Integrative Childbirth Services

Integrative Childbirth Services

"Bringing Knowledge and Compassion to YOU"

Qualifications / Trainings


Certified Birth Doula Training (2001), Ellie Shea - DONA

Reiki, 1st and 2nd Degree Practitioner (2003), Timothy Trujillo

Certified Childbirth Educator (2004), Sherry Mayeaux - CAPPA

Certified Happiest Baby on the Block Instructor (2005), Dr. Karp

Certified Lactation Educator Training (2007), Michelle Weatherford - CAPPA

Certified Postpartum Doula Training (2011), Darla Burns - CAPPA

Certified Lactation Educator Training (refresher 2011), Laurel Wilson - CAPPA

CPR Certified (current)

Additional Trainings:

Lamaze (1992)

Bradley Method (2002), Karen Barnes

Lactation (2002), Susan Orr

Bradley Method (2003), Lauralynn Pearson

Hypnobirthing (2005 and 2013), Ellie Shea

The Greatest Pregnancy Ever (2013), Laurel Wilson

Membership / Volunteer / Employment:

President, Doulas Association of Southern California (2003 - 2017)

Director of Regional Reps, CAPPA (2009-2012)

Marketing Director, Doula of the South Bay (2002 - current)

Member of CAPPA

Director of Education, Happiest Baby (2017 - current)

OB Care Coordinator, Providence Little Company of Mary (2018 - current)

Awards: (this is the highest honor, because it comes from my peers)

2015 - CAPPA, Grammy Award

2013 - DASC, Volunteer Doula of the Year

2009 - DASC, Labor Doula of the Year

2008 - DASC, Most Inspiring Doula of the Year

2007 - DASC, Labor Doula of the Year

2006 - Most Inspiring Doula of the Year