Meet Our Doulas

As Doulas in the Portland, Oregon areas, we are trained and experienced birth professionals who guide and support families during one of the most important times in their lives; pregnancy, the labour process and birth.

Sherilee

  • Owner of Baby Nest Birth Services, Certified Birth Doula, Placenta Specialist and Bradley Method Instructor
  • My husband and I have two crazy cool kids, ages 10 and 13. They make us laugh, keep our life full of adventure and are always teaching us!
  • I adore the summer.
  • The Vancouver Farmers Market is my style of gardening.
  • My husband and I started a food cart called The Mighty Bowl and I often thought it was harder to get started than childbirth itself!
  • I light a candle for each of my students and clients when they are in labor in honour of their journey into motherhood and the new life coming into this world.
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Cynthia

  • Certified Birth Doula with Birthingway College of Midwifery,
  • I grew up on the Olympic Peninsula with the Olympic National Park at my backdoor.
  • I am one of seven children, and have had the honor of being present at the birth of three of my siblings and many of my nieces and nephews
  • I’m passionate about gardening. I have my own vegetable garden which provides a large portion of my produce throughout the year.
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Inge-Lise

  • Certified Birth Doula with DONA International
  • When not working, I love to spend time with my husband of 14 years and our three daughters, ages 12, 10 and 6.
  • We enjoy doing things outdoors like hiking, camping and geocaching!
  • My name is Danish and is pronounced Ing-Lisa.
  • In my spare time I like to read, bake, organize and listen to music.
  • If the sun is shining, I am a very happy woman!
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Maria

  • Received my doula education in 2007 with Birthingway College of Midwifery.
  • I was born in The Hague, in The Netherlands
  • I gave birth to my 4 children at home.
  • I administrate a worldwide community-based breastmilk sharing network called Eats on Feets.
  • In my free time I love to knit, drink wine with friends, practice yoga and ride my bike.
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Trista

  • Birth & Postpartum Doula trained through MotherTree Doula Services.
  • I gave birth to my first baby in November 2016 to the most tender hearted little boy, who loves to cuddle and eat!
  • I am passionate about health, vitality and food and am a Certified Nutritional Therapist through the Nutritional Therapy Association.
  • My husband and I relish in date nights! We love exploring our beautiful NW and finding the “little hole in the wall” places with good beer.
  • I love and respect Mother Nature and all her wonders. My favorite things to do are backpacking, camping under the stars and boating.
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