THE MATERNITY CENTER DOULA LIST 2006

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					                         Midwifery Care Associates: DOULA LIST 2007

Maryland
  1. Deborah Ansley CD, Crofton, MD 20901. (410)451-0919 or debiansley@aol.com
  2. Heather Davis, Eldersburg, MD 21784 (410)526-3656 or midavis@ccpl.carr.lib.md.us. Postpartum
      Doula
  3. Kerri Farber, Frederick, MD 2176 (301)371-4525 or kerrif@peoplepc.com
  4. Allison Harris, Massage Therapist and Birth Support Services, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 (240)631-8868
      or Oasishealingarts@starpower.net Birth and Postpartum Doula
  5. Terry Keppler CD, Greenbelt, MD 20770 (301)345-2670 Birth and Postpartum Doula
  6. Laura Marks (301)467-8725 or vap79@aol.com
  7. Royan S. Miller, Silver Spring, MD 20911 (202)837-9975 or (202)547-4122 Birth and Postpartum
      Doula
  8. Gwen Peters CD, Columbia, MD 21044 (410)531-5839 or (877)350-4010 or Gwencee@aol.com Birth
      Doula
  9. Kristin Scott, 4402 Colchester Dr., Kensington, MD 20895 (301)530-5173 CAPP Cert.
  10. Sarah Sragg CD, Silver Spring, MD 20901 (301)681-6436 or SKJAS3@aol.com Birth Doula
  11. Rachel Silber CPD CLE, Potomac, MD (301) 412-8847 or beautifulbirths@hotmail.com or
      www.beautiful-births.com Labor Doula, Postpartum Doula, Childbirth Educator, Lactation Educator,
      Breastfeeding Support, Belly Casting, Newborn Care Classes, and VBAC Classes
  12. Virlean Mack, Rockville, MD mack20853@juno.com Labor Doula and
      Postpartum Doula

DC
     1. Ruthcarol Touhey (202)546-2614 or RSTouhey@comcast.net
     2. Therese Robinson (202) 271-8143 or trobinson@bwnh.org or www.bwnh.org Massage Therapy, Labor
        Doula, Breastfeeding Support, and Infant Massage

Virginia
   1. Martha M. Bay, Fairfax, VA 22032 (703)764-3864 or BAY555@aol.com Birth and Postpartum Doula
   2. Paula Brooks, Centerville, VA 22120 (703)631-6430 or brooks@herg.com Birth and Postpartum Doula
   3. Tiffany Collins (703)599-2837 adoulastouch@hotmail.com
   4. Shiloh Field (703)477-3076
   5. Barbara Haney Cocca www.ausetdoula.com
   6. Sally Holdener, Manassas, VA 22110 (703)257-7298 or holdener@alum.mit.edu
   7. Gerri Levrini, Reston, VA 22091 (703)620-3323 Birth and Postpartum Doula
   8. Linda Libah Cabb, Reston, VA 20190 (703)725-7352 (cell phone)
   9. Maura McKnight, CD Reston, VA 22091 (703)391-8791 or (703)391-7110 or DoulaMo@aol.com
       Birth and Postpartum Doula
   10. Tamara Reiber, Burke, VA 22015 (703)323-6053 or birthluv@aol.com Birth and Postpartum Doula
   11. Wendy Sewell CD, Reston, VA 22090 (703)435-9394 or sewell@tidalwave.net Birth Douala
   12. Beth Youmans, AAHCC 3030 N. Quincy St., Arlington, VA 22207 (703)391-7110 or
       DoulaMo@aol.com Birth and Postpartum Doula
   13. Amy S. Bookwalter, CLD, Manassas, VA Home:(703) 257-5996 Cell: (703) 597 4742 Cell or
       a.bookwalter@verizon.net or http://www.rosebuddoula.com Labor Doula
   14. Maria Mercedes Olivieri, Burke, VA (703) 455-4828 or mercycaresva@aol.com Massage Therapy,
       Labor Doula, Childbirth Educator, Spanish Translator, and Newborn Care Classes
   15. Jazmin A Williams, CLD, Alexandria, VA Home: (703) 960-0732
       Cell: (240) 210-3130 or jazmin_a_williams@yahoo.com Massage Therapy, Labor Doula, Breastfeeding
       Support, Belly Casting, and Birth Photography
                                          Questions To Ask A Doula

For Any Doula:
 What training have you had? (If a doula is certified, you might consider checking with the organization to
   verify.)

   Do you have one or more backup doulas for times when you are not available? May we meet with the
    backup doula?

   What is your fee? What does it include? What are your refund policies?


When interviewing a birth doula:
 Tell me/us about your philosophy about childbirth and supporting women and their partners through labor.

   May we meet to discuss our birth plans and the role you will play in supporting me/us through childbirth?

   May we call you with questions or concerns before and after the birth?

   When do you try to join women in labor? Do you come to our home or meet us at the place of birth?

   Do you meet with me/us after the birth to review the labor and answer questions?


When interviewing a postpartum doula:
 Tell me about your experience as a postpartum doula.

   What is you philosophy about parenting and supporting women and their families during postpartum?

   May we meet to discuss our needs and the role you will play?

   What different types of services do you offer?

   When do your services begin postpartum?

   What is your experience in breastfeeding support?

   Have you had a criminal background check and a recent TB test? Do you have current CPR certification?

                  You may want to interview more than one doula to find the right one for you.