Tanya is a Labor Doula who has experience in hospital birth, home birth and in birth centers.
Tanya was called to birth work when she attended the birth of her niece at age 16. It is then that she became passionate about all things birthy. She believes birth is a monumental event in a family and considers it an honor to help families in the birth of their child.
As a Doula Tanya will inform you of your options and encourage you to advocate for yourself. It is important you have the birth that you want. This is your birth and she will be there in inform, comfort and encourage you regardless if you birth goes as planned or if the unexpected happens.
Tanya’s mission is to give mothers and fathers the education, tools and confidence to find their own approach to birthing and parenting as they discern what works best for them. Her job is to walk alongside and support families and give them nurturing guidance and encouragement.
Tanya has been married to David for 20 years and together they have 5 beautiful children ages 17, 15, 13, 10 and 8. Two of her children were born in the hospital and 3 were born at home.
After supporting friends in the births of their children and watching and reading way to many Birth Stories. The timing was finally right for her to pursue her career as a birth worker.
She is a Certified Labor Doula through CAPPA and a Midwifery student.