Ahsmatu Kamara
Birth & Postpartum Doula
Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia
5 years of experience
About me

I decided I wanted to Start my birthworker journey, when my unmedicated natural birth turned into a emergency C-section. Even though, I had labored at a birth center with 2 midwives. The decides to transfer me after several days of prodromal labor. My experience at the hospital was very traumatic, and left me unaware and sad. I didn’t have anyone to talk to about my experience. But my doula encouraged me to talk about it. I realized I wanted to be for other pregnant women and make a difference in how we care for pregnant women during and after their pregnancy. As a POC birthworker, I am dedicated to help women of all walks connect better with their bodies and babies,throughout their pregnancy and postpartum journey.my mission is to prepare women by educating them about their birth rights, pregnancy/labor & medical interventions.I want women to feel more empowered and confident in every aspect about their birth. I am determined to increase awareness of birthing trauma; even more so, for women of color. I believe if we implement the holistic approach of our ancestors, entitled to the birthing mother, we can create a meaningful and powerful birth experience every time.

Certification and training

Birth Doula Certification, Birth of Arts International (2023)

Herbalism 101- shamika miller (2022)

Grandmas Hands Southern Tradition pregnancy and postpartum course (2022)

Specialties
Babywearing Birth and Lactation Birth Doula Birth Support Birth Trauma Breastfeeding Assistance and Support Breastfeeding Support Career Counseling Cesarean, Episiotomy and Scar Pain Childbirth Education Healthy Eating Herbal Postpartum Care Home Birth Infant Care Insomnia Labor Doula Latch Issues Low Milk Supply/Over Supply Natural Birth Natural Childbirth Newborn Care Newborn Prep Overnight Newborn Care Pain Management Parenting Parenting Support Pelvic Pain Postpartum Care Postpartum Chef Postpartum Depression Postpartum Doula Care Postpartum Life Pregnancy Loss Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum Therapy Prenatal Care Prenatal Life Self-Compassion Sibling Preparation Spirituality Support during Labor, Birth, and Postpartum Support in Pregnancy Loss Toddlers Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Water birth Well-Woman Care
Languages

English

Service introduction

Hi , I'm mama tu, holistic doula, childbirth educator, and postpartum caregiver/chef. I'm a lover of all things pregnancy, birth, babies. I'm honored to be connected with families & can't wait to connect with yours! Feel free to follow me on social media(IG) @mybellydoulaandi to get a better look of my style! Click the link in my bio to schedule a clarity call!

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