Professional Doulas in Portland, Oregon
At Birth First Portland Doulas, we’ve been supporting expecting families and training doulas in the Portland area for over 25 years. We know what matters most is the health of you and your baby, and we also know that your experience of this journey matters! That’s what Birth First Doulas is all about: putting you, your family, and your birth, first! Discover for yourself why Birth First has the most 5 Star Google Reviews of any doula group in town!
Brooke & Rebecca created Birth First Doulas to help families and doulas find each other!
Our team model is designed to support doulas so they can best support you! Portland, Oregon has a rich community of doulas and at Birth First we believe doulas are at their best personally and professionally when they’re part of a supportive, structured community. All of our doulas have access to a built-in network of back-up doulas, collegial support, opportunities for continuing education, and mentoring from some of the most experienced doula trainers in town.
The Birth First Approach to Doula Care
your labor and birth experience as a transformative life event.
there are as many ways to give birth as there are pregnant people in the world.
informed consent so you can make well-informed decisions.
your distinct birthing style and offer complimentary suggestions.
your family’s identities, beliefs, preferences, and communication styles.
your relationship to promote teamwork and success throughout the process.
that birth can be unpredictable and may need openness and flexibility.
medical providers for their expertise and respectfully advocate for you.
that you, your family, and your birth are unique and deserve individualized care.