The Willamette Valley Birthing Tree

Birth and Postpartum Doula in Yamhill County and Surrounding Areas

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My philosophy

"Your birth, a sacred moment of your life, should be preserved and respected by all who attend it" -Danae

I believe that birth is one of the most important moments of your life and that each and every person that gives journeys through this transformational time deserves to feel supported, nurtured, informed, respected, and empowered each and every step of the way. I am passionate about supporting families through pregnancy, birth and the postpartum season of life. 

I do not want anyone to feel that they are walking into the deep forest of unknowns; but rather that they have an experienced guide by their side, helping make sense of which paths there are to allow each family to make informed decisions for their birthing experience, while holding space for taking breaks along the way to soak in the beautiful moments, and ultimately being that old tree to lean on when it gets hard to stand alone. 

A positive birth does not have to be an unmedicated one, it simply needs two ingredients: autonomy of choice and unbiased support. Let me help you walk through this majestic trek of your life!  

I've spent my entire life fascinated in pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum season and as I grew older, my values and dreams just kept aligning me to birth work. 


My Services

What I offer

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Birth Preparation

Evidence-Based + Compassionate

Continuous Birth/Labor Support

Emotional + Physical Support

Postpartum Care

An Extra Hand and Heart


Barbara Katz Rothman

"Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers --Strong, Competent Capable Mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength."


Package Options

The Grand Fir

The full support package


The Red Alder

Birth support and one appointment of choice

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The Oregon Oak

Simply Birth Support

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Additional Add-Ons

Virtual Appointment

In-person Appointment

Birth Photography

Postpartum Support



Education and Background


Oregon State University, Current

BS Human Development and Family Sciences, minor in Psychology

University of Phoenix, 2015

AA Psychology

Childbirth International, Current

Certifed Birth Doula

Portland Community College, 2018

AS in Science

Ready to Schedule A Consultation?

For each prospective family, I offer a free consultation to see if we are a good fit. This can be a consult in-person or through phone/video.
Please submit the form, with your interest, and what package you are wanting to gain more insight on.

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