Birth Beautifully's Placenta Encapsulation Specialist Training is a comprehensive placenta education combing the history of its multiple uses with modern day practices.
Chris Herrera’s passion for birth began with the homebirth of her first son. With more than 13 years of extensive experience, she is proud to have helped hundreds of women and families. Chris brings experience, unbiased information, and reliable care to her clients. Her approach to birth always aims for compassion and adaptability since every woman is unique and important.
Chris is a DONA certified birth doula since 2006 and is the owner of the CNY Doula Connection. Chris has continued to add to her professional trainings and certifications by becoming a postpartum doula, lactation counselor, childbirth educator, certified placenta encapsulation specialist, labor and postpartum acupressure certified, Rebozo and Belly Binding 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 17 years and their three beautiful children, and one very spoiled pug.