About Deanna


Curriculum Vitae

Community Activism / Volunteering



Service Area


Experienced and Professional Birth Doula, Patient Advocate, Childbirth Educator, Lactation Support Specialist, VBAC Specialist, Perinatal Loss Support, and Infertility/Fertility Support, Assisted Reproductive Technology Specialist.

Deanna has been practicing as a Birth Doula and Childbirth Educator for fourteen years. She was certified as a Birth Doula (by both DONA and CAPPA) in 2001; and is currently re-certifying with DONA. She is a Certified Lactation Educator with UCLA, and has been a HypnoBirthing Practitioner. Deanna has additional extensive training in Assisted Reproductive Technologies, VBAC support and Perinatal Loss Support.

Deanna's birthing philosophy is simple; “Your Birth, Your Way.”

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Community Activism & Volunteering

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