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O’Nell Starkey

My work revolves around helping people feel empowered, connected and attuned to themselves and to their families.  It is an honor to nourish families during their postpartum transformations.  I love creating personalized rite of passage ceremonies for people who want to acknowledge and celebrate their soul’s growth.

I choose to work with families in the perinatal period because it is an area where I can use the best of my skills: empathetic listening, honest communication, holding sacred space, creativity, compassion, and nurturing caregiving. I believe my work with families fosters health and peace at large in our society.

Since I was a young girl, I have worked with children and babies. I have a background in holistic Early Childhood Education and have spent 20 years studying midwifery and postpartum arts with many different wise women and healers around the world. I am a certified INNATE postpartum care provider, lactation specialist, infant massage instructor, and fertility awareness educator. I am infant & adult CPR certified.

I am especially grateful to my six-year-old daughter for teaching me humility and giving me endless opportunities to practice loving myself and her in both subtle and profound ways. I am enlivened by laying on warm rocks by a river, snuggling with my sweetie, creating art and being in sacred circles of women.

I love working with the team of inspiring doulas and educators at Birth Realm Postpartum Care company.