I hope you find this site to provide useful and clarifying information on your journey. As a full spectrum doula, I provide services for childbirth and the peripartum year, abortion, miscarriage, and surgeries related to reproduction.
Artemis is the Greek goddess of wildness, childbirth and virginity. Pennyroyal (mentha pulegium), a traditional folk remedy and the most commonly known abortifacient herb. These two powerful symbols of female-bodied and cultural wisdom represent the “full spectrum” of a health and advocacy relating to reproductive wellness – realms where I serve.
The scope and capacity in which I serve are listed in more detail on my site, so I welcome and encourage you to explore. My intention is to provide consistent, meaningful and clear support – in the form of holistic services, resources, and information about health care practitioners and providers – so that you can make the most fully informed decisions during a time of meaningful and profound change.
Education and Certifications
- National Prison Doula Training 2018 – Minnesota Prison Doula Project
- Train the Trainer: Facilitating 2018 – Conversations on Race, Cultures Connecting
- Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss 2018 – The Institute for Birth Breath and Death
- Addiction and Pregnancy Training 2017 – Swedish Addiction Recovery Services
- Abortion Doula Training 2017 – Full Spectrum Doulas
- Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher Training 2017 – Yoga Behind Bars
- Parent Educator 2016 – Circle of Security
- Childbirth Educator 2015 – Wise Woman University
- Birth Doula Training 2014 – Big Belly Services (DONA certification pending)
- Postpartum Support Group Facilitator 2014 – MotherWoman
- Advanced Support Group Facilitator Training 2015 – MotherWoman
- Working with African American and Native American Populations 2014 – PSW
- Working with LGBTQ Families 2015 – Maia Midwifery
- BA Anthropology 2008 – Tufts University
- 500 hr IYF Yoga Instructor 2010 – Agama Yoga
Workshop and Conference Presentations
- 2018 Black Panther Party Youth Empowerment Summit. “Peer Leadership Development for Reproductive Health Support in Youth Detention Centers”. Workshop. Seattle, WA
- 2018 Trauma Informed Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training. Washington Women’s Correctional Facility, Gig Harbor, WA.
- 2018 Decolonize Birth Conference, “None of Us Are Free: The Prison Doula Movement in Unceded Coast Salish Territories”. Ancient Song Doula Services. Brooklyn, New York.
- 2018 NW Doula Conference, “Bridging the Divide: An Intersectional Conversation on Scope and Certification”. Moderated Panel. Seattle, WA
Yoga Behind Bars Trauma Informed Teacher Training, Race and Social Justice module. Olympia, WA
- 2018 API Chaya Engagement Speaker. Annual Gala. Seattle, WA Big Belly Services. Sacred Birth Doula Training, Co-Facilitator. Detroit, OR
- 2017 Decolonize Birth Conference, “Mapping the Legacy of Colonial Violence Against Women Within the Landscape of Medicalized Birth”. Ancient Song Doula Services. Brooklyn, NY.
- 2017 Cycle Literacy and Herbalism for Reproductive Health, Rainbow Natural Remedies. Artemis & Pennyroyal Full Spectrum Doula Services. Seattle, WA.