* About the Instructor:
Rachel Hess is a CAPPA Trained Postpartum Doula. She leads parent support groups and provides postpartum support to families in the greater Boston area. She is a contributor to Round the Circle, with her piece "Supporting LGBTQ Families: Tips for Doulas." She previously worked supporting new families at Isis Parenting and at ReadBoston as a literacy coach. In addition, she worked as a training coordinator for Samaritans, a suicide prevention non-profit. Rachel received her Master's Degree from Wheelock College and her bachelor's degree from Oberlin College. She lives in Jamaica Plain with her wife and two daughters.