Gloria has been supporting birthing families as a doula, parent educator and certified breastfeeding speialist since 2001. She has a deep understanding of pregnancy and birth as a rite of passage - a profound physical, emotional and spiritual experience that can have lifelong effects on your relationships with yourself, your baby and your partner. Gloria's passion for bodily autonomy and evidence-based practice shines through her work. She skillfully honors your body's innate wisdom while advocating for your personal choices and preferences through this journey.
Gloria is involved in various projects to improve birth locally, including a mentoring program for doulas-in-training. As a community educator, she teaches on a variety of topics including empowered birth, mindful parenting, and LGBTQ competency for healthcare providers.
Gloria holds a degree in Women's Studies and in currently pursuing an education in Midwifery. She has attended over 600 births in a variety of settings. She is fluent in English, Spanish and American Sign Language.
Email Gloria at firstname.lastname@example.org.