Maris James, CD, CBE (DTI) is a certified Birth and Postpartum Doula and Childbirth Educator serving families throughout New York City. A writer in her pre-kids life, Maris holds a BA from Smith College and an MFA from Sarah Lawrence. She jumped into birthwork while pregnant with her second child in 2015. She was educated through DONA and Doula Trainings International and has pursued additional training in massage, acupressure and counter-pressure techniques specific to birth support. Her intention is to help clients feel safe, empowered and informed throughout pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Read more…