Meet the Assistants

Lisa Upham

Lisa Upham

MS, SPM

Lisa is a Bradley Method instructor and DONA approved Birth Doula Trainer who has been with Gentle Birth Care from the start!

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Nicole Demakis

Nicole Demakis

MA, CD(DONA), CLC

I began my journey into birth work in 2007, after the birth of my first child. I had a planned hospital birth with midwives and felt so empowered that I was inspired to help other families. Five months later, I became a certified postpartum and labor support doula through DONA.

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Chenyi Zheng

Chenyi Zheng

SNM, RN

Chenyi appreciates the midwifery model of care and the difference it can make in terms of women's mental and physical well-being

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Becky Coolidge

Becky Coolidge

CPM

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Christina Eichelberg

Christina Eichelberg

CNM

Christina graduated from Frontier University in October 2020 and is now a CNM. She is passionate about informed consent and bodily autonomy and trusts her patient's ability to make decisions about their own medical care.

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Dayna Wright

Dayna Wright

RN, SNM

Dayna spent two years working as a NICU nurse and is now in her first year of the Midwifery Program at the University of Cincinnati.

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Seong Kitsos

Seong Kitsos

SPM, CD(Matrona)

Seong is a Matrona and DONA trained doula, passionate about recognizing the sacredness of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.

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