all women should have access to holistic education, compassionate support, and movement practices that help you stay grounded, aware, and confident during this incredibly empowering and transformational time in your life.
Amber Barrett - Owner
I believe that every birth is an invaluable opportunity to find healing and empowerment as you encounter the magnitude of your own strength, while trusting in your body and inner wisdom. Every person giving birth, and every birth itself, is vastly different and I will support you in the way you need in your situation. As your doula I strive to always provide unbiased and up-to-date information, while also focusing on truly understanding my clients and their wishes, concerns, and priorities. I also believe that it is imperative that a doula respect the role of her client's partner and other loved ones that will be present at the birth, and aim to facilitate connection and a positive experience for them as well. A doula's role is not to empower those she serves, because that power can only come from within,but rather to give them the tools and support they need to find their own innate fortitude.
- DONA International Birth Doula Training
- Completed Hypnobirthing classes
- Completed Bradley Method Class
- Certified for Rebozo use
- Basic Midwifery Skills course
- Trained Hypnodoula
- Women's Healing Arts Teacher
- ServSafe food handlers safety course
- OSHA - Bloodborne Pathogens & Infection Control for Placenta Encapsulations
- Prenatal/Birth/Postpartum Doula Support
- Placenta Encapsulation
- Childbirth Education
- Women's Healing Arts Classes
Serving Central and Southern NH through Boston and the Coast!
Maria Lucia - Assistant Director
I believe that childbirth is one of the most profound experiences in a person's life. As your doula, my intent is to work alongside you and your support network to help facilitate this beautiful and empowering occasion in whatever ways you deem important. Every birth is different, as are every mother's needs in the process, and I strive to respond to those needs with compassion, patience, and strength. I have two children of my own, the first born by cesarean section, the second - a doula-assisted hospital VBAC.
My own birth experiences taught me how delicate birth can be for all involved; they inspired me to walk this path, stand up for the rights of mothers and families everywhere, and lead the ICAN of Central and Southern NH chapter. Still, I am always humbled to bear witness to the moment a mother sees her baby for the very first time.
- New York University, B.S. in Nutrition & Food Studies - 2004
- DONA International Birth Doula Training - 2015
- Birth Doula
- Postpartum Doula
Serving Central and Southern NH
Jessica Kimball- Doula
I am a doula certified by Birth Arts International. I grew up in a family of 11; 4 brothers, 2 sisters, 2 dogs, a mom, and a dad. I constantly heard crazy birth stories, the time my mom gave birth in a car or the time she gave birth in the house; they amazed me. I was familiar with midwives from a young age. I heard the term "doula", but it wasn't until I was 14 that I really knew what that was. I loved the concept and at age 16 I became certified. I have a strong love for birth and pregnancy. I have always been extremely ambitious. I have worked in many different fields; an IT company, childcare company, pet care, photography, online investment services, pregnancy center, the list goes on and on. I love working, especially when its something I am passionate about. Birth and photography are definitely my passions!
- Birth Arts International
- Rebozo certification - GSD
- Birth Doula
- Postpartum Doula
- Adoption Doula
- Birth, Newborn, & Family Photography
- Belly Casting