Birth & Postpartum Doulas

Are you looking for a birth doula or postpartum doula in Winnipeg or Rural Manitoba? Here are some ideas to get you started on your search.  Please note, this list is not necessarily comprehensive and it is listed in alphabetical order.  All doulas have different training, specializations, experience, skills, pricing structures / service inclusions, and even beliefs about pregnancy, birth and baby care.  It is important to interview your potential doula/s to make sure it is a good fit.

  • Bean Family Wellness – Ilissa is the owner of Bean.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Ecology (Family Social Sciences) and doula training through CAPPA (2012) & MACFE (2013).  She is also a prenatal childbirth instructor. Ilissa offers unbiased and non-judgmental support during pregnancy, birth, and after baby for the whole family.  Her focus is encouraging a positive birth and postpartum experience.
  • Birth Roots Doula Collective is a doula collective offering birth doulas and postpartum doulas.
  • Bump to Baby Doula Services: Nathalie Lamaree is a bilingual (French & English) birth doula. She is a mother of three and has been helping women in labour & birth for several years.
  • Embrace Birth Services: Jenine Brown is a birth doula serving clients in Winnipeg and surrounding areas.
  • Foundations Birth Services is a doula collective offering birth doula services and postpartum doula services.
  • Justine Doula : My name is Justine Aubut-Beaudry and I am a bilingual certified labour and birth doula. I like to accompany the whole family, while focusing on the mother’s wishes, and helping them be informed, confident and supported. You can learn more about me, my life philosophies and my work as a doula on my website.
  • Manitoba Association for Childbirth and Family Education is a non-profit and offers doula services in Winnipeg and Rural Manitoba
  • Mother Birth – “Carla Bryski is a Professional Birth Doula that offers Birth Photography services as well. She believes all Mothers deserve to be supported in pregnancy, childbirth an the postpartum period. She takes true honor and privilege in providing physical assistance, emotions support and education information to all of her clients.
  • The Mulberry Tree Pregnancy & Birth Support: Cody Anne Kjell is a DONA trained birth doula serving families in Winnipeg and surrounding areas.
  • Sacred Moments: “Catherine Brown is a Professional Photographer and Birth Doula. She specializes in Birth and Lifestyle photography sessions. She is passionate about birth and empowering women (and families) to have positive birth experiences. As a Photographer and Doula she can combine services to create a custom package throughout your pregnancy, birth and postpartum period.”
  • Susie Penner: Susie took her doula  training with CAPPA in 2005 and later with MACFE in 2007. She has attended births at St Boniface, HSC, Selkirk, Steinbach and at the Birth Center. She is fluent in English and Low German. “I believe constant support is crucial during labour and birth for both Mom and her partner. I am truly blessed to be part of this miracle of new life.”