Patricia’s Training and Expertise
Likewise, Patricia is a current member of DASC (Doulas Association of Southern California); APPAH (Pre-and Perinatal Psychology & Health); and Birth Works International. She is the founding Co-Leader of the West Los Angeles Chapter of the International Cesarean Awareness Network(ICAN). ICAN is a non-profit organization made up of volunteers whose mission is to help improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery, and promoting Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC).
Serenity Birth’s Services
Patricia provides labor doula support and teaches Childbirth Education for both hospital and homebirth clients in Los Angeles, Santa Monica, West LA, and South Bay Beach Cities, including Long Beach and San Pedro. She is available for public speaking events, photography in labor, and is bi-lingual Spanish/English.
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What Doctors Say
When Dr. Underberger was asked how long would Patricia’s client be in this blissed-out state, he answered:
“For as long as you keep stroking her hair like that….watching you is making me feel relaxed….all women who come in here should be supported that way.”Dr. Underberger - Anesthesiologist, Torrance Memorial Hospital, California