Selected 43 experts
Irena Sergeeva (Ирина Сергеева)Australia, Melbourne
Irena Sergeeva (Ирина Сергеева)Australia, MelbournedoulaMother of 2. Doula, creator of doula.ru
Alina Dunayevska (Алина Дунаевская)Ukraine, Kyiv
Alina Dunayevska (Алина Дунаевская)Ukraine, Kyivprofessional midwifeyoga instructorfriendly physicianobstetrician-gynecologistchildbirth preparation educatormassage therapistMother of beloved daughter. Candidate of Medical Science, ob-gyn, neonatologist, educator of yoga for pregnant women (authoring system). Author, doctor in a maternity hospital, head of the Parenting Club.
Elena Philipchuck (Елена Филипчук)Ukraine, Odessa
Elena Philipchuck (Елена Филипчук)Ukraine, Odessadoulachildbirth preparation educatorpostpartum recovery professionalmaternity consultantMother of 4 (3 homebirth). Doula, fellow in doula.ru, consultant in preparation for childbirth, head of the Circle of Pregnant;s Support 'Sun Circle'.
Ana Pаvec (Ана Павец)Slovenia, Cerklje na Gorenjskem
Ana Pаvec (Ана Павец)Slovenia, Cerklje na Gorenjskemdoulachildbirth preparation educatormaternity consultantMother of 5, DONA-certified birth doula, La Leche League Leader, founder of the Slovenia Mothers' Club klub.naravniporod.si with mentorship programme for mums "Support Yourself!"
Anastasiya Salnykova (Анастасия Сальникова)Sweden, Stockholm
Anastasiya Salnykova (Анастасия Сальникова)Sweden, Stockholmdoulachildbirth preparation educatorMother of 3, doula, PhD, leader of online cources for pregnant women 'Gentle Beginning'.
Svetlana Bondar (Светлана Бондарь)Ukraine, Kyiv
Svetlana Bondar (Светлана Бондарь)Ukraine, Kyivdoulaspiritual midwifechildbirth preparation educatorMother of 5 (3 homebirth, two of them without assistance). Wide-known spiritual midwife with experience of over 20 years. Leader of seminars on the preparation for homebirth and birth without assistance, assitant in the post partum recovery. Writer.
Marianne Littlejohn (Марианна Литтлджон)South Africa, Pietermaritzburg
Marianne Littlejohn (Марианна Литтлджон)South Africa, Pietermaritzburgdoulaspiritual midwifetraditional (authentic) Midwifechildbirth preparation educatorMother of 3 home born children (one unassisted). Professional midwife and doula with the record of service of 30 years. Expereince of assisting of over 2,000 births in the USA, Germany, Austria, New Zealand, and South Africa. Marianne lived and practiced over 40 years in Cape Town, South Africa.
Robin Lim (Робин Лим)Indonesia, Ubud
Robin Lim (Робин Лим)Indonesia, Ubuddoulatraditional (authentic) Midwifechildbirth preparation educatorpostpartum recovery professionalpublic figureА mother of 8 children (five of them were born at home and three are adopted), an US-Philippines midwife, a founder of several clinics Yayasan Bumi Sehat (Healthy Mother Earth Foundation), the CNN'2011 hero, an inspirational speaker, a writer, a poetess, an advocate in HRiC, leading educational seminars, a saviour of thousands evacuees to Bali, Haiti, Lombok and the Philippines.
Olga Vereshchak (Ольга Верещак)Ukraine, Dnipro
Olga Vereshchak (Ольга Верещак)Ukraine, Dniprodoulachildbirth preparation educatorDoula, translator, works in the NGO 'Pryrodni Prava' and Centre of the Family Development 'Semitsvet'
Ksenia Serebryanikova (Ксения Серебряникова)United Kingdom, London
Ksenia Serebryanikova (Ксения Серебряникова)United Kingdom, LondondoulaMother of 2, doula of UK Doulas Association, fellow in the Mentorship Programme for Doulas in London and Advanced Course on spirital midwifery by Mikhail Fomin.
Ruth Ehrhardt (Рут Эрхардт)South Africa, Scarborough
Ruth Ehrhardt (Рут Эрхардт)South Africa, Scarboroughdoulaprofessional midwifetraditional (authentic) Midwifepublic figureMother of 4 home birthed children. Ruth is a Certified Professional and Traditional Midwife (NARM), a doula (WOMBS (ZA) / Paramanadoula (UK)), and a Helping Babies Breathe facilitator and master trainer. She is also the author of The Basic Needs of a Woman in Labour, a book based on the work of Dr. Michel Odent and which explores the hormone oxytocin and the environmental factors that affect it. The book is available in English, Italian, Russian and Portuguese – with many more translations on the way!
Zinzile Seepie (Зинзиль Сипи )South Africa, Cape Town
Zinzile Seepie (Зинзиль Сипи )South Africa, Cape TownMother of 2. Zinzile is an internationally celebrated doula, breastfeeding consultant and doula trainer who teaches ancient African wisdom in pregnancy, childbirth and post-partum.
Anna Ozhiganova (Анна Ожиганова)Russia, Moscow
Anna Ozhiganova (Анна Ожиганова)Russia, MoscowresearcherPhD in Anthropogy. Research fellow in the sphere of home birth and women's resistance to medicalisation of birth.