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Seattle/Tacoma, WA 

A Compassionate Group of Birth Professionals

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Meet the doulas that serve the Seattle/Tacoma WA Area.

At Gentle Love Doulas, we believe that every family deserves compassionate and personalized birth and postpartum support. Our team of experienced doulas is committed to serving families throughout Seattle/Tacoma with the highest level of dedication and care. From childbirth education to breastfeeding support, we provide the guidance and resources you need to make informed decisions and feel empowered every step of the way.

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Alyssa Ross

Birth and Postpartum Doula

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From my earliest memories, I was drawn to the innocence and joy of infancy, nurturing a deep-seated desire to assist and care for others. This intrinsic motivation evolved as I matured, crystallizing into a fervent ambition to contribute meaningfully within the realm of labor and delivery support. Pursuing this calling, I dedicated myself to extensive education and became a certified medical assistant, honing my expertise in pediatrics over a rewarding seven-year tenure.

However, my journey through the medical profession revealed a landscape that, regrettably, did not align with my initial expectations, particularly concerning the cultivation of a respectful workplace. This realization prompted a pivot in my professional path.

Embracing motherhood, I was blessed with two daughters, whose births further shaped my perspective on the birthing process. My second daughter’s birth was notably transformative, as I was supported by both a compassionate doula and my husband. This profound experience solidified my commitment to offering a similar holistic and nurturing birthing experience to my clients, ensuring they are enveloped in the same warmth and love during their remarkable journey into parenthood.

Hayley Blodgett

Birth and Postpartum Doula

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With a decade and a half of dedicated service to families and children, my professional journey has been both diverse and enriching. Initially, I embraced the role of a gymnastics instructor, where I honed my skills in fostering physical agility and mental resilience in young minds. Subsequently, I transitioned into a nurturing nanny, specializing in the care of infants and toddlers, where I cultivated a deep understanding of early childhood development.

Today, I stand as a certified birth and postpartum doula, a vocation I pursued out of a profound passion for childbirth and the desire to support individuals through this pivotal life event. My philosophy as a doula is centered on diminishing the trepidation and unease that often accompanies birth and the postpartum period. I am committed to enhancing the birthing experience by providing comprehensive physical and emotional support.

My approach is grounded in trauma-informed care, ensuring that I am fully attuned to the unique needs of each birthing individual. I am an ardent advocate for empowering my clients, encouraging them to assert their preferences and needs. When necessary, I lend my voice to uphold their choices, ensuring their autonomy is respected.

In my practice, I strive to instill a sense of comfort, confidence, and informed decision-making in my clients. This is achieved through the provision of specialized care, tailored education, and thoughtful referrals. It is my earnest hope that through my support, each client’s journey into parenthood is imbued with positivity, empowerment, and a profound sense of fulfillment. 

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