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!

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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.

Hobbies:
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.

Hobbies:
Roadtrips

Interests:
Friends, family and community service

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

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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.

Hobbies:
Reading, DIY projects, natural hair, dogs

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

Music:
Chris Tomlin

 

Olivia Griswold, Certified Birth/Postpartum Doula  Olivia is originally from Mississippi, but gladly assumes the title of honorary Texan! She has always loved all things birth and babies – she is always first in line to snuggle a baby. This love fueled her desire to become a doula and support families as they bring their little ones into this world.

Hobbies:
Anything happening on the beach

Foods:
I am friends with most foods – but fried mozzarella is the best

Bands/music:
Anything and everything Indie Folk

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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.

Hobbies:
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:
Photography

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

Random Trivia:
Originally studied advertising

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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

Hobbies:
Horse back riding – before I had kids

Human Trick:
I am double jointed

Adrianna Cox, Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula
Adrianna is a Californian living in Texas with her husband, son and their deaf dog. Adrianna has served families as a Certified Nurse Assistant and also as a Nanny. Her own birth involved an incredible birth team and she loves providing that kind of support to her clients.

Where she likes to travel:
To California!

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

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