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The Doula Corps

Rachel Hinds

posted Sep 24, 2017, 8:24 PM by Isaac Baracker


Brittany Slocum

posted Sep 24, 2017, 7:08 PM by Lisa Baracker   [ updated Sep 24, 2017, 7:08 PM ]


Monica Dayanand

posted Sep 24, 2017, 7:03 PM by Lisa Baracker   [ updated Sep 24, 2017, 7:04 PM ]


Sofia Snavely

posted Sep 24, 2017, 7:02 PM by Lisa Baracker   [ updated Oct 1, 2017, 9:10 AM ]


A born nurturer, a child of touch, with a passion for life; Being a doula is a dance with nature, and I meet the mother in her unique rhythm to support her on the birthing journey. My story began on a goat farm in Israel, watching in awe the innate ability of a mother goat to labor, birth, and care for her young; so instinctual and so alive. I believe in the natural process of birth, the animal is all women, and I support through connecting emotionally and physically to the mothers process. I am trained in Esalen massage to bring relief and comfort through contact with the body, as well as the ancient practice of womb lifting to support the healing of the body post birth.

Nattasha Bender

posted Sep 24, 2017, 6:54 PM by Lisa Baracker   [ updated Sep 24, 2017, 7:03 PM ]


Whitney Staeb

posted Sep 24, 2017, 6:52 PM by Lisa Baracker   [ updated Sep 24, 2017, 8:53 PM ]

Whitney is a birth and postpartum doula and certified western clinical herbalist. She received her birth doula training through DONA and later trained with Cornerstone as a postpartum doula. She is in her final year of a three year clinical western herbalism program and currently teaches classes and workshops on reproductive health through the lens of herbal medicine. Whitney believes everyone who would like a doula should have access to one. She strives to provide inclusive care to all people throughout their pregnancy, birth, and after. She is based in Oakland and is excited to serve the Bay Area with the Doula Corps.

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