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 12 years. As a past volunteer for Nursing Mother’s Counsel, and additional training as a Lactation Educator, 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.
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.
Donna is also our Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist - you can visit our Placenta Encapsulation page to learn more.