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.

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Emberlyn Kelley My name is Emberlyn “Ember” Kelley, I am a certified labor doula serving Portland and Clark County. I am also, a mother of three, all of which have drastically different birth stories! I am a firm believer in supporting a birthing individual in informed decision making, that is right for them, exactly where they are ...
  • 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 ...
  • Erin Glogau Contact information: email: phone: 253-312-4349 website: eringlogau.wixsite.com/doula Hi there! My fascination with birth began several years ago, and it’s only grown since I’ve given birth to my own children. The process of labor and birth can take many twists and turns, but I believe staying educated, informed, and creating the best environment possible for your birth can help you ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Michelle Cushing Phone: 503-828-2959 email: michelle.cushing@gmail.com facebook page: www.facebook.com/michellecushinglabordoula website: www.portlanddoulas.com Service area: Greater Portland area 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rachel White -Greater Portland Area- Phone: 971.235.6100 E-mail: rachelwhitedoula@gmail.com Web address: www.rachelwhitedoula.com As a Portland based postpartum and birth doula with 13+ years of family and childcare in Oregon and Hawaii, I have come to appreciate the healing time which follows a woman’s birth. It is my hope to assist in the preparation and recovery of mothers and their families before ...
  • Casandra Jimenez Hola!  My name is Casandra and I’m looking forward to getting to know you and offering guidance and support in your pregnancy, labor and birth, and early post-partum.   I am a generally gentle, curious, positive, solution oriented, and flexible person.  I come from a culture of women; growing up in my mother’s single parent household ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lo MacPherson Hello! My name is Lo and I am excited to get to know you as you navigate your labor and delivery. To start, I will share a little bit about myself. I am a mother of three pretty awesome kiddos and I am a wife to an equally rad husband. We are an active family who ...
  • Molly Scott Hi! My name is Molly and I’m embarking into my final year of the midwifery program here at Birthingway. During my schooling towards becoming a licensed and certified professional midwife, I’ve simultaneously undertaken the labor doula practicum in my hopes to learn how to emotionally support women during childbirth. I understand that birth is a sacred ...
  • 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 ...
  • Celina Green -Serving the Greater Portland Area- Phone: 503.730.5685 Email: celina.green@birthingway.edu My heart in becoming a doula is to be alongside women as they experience the amazing process of childbirth, listening to their needs and caring for them and their family. Each woman approaches birth differently; as a doula, I am committed to supporting your decisions and your choices. Attending ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Grace Schoenlank Grace Schoenlank is a certified Labor Doula. She provides heart-led and open minded support for people before, during, and after birth. She respects the diverse needs, intentions, and situation of the birthing person. Her focus is on helping people feel empowered during their birth experience. She wants people to feel in control and able to ...
  • Cre’shea Hilton Phone: 503.999.2258 Website: www.pnwdoulas.com Areas Serviced: Salem, Keizer, Santiam Canyon Fee: Postpartum Fee Range of $25-35, Labor Fee $600-1200 Email: creshea.hilton@gmail.com Postpartum Doula Bio: As your postpartum doula I know how invaluable support after a baby can be. I offer the essentials that every family needs to get going on the right foot: Emotional support, strong baby feeding experiences (breastfeeding, bottle and/or formula), ...
  • 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 ...
  • Corinne Friedrich Corinne Friedrich, Labor Doula Clackamas County and Greater Portland Area p: 971-295-8156 e: corinne@cascadiabirth.com w: www.cascadiabirth.com I was originally interested in completing my doula training as a stepping stone for midwifery classes and preparation; I never intended on making it my passion and career. Before attending my first birth as a student doula, I felt excited but nervous – ...
  • Endre Ecker Richards -Greater Portland area- Ph: 503-888-0377 E-mail: endrerichards@gmail.com Certified in 2010
  • Claire Hoffman Giving birth is a transformative experience that is unique to every mother and baby. As a doula, my primary goal is to provide you with the individualized support you need for a satisfying birth experience that matches your preferences and priorities. In whatever setting you choose for your birth, I can help you make sure ...
  • 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 ...
  • Katherine Harwood I am a believer in the body’s natural wisdom during birth, and my vision as a labor doula is to help create and hold a space of peace and calm so every laboring person I work with can connect with that powerful inner source! I employ many techniques for creating this atmosphere, including hynobirthing and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lylia Sinenko My name is Lylia Sinenko and I am a certified labor and birth doula living in Delta Junction, Alaska. I have always been fascinated with the birth process, from beginning to end. I grew up in a big Russian family and have heard many birth stories from women, including my mom. The way they were treated ...
  • 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 ...