Ashley's Trainings and Education:

  • May 2005: B.A. Chemistry; NC State University, Raleigh, NC

  • Oct. 2011: Attended DONA-approved birth doula training, Fayetteville, NC

  • May 2012: Attended DONA-approved postpartum doula training, Raleigh, NC

  • Oct. 2011: CPR and AED-use certified for infant, child and adult, Durham, NC

  • Nov. 2012: Became CD(DONA), Certification for Birth Doula through DONA International

  • January 2013: Attended "Strength and Comfort Using the Rebozo During Labor" Workshop with Gena Kirby, Pittsboro, NC

  • Sept. 2013: Attended "Touch for Birth: An Advanced Doula Training" with Penny Bussell Stansfield, Cary, NC

  • May 2014: Attended "Breastfeeding for Doulas" seminar, Raleigh, NC

  • June 2014: Became PCD(DONA), Certification for Postpartum Doula through DONA International

  • July 2014: Certification and training as a Gena Kirby Method Rebozo Instructor, Austin, TX

  • Jan. 2015: BirthWorks International Childbirth Educator Intensive Workshop, Charlottesville, VA

  • Feb. 2015: Attended "When Survivors Give Birth" workshop with Elizabeth Johnson, Durham, NC

  • June 2015: Recertification for Birth Doula (DONA International) approved

  • August 2015: IPPA Placenta Specialist Training

  • Sept. 2015: Food Handlers Basic Food Safety Course

  • Sept. 2015: Completed Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control for Placenta Encapsulators Course through Biologix Solutions

  • Oct. 2015: Hypnobabies Hypno-Doula Training Started

  • April 2016: Breastfeeding for Doulas with IBCLC Victoria Facelli, Durham, NC

  • May 2016: LGBTQI Care for Birth Professionals, Durham, NC

  • July 2016: Attended "Spinning Babies" workshop, Durham, NC

  • June 2017: Foundations: Certified Babywearing Consultant Training, with Joanna McNeilly, Durham, NC

  • June 2017: Using the TENS in Labor, with Penny Bussell Stansfield, Durham, NC

  • June 2017: Recertification for Postpartum Doula (DONA International) approved

  • February 2018: Adult, Child, & Infant CPR, AED & First Aid Certification, Durham, NC

  • May 2018: Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (Carseat Tech) training and certification through SafeKids Worldwide, Charlotte, NC

  • October 2018: Spinning Babies® Parent Educator Training, Boston, MA

  • November 2018: Participated in “Supporting Survivors” training with Rebecca Swofford of NCCADV (North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence)

  • November 2018: Recertification for Birth Doula (DONA International) approved