Shay Stancil
Lanham, Maryland
4 years of experience
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About me

Hi new friends, I’m Shay! I am a full-spectrum doula, placenta encapsulator, childbirth educator, and reproductive health advocate. I’m a wife and mom of 2, and I aspire to become a Certified Nurse-Midwife/Family Nurse Practitioner. I’d be honored to provide you and your family with the education, advocacy, and support you may need!


Bachelor of Science in Biology, Howard University (2014)

Bachelor of Science in Health Education, Howard University (2014)

Master of Public Health in Maternal & Child Health, GWU Milken Institute School of Public Health (2016)

Certification and training

Certified Maternal Support Practitioner, bebo mia Inc. (2020)

Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist, Woman’s Choice Perinatal Services (2021)

Memberships and affiliations

National Black Doula Association

Abortion Doula Care Birth Doula Birth Support Breastfeeding Support Childbirth Education Evidence-Based Care Health Coach Home Birth Infant Care Labor Doula Loss and Bereavement Doula Natural Birth Natural Childbirth Newborn Care Overnight Newborn Care Postpartum Adjustment Postpartum Care Postpartum Doula Care Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Water birth


Service introduction

Hey! Thanks for checking me out. I provide a birth & postpartum doula support, placenta encapsulation, childbirth education, and lactation support; and I have a host of wonderful resources for other services you may be looking for! I would love to chat with you about how I can best meet you and your family’s needs! I am an NPI provider - so some insurances may be accepted.