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Megumi Burr-Tolliver

Postpartum (Days) & Birth Doula, Mama Massage

Phone: 415-568-5789

Website: www.megumiburr.com

Physical, emotional and spiritual support for the journey through pregnancy, birth and postpartum.

Birth is an amazing rite of passage, an experience that can be honored and empowering, loving and pleasurable. In our culture, where control and intellect are dominant values, women often feel lost when meeting the nurturing, intuitive arts of birthing and motherhood. My goal is to nurture mamas’ innate wisdom and the practical foundations essential to that – safety and empowerment to make her own choices, especially during the birthing time.

I am active in the East Bay and South Bay’s birth community, including BABI, Doulas of the East Bay, and the newly emerging Birth Options Foundation. I am currently engaged in conversation bringing inner connection to the birth experience, as part of the Ecstatic Birth Tele-Summit. I also enjoy demonstrating spinning as a docent at Ardenwood Historic Farm and meditation.

Credentials

I am certified as a birth and postpartum doula through Cornerstone Doula Trainings. My doula training includes lactation training, optimal fetal positioning, and home birth support.

With over 1,500 hours of training in holistic health, bodywork, life coaching and leadership, I have powerful hands-on experience in supporting others. I am certified as a Holistic Health Practitioner and a massage therapist, and am a member of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.

A bachelor’s degree in psychology provides academic background to my work.