Rachel Goldstein is a birth and postpartum doula, breastfeeding counselor, and childbirth educator, supporting families in pregnancy, childbirth, and through the newborn stage. Her passion for assisting people during this pivotal time developed when she was first pregnant and researching everything about pregnancy and beyond. Known for her deeply calm nature and the good humor she brings to any situation, she is fully committed to serving clients in the capacity that best fits their unique needs. She enjoys yoga, traveling, cooking, photography, live music, and dancing. Originally Midwesterners, Rachel lives in Jackson Heights, New York with her husband and two spirited sons.
* Now offering virtual support! * I love helping new parents adjust to parenthood in whatever way makes sense for them and their family. I truly want to support you and your choices no matter what, guiding you when needed as you find your way.
ProDoula certified labor doula
ProDoula certified postpartum doula
Certified Breastfeeding Counselor with Lea Rivera, IBCLC
Infant Sleep Educator with Bebo Mia (Summer 2020)
Flourishing Families: Your Birth Experience certified instructor
DONA trained and certified, 2010 – 2016
Comforting Touch for Doulas Training (labor, postpartum, baby massage)
Magical Octopus: Caring for Twins like a Pro Class
Acupressure Comfort Measures Training
VBAC support training for doulas
Spinning Babies training
PAIL: Pregancy and Infant Loss Advocate certification with Nneka Hall (2020)
CPR and First Aid certified
The Placenta Training Company trained Postpartum Placenta Specialist
Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control for Placenta Encapsulators (OSHA Standard) certified
by Rachel G.