Certified Labor Doulas

The labor doulas presented on this page are independent practitioners. Their listing is not an endorsement by Birthingway College of Midwifery, nor does it signify a formal relationship with the College.

Birthingway College of Midwifery is not responsible for the conduct of these labor doulas in their role as prenatal, labor, and postpartum support for the expectant mother and/or her supporters.

Birthingway makes no claims regarding these labor doulas, other than that they have completed the certification requirements and received certification as labor doulas from Birthingway College of Midwifery.

These labor doulas are not supervised by Birthingway when providing doula services to clients.

Anyone contacting and engaging the services of the certified labor doulas listed below does so voluntarily, and holds harmless Birthingway College of Midwifery for their conduct.

  • Stefanie Cohen Stefanie CohenStefanie Cohen Gorge Doulas Serving the Columbia Gorge Area. gorgedoula@gmail.com www.gorgedoulas.com Hello mama-to-be! I’m Stefanie Cohen, and I’ve been a passionate doula since 2004, when I first went through doula training in Fort Collins, CO. My husband Wyatt and I relocated to the Gorge 11 years ago, where I continued to practice as doula, and certified with Birthingway School of Midwifery ...
  • Dianna Steach Dianna SteachIt’s exciting welcoming a new little one into a family; congratulations on this new journey in life. Hi! My name is Dianna Steach. I am married to a wonderful man and we have 5 children, 4 boys and a girl. Together, as a family you can find us outside… a lot, swimming in rivers, working ...
  • Caryn Chastain Caryn Chastain (503) 954-8723 Serving the majority of Clackamas County & the beautiful City of Portlandia My name is Caryn, mother of two beautiful daughters, Isabella 16 and Deja 19. I’m 41 years old and have been working hard manual labor for 20 years. Looking back at my lifes accomplishments I knew I needed a change. Something was missing, ...
  • Calina Selmanson Calina Selmanson 503.836.7668 wellwishesdoula.com Serving Portland and surrounding areas since 2005-(Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington and parts of Yamhill County) I welcome clients of all backgrounds, diversities, ethnicities, sexualities, genders and family structures. Offering non judgemental support, evidenced based and current education to support informed decision making. I am a Certified Postpartum & Labor Doula through Birthingway College, a Certified Educator of Infant ...
  • Lacey Dean-Sangare Lacey Dean-SangareGreetings! My name is Lacey and I am a trained Labor and Postpartum Doula providing one or both services to women and families. Before becoming a doula I have had ample experience working with diverse communities and in multicultural settings. I feel driven to serve women, as well as multicultural families, who are seeking support ...
  • Saralyn MacPhee Saralyn MacPheeGentle Journeys Birth Services  www.gentlejourneysbirth.com 541-600-4440 As a certified labor and postpartum doula, it is my honor to come alongside mothers, babies, and families to offer compassionate, evidence-informed care and support during pregnancy, labor, and the weeks after birth.  I completed my certification through Birthingway in 2018 and serve clients living in the metro Portland/Vancouver area and as ...
  • Michelle Cushing Michelle CushingMichelle Carman Cushing Portland Doula Collective Certified Labor Doula since 2012 michelle@portlanddoulas.com 503-828-2959 fee: $1500-1800 I believe in a woman’s strength and intuition in childbirth, and her right to make informed decisions regarding her pregnancy and birth. I believe it is especially important for expecting parents to surround themselves with people who believe in their strength, who help them make informed ...
  • Maia Green Maia GreenAs I grew out of believing that babies come from storks, my fascination with childbirth intensified, and I realized the incredible capability that women have to grow and nourish another life. I believe that everyone has the right to a safe, unapologetically empowering, and spiritually uplifting birth experience. As your labor doula, I am here ...
  • Paige Snow Paige Snowwww.ARTofTRANSITIONservices.com About me: I am a doula because I believe that a healthy community is rooted in healthy and happy moms and their families. As a doula I hope to bring knowledge, reassurance, and confidence to your experience of pregnancy and labor. Every woman deserves their birth to be supported, in whichever way she thinks is best ...
