Meet the team!

Alex Barr

Dare to Birth creator, Childbirth Educator & Full Spectrum Doula

Alex is a Phoenix-based birth advocate and doula, a queer, plus-size/fat activist who’s disrupting the negative narrative around birth and empowering pregnant people to trust their intuition and advocate for a more positive and informed pregnancy, birth, and fourth trimester.

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Stephanie Mitchell

Birth Doula, Childbirth Educator, &
Student Midwife

Stephanie is a mom of two and is married to her college sweetheart. She has been educating and supporting families in the Phoenix area since 2020. Her favorite part of teaching, is helping families navigate their options and empowering them to be in control of their birth experience. She looks forward to meeting you in class!

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Kaytlin Brown

Licensed Massage Therapist, Birth Doula, & Childbirth Educator

Kaytlin is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Birth Doula servicing Phoenix and the surrounding valley. As a massage therapist for 11 years, Kaytlin brings a unique, body focused approach to birth support. She believes education plays a big role in the birth experience you have and looks forward to bringing the empowering Dare to Birth message to your growing family!

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Emmy Howard

Birth Doula & Childbirth Educator

Emmy is a trained Birth Doula and Educator who strives to serve marginalized and unorthodox communities. She has a passion for advocacy, birth justice and all nerd properties. On her days off she is a kid wrangler and trophy wife.

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