Katorah (they/them/she/her) – Portland, OR
Katorah offers in-person childbirth education, as well as support for labor/birth, abortion care, postpartum, death, and grief.
Jeremy Bowen (he/him) – Seattle, WA
Jeremy Bowen, Full-Spectrum Doula
Jeremy Bowen is a caring and compassionate transmasculine full-spectrum doula who offers support to people terminating a pregnancy, trying to conceive, experiencing the loss of a pregnancy, preparing for labor, or adjusting to life postpartum.
Jessi Vining (she/her) – Salem, OR
Currently offering placenta encapsulation and LGBTQ+ positive childbirth classes in the Pacific Northwest. Also serving as a midwife at WHA’s Midwifery Birth Center in Portland, Oregon.
Summer Roger (she/her) – Phoenix, AZ
Birth + Fire Doula Services
Summer is a badass and bold doula caring for parents as they harness their strength during pregnancy, birth and beyond.
Meredith Mance, CPM, LDM, IBCLC (she/her/they/them) – McMinnville, OR
Wilder Midwifery offers gender-inclusive and LGBTQ+ positive home birth midwifery services to the upper Wilamette Valley and Oregon Coast. Their services include: preconception and fertility visits, prenatal care, home birth, postpartum and newborn care, and lactation support. Meredith speaks both Spanish and English and accepts most insurance, including OHP (Medicaid).
Christine Salvatore (she/her/they/them) – Los Angeles, CA
As a birth doula, postpartum doula and infant massage teacher, Christine Salvatore works with families in the Los Angeles area to provide nonjudgemental support during birth, adoption, and the postpartum period.
It is her passion to provide a safe space for her clients to have an empowered birth and postpartum experience and trust what is best for their body. She’s dedicated to providing inclusive care that supports all identities and family structures. Christine is currently working towards becoming an IBCLC to provide more inclusive infant feeding support for queer and trans families.
Jaelyn Rose (she/her/they/them) – Portland, OR
Heart To Heart Doula
Jaelyn Rose is a postpartum doula and birth photographer serving the Portland, Oregon area. They provide non biased support to all families, with priority given to QPOC families.
Aimee Barrett (she/her) – Monterey, CA
Aimee Barrett is a full spectrum doula specializing in prenatal, birth, and fertility. She’s also a photographer capturing birth and lifestyle portraits.
She offers a variety of childbirth education options. Services can be booked individually or in packages. Remote services are offered via FaceTime.
Heron Alicia Paulson-Quick (they/them) – Ferndale, WA
Onward Love Care Collective
Caring for families through transition and exploring sustainable methods of communal care that create space for everyone to thrive is central to the world that Heron envisions. Their offerings include full-spectrum doula support/birth work, family care, sibling support, and dance and movement for whole-body healing. Through affirming care and intentional movement, they believe that we can nourish ourselves, our families, our communities, and our world.
Felecia Graham (she/her) – Portland, OR
Genesis Afrocentric Wellness House
Felecia Graham offers doula services (in person or virtual), placenta encapsulation, belly binding, and a selection of wellness products.
Marinda Greenleaf-Gatten (they/them) – St. Helens, OR
Eden Greenleaf-Gatten is birth doula, located about 40 minutes out of Portland, certifying through DONA International. Their wish is for birthing people and their birth partners to feel physically, emotionally, and spiritually supported while in their care. They are happy to share relaxation techniques, position-change suggestions, and emotional support throughout labor.
As a non-binary doula, they are able to provide inclusive and gender-affirming care to birthing people and partners of all genders and sexualities. As soon as they are hired as a client’s doula, they are available to them for phone, text, and email support. They go on call to be available to assist them in labor beginning at two weeks before their estimated due date.
Packages include a free consult pre-hire, two prenatal visits, continuous support during labor and birth, and two postpartum visits. Their birth doula fees are on a sliding scale relative to a family’s income.
Amy Moy (she/her) – San Diego, CA
Anchoring Families Postpartum Support
Amy Moy identifies as a queer, fluffy femme and is a certified postpartum care expert (also known as a postpartum doula) and childbirth educator – serving a wide variety of wonderful families in the greater San Diego area. She provides in-home inclusive, skilled, and compassionate support to families that are preparing to welcome a baby(ies) and throughout their 4th trimester (0 – 3 months after birth).
Natasha Weiss (she/her/they/them) – San Diego, CA
Spectrum of Love Doula
Natasha is a full spectrum doula whose practice is rooted in inclusivity, autonomy, intuition, and evidence based knowledge.
