Meet The team

Our team of educators, doulas, and advocates are here to walk with you through your unique journey of pregnancy, childbirth, and the fourth trimester.

Dare to Birth group photo
Phoenix, AZ

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.

Phoenix, AZ

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!

Phoenix, AZ

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.


Phoenix, AZ

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!

Phoenix, AZ

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.
Phoenix, AZ

Stephanie

Mitchell

Birth Doula, Childbirth Educator, & Student Midwife
Stephanie is a mom of three 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!
Phoenix, AZ

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.
Phoenix, AZ

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!
Phoenix, AZ

Teresa

Estilow

Postpartum Doula & Childbirth Educator
Teresa Estilow is an inclusive postpartum doula and educator who has been supporting the Phoenix and East Valley areas since 2021. As a parent who experienced her own challenges with her postpartum journeys, she was inspired to provide access to compassionate and empathetic support to new and again parent's in their 4th-trimester journeys.
Fayetteville, NC

Rebekah

Tinajero

Advanced Newborn Care Specialist, Postpartum Doula, Sleep Consultant/Trainer, & Childbirth Educator
“Rebekah is an advanced newborn care specialist, postpartum doula, and sleep consultant/trainer residing in Fayetteville, North Carolina with her soon to be husband. Her goal is to educate families with evidence-based information that is supportive to the entire family unit. She focuses on responsive and respectful infant care while also acknowledging the enormous impact birth has on the postpartum period.”
Charleston, SC

Taylor

Frank

Certified Birth Doula CD (DONA) & Childbirth Educator
Taylor is a trained birth doula & educator who serves the Charleston & surrounding area community in South Carolina. She is passionate about birthing advocacy and hopes to change the way that birth is viewed among families & the medical community. You can usually find Taylor chasing around her daughter, spending time with her middle-school sweetheart husband, or enjoying outdoor activities. She looks forward to showing you how beautiful birth can be!

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