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.

  • Neva HauserNeva Hauser
    As 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 ...
  • Saralyn MacPheeSaralyn MacPhee
    Gentle 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 ...
  • Brisa GonzalezBrisa Gonzalez
    Hello 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 ...
  • Kili MartiKili Marti
    Kili 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 ...
  • Prudence LeithPrudence Leith
    Portland 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 ...
  • Elizabeth GritzmacherElizabeth Gritzmacher
    Website: www.wildwoodbirthpdx.com IG: wildwoodbirth Phone: 971.266.0280 I found my way to the world of birth by seeking meaningful work in the service of others. The first time I was invited to be present for a birth, I knew I had found my calling. Birth is powerful, magical, intense, sacred, and beautiful. Being a doula is about ensuring the ...
  • Janna MarshallJanna 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 ...
  • Michelle CushingMichelle Cushing
    Michelle 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 ...
  • Hannah LeslieHannah Leslie
    I’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 ...
  • Brooke NoliBrooke Noli
    Co-Founder, Birth First Doulas www.birthfirstdoulas.com 971-361-6833 Since becoming a Birthingway certified doula back in 1999, I’ve been honored to support hundreds of families on their childbirth journeys and find immense joy in the special connection created in the doula relationship. I’ve worked in all the local hospitals and birth centers, been to dozens of home births, supported a ...
  • Vera HyattVera Hyatt
    Co-Founder, Wildwood Birth Collective www.wildwoodbirthpdx.com 971-266-0280 Supporting birthing people and their families is indeed a calling, which for me became even more pronounced with the birth of my niece. Bearing witness to my sister’s courage, determination, strength, and vulnerability during her long and challenging labor and recovery postpartum was a profound experience that changed my perspective on ...
  • Stefani BakerStefani Baker
    I am fascinated and inspired by the entire birth process and the physiological changes experienced throughout each unique pregnancy. I believe birth is a natural process that your body was perfectly designed to experience. My desire is to support you in a way that allows and encourages you to achieve your goals and desires for ...
  • Maia GreenMaia Green
    As 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 ...
  • Michelle PaulMichelle Paul
    My 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 ...
  • Olivia SpitzerOlivia Spitzer
    My 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 ...
  • Danielle FrankelDanielle 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 ...
  • Caryn ChastainCaryn 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 SelmansonCalina Selmanson
    503-490-4314 Serving Portland and surrounding areas since 2005-(Clackamas, Multnomah & Washington counties) 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 Doula through Birthingway College, and a Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist through the International Placenta ...
  • Hannah CasonHannah Cason
    Doula Hannah Cason Service Area: Portland Metropolitan Area, Columbia County, and Washington County Phone number: 503-369-7468 E-mail: Website: www.stumptowndoulas.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 ...