They offer doula support to all people and families through pregnancy + birth, postpartum, pregnancy loss + abortion + grief, and more.
They strive to provide judgement free care and meet people where they’re at, so that they can create a unique support plan for each individual client. Nothing fills their heart more than supporting people through their most tender, transformational, and raw human moments.
Jamie Oller (they/them) and Whitney Wolfe (she/her) – Astoria, OR
Parenthood is a lifelong journey Harbor Midwifery is a practice that honors all the ways families grow. They know that having a baby on the way changes the relationships among all the people who are welcoming them. Every baby is a new experience and their care is tailored to every client, every baby, every pregnancy. They offer pre conception, pregnancy and postpartum services.
Rachelle (she/her) – San Diego, CA
Rachelle Markham & Associates
Nonjudgmental Infant Feeding support. Specializing in induced lactation, oral function concerns, low milk production, and bottle feeding.
Berenice Dimas (she/her/ella) – South Gate, CA
Berenice Dimas offers full- spectrum birth support, herbal consultations, herbal classes, Limpias, and energy healing for BIPOC.
Cristina Hernandez (she/her) – Las Vegas, NV
VIDA FULL SPECTRUM BIRTH SERVICES
Birth can be transformative, liberating, and healing. As a trauma-informed birth worker, Cristina Hernandez’s mission is to provide evidence based education, options, and a safe space to create the birthing experience you desire. She seeks to support queer and communities of color in creating familia.
Cristina Hernandez has been a birth worker for the past three years. She is native to Las Vegas, Nevada but her people are from Mexico and Cuba. She has been in the anti-violence movement for the past 16 years and is currently completing my Master’s in Public Health. She felt called to birth work after the births of her children, Sofia and Joseph, and as a result of the lack of representation of queer and people of color birth workers in her community.
Ashley Woods (they/them) – Seattle, WA
Ashley Woods Doula
Ashley Woods offers full spectrum services including birth, postpartum, abortion, and miscarriage. They believe in doulas for all, and that there should be no barriers to care. Services provided are trauma informed, and can include substance use support (harm reduction).
Knox Rath-González (they/them) – Los Angeles, CA
Knox Rath-González is a a queer, trauma-informed, sex worker-centered, full spectrum doula. They are a sex worker of 15 years and a survivor. This has led them to build ever-evolving practices of care through action and education.
As a sex worker-centered doula, they approach their work and relationships with the foundational value that people of all genders, sexualities and lifestyles experience the desire for gestational / loss / parental planning support. Their role is to—without assumptions—provide affirming care during the full spectrum of experiences of pregnancy / gestation.
They value continuous education through actively anti-racist practice. They believe to have a decolonial practice their education must come from those that have the historical and generational knowledge. They strive to be an accomplice to marginalized folks who may feel intimidated / not represented and uplift silenced narratives around reproductive justice and care.
In addition to full spectrum birth doula services, they also offer grief & loss support, abortion support, queer & trans family planning / support, and placenta encapsulation services. They are not an expert, but rather, they are committed to a process of continued education and the deconstruction of hierarchies to promote healing.
Cherie Seah (they/they/she/her) – Oakland, CA
Earthshine Doula + Photography
As a Queer & genderqueer parent of two kickass kids, birth work has become Cherie Seah’s life’s calling. Providing services that support inclusivity and diversity is crucial to their practice as a birth worker and as an immigrant. They believe in supporting birthing people of all genders & backgrounds, no matter where they are in their pregnancy journey, and strive to hold a judgment free space that can also be a safer space for them. Cherie’s hope is to be an affirmative and informative voice for birthing people and their partners, and support them regardless of their choices.
Andrea Welty (she/her) – Huntington Beach, CA
The birth of Andrea’s son started a wild yet beautiful soul-expansive journey. She currently lives in Orange County, CA. She had a wonderful birth with an amazing doula. However, she did not think she needed a postpartum doula. She was totally wrong. Her biggest regret is not having a postpartum doula, and that’s why she became one. She’s a trained herbalist and postpartum doula. She’s also completing her training to become a full-spectrum doula with BADT.
Louise Powers (they/she) – Pasco, WA
My Queer Doula
Louise Powers is a queer full spectrum doula, providing emotional, educational and physical support during pregnancy, labor and beyond. Whether you’re interested in a birthing class, labor support, postpartum support, or lactation advice, they’re there for you virtually or in person.
