Knetta Adkins
Marietta, Georgia
4 years of experience
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About me

A polished public speaker and community health advocate, Knetta Adkins, CD(DONA) work as a birth doula allows her to amplify the voices of birthers through promoting healthier birth experiences. Knetta’s approach - no matter the medium - is to find touchpoints of courage within the individuals she serves. Her unique subject matter knowledge and experiences exist at the intersection of gender equity and social justice, with the intention of advocating for marginalized communities. Knetta currently serves as a member of the DONA International Birth Equity Subcommittee. The Birth Equity Subcommittee collectively works to advocate for and strengthen maternal healthcare practices, to ensure equitable treatment for all birthing people.


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Virginia (2007)

Master's in Biomedical Sciences, Rowan University (2012)

Certification and training

Birth Doula Certification, DONA International (2021)

Birth Doula Labor Doula Mindfulness Relaxation Techniques


Service introduction

Douwella provides birth doula services focused on creating practical health and wellness strategies that yield a greater sense of ease throughout the birthing experience. Understanding body literacy as a form of wellness is an integral part of Douwella's foundation, and informs how services are curated for each client. Douwella exists to ensure every birthing person receives a birthing companion and wellness services intended to strengthen their pregnancy, labor, and immediate postpartum care.

Traditional Doula Support
- Complimentary consultation interview between client and doula - Three (3) prenatal visits to discuss birth preferences in your home or virtually (Approx. 2 hours each) - Assistance in creating your birth preferences list - 24 HR on-call support starting two (2) weeks prior to due date until birth - Continuity of care in-home and/or at your birthing location at the start of labor up to two (2) hours after birth - Minimum two (2) postpartum home visits to include debrief, breastfeeding support, & referrals as requested (Approx. 2 hours each) - Phone, text, or email support during the first 12 weeks after your birth.
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Frequently asked questions
Will hiring a doula make my partner feel left out?
I want a medicated birth, is Douwella for me?