Volunteer Doulas

Volunteer Doulas

 

Our team of volunteer doulas is on-call now and available to support your birth. Contact us at inapinchdoulas[at]gmail.com to learn more about our services or to volunteer with our program. Call our hotline at 415-66-DOULA 24/7 to request a doula at your birth. We serve all Sonoma County hospitals and birth centers.

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Amy Heaney completed a DONA certified birth doula workshop and childbearing intensive. She is inspired to help support women through one of the toughest and most rewarding experiences of their lives.                                                                                      
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Aly Sidjakov completed a DONA certified birth doula workshop and childbearing intensive. She is inspired by supporting a woman as she births her baby. Birth is an experience that will be remembered for the rest of a mother’s life and she is honored to help the mother have the experience that she desires.
 IMG_0115 Rebecca DeMartini completed DONA training with Connie Sultana. She has attended births and helped families with postpartum care including helping patients recover from surgical births. Rebecca has been profoundly moved by working as a doula.  She is inspired to continue giving her gift of love and support that come so naturally.
IMG_1147 Danielle Rich completed DONA training with Penny Simkin, author, midwife, and co-founder of DONA International and Simkin Center at Bastyr University. She has also trained with Stacy Scarbrough and Anna Paula Markel, featured in the movie The Business of Being Born. Danielle believes  “it’s your birth, your choice” and her mission is “a doula for every woman.”
IMG_1150Kimberly Pritchett is an experienced professional birth/family/wedding photographer and a DONA trained Doula. She provides physical, informational, and emotional support to laboring mothers-to-be and fathers-to-be. She supports her clients in breathing to alleviate pain and fear, and to bring the focus to the baby. Kimberly says “I am not here to convince you to be natural, I am only here to help you keep the birth plan as best as I can. This is YOUR labor, YOUR physical experience with your child, let’s keep it as amazing as we can.”
IMG_0106  Lizette Reeves completed a DONA certified birth doula workshop and childbearing intensive. She is inspired by helping a mother have the birth that she wants and being able to give emotional support when a mother needs it the most.
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 IMG_0098 (1) Christie Finnegan completed DONA certified doula training. She is inspired by assisting mothers to find their inner strength and to have their birth be a positive memory and experience