Our mission is to meet our clients wherever they are, on their journey through pregnancy, and the postpartum period. We understand that becoming a parent can be an infinitely complex transformation.
Our goal is to guide, assist and support you as you navigate these new waters.
We’re ready to be your ally and team as you transition into your new identity and then eventually when you return to work. Baby Caravan is here to support and empower in any and all capacities, whether this is your first baby or fourth, you are single or in partnership. Let us help you during this rich, complicated and exciting time.
Founded in 2013 we set out to create highly personalized, compassionate and evidence based doula support for families in New York City. We call ourselves Baby Caravan because our goal is offer you a team - your own caravan - of experts to help you navigate the landscape of pregnancy and beyond. This landscape may be entirely unfamiliar or one that you would like to experience differently this time around.
JENNIFER MAYER, Founder & CEO
Jennifer has been a practicing Birth Doula for over 12 years. She brings her background as a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Holistic Health Coach into her doula work.
In 2013 she founded Baby Caravan, to continuous support through pregnancy, birth, new parenthood, and the return to work following parental leave. In 2017 she launched Baby Caravan at Work, offering corporate consulting services for companies and organization on family leave and support services. Jennifer's writing has been published in The Huffington Post, Fairygodboss, She Knows, and Well Rounded. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, son and two cats.
SASHA WEIGEL, MANAGER
Sasha began her journey into the world of birth nearly a decade ago when she became a Certified Birth Doula with Doulas of North America (DONA). She pursued a Bachelor's of Nursing degree in 2010 and became a Registered Nurse (RN) in 2012. She worked as a Labor & Delivery and Postpartum nurse at NYU Langone Medical Center for almost 4 years. She is now the Manager of Baby Caravan and continues to work as a Birth Doula, a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC), and is in the Midwifery Masters program at NYU with a projected graduation date of May 2018.