Bilen, Birth & Postpartum Doula, CLC

Bilen Berhanu is a DTI-certified doula, Certified Lactation Counselor and Certified HypnoBirthing Practitioner. Bilen is also a Doula Project full spectrum doula. Bilen's practice is centered on reclaiming agency by providing pathways to empowered reproductive choices and experiences. Bilen's primary role is to offer physical, emotional and informational support in the process of crafting the reproductive experience, as defined by the individual or family. Bilen offers non-judgmental and culturally appropriate services across the choice spectrum. Bilen aims to be a resource by providing relevant, evidence-based information so that clients can make well-informed decisions while leveraging her extensive referral network of care providers. Bilen is deeply committed to offering accessible, culturally competent and LGBTQIA+ affirming care. Bilen continues to develop skills in the hopes of transforming the current healthcare system and is truly honored to participate in this work. Bilen holds a BA in Environmental Studies from Mount Holyoke College and an MA in Social Science from Humboldt State University.