Donna Ryan , Founder & President, Birth Boot Camp, Inc.
With the unmedicated birth of her second baby in 1999, Donna was transformed! Giving birth naturally began a journey and desire to help other women have empowering births. Since 2003, she has had the honor of working with and teaching hundreds of couples through natural childbirth education classes. Advocacy is also a part of Donna’s passion. She co-founded the Tarrant County Birth Network, raising thousands of dollars for the non-profit organization, and growing it to be the largest chapter of BirthNetwork National.
Since the launch of Birth Boot Camp: in March 2012, Donna has trained over 130 instructors in 31 states and 3 countries. Over 600 couples have taken the online childbirth classes across the globe, and the company continues to grow with the recent launch of the Birth Boot Camp DOULA program.
On a personal level, Donna has given birth to four beautiful babies in a variety of settings, with three types of care providers and in four different positions! she writes a blog called Banned From Baby Showers.