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Postpartum Team

Full Renaissance Team
Full Renaissance Team

Our postpartum team is comprised of seven members of our team.  The postpartum period is one of great transition; some may even say more than childbirth.  Each day brings added understanding of your newest family member or members in the case of multiples.  Our team is there for you when the questions arise, to problem-solve, and find how your family will move through to the next stage.    
We look forward to meeting you, understanding your goals, and discussing how we can best support you.

Deana Andersen-Tennant, PCD(DONA)
Multiples Specialist and Educator
Bonnie Simmering, CD(DONA)
Birth & Postpartum Doula
Melissa Jean Haskins, CD(DONA), PCD(DONA)
Birth & Postpartum Doula
Mary Taylor
Postpartum Doula
April Gapsch
Postpartum Doula

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and educational purposes only and is not a substitute for personal medical advice, attention, diagnosis or treatment. If you are concerned about your health or your baby's health, please consult your family's health care provider immediately.

Disclaimer: The doulas who work through Renaissance Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals, LLC are independent contractors.  Renaissance Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals, LLC does not assume any liability through the actions of your independent contractor.  

Doulas are non-medical professionals who support women and families in Labor and Postpartum.   They are trained in the normal course of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum care.  They are not qualified to give medical advice, please use the information on this website as a general guide.

Always check with your Care Provider to be sure that you are doing what will be best for you and your baby.

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        Portland, OR / Vancouver, WA