Hello there, we are Virginia is for Doulas

As you take in the moments of excitement and unknowns surrounding your pregnancy, we want to say you are not alone. What you are feeling and experiencing is okay and completely your experience. You have your perfect provider, or perhaps you’d like our help finding a care provider for you, and now you have your team assembled.

We are Virginia is for Doulas, here to bring you vetted resources, experience, friendship, support, security and a personal guide to all things pregnancy, birth and parenting.  We understand you have goals and simply need support to make achieving them possible. We understand the challenges of becoming new parents. We understand the excitement of planning a nursery or birth plan writing. We understand that you need a team that supports you exactly where you are at and helps you get to where you want to go. We are that team. With a wide variety of experiences and skills our doulas are paired together to make a dream team for your birth or parenting journey. We serve families through Birth Doula and Postpartum Support in Winchester, Harrisonburg, and Leesburg, Virginia and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. We are so excited to hear from you and help you achieve your dream birth and postpartum experience.

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Tiffany Shank
Owner, Labor and Postpartum & Infant Care Doula, Placenta Specialist
“With 8 years of experience in working with pregnant and postpartum families and a passion to see families completely supported, Tiffany Shank has been considered an irreplaceable asset to the families she serves. Her presence is always calm and supportive…
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Ashleigh Adcock
Labor Doula and Postpartum & Infant Care Doula
“Ashliegh knew just a few months into her own pregnancy that birth, and helping mothers through postpartum was something she had always wanted to do, but just hadn’t realized it yet. Naturally having an open mind she found it easy to offer unbiased, non judgmental support to all those she came in contact with…Read Full Bio


Kandice Myslivy
Labor Doula, Placenta Encapsulator
“Kandice Myslivy or Kandy, as her friends call her, is compassionate and caring which helps her care and connect well with the families that she has served in all areas of her work. She has the desire to connect with families and help them to achieve their birth choice whatever that may look like and this has opened the door to allow her to help families from a cesarean to a natural birth. Read Full Bio…



Jocelyn Pratt-Grounds
Labor Doula, Postpartum Placenta Specialist
“When Jocelyn was surrounded by 8 women at work that were all pregnant
within months of each other, she knew she was in her element. Whether it was a back rub on a sore working mother, or a new fussy baby that a coworker was bringing into the clinic to meet everyone, she was always ready to serve, soothe, and support.
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Sarah Burzio

Labor Doula
“Sarah is a ProDoula pre-certified labor doula who is excited and ready to support you in the birth of your sweet family. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in Ministry to Women and is passionate about caring for and empowering women from all walks of life… Read full bio


Athena Phillips


Athena Phillips 
Labor and Postpartum & Infant Care Doula
“With several years of experiencing families during their birthing experience and having attended over 300 births, there is not much Athena has not been a part of. Her passion for supporting families during pregnancy and childbirth started when she was just a teenager … is  now seen in her career as a Birth and Postpartum Doula… Read Full Bio Here”