Central Iowa Doula Association
Birth & Postpartum Doulas
Emotional support, encouragement, physical comfort, and information during pregnancy, birth, and shortly after.
Support for families and newborns in the days, weeks, and months after birth.
Support for Doulas
Continuing education and support for new and experienced birth and postpartum doulas.
The Central Iowa Doula Association is a member organization consisting of certified or certifying birth and postpartum doulas in Des Moines, Iowa and surrounding areas. While we support each other and learn with each other, we are all independent doulas who are hired on an individual basis. If you are looking to hire a doula, please go to The Doulas page. If you are a doula looking to join our association, please go to the Become a Member page.
Our board members for 2022 are:
President: Amy Lourido
Vice President: Arianna Christiansen
Secretary: Liz Blind
Treasurer: Kimberly Isburg
Whenever and however you give birth, your experience will impact your emotions, your mind, your body, and your spirit for the rest of your life.
Ina May Gaskin