Ottawa Postpartum Doulas

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Margaret Holman CD(DONA), R.E.C.E.


Bliss Doula

Susan Martensen, CD/PCD(DONA), CLC


Margaret Holman is a Certified and trained Birth & Postpartum Doula, trained Childbirth Educator ,Registered Early Childhood Educator and trained as a Registered Nurse in the UK.

Experience includes supporting families with multiples, premature babies and special needs. Margaret's aim is to help parent's and families enjoy a smooth transition with their baby, to nurture families as they adapt to their new family dynamic and ensure confidence in their parenting style .

Susan Martensen, of Birth and Beginnings, has 25 years of experience. She is a Postpartum doula (DONA International) and also trains Postpartum and Birth doulas for DONA International Certification. Susan is a Certified Lactation Counsellor (Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice). Her passion is to ease the transition for families as they welcome a new baby into their lives. With her expertise, tools and strategies - Susan supports the family as they gain confidence to parent in their own way.