Meet the Team

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Meet The Team

After the Stork is proud to employ a passionate, mature team of loving and experienced postpartum doulas who are excited to come into your home and support you and your family.

All of our doulas have extensive experience with children and families. They have each worked with Georgette for many years, and have stayed with After the Stork because they love what they do and the families they meet.

All After the Stork doulas have:

  • Background clearances
  • Reference checks
  • TDAP
  • CPR certification
  • Breastfeeding and lactation support training
  • Experience with postpartum mood disorders
  • Training from Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals Association (CAPPA) or Doulas of North America (DONA)

In addition, all doulas either hold a national postpartum doula certification from CAPPA or DONA, or they are actively working towards certification. This is typically a two-year process.

We differ from most of the other agencies out there because our postpartum doulas are employees, not subcontractors.  What does this mean?

  • We work as a team to figure out what works best to keep your baby happy and healthy. From trouble-shooting sleep and feeding issues to addressing newborn behavior issues, we work closely together to help minimize conflicting information and recommendations.
  • Georgette works very closely with each doula to make sure things are going well in every home. “If you need multiple doulas, I make sure I am in touch with them to make sure everyone knows what has been working best with your little one.”
  • We hold regular group training sessions so that everyone stays up-to-date and on the same page with the latest research in breastfeeding and lactation, healthy infant sleep habits, bonding, soothing, reflux, infant massage, postpartum mood disorders and more.

Our Postpartum Doulas:

Danielle became a postpartum doula in 2006 because of her passion for working with children. She has twin daughters and knows the struggle and stresses that new parents face, especially when learning to parent multiples. “When I had my twins, I definitely could have used the help of a doula! I love that I can go into a home and help them make a nice, peaceful transition into parenthood.” Danielle is a true people person who loves what she does and is so happy to have found the perfect job for her.
Joyce is the mom of two boys and has been a postpartum doula since August 2012. She says she enjoys it “because it is rewarding to help moms and families who are welcoming home new babies.” She loves bringing some peace and comfort to the family during this stressful and exciting time. “I feel honored that they invite me into their homes to care for their precious newborns.”
Alison loves working with people, and she says that helping families when they have a new baby is “a dream come true” for her. While she has been a postpartum doula since 2013, her experience with children stretches beyond that time; she has a bachelor’s degree in education, and has six children of her own.
Beth has a passion for helping and empowering women to be the best moms they can be, which is why she became a postpartum doula in 2013. “I know firsthand some of the struggles that new parents may encounter, and I love being able to be a listening ear and encourage them through this journey.” She enjoys working with children and spent five years teaching 5th grade before starting her own family; she is the mom of three boys. “I love the personal connections that this job allows and I also love the flexibility of being a doula.”
Diane has been a postpartum doula since April 2012. “I became a doula because I absolutely love babies and meeting such wonderful families.” When she is not working, Diane enjoys spending time with her two sons. “I feel very fortunate that I found a job so rewarding that allows me to spend time with my own children.”
Christy loves being a postpartum doula, and enjoys helping and teaching new parents everything they need to know about their new role. Before becoming a doula, Christy spent 15 years as an ultrasound sonographer specializing in high-risk obstetrics. “I loved being able to be a part of the mother-child bond during pregnancy. Now, it’s such a great feeling to be able to help mom and dad transition into parenthood.” Christy loves babies, and she is the mom of three children.
Kathy is a trained RN who specialized in maternity and newborn nursery. “I enjoy being able to use this experience to help me when working as a postpartum doula.” Kathy is the mother of four daughters and is a grandmother to three grandsons. She left the medical field when her children were small to open her own at-home child care business, and she became a doula because she really enjoys getting to be a part of this special time in new parents’ lives. She loves the support and resources she gets from After the Stork so that she can provide quality postpartum doula care.
Anita has worked with children and babies for years. She especially loves working with newborns and has a great passion for guiding their growth to ensure they reach essential developmental milestones. She loves working with parents to create a care plan that is both adaptable as well as highly productive for both parents and newborns alike. She enjoys the process of helping newborns and their parents settle in at home. She says, "It brings me great fulfillment and joy." Anita is originally from Botswana and has been in the United States for over seven years.
Pam
As the mother of three daughters, and grandmother of two grandsons, Pam became a postpartum doula to share her life and newborn experience with young families as they begin their new journey as parents. “I love seeing the growth a family goes through during those first few weeks with their newborn(s). I am grateful to be a part of and contribute to it in my small way.” Pam credits the great camaraderie among the doulas, and the collaborative efforts among the team, with the reason why she and After the Stork are able to provide the best and most comprehensive care to each client.
Lora is a mother of school-age triplets and a former client of After The Stork.  She loves babies and is happy to be able to "pay forward" the loving care and knowledge she received when her children were newborns.  It's a special time in a family's life, welcoming their new child(ren) home, and Lora looks forward to supporting and nurturing that family bond.
Grace is a CAPPA trained doula & mother to 2 lovely girls. She has worked as a preschool & kindergarten teacher. Since joining the After the Stork team, Grace has enjoyed helping dozens of families welcome their newest little family member & settle in to their lives together. “I truly enjoy being a doula because I’ve always loved caring for people & children. I am so grateful to the families that open their homes & allow me to be a part of such a special time in their lives. I have met so many wonderful families who have become friends & made my life even brighter. I couldn’t imagine doing anything else!”
Kelsy is the mother of four school age children. She loves babies and helping new moms and dads as they add a new baby into their home and life. Kelsy says, “I love working with families with new babies because it’s such an important time in the family’s life and helping them make the transition is very meaningful and transformational. I love seeing the family start to bond.”
Theresa is the mother of four adult children and a former Nanny. She has an innate love of children, and 15+ years of experience.  Her decision to become a doula was made after conversations with many moms about the lack of support and care they felt they had received during the postpartum period. Theresa says, “I am very passionate about supporting new moms and providing quality doula services to our After The Stork clients.”  She firmly believes that every woman deserves to be supported during the postpartum period, and also feels that every new mother should have a doula to encourage and support her and her family during the transition into parenthood. She also has a Bachelors degree in Psychology.
Audrey has enjoyed being a postpartum doula for the past seven years. She loves meeting new families and helping them through the first few months of life with their new baby. As a mother of four, she knows the joys that having a new baby brings to a family, but she also knows the challenges it can present. Audrey says, "I am here to not only give the best care to your precious baby, but to support the whole family through  this life transition."
Jessica has spent the past 14 years working with infants and toddlers, first as a nanny and now as a doula and she has loved every minute of it. She enjoys working as a doula to help new moms and dads settle in with their precious newborns. She loves to use her knowledge of this special newborn stage to help put new parents' minds at ease and answer their questions. Jessica says, "I love helping parents feel confident as they bond with and care for their little one."  
Fran has worked with children for over thirty years. She was excited to become a postpartum doula in January 2014 because she gets to do what she loves: work with babies. “I truly enjoy working with the family as they learn how best to parent their tiniest family member.” Fran loves being around children; she has nine children and ten grandchildren!
Samantha loves being a postpartum doula because she truly enjoys helping moms and dads gain self confidence in their new, important roles as parents. A mother of four happy and energetic children, she began working as a postpartum doula in 2013 and feels that she has the perfect job. “I am so blessed to be welcomed as family during this most sacred and beautiful time!”
Christa is the mother of 5 children, and she has been working with children for years. She has her degree in early childhood education and loves volunteering in her church nursery. "I became a doula because I have always loved newborns and I feel I have a gift of being able to help support new mothers when they bring a new baby home. I love that it's now my career."