Meet the Facilitators


Debra Shelden has been involved in the birth world for 14 years as a certified birth & postpartum doula, a certified lactation educator, a childbirth educator, and a certified Happiest Baby on the Block educator.  She is also a Motherwoman Perinatal Support Group Facilitator. She is married to her best friend and soul mate, has 2 sons, and is grateful and honored to do this work. For more information about Debra & the services she offers, visit her website at


Christie has a passion for supporting families through the transition from pregnancy to parenthood and is currently a Postpartum Doula, Massage Therapist, and MotherWoman Perinatal Support Group Facilitator. After experiencing postpartum depression following the births of both of her children, she became committed to creating safe spaces for other parents to share their stories and find encouragement along the way. Find out more about Christie’s postpartum work on her website,