Sneha (she/her) – Castro Valley, CA/Oakland, CA
Sneha the Doula
Sneha is a full-spectrum gestational worker in the East SF Bay Area, CA. She came into this field through first working as a sexual health educator. She trained with Sumi’s Touch in Oakland because she wanted her work to not just be explicitly anti-racist, but to center the consent and desires of queer, trans, and BIPOC people who have been historically left out of pregnancy/sexual health narratives and harmed by capitalist medical systems. Sneha’s goal is to co-create a container that centers consent and pleasure, and allows you to feel empowered, seen, and held.
It is Sneha’s strongest belief that everyone deserves a doula for all transitions in life regardless of their ability to pay. She is more than happy to provide free, last-minute support in the San Francisco Bay Area if she is available. Please reach out via the “Contact” page on her site!
Hayley McKie (she/they) – Seattle, WA
Hayley McKie is a full spectrum birth worker passionate about supporting people as they build family in the way that’s best for them. Everyone deserves to feel cared for during the transitional and impactful moments in their life. They believe that those positive feelings can resonate throughout a lifetime, building resiliency and transmuting trauma. As a queer person, they came to birth work to advocate for birthing people of all genders and celebrate the expansiveness of what family can look like. You are the expert in yourself – their role as a birth worker is to support you physically, emotionally, and in advocating for your wants and needs.
Hayley’s practice is rooted in reproductive justice – the right to maintain bodily autonomy, to have children, to not have children, and to parent the children we have in safe and sustainable communities (SisterSong). It is framed with the knowledge that our bodies and reproductive lives are deeply intertwined with systems of power and oppression – anti-Blackness, racism, classism, ableism, and anti-queerness – in the United States.
Sally Maxwell (she/her) – Santa Fe, NM
Sally is a community doula living on unceded Tewa lands in Santa Fe, NM. Sally is a white, cis, queer and polyamorous person providing full spectrum doula support and advocacy to families in northern New Mexico. Sally’s doula practice is queer-centered and supports families through all reproductive experiences, including pre-conception, fertility, abortion, infant loss, prenatal, birth, postpartum, and early parenting.
Sally’s care is gender affirming, person-centred, trauma-informed, sex-positive, and inclusive. She strives to work through a reproductive justice framework by providing accessible care in her own practice and as a contracted doula with local community organization, Tewa Women United. Sally believes in the power of community, and that when we create a circle of support around pregnant and birthing people, healing happens. As your doula, Sally will support you in making informed decisions for your body and your experience.
Kate (she/her) – Olympia, WA
Opal Doula Care
Kate helps people tap into and claim their intuition, power and purpose during times of transition. She is passionate about reproductive justice and serving/centering those with identities often ignored/excluded in mainstream birth work and healthcare spaces—namely, BIPOC, queer & trans folks. She is currently offering birth, postpartum, and abortion/loss doula services virtually and in-person!
Thea Lemaster (she/her) – Oakland, CA
All Encompassing Doula Services
Thea is a queer, mixed race birth worker who centers her trauma-informed approach to each family’s unique needs. Through the transformative experiences that come with every reproductive choice, Thea stands beside her clients with an empathetic ear and tender heart. Her work is steeped in advocacy and authenticity.
Based in Oakland, AEDS serves the entire San Francisco Bay Area. Thea provides full spectrum doula support, with services including: birth and postpartum doula care, abortion/pregnancy loss services, lactation education, herbal support, rights informed advocacy, and virtual education/mentoring sessions.
Everyone deserves a doula! Sliding scale options and payment plans are available for those in need. Please contact Thea through the inquiry form on the All Encompassing Doula Services website.
Rachel “Rach” Flatt RN, BSN, IBCLC (she/her) Denver, CO
Wholesome Transitions LLC
Rach provides pregnancy, birth and postpartum support for the LGBTQ community in the Denver metro area. She worked as a registered nurse for four years in labor and delivery, mother baby, and lactation. During her time working at the hospital she saw a need for patients to speak up and out for themselves, their bodies, and the way they choose to give birth. She knew that there was a better way this could be done. She set out on my journey to uplift and empower others to speak their needs, bridging the gap between patient and provider. Wholesome Transitions is what she hopes for each of her clients. She wants them to be able to enjoy this precious time with their babes and feel nourished in their transition.
Beth Hardy (she/her) – Salt Lake City, UT
Heart Tones Birth Services
Beth Hardy is a queer birth doula, postpartum doula, and childbirth educator working in Salt Lake City, UT. Her passion is helping expecting parents find their strength, power and voice so they can rock their birth. She loves working with all families, including first-time parents, VBAC parents, LGBTQIA+ parents, adoptive parents, surrogate parents, single parents, and parents from marginalized communities. She’s been a doula since 2011, and has attended births at home, in birth centers, in hospitals. She loves seeing her clients learn about their birthing options, grow into their confident selves, and step into their power and strength in the birth space.
