Hello and welcome! My name is Skyler, I was born and raised in Milwaukie, Oregon and decided to move to South Dakota in 2014 to pursue my Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at Black Hills State University. After graduation in 2019 I decided to blend my love of health and fitness with my love of birth and babies. I am extremely passionate about both fields and believe that they have a beautiful crossover.
I am currently pursuing a full spectrum Maternal Support Practitioner certification from Bebo Mia. Combining my prior education with all things birth, postpartum, and fertility education has been a huge blessing to my practice.
I’ve had some life experiences that led me to understand that there is a need for a community for new parents, a need for a village and support. I knew quickly that I had a place in this community with my prior experience, knowledge, and passion. My birth into this world came with trauma to both my mother and I and this “job” of being a doula feels more like a full circle moment to me. I feel honored to be apart of some of the most intimate and intense moments. My mission is to create a space where you feel supported, empowered, while following your body’s own natural rhythm.
My approach is rooted in empathy and respect and the belief that every birthing and postpartum experience is unique. As your doula I am here to listen, educate, and empower you and your family to make informed decisions that align with your values and desires. I look forward to working together on this transformative journey!
– Maternal Support Practitioner Certification from Bebo Mia est. finish date November of 2024
– CPR, first aid, and AED training for adults, children, and infants updated from the Red Cross
– Placenta Encapsulation Certification