Doula Jen

Photo Credit: gabbychapin.com
Photo Credit: gabbychapin.com

Jen is a DONA International Certified and trained birth doula, APPA certified placenta encapsulation specialist and a birth + newborn photographer serving clients delivering in the Baton Rouge area.  She began working as a birth photographer in 2010, and in 2013 was encouraged to take doula certification training.  She fell in love with being able to serve moms and their families! In 2014, Jen added a rebozo certification,  placenta encapsulation services, and private/group childbirth preparation class to her clients. 

In 2017, Jen returned to school with a goal of attaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) with a hopeful completion date of 2021.  During this time, all services except on-call birth services will still be offered.

She hopes to one day travel as a medical mission nurse and doula to South America, possibly obtaining international midwifery status. 

Read more about what doulas can offer on the FAQ page. Jen receives ongoing and continuing education through in-person workshops, seminars, and webinars, and will be adding several certifications within the next year. Originally from Southern  California, she and her husband have been happily married nearly since 2008 and have 3 beautiful children together; ages 10,  8, and 6.

Training + Experience  

2018

2017

  • ICAN Baton Rouge Chapter Leader Training

2016

  • LCSC Capital Area Co-Leader
  • StillBirthday Certified Doula
  • Matrona Certified Holistic Doula

2015

  • DONA International Certified Doula
  • Premier Birth Tools, Peanut Ball Ambassador 
  • SpinningBabies Workshop with Tammy Ryan
  • TENS Unit training with Tammy Ryan
  • APPA Certified
  • Premier Birth Tools, Peanut Ball  trainer (late 2015)
  • Rebozo Trainer Certification, the Gena Kirby method (to come October 2015)

2014

2013

 

Membership + Involvement

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

 

View Certifications & Workshop Certificates 

Photo Credit: gabbychapin.com
Photo Credit: gabbychapin.com

Publications 

Huffington Post

Babyology

BabyCenter Español

BabyCenter US

The Healthy Mummy


Don't Be Shy. Get In Touch.

If you are interested in working together, send me an inquiry and I will get back to you as soon as I can!

Contact Me