She has two kids, and went through quite a few twists and turns in her own birth experiences. She knows that birth doesn’t always go as planned, and as your doula she helps you navigate the changes and uncertainties, and makes sure you’re always the one in the driver’s seat.
Olivia Hartvig (she/they) – Espanola, New Mexico
Bloom in Alchemy
Olivia Hartvig practices as a trauma-informed postpartum and bereavement doula and lactation counselor, incorporating her art as an herbalist, cook and licensed massage therapist (LMT). Olivia’s specialty is to helping people identify and build confidence in communicating their needs. As a result we are able to build stronger relationships and skills to move through life transitions embracing the most joyful and difficult aspects of them.
All of Olivia’s services are highly individualized based on the desires, visions and capacities of those she works with. Olivia also ensures she works with the entire family/close support network so that everyone is involved and heard through the process.
Services: Full-Spectrum Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula, Bereavement Doula, Postpartum Meals, Prenatal Massage*, Labor Massage*, & Postpartum Massage*
Teachers: Haize Hawke Rosen, Chanel Porchia, Karen Rose, Tamara Lea Spira, Lea Rivera, Keira Nagle
Kelly Flanary (she/her) – Los Angeles, CA
Season of Support
Kelly Flanary is a queer full-spectrum doula in training, community herbalist, and visual + healing artist in Los Angeles, CA. She is currently providing postpartum, abortion, and food support services.
Dana Caston (she/her) – Oakland, CA
Moon River Doula Care
Dana is a queer Full Spectrum Birth and Postpartum Doula based in Oakland CA (Ohlone land). She trained through DONA international and Birthing Advocacy and is also a Lactation Education Counselor, Placenta Encapsulator, and Massage Therapist in training. Dana provides patient-centered care and is honored to support people through the profound and tender perinatal and postpartum times. She strives to give people empowered experiences by fostering self awareness, autonomy, and advocating for her clients wishes. Dana works to normalize all birth and postpartum experiences by sharing evidence based education and providing an empathetic, calm and nonjudgmental presence during birth and the postpartum recovery.
Josephine Raye Kelly (they/them) – Richmond, CA
Full Cup Care
Josephine is a full spectrum birth worker based on occupied Ohlone land, aka the Bay Area in California. They support people through the life transitions of birth, loss, and gender affirmation. They offer holistic support, trauma-informed care, and collective liberation practices to the community. Josephine is also a community mental health social work student and a therapeutic yoga teacher. They work with people virtually and locally.
Momo Yamamoto (she/her) – Portland, OR
Mahina Doula Services
Momo is a queer, multiracial birth doula and aspiring postpartum doula serving the Portland, OR Metro Area. She is dedicated to making sure birthing people and their families feel heard, respected, and empowered. Utilizing techniques such as comforting touch, breathing exercises, and visualization, she helps families have peaceful birthing experiences. Providing trauma-informed care to her clients is a top priority.
A lifelong radical, intersectional feminist, Momo felt called to birth work for several years before finally taking the leap and completing her birth doula training through DONA. She is currently completing her postpartum doula training with Birthing Advocacy Doula Trainings. She also provides abortion support and reiki services. She works on a sliding scale based on need.
In her free time, Momo enjoys writing, beachcombing, walking in the woods, traveling, baking legendary banana bread, and making art of all kinds. She lives with her rescue pup, Pepe, and her partner, Sara, on Clackamas land, otherwise known as Portland, OR.
Cara Lee Kiggins (she/her) – Phoenix, AZ
Cara Lee Kiggins offers online childbirth preparation, both go-at-your-own pace and live. She has had the opportunity to work with hundreds of pregnant people as a Birth Doula, Childbirth Educator, and Prenatal Yoga Teacher. With a background in leading social change programs, I’ve been helping people prepare for and navigate deeply transformative and unfamiliar experiences for nearly two decades.
The births of her two kids as well as the births of those she’s been honored enough to attend as a doula solidified her commitment to ensuring birthing people are prepared to navigate the transformation and surprises of birth with knowledge, coping strategies, bravery, and resilience.
She believes there is no one “right” way to give birth, and she is fiercely committed to body autonomy & judgement-free birth education where expectant parents build the knowledge and tools to seek information and practice clarifying what feels right FOR YOU.
Born and raised in Arizona, she recently returned to Phoenix but in her adult-life she’s called Cairo, Egypt, San Diego, Seattle, and the Bay Area home.
