www.aimiphoto.co

 

Aimi D. Gallego is the Co-Founder of Asian Birth Collective. Aimi is a photographer, birth doula, pre-natal yoga instructor and prospective mindfulness-based childbirth and parenting (MBCP) teacher. 

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Angie Park

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Serving Los Angeles & Orange County

www.aznxeemo.com

Angie Park is a Co-Founder of Asian Birth Collective, a birth doula and a prospective childbirth educator. Birthwork intersects with her deep interest in the history of Asian/Korean womyn, Korean diaspora and birth-rites. She also has a deep passion for food sovereignty/justice & plant medicine.

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Tia Stark

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Serving Los Angeles

www.tiastark.com

Tia Stark is a birth and postpartum doula, a childbirth educator and provides both placenta encapsulation and reiki services

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Bianka May

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Serving Inland Empire/San Bernardo County

www.tinysunflowers.com

"I focus on "extended postpartum and parenthood support" as a doula. After the newborn stage, I can continue to offer the same parent-focused support until children are about 5 years old if requested."

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Supinda Sirihekaphong

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Serving Morongo Basin (29 Palms, Joshua Tree, Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley)

www.Infinitesupportbirth.com

Supinda is a first-generation Thai-American full spectrum doula and yoga guide committed to supporting folks rediscover their powers to heal and create a happy and healthier life for themselves and others.

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Junko Watanabe Ziemba

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Serving Los Angeles/Orange County

www.thedoulafariy.com

I am a Postpartum Doula, Lactation Educator Counselor and a Malaysian-style Postnatal Practice Provider. I am a Japanese immigrant mama of 2 who love cooking, bellydance, and making art!

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Michelle Brenhaug

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Serving Los Angeles

www.thetenderhearteddoula.com

I am a Japanese American mother of 2 and I am very passionate about every birthing person having emotional and physical support during labor.

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Karen Try

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Serving Los Angeles/Long Beach

trydoula.com

I am a full spectrum birth worker currently serving the Los Angeles area. I strive and thrive to always center anti-racist, intersectional, inclusive, trauma-informed, and accessible care in my practice and life.

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Joyce Dykema
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Serving Lincoln, Nebraska

https://doulajoyce.com

Joyce is a birth doula, Evidence Based Birth®️ Instructor, childbirth educator, and community breastfeeding educator. She has been working with birthing families in the Lincoln, NE area since 2009.

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Janel Feliz Martir
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Serving Brooklyn, Manhattan

www.JanelDoula.com

I am a Asian-American NYC-based senior professional birth practitioner who specializes in providing evidence-based and compassionate support to birthing people. I have attended over 140+ births in the US and abroad, and have an extensive background in clinical obstetrics and global maternal health.

 

Anna Balagtas
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Serving Toronto, Durham Region + GTA

www.yourpocketdoula.com

I’m a queer Filipina full spectrum birthworker. My practice is rooted in radical care and queer reproductive justice. I believe in providing gender affirming and trauma informed care for all folks in their reproductive journeys.

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