Our Educators

Jesse Remer Henderson CD (DONA)
Jesse Remer Henderson 

Jesse is a birth and postpartum doula, doula trainer and MamActivist. She specializes in natural birth, cesarean support, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), breastfeeding support, premature birth and postpartum bonding.

She co-founded Mother Tree Birth Services in 2001 to provide pregnancy, birth and postpartum support for women as well as to help them access their personal power through the birthing process. As a premature 2 pound 9 ounce miracle baby herself, she specializes in supporting families through premature birth experiences and the postpartum bonding. [read more]

Stacey Marshall, doulaStacey Marshall

Stacey was initially inspired to become a birth and postpartum doula through the births of her two children, Adaline and Roan. Since 2002, she has seen hundreds of families blossom into their true parenting selves with simple assurance, education and support. Stacey draws on her knowledge and experience to provide emotional and directional support to provide comfort for a birthing woman and her family.

Trained from the Chapman Family Center in Santa Monica, CA and certified with DONA International, Stacey is highly experienced with … [read more]

Christine D'Esposito, doula, childbirth educatorChristine D’Esposito

Christine is a certified Birth and Postpartum Doula and Birthing From Within Mentor. She first became inspired to do birth work in 1998 after supporting a close friend through her pregnancy and helping her raise her daughter. It was then that she first experienced the beauty and awe of the motherbaby bond. She was amazed to witness the innate intelligence that mothers and babies share in their deep connection to each other. Christine continued working with families and children as a nanny for the next six years. It was here that she truly learned the value of outside support and a family that works together. In 2001 she began to answer the call within to work as a birth professional. She attended Birthwingway College of Midwifery in Portland, where she completed her birth doula certification and became certified … [read more]

Wendy Scharp, DoulaWendy Scharp

As a DONA certified doula, Wendy’s goal is to provide physical, emotional and informational support to the birthing mother and her support team before, during and after birth. She has a true passion for providing support for the birthing mother’s support team. Wendy believes when the laboring mother’s support team (dad, partner, mother, mother-in-law, etc.) have their needs met, they are able to provide the mother with the highest level and most significant source of support. As a certified childbirth educator, Wendy is committed to providing the highest quality of evidence-based education to the families that she works with in order to ensure that they have all the information and tools necessary to make informed decisions and have the safest, most desirable birth possible. As a Certified Lactation Counselor… [read more]