The words "doula advocacy" seem to make some people nervous. Doula advocacy includes team building and communicating a clients beliefs so there is a solid team. Traci has worked for 22 years serving her community and using the concepts she's developed to make a birth team strong. She has mentored many doulas on their professional journeys and talks continuously about topics such as communication with hospital staff, advocacy, and deeper levels of doula work. She has trademarked the concept Keepingyourpower ℠ and is teaching doulas in her Advanced Doula Workshop. Traci is available to speak to doulas, midwives, nurses, and other professionals giving a unique perspective on working for birthing families as a team.
Maternal Instincts Doula is owned by Traci Weafer, a certified labor doula, Evidence Based Birth® Instructor and Spinning Babies® parents educator. She and her team are passionate about serving families by offering labor doula services , childbirth education classes, and resources for advocacy.
Additionally, Traci serves fellow birth workers by offering workshops and advanced training.
Though she is based in and has been serving in Montgomery, Prattville, and Millbrook, AL for more than 20 years, Traci is also available as a travel doula and as an educator. Her advanced doula services are geared toward high risk pregnancies including VBAC, multiples, and trauma survivors.