Lori exudes warmth and compassion, and her humor, openness, and depth of experience make her classes a joy and an education. She encourages couples to feel empowered to allow themselves a safe and satisfying birth experience according to how they personally see their birth unfolding. read more
Lori provides non-judgmental and objective educational, emotional, and physical support to new families and encourages couples to prudently set their own goals and priorities together as a team.In addition to her classes at Harmony, Lori is a labor support Doula and Lactation Counselor, who also teaches classes at Blossom Birth Services in Palo Alto. She has been working as a birth professional in the bay area since 1998 and was a certified childbirth instructor affiliated with the Bradley Method® of Natural Childbirth for 13 years (1998-2011).Lori has also continued her education by attending Advanced Doula Training workshops and Advanced Breastfeeding seminars with Treesa Mclean. Lori is a professional member of Bay Area Birth Information (BABI), Bay Area Birth Association (BABA), Blossom Birth, and the Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS).Lori is a mother of four beautiful children and currently resides in the South Bay. For more information about Lori and her services, please see her website.