Megan Jacobsmeyer, CAPPA Trained Doula
Megan has supported over twenty births in Santa Cruz County and counting. Her life’s work has been focused on supporting young families in various professional roles for over 20 years! Megan studied Women’s History at UCSC, which is where she discovered her passion for birth work. She wants all families to have a positive, fulfilling experience wherever and however they give birth. Megan has a deep trust in nature’s process and loves connecting with new families and new life. She sees the transition of birth and the transition into family life as opportunities to learn, grow and transform. She hopes to help all woman see what she sees in them, the potential and power to achieve a positive birth experience in the way that feels meaningful to them. Megan is also a credentialed teacher who taught kindergarten and first grade in Santa Cruz County Public schools full time for six years. Megan is a devoted member of the Soquel Parent Education Nursery School Cooperative (Soquel PENS), nurturing her two children through their preschool years there for 5 years and serving on their school board for 3 of those years. Megan is the Co-Founder of Womb Song. She lives in Watsonville with her husband, two children, and their two cats.
Kim Guiley, CD (DONA)
Kim is a birth and postpartum doula who absolutely loves watching parents meet their babies for the first time. She believes that every birth deserves deep respect and is honored to serve families both in the hospital and at home. Kim is inspired by the innate wisdom of women’s bodies and feels passionate about educating and empowering parents to walk into their birth experience with confidence. She lives in Aptos with her husband and two kids, Hazel and Theo. She feels that everyone deserves the support she felt during her pregnancy, birth and postpartum.