Kathleen Stern

Birth & Postpartum Doula
Swampscott, Massachusetts
5 years of experience
About me

Hi! I'm Kathleen, the founder of Boston Area Doulas, and a birth and postpartum doula. I love helping my clients find their inner strength and become the badass parents they were meant to be. I am a mom of two kids and prior to doula-ing, worked in education for 15 years. After the birth of my second child, it became clear that supporting and educating families was ultimately what I was put here to do! Please reach out!


B.A. (2006)

M.A (2014)

Certification and training

Certified Postpartum and Infant Care Doula, ProDoula (2020)

Certified Labor Doula, ProDoula (2020)

Certified VBAC Specialist, ProDoula (2021)

Certified Infant Feeding Specialist, ProDoula (2020)

Certified in the Body Ready Method (2022)

Babywearing Birth Doula Birth Support Breastfeeding Assistance and Support Breastfeeding Consultation Breastfeeding Support Cesarean, Episiotomy and Scar Pain Childbirth Education Infant Care Labor Doula Lactation Consultation Low Milk Supply/Over Supply Newborn Care Parenting Support Postpartum Adjustment Postpartum Care Postpartum Doula Care Support during Labor, Birth, and Postpartum Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)


Service introduction

*POSTPARTUM DOULA: 1-4+ hr blocks sessions to help parents get rest, have emotional support, feel more confident with infant care and feeding. *LABOR DOULA: Physical, emotional and educational support to birthing people and their partners with vaginal births, cesarean births and VBACs. *PRIVATE CLASSES (3 hrs, virtual or in person): 1. Labor & Childbirth Class 2. Newborn Care Class 3. Infant Feeding Class

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