We are here for you from pregnancy & planning to birth & beyond.
Gina Varney, Owner
Gina Varney is a birth and postpartum doula CD(Life Cycles) 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 local doula training and certification program, including mentoring and professional support. Since 2014,this program has trained over 100 local 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, offering monthly meetings to provide resources and support to families seeking a vaginal birth after a cesarean section. Gina also facilitates the bi-monthly 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.
Let us help you through every phase of parenthood.