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 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 ...
  • Lacey Dean-Sangare Greetings! 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Mia Hill Certified 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 ...
  • Prudence 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Samantha Peterson Hello, 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 ...
  • Denice Lazzara My 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 ...
  • Malerie Plaugher Whether you’re expecting your first child or you’re a pro, the birth experience comes with unknowns. At the risk of sounding cheesy: I want to help you navigate the journey. I love the continuity the mama-doula relationship provides. In preparation, we can talk out your hopes, fears, and plans. Then when the time comes, I ...
  • 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 ...
  • Paige Snow www.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 ...
  • Megan Sears Serving Portland and surrounding areas Hi! My name is Megan and I am a certified doula ready to put my fresh knowledge and passion into hands on experience. I am very passionate about birth and empowering women to make informed decisions on what feels right to them. I am fueled by compassion,empathy,new knowledge and the ability ...
  • Emily Davis Hi, 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 .
  • Megan Beaty My name is Megan Beaty and I am a Certified Labor Doula based in the beautiful town of Estacada, OR. I am so excited to serve the beautiful mothers of East Portland. As your personal Labor Doula I will strive to make you feel secure, safe, and as comfortable as possible during labor. Your birth experience ...
  • Dianna Steach It’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 ...
  • Michelle 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 ...
  • Kimberly Howlett Hi! My name is Kimme. I just completed Labor Doula training and certification through Birthingway College of Midwifery. I am beyond excited to lend my skills and to be of service for the Portland/Clark County Community (North Portland native and currently living in Battle Ground, Washington)! I support all patchworks of life and a variety ...
  • Tiffany Johnson Hi 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 ...
  • Katie Keller Phone: 503-683-3226 Email: Website: www.puddletowndoulas.com Facebook: facebook.com/puddletowndoulas Greetings! I certified as a Labor Doula at Birthingway in 2016. The more I learn about childbirth, the more I find it fascinating, awe-inspiring, and an incredibly significant moment in a woman’s life. I’ve often heard people say that the only important outcome of childbirth is a healthy baby. While I agree ...
  • Chelsey Craft Hello! I’m Chelsey Craft. I became a massage therapist in 2004 and attained my certification as a Structural Integration Practitioner in 2007. I am experienced in a variety of modalities including Swedish and deep tissue massage, passive joint movement, pregnancy massage, reflexology, Raindrop Therapy and the 10 series of Structural Integration (OR massage license #17981). After ...
  • 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 ...
  • Olivia Murphy My name is Olivia Murphy 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 believe in the great power that lies within women’s bodies. I consider myself reliable and resourceful, and I ...
  • Liisa Ferguson Hi, 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 ...
  • Claire Wilde Greater Portland area Phone: 503-260-2546 Email: everywheredoula@gmail.com Website: www.everywheredoula.com Birth work found me after I watched my nephew come into the world. I quickly realized that there was nothing I would rather do than be with individuals and families as they move through the transformation of childbirth. My philosophy has been deeply influenced by my study of women’s health ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Selina Finley Greater 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 ...
  • Jessica Brunelle Hi there! My name is Jessica and I am very excited to go on an amazing journey of birth with you! I believe that as a woman you are able to navigate the birth process in a way that feels exactly right for you. You were made to do this! I will join you in ...
  • Brandy Taylor Hello! My name is Brandy and I am a labor and delivery doula that certified through Birthingway College of Midwifery in 2016. My passion for working with expectant moms stems from a long-standing desire to help others. I want to help ensure every mama and her family experiences a unique and positive birth that aligns ...
  • Erin Glogau Contact 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 ...
  • Hannah Cason Service Area: Portland Metropolitan Area, Columbia County, and Washington County Phone number: 503-369-7468 E-mail: hannahlcason@yahoo.com Fees: My fees are based on a very open sliding scale and differ depending on situational needs. Please feel free to contact me for a free consultation and we’ll discuss what your specific fee might look like. Services Provided: Free consultation to discuss your birth ...
  • Grace Schoenlank I provide heart-led and open-minded support for pregnant people before, during, and after childbirth. My doula practice honors the biological aspects of birth, relies on evidence-based information, and focuses on collaborative practices. I am sensitive to the diverse needs, intentions, and situation of each person and want my clients to feel heard, capable, and able ...