Shalawn is a wife, a mother and a New York native, who grew up in Brooklyn. She always believed in supporting new and transitioning mothers. After having her first child, in 2003 she became totally committed to the need of finding support for herself and anyone else venturing into motherhood. As a breastfeeding mother she soon realized the importance of great support for breastfeeding moms. It was soon after that she began training and working as a post partum doula. Helping women navigate the waters of mothering a newborn became her passion. Currently she offers support to women in labor, as well. Shalawn is also a Certified Lactation Counselor. She has a passion for working with women and infants. She is a trained doula with over eight years of experience. Shalawn works as a Birth Assistant (assisting midwives) at a Brooklyn Birth Center and at home births. She has attended many, many births. She lives in Brooklyn with her family. She is a proud mother of two beautiful children and enjoys spending time with them any opportunity she gets.