A doula is a trained non-medical companion who provides continuous emotional and physical support throughout pregnancy, birth and into the postpartum period. A doula may also provide support to the partner, family and friends. There are many types of doulas. learn more about the services our doulas in the community provide.
Due to current restrictions during COVID-19. Most hospitals have a strict 1 support person only policy throughout your stay. Virtual doula support is available. Ask doulas if they offer Virtual Support. Learn more about virtual support here.
SLO BIRTH & DOULA COLLECTIVE
SLO Birth & Doula Collective is a place for parents to come and connect with any resource or service they need from preconception to childcare. It is also a place for birth professionals who are seeking mentorship.
Every birthing person is unique, so are we. We as a group of local doulas have come together so that families can build the right team for their needs. We look forward to supporting you through the upcoming changes to your family.
Hello! I am The Sunshine Doula. I am a Certified Doula, Childbirth Educator, Rebozo certified, offer Lactation Support, placenta encapsulation, and soon to be BLOOM leader. I also offer free monthly Birth Talks.
I am a trained Birth Doula working towards certification through DONA International. I am passionate about birth and hope to give the birthing person and families support during pregnancy, labor and the postpartum period.
My name is Teresa Gibson. I am a certified experienced birth and Postpartum doula. I have helped at over 100 births in the Los Angeles area. I also teach Spinning Babies to parents. I am very excited to start working with families here on the central coast.