LAURA DEPASQUALE – LCCE,CD(DONA),PCD(DONA),BDT(
CHILDBIRTH EDUCATOR, DOULA, LACTATION COUNSELOR & BIRTH DOULA TRAINER
Laura has had a passion for birthing and babies since having her first child, and has had the training and credentials to match that passion. She became a Certified Childbirth Educator in 1991 through the Bradley Academy of Husband Coached Childbirth®. In 2005, Laura then became certified through Lamaze International®. Laura is also trained and certified through Doulas of North America® as a birth doula and as a postpartum doula. She has had the honor of attending almost 900 births. She has had the pleasure of consulting and teaching natural childbirth preparation classes to thousands of couples. Laura is also an DONA® approved Birth Doula trainer offering birth doula workshops and mentoring those who are interested in becoming a birth doula.
Laura’s philosophy is that each birth is a unique and sacred event. She supports the needs of families through their pregnancy, labor, birth and postpartum with compassion and without judgment. Through Laura’s expertise, each person learns to find their way through pregnancy and birth with a feeling of calmness and understanding. Laura provides families with the resources they need to make knowledgeable decisions about the most significant event of their lives. She looks forward to assisting you with your family’s journey into parenthood.
- Lamaze® Certifiied Childbirth Educator
- DONA® Certified Birth Doula
- DONA® Certified Postpartum Doula
- DONA® Approved Birth Doula Trainer
- DONA® Trained to use TENS for labor
- Certified Lactation Counselor
- Certified Health Coach