Meet the Postpartum Doulas

See who is the best fit for you.

 
 
Melinda Ferguson, birth and Postpartum doula, serves clients from Everett to Seattle, and all along the Eastside.

Senior Birth Doula

Senior 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 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.). 

DONA Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula
 
Tyana Kelley, birth and postpartum doula, serves clients in Everett, Bothell, Mill Creek, Mukilteo, Edmonds, Shoreline, Kirkland and Seattle.

Sophomore Birth Doula

Junior Postpartum Doula

Tyana Kelley

Tyana is a calm, intuitive presence, often anticipating a person's needs before they even realize it. She loves to laugh and have fun, but is very serious when she needs to be. Leaving clients with a sense that they were cared for with love and respect is the best part of her job as a doula. 

 

 
Krista Thompson, birth and postpartum doula, serves clients in Seattle, Bellevue, Kirkland, Bothell, Mill Creek, Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace, Brier,Lynnwood, Mukilteo and Everett.

Freshman Birth Doula

Junior Postpartum Doula

Krista Thompson

Krista has always had a strong passion for helping parents, babies, and families. She believes in working in the background to provide support with integrity, respect, and compassion. Committed to helping parents feel their success through life's biggest transition, being a doula is more than just a job for her.

 
Ines T Clark, postpartum doula, serves clients in Seattle, Bellevue, Mercer Island, Redmond and Kirkland.

Junior Postpartum Doula

Ines Tucakovic Clark

Ines is a kind, hard-working and energetic postpartum doula who enjoys laughing and making others laugh. Helping families rest, thrive and come together as a unit to enjoy the first couple of weeks in the new baby’s life is what she looks forward to the most. She is an avid baker, backcountry backpacker, ultimate Frisbee player and cannot live without lip balm, a leather journal, her camera and a strong cup of coffee.

 
 
Laura Gardener, postpartum doula, serves clients in Seattle, Mercer Island, and Bellevue.

Junior Postpartum Doula

Laura Gardener

Laura is a warm, compassionate, mature woman with a great sense of humor and many creative passions. She's a trained chef and has taught Hatha Yoga and practiced Psychotherapy throughout her adult life. She’s an avid gardener; raises chickens, ducks, and rabbits; leads a music ensemble; and is a native Rhode Islander.

 
 
Lisa Calavetta, postpartum doula, serves clients in Seattle, Mercer Island, and Bellevue.

Junior Postpartum Doula

Lisa Calavetta

Lisa’s heart goes out to new parents and their amazing babies—she loves to see them develop the back and forth flow of communication that strengthens their loving bonds.  Lisa has trained as a childbirth educator, doula, and postpartum doula at the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University.  She has also learned a great deal by trial and effort throughout her own parenting journey, and strives to tailor compassionate and holistic support to families’ individual needs and values.

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 NAPS.

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