The Team

Birth Doulas with Certification & Experience

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Jillian Hand 

MSW,CD(DONA)CPD (SP), LCCE

Jillian is a social worker, certified birth doula, postpartum doula, and Birthing From Within Educator/Mentor. She also has training in prenatal loss, postpartum mood disorders, and fertility issues.

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Sam Whitman

Sam has completed her certification with Doula Training Canada and is located in Central Newfoundland. She works out of Clarenville, Gander and Grand Falls hospitals.

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Erin O'Reilly

BN, CD(DTC/DONA) LCCE

Erin is a Registered Nurse, Certified Birth & Postpartum Doula, Naturopath, Childbirth Educator, Breastfeeding Counsellor and Spinning Babies parent educator. She has worked with 300+  families since  2009 and has experiences with hypno-births, twins, VBACs, LGTBQ2SIA families. Services are  covered by most insurance companies.

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Erin Law 

B.Sc. Psych, CD (DTC), CPD (DTC), CPYT

Erin is a certified birth doula, postpartum doula, Naturopath, Shakti certified prenatal yoga instructor, and a certifying lactation counsellor. She also brings her skills from a 14 year background in counselling and psychology. Her services are covered under most insurance companies.  

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Bobby Bessey

BSc. RYT, CD(DONA)

Bobby Bessey is a Prenatal, Hatha Yoga and Hypnobirthing Instructor. She lived and worked in various parts of Canada and abroad for many years before finally settling back in Newfoundland to raise her two little boys in St. John's fresh, clean air. 

Birth Doulas in Training (mid-certification)

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Nadaira Walsh

Nadaira is currently completing her birth, labour, and postpartum doula certification with Doula Training Canada. She is  based out of St. John’s and service the surrounding area. 

 

Postpartum Doulas with Certification & Experience

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Jillian Hand 

MSW,CD(DONA)CPD (SP), LCCE

Jillian is a social worker, certified birth doula, postpartum doula, and Birthing From Within Educator/Mentor. She also has training in prenatal loss, postpartum mood disorders, and fertility issues.

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Erin O'Reilly

BN, CD(DTC/DONA) LCCE

Erin is a Registered Nurse, Certified Birth & PostPartum  Doula, certified Childbirth Educator, Naturopath, Breastfeeding Counsellor and certified Spinning Babies parent educator. She is a full spectrum doula with special experience working with VBAC, multiples, and diverse families. Services are covered by most insurance companies.

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Erin Law

B.Sc. Psych, CD (DTC), CPD (DTC), CPYT

Erin is a certified birth doula, certified postpartum doula, Shakti certified prenatal yoga instructor, and a certifying lactation counsellor. She also brings her skills from a 14 year background in counselling and psychology. 

Postpartum Doulas in Training

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Nadaira Walsh

Nadaira is currently completing her birth, labour, and postpartum doula certification with Doula Training Canada. She is  based out of St. John’s and service the surrounding area. 

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Tess Hartmann

Tess is in the process of certifying as a postpartum doula with DONA International. She provides

support in the St. John’s metro area to birthing parents and their families.

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Emma Duke

Emma is a post partum doula in training located in St. John's.  She is certifying with Doula Training Canada in postpartum support, infant and pregnancy loss and birth trauma.