Rooted Birth Doula Services

About Rooted Birth

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MY PHILOSOPHY

Davinah (Dav) Simmons, MS, CD, CPpD

I believe that every birth person’s experience is a rite of passage. Your experience with birth should be that: yours. My role is only to offer non-judgmental support and remind you of your innate capabilities. As your doula, I assume the role of providing you with all of the information that you need in order to make informed decisions that contribute to a positive birth experience. 

Recognizing the importance of each person's intersectional identities, my birth and postpartum support extends itself across all identity and cultural expressions. I am especially passionate about supporting those who are pregnant who identify with the following communities in the Greater Seattle area:

  • LGBTQ+
  • Single Parents
  • People of Color
  • Birthing Persons over 40
  • Incarcerated populations
  • Survivors
  • Military spouse populations
 

training and education

Labor Doula Training, Cornerstone Doula Trainings, San Francisco, CA 2016

Postpartum Doula Training, Cornerstone Doula Trainings, San Francisco, CA 2016

Homebirth Training, Cornerstone Doula Trainings, San Francisco, CA 2016

Masters of Science, College Counseling and Student Development, Azusa, CA 2012

Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Studies and Spanish Linguistics, Pomona, CA 2010