Holding Hands

Meet the expanded So Zen Family 

Check out these lovely birth professionals currently enrolled in our mentorship program!

Kristine Denise

CD (DONA) (pending)

My vision as a birth doula is to ensure my clients and their families are safe and understand they have the right to birth their baby in the best way possible. This vision is supported by the reasons I decided to become a birth doula. Although my inspiration to enter this line of work is multilayered, my primary reasons are due to my multicultural background and the respect and education I received during my personal birthing journey.


I wholeheartedly believe diversity is beautiful, necessary, and should be as natural as breathing. I welcome our differences and ensure my clients are treated with the utmost respect. I use an open-minded approach to build a better understanding of my clients and their birth vision. I also actively listen to how my clients envision their experience and I adapt my practice to their needs. I discuss all client birth plans, previous birthing experiences, roundtable various comfort measures, and supplement informational gaps with resources. My goal is to ensure my clients feel confident making informed decisions throughout their birthing process.


For more information about Meliora Birth Services, please visit my website to learn more about me and the services I offer. I look forward to working with you!

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Kristine Denise
Meliora Birth Services

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Felicia Curtis
Growing Seeds, Inc.

Felicia Curtis

Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula, Full Spectrum Birth Justice Doula, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

Love and light... I Am Your Doula...Felicia. 


I am here to let you know you are AMAZING!  You are a miracle embarking on a miracle.  Your birthing experience is as UNIQUE as you are and I am here to assist you with having the birthing experience you desire!  I will be there offering emotional, physical, informational, spiritual and mental support during all four trimesters for you and your family.   With a warm heart ❤️ and open hands 👐🏽     


I have an extensive background in working with children 0-5 years of age and families. After over 30 years of working with children and families in several roles such as being a preschool teacher, a nanny, a juvenile correctional staff and a social worker at Child Welfare Services I decided to move into my true passion and that is working with birthing persons and infants. After all, I started at the age of 15.5 working with infants in a home daycare center setting. 

I believe when you need to find your grounding place go back to what you love! 


In an effort to decrease the mortality rates in the BIPOC communities births,  I stand up for equity, social and reproductive justice!​ It is my goal to see you have the birthing experience you desire! Please visit my website to learn more about me and the six pillars of my services!

Recent Program Participants


Maryssa Hernandez
Maryssa Hernandez


Lauren Henderson
Lauren Your Doula

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Kate Hall
Kate Hall

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Hannah-Rose Kent
Into This World Birth

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Kim Stalians
Your Doting Doula

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Alicia Stoddard
Birth Spectrum


Cat Gomez
Doula Cathy TLC