Certified Postpartum Doulas

The postpartum doulas listed on this page are certified by Birthingway College of Midwifery. Their certification is valid for two years and to become recertified they are required to submit paperwork documenting at least ten hours of postpartum care during the two year period, as well as 15 hours of documented continuing education (i.e. classes, workshops, lectures, etc.).

The postpartum doulas listed on this page are professionals; therefore, their services are fee-based. Each individual doula will have their own rate for services.

Before you explore the following list of certified postpartum doulas in search of someone to assist you in the postpartum period, please read the following statements:

The postpartum 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 postpartum doulas in their role as postpartum support for the mother and/or her supporters. Birthingway makes no claims regarding these doulas, other than that they have completed the certification requirements and received certification as postpartum doulas from Birthingway College of Midwifery. These postpartum doulas are not supervised by Birthingway when providing doula services to clients. Therefore, anyone contacting and engaging the services of the certified postpartum doulas listed below do so voluntarily, and hold harmless Birthingway College of Midwifery for their conduct.

  • Erin Anderson Helping Hands Doulas www.helpinghandsdoulas.com facebook (917) 494-7523 I provide compassionate, personalized care for the whole family following the birth or adoption of a baby. I offer emotional, physical, and informational support that helps new parents feel comfortable, peaceful, and confident. My assistance with baby care and household chores give the new family time to recover and enjoy each other, ...
  • Annie Gilligan Annie is a mom to two beautiful boys, as well as a postpartum doula, a trained labor doula and a licensed middle grades teacher. Her journey to finding joy in mothering has been a central part of her adult life, and she loves helping families find comfort during their earliest days. Her hope is that ...
  • Leah Castaneda Every Mama Doula Services https://www.everymamadoula.com/ (415) 871-7487 Serving Portland and the surrounding area (Tigard, Beaverton, Tualatin, Lake Oswego, Happy Valley, Oregon City, Vancouver) Fee $25/hour Free in-home consultation When my son was born in 2012, I experienced first-hand how overwhelming life with a newborn can be. I was completely unprepared for the physical, emotional, and practical challenges of those early days ...
  • 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 ...
  • Barb Larrison Helping Hands Doulas www.helpinghandsdoulas.com facebook (503) 775-1634 As a postpartum doula, I “mother the mother” by offering emotional, physical, and informational support. I can help you transition into motherhood by listening to your story, answering your questions, and offering a helping hand with newborn care and household chores. My path to becoming a doula started in 1996, when I moved ...
  • Marissa Diebolt Marissa Diebolt, Postpartum Doula Ritual Postpartum Care Serving the Portland metro area p: 805-815-8972 e: w: ritualpostpartum.com I see the postpartum window as a sacred and potent time of healing, truly honoring it as the Fourth Trimester. In my practice Ritual Postpartum Care, I offer full-spectrum services, tending to the needs of the body, mind, and spirit with presence, love, and strength. ...
  • Julia-Rose Furman Wildflower Doula Services (503) 927-2557 Wdoula.com juliarose@wdoula.com I serve families from SE Portland, to Oregon City, to Sandy Fee: $20-$35/hr sliding scale with bartering options available I offer tenderhearted, non-judgmental, support in the early weeks and months postpartum. Through education, modeling, and encouragement, I empower parents to become adept in their new roles so they can nurture their newborns with joy, ...
  • Merriah Fairchild Merriah FairchildBridgetown Baby Postpartum Doula Services www.BridgetownBaby.com (503) 970-9554 Merriah@BridgetownBaby.com Serving East Portland Metro Area, Clackamas County and Vancouver Daytime and Nighttime shifts available Fee: Sliding Scale Free initial in-home consultation Every baby is a life-changing gift.  But the transition can sometimes feel overwhelming.  I can help provide a bridge of support as you grown into your new life. As a certified postpartum doula and ...
  • Grace Schoenlank I 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 ...
  • Erica Potter My name is Erica Potter. I am a trained Labor and Certified Postpartum Doula through Birthingway College of Midwifery. I live in West Linn with my husband Derek and our two children, Evan and Ivy. I am retired preschool teacher and have loved my career for 15 years. Working in early childhood education has taught ...
  • Christina Perez With You Doula (206) 396-2696 Serving families in around Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR. Fee: $25 to $40/hr sliding scale. I became drawn to the work of the postpartum doula after giving birth to my firstborn. I was blessed to be cared for by two wonderful labor doulas, who inspired me to learn more about what doulas do. I see ...
  • Caitlin Beckwith-Ferguson I was initially drawn to the idea of becoming a postpartum doula because I love the idea of supporting families through one of the most challenging, vulnerable, and beautiful moments in life: raising a newborn. My work experiences as a nanny and preschool teacher have guided me on the path to becoming postpartum doula. As ...