Catherine Stewart-Lindley, DONA Certified Doula
Labor of Love Childbirth Services
Catherine Stewart-Lindley has been working with families and assisting births for more than a dozen years as a labor support doula, childbirth educator, birth photographer and founder of Labor of Love Childbirth Services. She's very experienced working with women in all sorts of challenging situations - pelvic injury, pelvic pain, sexual abuse, substance abuse, single mothers, advanced maternal age, VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean), multiples, etc. She attends births in hospitals, birth centers and at home.
Catherine has worked with thousands of families, teaching, preparing and assisting them in during pregnancy, birth and initial breastfeeding. From her extensive knowledge in the field, she also counsels families during and also well beyond the perinatal period. She has been referred to as a "birth whisperer," "holistic encyclopedia" and "good angel of birth" not just by clients but by other birth practitioners like Family Practitioners, Midwives and OBs.
Catherine is a DONA Certified Doula and sits on the board of CEA/MNY (Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan New York). She is the mother of a precious daughter and lives in New York City.