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"To train conscious and effective doulas who will increase access to doula care for all communities, thereby reducing health disparities, increasing birth equity and creating positive change in birth outcomes, and as a result, our society at large."

- Cornerstone Mission Statement

Certified Cornerstone
Labor & Postpartum Doula

Oakland, CA 2019

BA, Psychology

Humboldt State University

August, 2009- May, 2014

Related courses:

  • Psychology of Human Sexuality

  • Health Psychology

  • Early Childhood Development

  • Parent-Child Relationships

  • Psychology of Prejudice

  • Psychology of Women

Certified Labor

and Postpartum Doula

Cornerstone Doula Trainings

January, 2019- April, 2019

Course Themes:

  • Anatomy and physiology of labor and birth

  • Emotional support techniques

  • Positions for every phase of labor

  • Trauma informed care

  • Common interventions

  • Baby care

  • Sleeping arrangements

  • Newborn psychological needs

  • 6 hour intensive breastfeeding led by certified lactation consultant

Labor Doula Workshop

Birthingway College of Midwifery

December, 2016- February, 2017

Infant/ Child CPR & Choking Hazards Course

Lifelong Medical

December, 2018

Rebozo Workshop

April, 2019

Advanced Breastfeeding

Janaki Costello

February, 2020

Breastfeeding Education

Laura Cox BA, RN, CLEC

February, 2021

Santa Rita Jail Volunteer Doula

May, 2019-Current


Trustline Registered

Shiprah's Community Doula

June, 2019-Current


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