Tiffany Shank

 Doula, Placenta Encapsulator, Childbirth Educator in Strasburg and Winchester, Virginia

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With 10 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 and families note her ability to provide education and smooth transitions when necessary. With the knowledge she has gathered over the past few years allows her to support families in their planning and decision making for their birth and postpartum recovery.

Tiffany attended her first birth in 2007 and went on to train with her first labor and postpartum training organization, to date, Tiffany has attended 290 births. Tiffany has completed her Certification as a Labor Doula, Postpartum Doula, Childbirth Educator and Sleep Coach and is a trained Placenta Specialist. She continues to educate herself on all relevant pregnancy and parenting topics and is certified in CPR and NNR. With a passion to see other women find a rewarding career she mentors the doulas in her agency.

One of Tiffany’s most rewarding days as a doula was when an OB/GYN she had never worked with took extra time after a client’s birth to come back and thank her for her professionalism, compassion and ability to work peacefully with the nurses and provider. Her goals are to create a group of Doulas that not only provide exceptional support to families, but also build bridges with local providers. Tiffany specializes in VBAC births, Planned Cesarean births, home births, and women working through postpartum depression and cesarean recovery. As one of the owners of Virginia is for Doulas Tiffany also dedicates time to matching families with Doula teams from the agency ensuring that all families receive the support they are looking for. Tiffany lives in Strasburg,Virginia with her family.

Trainings:

Labor Doula Training (2012)
Placenta Encapsulation Training (2012)
Gena Kirby Rebozo Training (2013)
ProDoula Labor Training (2015)
ProDoula Postpartum Training (2015)
Managing Multiples Training (2016)
Pumping and Breastfeeding Training (2016)
Postpartum & Infant Care Training (2017)
Blood Borne Pathogens Training (2012-2017)
Caring for Twins Training (2018)
Madriella Labor Training (2018)