BIRTH STORY EXPERT
Hi, I’m Emily.
RN + VIRTUAL FULL SPECTRUM DOULA
I know how the healthcare system works. And I’m happy to help you navigate it all.
I’m a Registered Nurse with a background in care planning, advocacy, education, and leadership specifically around complex ethical challenges involving capacity and consent. I bring this unique lens into my virtual doula work which includes: birth planning, healthcare navigation support, and birth processing support.
I didn’t start out as a supportive full spectrum doula. I came with strong beliefs about the importance of natural birth. I was heavily influenced by extreme views in the natural birth movement. It really set me up for failure.
I am a fierce advocate for choice. Abortion access is an issue near and dear to my heart. I offer an alternative to the public sexual health clinic or a anti-choice pregnancy centre if you have questions about all of your options when it comes to not being pregnant anymore. Abortion support is always free of charge.
I help you plan the birth experience you want or process the one that you didn’t.
You don’t need to trade your usual high expectations for anything less when you are pregnant or giving birth. I can help your needs be heard and your expectations be met.
Radical Empathy: This is a judgement-free space. This is a safe space. You are worthy just as you are. Building an inclusive, kind, compassionate community that literally changes the face of reproductive care is my goal. It will be full of passionate and compassionate people who want to be radical, ethical changemakers.
Storytelling: I know your story could change someone’s world. It has value and power, even if it doesn’t feel like it. Storytelling helps us feel more capable, reduce our fears, and share essential peer support.
Barrier Elimination: I am on a mission to make good care accessible to all. From systemic barriers targeting Black and Indigenous populations to physical access barriers like abortion rights and midwifery funding and policy; there is no topic off the table.