Doulas and Surro-births: How Doulas Can Support the Surrogacy Process
Doulas can greatly enrich the pregnancy and birth of a surro-baby, both for the surrogate mother and the intended parents. In this webinar youll learn that there are intricacies about the surrogacy process, some legal and some emotional, that are the key knowledge points for anyone assisting a surro-birth. Doulas will leave with the information to better understand the unique circumstances of surro-birth and what is needed to provide effective support to all parties involved.
Barrett Lucero is the lead case manager at a surrogacy agency in Colorado. She works with gestational carriers every day who are going on the journey with intended parents to bring a baby into the world who wouldn't have otherwise been possible. Experienced in working in the non-profit world, on affordable housing and in project management, Barrett is passionate about inclusivity and normalizing the experience of parenthood.
Stefanie Antunes is an author, speaker, mother, entrepreneur, activist, childbirth educator and doula. After ten years of working in the corporate world in strategy and intelligence, she turned her focus to the areas of supporting and advocating for young families' health. She has been a doula and childbirth educator for a decade and is now CEO of Discover Birth, an organization that helps doulas grow their businesses.
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