doula sophia with baby mason


“She wasn’t just a member of our birthing team, she was a beacon of light and knowledge and danced the dance of labor with me in a way that I could have only hoped for. I could not have had my baby, in such a beautiful way, without Sophia, and she will be our doula for all future babies.”

Mini, 2013.  Read more testimonials

Please Note: I am currently practicing primarily as a homebirth midwife. My new and up to date website is . I am greatly limiting my doula and hospital work at the moment, but would love to meet you if you’re considering out of hospital birth!

Hello! I’m Sophia, a licensed midwife, birth and post partum doula based out of Oakland, California, serving mamas in the East Bay,  San Francisco, and Marin Co. My goal is to help guide birthing people and their partners through this amazing transition,  acting as a constant support so that they may harness their full innate power in birth and have the beautiful and peaceful birth experience they desire and deserve. To find out more about my work as a doula, read about my Philosophy and Services here.

Se habla Español.




If you are wondering what a doula is and why we are so beneficial, click here to read more about doulas, or just read what the moms and dads have to say  in their testimonials.







Note about the Art: My site is decorated with beautiful birth inspired street art from places I have lived; most can be found the Mission District, San Francisco (Balmy Alley and the Women’s Building on 18th St) and Santa Cruz (Cowell College, UCSC). Go visit these gorgeous pieces if you ever have the chance!

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