  • Mia Hill Mia HillCertified labor doula 503-407-6480 Hill3569@yahoo.com Certified 2016 Attending since 1983 I LOVE the amazing and transformative process of birth! I was hooked after my two children’s births in the ‘80’s. From that point on I have offered myself as labor support for neighbors, friends, family, single moms, wives of truckers, really, anyone who crossed my path, was pregnant and nervous about ...
  • Janna Marshall Janna Marshall Contact me: Janna Marshall      Cell: 971-506-5728     E-mail: janna.marshall@birthingway.edu *Spanish speaker *Artistic abilities to commemorate your pregnancy Congratulations on this new life growing inside you! I am a Birthingway Certified Labor Doula. I am passionate about birth, an appreciation that undoubtedly began as a child growing up on a farm. I have been witness to dozens of births ...
  • Vera Hyatt Vera HyattWebsite: www.wildwoodbirthpdx.com IG: @wildwoodbirth email: phone: 303-886-0262 Mission Statement: To support birthing people and their families from pregnancy, childbirth and beyond by providing informational, emotional and physical assistance and biodynamic care. Vera is a certified Labor and Postpartum Doula serving the greater Portland area. She received training and certification through Birthingway College of Midwifery’s rigorous program which observes the ...
  • Olivia Spitzer Olivia SpitzerMy name is Olivia Spitzer and I am a certified labor doula working in the Portland metro area. My only goal is to help you achieve your ideal birth experience, whatever that may look like for you. I’m here to help you do you – in childbirth. I am reliable and resourceful, and I will be ...
  • Katie Keller Katie KellerPhone: 503-683-3226 Email: Website: www.puddletowndoulas.com Facebook I attended my first birth when I was 20 years old. I will admit I was totally overwhelmed by the birth process at that age and stage in my life, and I never would have considered becoming a doula then. Fast forward a few years to the next birth I attended, and this ...
  • Denice Lazzara Denice LazzaraMy name is Denice Lazzara and I’m a certified labor doula. I come from a multicultural background, currently living in Camas, WA with my two sons, age 11 and 12 years old. I was a world traveler for more than 8 years until I settled in Camas, WA with my family. When it was time ...
  • Vera Hyatt Vera HyattMission Statement: To support birthing people and their families from pregnancy, childbirth and up to three months postpartum by providing informational, emotional and physical assistance and biodynamic care. Vera is a certified Labor Doula and Postpartum Doula in process, serving the greater Portland area. She received training and certification through Birthingway College of Midwifery’s rigorous program ...
  • Kili Marti Kili MartiKili Marti is a certified doula who thrives on supporting and nurturing women as they make the wonderous transition into motherhood. She earned her doula certification at the Birthingway College of Midwifery in Portland, Oregon and currently works with women during all stages of pregnancy, from pregnancy planning to childbirth and beyond. As a certified ...
  • Brisa Gonzalez Brisa GonzalezHello my name is Brisa Maria Gonzalez and I am a student doula with Birthingway College of Midwifery. It is my great honor to help women during the birthing process providing support through touch, comfort, reassurance, information, holding space, helping to communicate your needs or however else I can be of assistance to you and ...
  • Grace Schoenlank Grace SchoenlankI am proud to provide heart-led and open-minded support for pregnant people before, during, and after birth. My work honors the biological aspects of birth and focuses on strength in collaborative practices. I am sensitive to the diverse birthing needs, intentions, and situation of each person and want the people I work with to feel ...
  • Liisa Ferguson Liisa FergusonHi, my name is Liisa. Congrats on this season of your life – you are amazing, brave, and strong! All of us doulas believe you deserve the best care during your birth! As a doula, I… Provide informational, emotional, and physical support during labor/birth Listen to your hopes, desires, and fears/reservations surrounding birth Help create a space where you ...
  • Emily Davis Emily DavisHi, I’m Emily. I’m a certified birth doula, counseling graduate student, and prenatal yoga instructor. I’m passionate about global maternal health, particularly the intersection between a mom’s happiness and holistic body, mind, and spiritual health. I’d love to be a part of your birth to bring clarity, information, and emotional support! Contact me at .
