full spectrum doula resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Loyal, compassionate birth and postpartum doula who provides emotional, physical, and educational support in order to help women have a safe, memorable, and empowering birthing experience. It is my philosophy that not only is a baby being born, so, is a mother. Therefore, it is super important to view both birthing person and baby as an interconnected dyad. Therefore to nurture one is to nurture the other.

  • Understands the physiological and psychological processes of birth.
  • Understands the psychological needs and process of the NICU parent.
  • Knowledgeable in the medical aspects of labor and delivery.
  • Provides comfort with pain-relief techniques including breathing and relaxation techniques, comfort touch, and laboring positions.
  • Compliments and enhances the Father/Partner's role in birth.
  • Advocates for the mother and helps facilitate communication between the mother and care provider.
  • Assist in the process of baby readiness.
  • Helps mothers begin the breastfeeding process and encourages bonding.
  • Helps a mother become informed about various birth choices.
  • Works in a spirit of collaboration with hospital staff.
  • Provide emotional and physical support.
  • Proficient: in Microsoft Suite, Adobe Suite, Canva, Zoom etc.

Completed DONA International doula certification training. Currently serving as the Chairwomen for the Patient Family Advisory Council, Mother Baby Unit since 2019. Has served as a Community Based Full Spectrum Doula at Caribbean Women's Heath Association for the past 11 months. Serving pregnant women in marginalized communities within New York City.

Full Spectrum Doula, 09/2022 to Current
Ribirth LLC (Owner)City, STATE,

Self Employed as a Faith-based Full Spectrum Doula. Meets with clients to educate and prepare for labor. Provides continuous, personalized support, comfort, and information during labor and birth. Provides guidance with postpartum bonding and breastfeeding, as well as a follow up consultation. Suggest herbal remedies for prenatal, labor/delivery and postpartum

  • Specialize in support and navigation during and after NICU stay for parents/families.
  • Create birth plans for expectant parents.
  • Provide partner support and coaching.
  • Facilitate patient referrals to specialists for advanced pre- or post-natal care.
  • Advise patients on lifestyle modifications and preventative measures for the health of mother and baby.
  • Teach childbirth preparation classes to expectant parents.
  • Assist with postpartum care and provided guidance on postpartum recovery.
  • Cultivate interpersonal skills by building positive relationships with others.
  • Collaborate with birthing team when it comes to expectant mother's care (mid-wives, nurses and doctors)
  • Provide emotional and physical support to the patient/ family in all the stages of their labor, birth/postpartum process.
Community Based Full Spectrum Doula, 04/2022 to Current
Caribbean Women's Health AssocationCity, STATE,
  • Assisted with postpartum care and provided guidance on postpartum recovery.
  • Assisted in delivery of pregnancies in hospital environment.
  • Attend prenatal visitations at care providers office.
  • Create birth plan.
  • Prep mom for baby readiness.
  • Assist in getting expectant mom necessary resources (ex: W.I.C., S.N.A.P., baby necessities etc.)
  • Trained in BIPOC and cultural awareness.
  • Provide in home postpartum care.
  • Aid in basic lactation support through initiation of latch.
  • Provide emotional and physical support to the patient/ family in all the stages of their labor, birth/postpartum process.
Chairwomen of P.F.A.C. - Maternal Child Health, 11/2019 to Current
New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Facilitate monthly remote meetings
  • Collaborate with former parents, hospital clinicians and staff to provide a better patient and family experience.
  • Review and partner on patient education handouts and other patient communication materials.
  • Attend enterprise-wide P.F.A.C. meetings.
  • Assist with NICU and other Maternal Child Health events.
  • Help to create a social and emotional support group for NICU parents.
  • Encourage patient families to share their hospital/birthing experience at our monthly committee meetings.
  • Aided in a collaborative, united N.Y.P., P.F.A.C. group to create a story-telling curriculum.
  • Volunteered for Community Outreach during Breastfeeding awareness month.
  • Help funnel donations to NICU and Antepartum units
  • Liaison between staff and volunteers.
  • Work closely with multi-disciplinary teams (ex: chaplin, child-life specialist, social media etc.)

Education and Training
: Doula Certification, Expected in 05/2022
DONA International - Sanford, FL

Birth and Postpartum Doula Certification Training

: PMAD For Doula Training, Expected in 05/2022
CAI Global - Pahoa, HI

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders for Doula Training

: Breastfeeding Educator, Expected in 04/2022
DONA International - ,
: CITI Health Information Privacy And Security , Expected in 12/2022
CITI - Collaborative Institutional Training Initit - New York, NY

CITI Health Information Privacy and Security (HIPS)

CITI Health Information Privacy and Security (HIPS) for Clinical Investigators- 1- HIPS (Stage)

Under requirements set by:

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

: CPR/AED/First Aid, Expected in 08/2022
National CPR Foundation - ,
Associate of Arts: Menswear Design, Expected in 06/2001
Fashion Institute of Technology - New York, NY

Associates Degree in Menswear Design

  • NAMSB Scholarship

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School Attended

  • DONA International
  • CAI Global
  • DONA International
  • CITI - Collaborative Institutional Training Initit
  • National CPR Foundation
  • Fashion Institute of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Full Spectrum Doula
  • Community Based Full Spectrum Doula
  • Chairwomen of P.F.A.C. - Maternal Child Health


  • Associate of Arts

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