All, Virginia

Virginia Adoption Doulas

Click on a name to learn more about that doula.¬† Doulas with an asterisk before their name (*) have also purchased the Adoption Doula Handbook, an extremely helpful resource filled with information, tips and resources for the adoption doula. (*) Courtney Pellegrino Lynette Kendall¬† Kimberly Lawton (*) Melissa Yeager, SBD (*) Shelby Rae Brown, SBD… Read More Virginia Adoption Doulas

1.Main, All, Maryland, Virginia

Kimberly Lawton

Hello and congratulations! I am a birth doula and placenta specialist serving Northern Virginia and the DC Metropolitan area. I also offer Cloth Diapering Education and TENS Unit rentals. Adoption has always been in the plan for me. I have 2 children and hope to adopt a child in the near future.   website  

All, Tennessee, Virginia

Lynette Kendall

I am a certified doula through Childbirth International and am currently studying to be a midwife. I have been a doula for pay and as a volunteer. I have supported teen and single moms in labor and teach childbirth classes. My husband and I helped his brother and sister-in-law through an adoption of two young… Read More Lynette Kendall

All, Virginia

Courtney Pellegrino

I am a DONA trained mother of two young boys. I support mothers who choose adoption for their children by empowering them through their labor and delivery, and one hour post-partum. I have experience mostly with teenage mothers. Email: pellegrinocourtney(at)


Melissa Yeager, SBD

I have been a birth doula in Richmond, VA for five and a half years and am certified with toLabor and Stillbirthday. I am honored to support families through all pregnancy outcomes. Melissa Yeager, SBD website