Your Buffalo Doula Agency
We are here for you from pregnancy & planning to birth & beyond.
Gina Durant, Owner
Buffalo Doula Collective founder Gina Durant is a birth and postpartum doula and has served over 200 families in WNY. Gina believes every family deserves respectful and personalized evidence-based support and care. Her passion for creating a standard for doula professionalism inspired her to offer a doula training and certification program Life Cycle Doulas, a program that offers birth and postpartum certification and an optional local mentoring and professional support program. Since 2014 this organization has trained over 100 WNY birth and postpartum doulas. As a trained Centering Healthcare Institute facilitator, Gina offers group model birth planning sessions to families seeking support. She is a co-leader of the Western New York chapter of the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) Gina offers a community wide VBAC Support Group to provide resources and support to families seeking a vaginal birth after a cesarean section. She also facilitates the WNY Doula Support Group providing local doulas a sense of community, commiseration, continuing education, and guidance. She has three children, loves WNY and currently lives in Hamburg.
Meet our Doulas
Did you know the Buffalo Doula Collective trains and mentors our doulas right here in Buffalo? Our certification program aligns with national standards with the additional benefit of local mentoring, providing us with the most professional and truly prepared birth workers.
We offer tier system with doulas fresh from training and ready to support families at the beginning of their career and also doulas with a varied background in doula work and years of experience. You choose what you feel fits your needs and your budget. We will help you decide and offer free consultations to confirm your decision to find the right fit for you from birth to postpartum and then even transitioning back to work.
Birth Doulas * Classes * Birth Planning * Placenta Encapsulation Postpartum Doulas * Extended Support
Let us help you through every phase of parenthood.