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Doulas in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and Tahoe

If you are considering hiring a doula, you’ve come to the right place. Nevada Moms has compiled a list of doulas in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and beyond!

Unsure what a doula is or why you should consider one? Nevada Moms contributor, Sarah, shares the importance of a doula, even if you already have a doctor.

A doula is a “trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a mother before, during and shortly after childbirth to help her achieve the healthiest, most satisfying experience possible”.


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Unfortunately, turnover is very high in this profession. So please let us know if there are any changes. Nevada Moms will continue to update as resources grow and change for doulas in Reno.

Doulas in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Tahoe

NOTE: The resources below primarily focus on Doulas in Reno, Sparks, and beyond. Midwifery and birth centers are other searchable birth options. Listings below are in alphabetical order by business name. 

All Bases Covered Childbirth Services

Telephone: 775-737-0888

Email: abcchildbirthservices@gmail.com

Special Information:

  • Certified Childbirth & Lactation Educator
  • Car Seat Installation Available — CPST (Certified Passenger Safety Tech)

Ashley Greenwald – Certified Doula

Telephone: 561-703-2371

Email: greenwald.ashley@gmail.com

Special Information:

  • Has attended over 80 births since May 2011
  • At the time of publication, only takes one client a month

Ashley Maas Birth Services

Telephone: 612-819-2852

Email: renotahoebirth@gmail.com

Special Information:

  • Placenta encapsulation available
  • Offers birth education classes
  • Has attended over 350 births

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Bright Heart Birth Services

Address: 7693 S. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89511 (Located inside Biggest Little Baby)

Telephone: 775-235-8272

Email: info@brightheartbirth.com

Special Information:

  • Has 5 doulas to offer continual support
  • Offers birth doula support, placenta encapsulation, and postpartum doula support

Erin Griffith, Birth Doula

Telephone: 775-266-8257

Email: erin@birthdoulareno.com

Special Information:

  • Serves Reno and surrounding areas
  • Received certification training with Doulas of North America (DONA)

Krystal Long Birth Services

Telephone: 530-414-1348

Email: krystal@krystallong.com

Special Information:

  • Serving South Lake Tahoe area
  • VBAC support is also offered

Mother Lover Doula Services

Telephone: 775-229-0502

Email: motherlover.renodoula@gmail.com

Special Information:

  • Newer doula to the area
  • Offers Birth & Postpartum Prep Classes
  • Offers Postpartum Doula Care Packages

Nicole Avilla – Postpartum Doula 

Telephone: 775-343-2717

Email: nicoleavilla@gmail.com

Special Information:

  • Based in the North Valleys
  • Offers postpartum doula support services only

Ohana Midwifery & Wellness

Address: 2034 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Located inside Elevate Wellness Center)

Telephone: 530-541-9355 or 865-206-1075

Special Information:

  • Based in South Lake Tahoe, but offers support in Tahoe/Truckee/Reno/Northern Nevada
  • Herbal remedies and natural apothecary available (obtained degree in Clinical Herbalism)

Reno Doula Project

Email: renodoulaproject@gmail.com

Special Information:

  • Offers sliding fee scale for doulas
  • Childbirth education classes available

Tahoe Doula

Telephone: 530-580-8166

Special Information:

  • Provides services in Truckee, Kings Beach, Incline Village, Olympic Valley, Sierraville, Tahoe City, and Reno
  • Owner (and doula) Andrea has lived in the North Lake Tahoe Area for 15+ years

Who are your favorite doulas in Reno, Sparks, and beyond?

We know how important it is to lead a healthy pregnancy. While a doula isn’t the right choice for everyone, it’s important for us to share as many resources as possible.

So, are you considering a doula? If you or someone you know is a certified doula in the Northern Nevada area, comment below! We’d love to add them to our list!

sarah rively

Sarah Bear Rively is a Reno resident for over 30 years and loves the uniqueness of Northern Nevada. Sarah and her husband are parents to a sassy, smart, considerate “three-anger". Sarah has spent the majority of her career helping Reno’s at-risk populations through non-profit and social service work.  She now proudly works for the Northern Nevada Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Sarah considers herself a fun-loving person who enjoys laughing, getting creative, helping the community, and spending time with family.  You can follow her in real life on Instagram and TikTok.