Hello, We Are The Golden Gate Doula Associates
Meghan and Michelle
In 2018 Meghan and Michelle joined together to support their clients. When you work with this team, you will meet with both doulas prenatally. They will both be on call for your labor and share the hours of support in 12 hour shifts.
Certified Birth Doula
Childbirth Educator, Placenta Encapsulator
Coral is a Dona Trained Birth Doula, Placenta Encapsulator, Child Birth Educator with Lamaze and Mother to a 6 year old daughter named Charlie. She is a passionate Birth Doula with experience in Twin Pregnancy, Hospital and Home Births, People of Color and the LGBT community.
She began her journey volunteering with Birthways in Berkeley. She loves to continue her education as a birth worker by attending various doula related seminars including: Comforting Touch course with Yiska Obadia, Breastfeeding Courses, Baby Wearing Education, Rebozo Training, and Acupressure Points for labor. She has additional training in caring for women with previous trauma whether it be sexual assault or birthing trauma. Coral loves to incorporate the use of touch and massage during labor and has a gift for finding those much needed achy spots and melting away the discomfort during labor.
One of the things that Coral loves about being a birth doula is that she has the opportunity to educate and explore your options with you during pregnancy and labor so you are able to make educated decisions throughout your birth journey.