Tier 3: 30-50 births

SarahGoldSarah Gold is a DONA-certified doula who values birth as a remarkable life experience that will stay with you forever. Guided by the belief that every family has the right to a joyous and empowering birth, she brings warmth, reassurance and laughter to her doula practice. She supports her clients to define and experience birth in whatever ways make sense for them. Above all, she wants her clients to feel respected, valued and safe. Sarah’s clients describe her as “calm and peaceful”, “selfless, quiet, and comforting”, and “professional, resourceful, patient and kind”.

Inspired by the strength and wisdom of the powerful women in her life, Sarah found her home in the birth community after spending over a decade working for various women’s rights and reproductive justice organizations. She holds a Master’s degree in Gender and Development Studies, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She is a trained Childbirth Educator with Lamaze International, and is in the process of becoming a Certified Breastfeeding Counselor. Sarah lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn with the love of her life, and is truly honored to be doing this important work.​

 

AldenAlden Moore believes that every birth experience is unique and can be profoundly empowering. As a DONA International certified birth doula, she encourages women to connect to their bodies to be able to articulate labor and delivery through breath and movement. She provides a sense of balance, both firm and gentle, knowledgeable and resourceful, and brings a calming presence so that clients feel safe, respected and nurtured. She offers compassionate support, a sense of humor and an ability to flow from moment to moment. She will hold space for you and your partner as you labor through this incredible womb to world journey.

Alden has a professional background in Theatre, with post-graduate degrees in Movement and Acting(International). Her studies, performances, and research have taken her to Bali, Taiwan, England, Scotland, France and Russia. She continues to explore somatic movement theories as they apply to women in labor, and is working towards becoming a CMA (Certified Movement Analyst).

 

Karen Reposa is a DONA certified birth doula. She was inspired to become a doula after she attended the birth of her niece and she found the experience of watching her sister transition into motherhood to be incredibly transformative. Karen knows that each family has different expectations of their birth process and different needs from their doula. Her ability to make a personal connection with families creates a trusting relationship that combined with her calm presence sets mothers at ease. She is excited to be able to support women in giving birth the way they choose and to witness women in all of their strength, determination, and growth.

Before becoming a doula, Karen taught at an all women’s adult education program. She also spent 2 years in the Peace Corps working with mothers and students as a health educator. She is honored to continue her work of supporting and empowering women and families as a doula. Karen lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children. *Currently on leave