Alissa is a birth and postpartum doula who has been formally trained through DONA, ICEA, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Heart Association and MnSCU CTC. She is the founder of the Birthing Arts collective.
She has also studied with Ina May Gaskin and has additional education in medical anthropology, neonatal resuscitation, placenta encapsulation, hot stone massage, lactation support, Watsu and birth physiology. She also volunteers at Health East as a birth & grief doula as well as the Sooth Booth and Childbirth Collective.
Photo credit: Electric Lime Photography.