Lydia-Carlie B Tilus (she/her) – San Mateo, CA
Lydia-Carlie is a queer, Black Haitian birth worker based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her journey as birth worker began very early on; she was raised in a multi-generational Haitian household where she was immersed in the births around her, fascinated with caring for her younger sibling and cousins. She is a certified Birth & Postpartum Doula, a Reiki Master/Teacher, and a certified Neuromuscular Massage Therapist specializing in prenatal, perinatal, and postpartum recovery massage. Her practice, SageFemme Wellness supports families through their pregnancy and birth journeys.
Her mission with SageFemme is to fill the gaps in prenatal care and postpartum recovery through therapeutic massage therapy services and comprehensive birth support services. She believes that the journey to pregnancy through birth is a marathon that requires a support team! She offers the guidance, emotional support, and physical support needed during this time so that every birthing experience is safe, positive, and empowering.
Shelby Jawer (she/her) – Tacoma, WA
Shelby offers virtual + in-person postpartum planning and all things postpartum doula care (far beyond just the fourth trimester).
Tianna Bratcher (they/she) – Los Angeles, CA
Tianna comes into birth work as a Black, queer, gender fluid sister, auntie and full spectrum doula. As a doula, they are committed to reproductive justice which means she is dedicated to supporting Black, queer and trans families, honoring the needs and desires of working class birthing people, and showing up for all their clients as an advocate. They are based in Los Angeles, CA and she supports families with births at home, hospitals or birthing centers.
Alice Arden (he/him) – Seattle, WA
Alice Arden Doula Services
Alice provides trauma-informed, relational support for families with newborn(s) and people in the postpartum period as well as education regarding birth and parenting. His work is largely focus on mental health and emotional wellness. His goal is to support new parents in navigating this transitional time and building greater connection to themselves, their child(ren) and partner(s).
Tess Mueske (she/they) – Los Angeles, CA
sacred sun doula services
Tess is a postpartum doula based in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA (occupied Tongva land), originally from Minneapolis, MN (occupied Wahpekute land). They are a white queer, genderqueer, femme lesbian, and use she or they pronouns. Her doula practice centers community and future-building. In what ways can we reimagine family structures, access to information and knowledge, and being in community with one another, outside of oppressive structures? They are passionate about providing consent-focused, informative care to all bodies, which comes from their own experiences with queerness and bodily autonomy. She strives to provide all clients from all walks of life the informative, empowering care they deserve. They were diagnosed with vaginismus, a pelvic floor disorder, at the age of eighteen. In their quest to find information and treatment options, she was met with a significant lack of knowledge and consent-informed care by various providers, leaving her with feelings of shame, inadequacy, frustration, and isolation. Their doula practice is also informed by these experiences.
Keli Schurman-Darby (she/her) – Seattle, WA
Keli provides full-spectrum doula services including birth, postpartum, bereavement and death, termination and loss, and HAES. She also offers doula support and spiritual life coaching.
Jin Moon (they/them) – Tacoma, WA
Grounded Hearts LLC
Jin Moon is a birth and postpartum doula based in Puyallup lands (Tacoma, WA) and serving the South Puget Sound. They are a queer and trans Korean person and believe deeply that all BIPOC, and queer and trans families, should have access to trauma-informed, culturally humble, and heart-centered care that centers the needs of their family. Birth work is deep heart work, spirit work, and medicine, and it is from that space that they enter into their work with community. They offer herbal consultations (not just pertaining to birth work), placenta encapsulation, and have a background and a love for supporting survivors of violence.
McKenna Tiland (she/they) – Seattle, WA
McKenna Tiland Doula Services
McKenna is a full spectrum doula offering a range of support for folks in the Greater Seattle area!
Quin Saunders (she/her) – Portland, OR
Quin is a white, queer, trauma sensitive birthworker who is passionate about co-creating expansive, competent, and celebratory spaces for queer and trans birthing people here on occupied Chinook land (Portland). Utilizing a holistic approach to her work as a birth doula, Quin integrates evidence based education, mindfulness practices, and nutritional guidance. She merges these offerings with a commitment to center and uplift the personal stories, desires, and experiences of the people she works with. Quin is trained as a trauma-informed practitioner, and as such, is a strong advocate for survivors of sexual violence. Quin loves to help facilitate a sense of meaning, confidence, connection, and self determination with her clients through every stage of their unique reproductive journeys.
When she is not supporting her clients, Quin can be found cooking for her gorgeous family, being blown away that it took her 20+ years to realize that she actually likes exercise, playing onstage with her band, and wondering if she’ll ever get to grow the peonies of her dreams.