  • Michelle Paul Michelle PaulMy name is Michelle Paul. Working as a doula with expectant parents through pregnancy, birth and postpartum is my passion. I believe that it is crucial for birthing parents wishes to be respected and supported in order for them to feel empowered in their labor and delivery, as well as postpartum. My purpose is to ...
  • Selina Finley Selina FinleyGreater Portland Area I first recall being interested in supporting women and assisting women in labor in the Summer of 2014. I had begun studying herbalism and how to use plant medicine to encourage and upkeep women’s health. A friend had described to me his experience encapsulating a Placenta for his sister-in-law and I could not ...
  • Erin Glogau Erin GlogauContact information: Email: Website: eringlogau.wixsite.com/doula Hi there! I’m excited to be living a dream of mine to support other women in labor as a doula. My fascination with birth began over ten years ago, and it’s only grown since I’ve given birth to my own children. I became a certified doula in 2016, and I’m passionate about serving ...
  • Prudence Leith Prudence LeithPortland Doula Collective www.portlanddoulas.net (503) 504-6952 ecnedurp9@yahoo.com Certified Labor Doula, Certified Rebozo Instructor, Dad Certified, BS Psychology My children, more than anything, have given me a passion for birth and in helping empower women and couples throughout pregnancy and the journey of birth.  I graduated from the University of Oregon in 1996 with a degree in Psychology, focusing on Early ...
  • Samantha Peterson Samantha PetersonHello, I’m Sam. I’m very excited for you and this journey you’re on! I bet it’s been one heck of a ride! I’m looking forward to hearing about all the ups and downs you’ve experienced so far, and hash out some of the fears and preconceptions you may have about labor. One of the most ...
  • Angie Townsend 503-568-9765 angietownsend77@gmail.com I certified as a Labor and Delivery Doula at Birthingway College of Midwifery in 2016 and I am excited to serve you as a doula. I became fascinated with the birth process during my first pregnancy. I was amazed by the little life within that moved and kicked and made her presence known. I think ...
  • Jean Benevento Greater Portland Area Home: 503-248-6809 Cell: 503-250-3757 Visit Jean on the web at: sharelifesjourney.com e-mail: jean.benevento@comcast.net Bio : My life’s journey as Mom, Grandma, Massage Therapist, Doula and Women’s Circle facilitator has provided me with many blessings and opportunities to experience life. As your doula, I will support you and your birth partner to have the birth experience you ...
  • Tiffany Johnson Tiffany JohnsonHi there! My name is Tiffany and I am a Certified Labor Doula that is ready to serve and grow in my community. I completed my certification in April of 2017 and I am excited to assist mommas in welcoming their little ones. I am currently a student at Portland State University studying Lactation Education and ...
  • Neva Hauser Neva HauserAs your doula, I am your teammate through your birth experience! I graduated from Lewis & Clark College with a degree in Psychology. I played basketball during my time at L&C and since graduating I have stayed on as an assistant coach. I think my love for supporting women, discovering their physical, emotional, and mental strengths ...
  • Hannah Leslie Hannah LeslieI’m Hannah, a Full Spectrum Doula providing care in the Portland area. My birth work is based in the belief that all pregnant people deserve unconditional, non-judgmental care, regardless of the outcome of their pregnancy. I provide my clients with physical, emotional, and educational support through pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. As your doula, I strive to practice inclusive, compassionate ...
  • Danielle Frankel Danielle Frankel Doula since October 2017 Certified as of April 2019 Text or call: 503-522-5709 Hello, I’m Danielle. I believe in the internal wisdom of us women – we know what our bodies need and what to do with them. As a doula, I will assist you in honing your ear to that wisdom to ensure a birthing experience that aligns ...
  • Hannah Cason Hannah CasonDoula Hannah Cason Service Area: Portland Metropolitan Area, Columbia County, and Washington County Phone number: 503-369-7468 E-mail: Website: www.doulahannah.com “A good Doula advocates for you. A great Doula shares her knowledge, helps you find your voice in that wisdom, ​and stands by your side as you advocate for yourself. A priceless Doula knows the difference.” Fees: My fees are based on a very open sliding ...