What's Included at a Glance

  • Self Led Learning

    These bite-sized videos are perfect for providing learning at your pace.

  • Tips & Tricks

    Sharing educational tips and tricks so you can achieve your goals is what we do best.

  • Support

    Knowing that you can talk to one of our instructors at any point in time gives our students peace of mind.

About Your Instructor

Meet Chris Herrera

Certified Birth & Postpartum Doula, Lactation Counselor, Childbirth Educator and Placenta Encapsulation Specialist

Chris Herrera

Chris Herrera’s passion for birth began with the homebirth of her first son. With more than 17 years of extensive experience, she is proud to have helped hundreds of families. Chris brings experience, unbiased information, and reliable care to her clients. Her approach to birth always aims for compassion and adaptability since every client is unique and important. Chris is a certified birth doula since 2006 and owner and founder of the CNY Doula Connection. Chris has continued to add to her professional trainings and certifications by becoming a postpartum doula, childbirth educator, certified placenta encapsulation specialist, lactation counselor and IBCLC candidate, labor and postpartum acupressure certified, Rebozo trained, and licensed to offer massage therapy. Chris’ most rewarding accomplishments in her career has been the start of her certifiable training workshop for aspiring childbirth educators and has written “Birth Beautifully’s Educated Childbirth,” a childbirth education course manual for expecting families. Chris resides outside of Syracuse, NY with her husband of 20 years and their three beautiful children, and one very spoiled pug.

Your next steps

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  • Start learning immediately

  • Become certified

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