Doula Program Coordinator
Jalana has been working with childbearing families as a doula since 1983. She is certified as a doula and Approved Birth Doula Trainer by DONA International. From 2000 to 2009, she was the Western Canada Director on DONA’s International Board of Directors. Jalana is also a Certified Lamaze Childbirth Educator and has taught prenatal classes in the Vancouver area since 1989. Jalana has been with SCBP since the inception and has trained our doulas, designed the doula program and continues to be the Mentor/Mother to all the doulas in our program. Jalana participates in the ‘labour and birth’ Connecting Pregnancy group sessions and teaches our Preparation for Birth workshops. She is the mother of one young man, Kye, two young women, Teil and Sharai, and has a two very spoiled Golden Labs, Sadie the Wonder Dog and J. Page (after Jimmy Page of course)! She lives in Langley with her husband, Chris, and loves her work with the SCBP. Jalana visited Boston, New York City and Los Angeles last year and is planning to visit Cancun and China this year! She loves travel and photographing her adventures!