Find a Doula
Find a Doula
What is a Doula?

A Doula, or Birth Assistant as they are otherwise known, offers assistance in many ways

  • Offers practical suggestions or comfort, pain management, and to enhance the progress of labor
  • Helps ease the transition to the hospital, ensuring continuity of care through changing nursing shifts and alternating physician or midwife schedules
  • Serves as a liaison between the laboring couple and their medical care providers to facilitate communication and decision making
  • Meets with expectant couples during pregnancy to understand their plans for the birth and to offer resources and information
  • Is someone who understands and trusts the process of birth, and who has experience and training in providing labor support
  • Encourages and supports the informed choices of her clients and serves women giving birth in a variety of settings
  • Works with family to inspire confidence in a woman’s ability to give birth in her own best way

The following doulas have been trained through Southwest Technical College and/or Well-Rounded Maternity Services, under the instruction of Coral Slavin. They have met all of the requirement for certification through Well-Rounded Maternity Services.

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Amanda Silich

Service Area: Southeastern Wisconsin

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Angela Boisen

Service Area: Western WI (Viroqua)

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Gwen Alderks

Service Area: SE WI & Northern IL

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Marcia Barritt

Service Area: SE/SC WI & Northern IL

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Martha Wasserman

Service Area: SE WI & Northern IL

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Rachel Crites

Service Area: SE/SC WI & Northern IL

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Stacy Petersheim

Service Area: Southeastern Wisconsin

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Tonya Schieler

Service Area: SE WI & Northern IL

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