Meet the Birth Doulas

See who is the best fit for you.

 Melinda Ferguson serves clients on the Eastside, Seattle, Edmonds, Shoreline, Kirkland, Bothell, Lynnwood, Mill Creek, Mountlake Terrace and Mukilteo

Senior Birth Doula
Senior Postpartum Doula

 DONA Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula

Melinda ferguson, owner, mentor, doula

Through the experience of having her own children, Melinda came to appreciate how overwhelming being a new parent can be. She left a career as an oceanographer and environmental scientist to become a birth and postpartum doula. Melinda loves supporting new families and doulas. She's a DONA Postpartum Doula Trainer, and a DONA Advanced Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula with more than twelve years experience and hundreds of families supported. She especially enjoys working with families experiencing a high risk pregnancy or perinatal mood or anxiety disorder (depression, anxiety, etc.). 

 Amber serves clients in Bothell, Kirkland, Woodinville, Seattle, Mill Creek, Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace, Lake Forest Park, Brier, Redmond and Seattle

Junior Birth Doula
Junior Postpartum Doula

Amber Hohl

Amber brings a calm and supportive presence to the birthing and postpartum space. She has been a DONA certified birth doula since 2011 and loves working with all families. Supporting the partner and watching them become more confidently involved is a joy for her to see. She is inspired by witnessing the birthing parent change and grow through the process. Amber has had three birth experiences herself; a caesarean, a VBAC, and a home waterbirth which has given her even more passion for birth and postpartum work. She loves supporting people any way they choose to birth. Amber is grateful to have found her passion through supporting families in the incredible journey of pregnancy, birth and postpartum. 

 Rebekah attends births in Kirkland, Redmond, Bothell, Woodinville, Mill Creek, Bellevue, Seattle, Mercer Island, Issaquah and more

Sophomore Birth Doula (Junior level for due dates February and beyond)

Rebekah Gilley

Rebekah has been a birth doula since 2015. She is certified with PALS Doulas and has taken trainings in When Survivors Give Birth, Spinning Babies, and Childbirth Education. She loves being a part of welcoming the newest member to each family. Rebekah finds that participating in overcoming the challenges of labor is one of the most fulfilling aspects of being a birth doula. View Rebekah's short video interview. Junior rates for due dates in late January and beyond.

 Sophomore Birth Doula serving families in Kirkland, Bothell, Bellevue, Kenmore, Edmonds, Mill Creek, Redmond, Mercer Island, Woodinville

Sophomore Birth Doula


Manon Banuelos

Manon is passionate about supporting families in the perinatal period.  She is a DONA-certified birth doula and a Certified Lactation Counselor. She believes that all parents benefit tremendously from the support of a trusted, reassuring, and non-judgmental doula as they welcome a new baby into the family. Her passion for birth work and breastfeeding support began after her own initiation into motherhood and the birth of her own two children. She brings a calming, loving, and empathetic presence to the birthing room and believes strongly in supporting families in every way, regardless of how and where they choose to birth. Manon is fluent in French and conversational Spanish.

 Freshman Birth Doula, Junior Postpartum Doula serving clients in Bothell, Mill Creek, Edmonds, Shoreline, Seattle, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Kenmore, Lake Forest Park, Mukilteo

Freshman Birth Doula

Junior Postpartum Doula

Angie Doulas

Yes, Angie's given name really is Doulas! Her passion, discovered during the birth of her own two children, is supporting new and growing families during the transformative events of the childbearing year. She is proud to be a part of normalizing the unique support needed during this time. Angie is working towards certification with PALS (Birth) and NAPS (Postpartum). She has additional training in lactation education, and has years of experience with baby wearing, attachment parenting, and extended nursing. She hold a special place in her heart for supporting birthing people who wish for an unmedicated birth but aren't quite certain how to achieve this goal. Angie brings a sense of comfort and competence with her into the birthing room, along with a joy for this beautiful work.


Freshman Birth Doula

Junior Postpartum Doula

Leialoha Hurwitz

Leialoha has always had a passion for supporting and caring for people, especially families with a new baby joining them. She lovingly supports the family unit so that they can comfortably bond with their baby and find their rhythmn. Leialoha received her B.A. in Interpersonal Communication with a minor in Elementary Education from the University of Hawaii at Hilo. She is a trained birth and postpartum doula currently working to certify through DONA, NAPS and PALS. 


All of our doulas adhere to the DONA Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics and are either Certified or working towards certification with DONA or PALS.

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