Our Doulas

This is your baby and you want everything to be perfect. We want that too. We want you to feel confident, important and loved during your pregnancy – because you are!

Great Expectations Doulas are qualified and professionally trained with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Let’s do this together!

You may set up a free consultation with one (or all) of our doulas by contacting us. You also have the option to BOOK NOW. That’s right. Save time (and a little money) by asking us to match you with your perfect doula. Simply complete our easy online contract and we be in touch to make the doula matching magic happen. Book Now is the easy button for finding the perfect doula!

Dallas Doula Frisco Doula McKinney
Maria Pokluda Dallas doula Fort Worth

Maria Pokluda, Certified Doula & Childbirth Educator, Placenta Specialist
Maria has helped hundreds of families have happy birth days. She became a doula in 2007 after a journey through infertility. She and her husband now have 4 children, all with different birth stories. In 2012, she co-created BEST Doula Training where she trains new doulas from all over the world.

Anything with good food & good friends

Special Talent:
Can say the 50 states in alphabetical order in 30 seconds

Random Trivia:
Deeply, deeply afraid of snakes

Tiffany Terry, Certified Birth/Postpartum Doula & Childbirth Educator 
Tiffany’s inspiration to become a doula was a friend who served as a doula during her own birth. Having her there at the birth changed her entire life – for the better. Tiffany has a degree in early childhood education and has served as a teacher for many years. She also loves taking courses to continue growing as a doula.


Friends, family and community service

Fun times:
Give me the beach or pool and sandals and I’m good!

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Beth Dickerson doula fort worth Keller doula

Keyana Richardson, Certified Birth/Postpartum Doula & Childbirth Educator   Keyana’s desire to support and educate families is driven by her faith and life experiences. Her calm and gentle nature, a degree in Medical Humanities and her experience working as a nanny help contribute to her knowledge and expertise. Keyana is also working towards a career in midwifery.

Reading, DIY projects, natural hair, dogs

Life Goal:
To become a midwife and own a birth center

Chris Tomlin


Tracy Dubois, Certified Birth/Postpartum Doula  Originally from Chicago, Tracy moved to Texas from the beaches of Florida. After working as a Perinatal and NICU nurse, Tracy’s passion for birth fueled her desire to become a doula. She considers it a great JOY to serve families.  

Fun with family and friends, watching college football

Travel goals:
Hiking the Camino

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Mansfield Doula Fort Worth Doula Leslie Geick

Leslie Geick, Certified Doula & Childbirth Educator, Belly Binder
Leslie’s passion for birth stems from her experiences thriving with Type I diabetes. Having had a Cesarean and VBAC, Leslie loves doula-ing for both Cesareans or VBACs. Leslie lives with her husband who is her knight in shining amour (really…he works as a knight!) and their two daughters.

Eating tacos

Her idea of a fun night out:
A Rangers game and tacos

Travel Goals:
Europe. All of it.

Whitney Patterson, Doula, Labor & Delivery Nurse, Childbirth Educator
Whitney is an experienced Labor and Delivery nurse who loves her job but also enjoys working more intimately with families as their doula.  She knew after her OB rotation in nursing school that she wanted to focus her work on supporting women through pregnancy and birth. She and her husband have one son.

Special Talents:

Favorite Music:
Jason Mraz, Jack Johnson & John Meyer – all the J’s

Random Trivia:
Originally studied advertising

Dallas Doula Whitney Patterson Garland Doula
Mckinney Doula Kameron Bader

Kameron Bader, Certified Doula & Childbirth Educator
Kameron wants her clients’ BIRTH day to be the best day of their life. At age 7, she saw her first birth and knew she wanted to work with expecting families. Kameron has a degree in Biology and taught high school before becoming a doula in 2013. Kameron lives with her husband and son in Dallas.

Favorite Food:
Orzo tabbouleh salad with chicken kabob at Zoe’s

Horse back riding – before I had kids

Human Trick:
I am double jointed

Kourtney Labrie, Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula. Kourtney is originally from California but has been a Texan for 15 years now. She has a big heart for all things “Baby” but her passion really grew when she had her son. Now she serves expecting families on the Fort Worth side of town

Where she likes to travel:
To California!

We just bought a house, so that pretty much takes all my time!

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