Sex Ed that’s fun and comfortable for everyone!
Amy’s trainings didn’t just make me a doula, they changed my life.
I can’t believe how much I learned and it all seemed so effortless.
She speaks directly and from the heart – an inspiring combination.

"Educating with clarity, creativity and zest –connecting participants to new information and challenging perspectives"


Amy is widely known for her enthusiastic and inspiring workshops, lectures, and trainings for birth, postpartum and family support professionals.

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About Amy

I am a researcher, college faculty member, doula trainer, and educator focusing on intimate relationships. I started out as a birth doula in 1988 and became a DONA International birth doula trainer in 1997.

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Doulaing The Doula is a blog devoted to the development of doulas and our profession. Popular and thought provoking, it mixes research, practical experience, and commentary for doulas, nurses, and other perinatal professionals.

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Beginning Doula Workshops

For anyone interested in increasing their skill level in labor support and becoming more knowledgeable about birth. Amy also provides specialty workshops for nursing students, nurses, and home visitors

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"I have taken so much away from the workshop that I will hold dear to my heart. What a wonderful group of women I had the privilege of meeting and what a lovely, knowledgeable teacher. I’ve truly enjoyed myself and have learned so much, not only about textbook information, but about myself as a person. I thank you."

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I have had numerous articles published in notable newspapers, scholarly journals and more. My latest is a Journal article on....

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