Birth and Beyond GTA
Together, Cheryl and Chari are Birth and Beyond GTA: certified birth doulas and childbirth educators, offering a system of support for women and their partners to demystify the birth experience.
Cheryl is an educator by training and a mother of three who has devoted her life towards helping others. Cheryl has directed privately run schools in both Canada and the US and has worked with a diverse group a families assisting them through both the joyous and difficult moments of their lives.
Cheryl is a certified birth doula through DONA International and training as a Lamaze International Child Birth Educator. Cheryl has worked at McMaster University for the Midwifery Education Program as an educational facilitator training certified midwives how to support midwifery students in their clinical placements.
Cheryl’s goal is to help mothers and their partners to have a positive birth experience Cheryl prides herself on supporting and educating families from birth and beyond.
Dedicated to serving the lives of children and their families, Chari’s approach to health and well being is founded on her belief that each family’s story and circumstance is unique and that it requires personalized approach to welcome and embrace them through their life’s journey.
Chari is a certified birth doula through DONA International and training as a Lamaze International Child Birth Educator.
Chari is an Ontario Certified Teacher and thought management coach. She has served as Education Director for 2 private schools and has developed curriculum, programs and coaching models to train teachers and to work with parents.