Hottie Hooper Healer – Rowan became a CPM in January 2019 and has extensive birth center and home birth experience. Prior to earning midwifery boards, they worked as a doula and a birth assistant. They also are a licensed massage therapist with certifications in Arvigo Maya Abdominal Massage, a Spinning Babies Aware Practitioner and is pursuing certification for scar remediation (STREAM). As a trauma informed provider, they are great all around at helping you feel more at home in your body. A co-founder of Preggers Can Be Choosers, all-in-all they have more than 25 years of experience with all things birth and healing. Their side passions are pool crashing, flow arts, and making something from nothing.
Max is an LGBTQ2S+ affirming birth doula who brings a unique perspective to the pregnancy and laboring experience. His background in body work and physical therapy gives a distinctive understanding of how to apply skills as a doula to physiological birth. He is passionate about empowering all pregnant and birthing people. Strengths are adaptability; allowing for fluid support for families in their choices. He is a homebirth parent, runs a suburban goat farm and has two giant fur babies that try to steal his bed. He enjoys dad jokes, puns, and free books. He identifies as a transmasc, nonbinary human, and uses they/he pronouns.
Joanna Zepeda is a childbirth Educator, placenta encapsulater, Dancing for Birth Instructor and birth assistant. She offers Birth Story Listening for people who are navigating trauma, and is a steady voice in a sea of noise. JZMindfulbirth.com