Donna

Donna

Our long-time doula, Donna is available for lactation visits both with singletons and twins, and has helped hundreds of parents have success with their breastfeeding goals. Donna also teaches private in-home classes for ABC, as her passion is both nurturing and educating new families.

A mother of two almost-grown boys, is passionate about breastfeeding and new mom support. One of our most requested and long-time doulas, Donna has been serving hundreds of ABC clients for the past 10 years. As a volunteer for Nursing Mother’s Counsel, Donna has vast experience supporting new moms as they journey towards breastfeeding success. Trained with CAPPA and trained and certified with DONA, Donna has been working as a postpartum doula for over 14 years, and is widely requested by breastfeeding and bottle-feeding moms alike all over Portland.

She has since added Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist to her list of talents - visit our Placenta Encapsulation page to learn more. Clients are impressed with Donna’s reassuring nature, and her knowledge about infants and adjustment to parenting life. Her practical approach, humor and compassion make her a well-loved doula. She works with families of all types, and has specific experience with twins, families adding a sibling, moms with postpartum depression, and families with thousands of questions about their baby! Donna has been described as a life-saver, and we are so glad she chooses to share her time with our client families.