Postpartum

 

What does a postpartum doula do?

  • Provides assistance during the transition of adding a new family member.
  • Helps with recovery from birth, infant soothing, meal preparation and the general needs of the family during the postpartum period.
  • Experienced in assisting with breast and bottle feeding.

Tammy Huguenin
Certified Postpartum Doula
Doula Mentor & SPDA Volunteer

I am very compassionate about supporting families. As your Postpartum Doula I will provide a safe and loving environment as well as unbiased and nurturing physical and emotional support. I look forward to being a part of your beautiful journey.”

Certification Organization: ProDoula Certified Doula

Year Began Practicing: 2015 + Over 30 years previous experience

Number of Families Served: 25+

Additional Training:

  • CDA (Child Development Accreditation) Birth – 3 years old
  • Infant, child and adult CPR/First Aid Certified
  • CAPA Parent partner trained/ mom mentor
  • Circle of Security Parenting trained

Website: www.tinytoesbirthservices.com

Service area: Greater Spokane and North Idaho

Susan Johnson
Certifying Postpartum Doula
SPDA Volunteer

My true life passion lies in empowering women. After having my first baby I was drawn to supporting and documenting women and their families through pregnancy, birth and the early years of motherhood. It would be an honor to join you on your journey.”

Certification Organization: Madriella

Year began practicing: 2016

Number of Families Served: 3+

Education: B.S. in Psychology/ Washington State University

Additional Training:

  • “Birth Becomes Her” Birth Film Workshop
  • Sexual Violence Training/Post Falls Victims Service Unit
  • Domestic Violence Danger Assessment Certification
  • Sexual Violence Advocacy in the Hospital/Safe Passage Violence Prevention Center
  • Legal Advocate Training/YMCA of Spokane

Additional Services Offered: Maternity Photography Services

Website: www.cdabirthphotographer.com

Service area: Greater Spokane, Coeur D’Alene. Also Pullman, Moscow, and Sandpoint for a small travel fee.

Nora Sanchez
Certifying Postpartum Doula

“I have always had a desire and a heart to nurture others, which is why I became a nurse. Over the past 20 years, I have helped many family and friends during those first few weeks and months postpartum. I believe that as your postpartum doula I can provide the necessary care and support needed during this sometimes overwhelming period of time.

Certification Organization: DONA International

Year Began Practicing: 2019 + Over 20 years previous experience

Number of Families Served: 2+

Education: RN (Retired)

Website: www.heartandhandspostpartumdoulaservices.com

Service area: Greater Spokane

Stacey Scarborough
Certified Postpartum Doula
SPDA Volunteer

My job as a doula is to support you and your partner physically and emotionally. I work to enhance everything you’ve prepared for so that you maintain dignity, power, and peace, and you remember your birth story with pride and happiness.

Certification Organization: DONA International

Year Began Practicing: 1994

Number Of Families Served: 200+ (Birth and PP)

Additional Training:

  • ICEA Childbirth Educator
  • Certified Lactation Educator (USCD)
  • Birth Doula Trainer (DONA)
  • CPR Certified

Other Maternity Services Offered: Childbirth Education Classes, Breastfeeding Support, Baby Care Support

Website: www.preparingtheparents.org

Service area: Greater Spokane and North Idaho

DAYTIME SERVICES ONLY

Natasha Stevens
Certifying Postpartum Doula

“I am excited to support you and your family on your unique journey postpartum. I know every family is different and I love helping families discover what works for their specific family.

Certification Organization: DONA International

Year Began Practicing: 2019

Number of Families Served: 2+

Education: BS in Biochemistry and minor in Family Child Development/Southern Virgin University

Additional Training:

  • CPR Certified

Website: www.supportedstart.com

Service area: Greater Spokane and North Idaho