Welcome to Birth & Beginnings

My passion over the last 20 years is “Birth and Beginnings” and I am proud to be certified as a Birth and Postpartum doula with DONA International.

I am a DONA Approved birth and postpartum doula trainer as well as a mentor for the Postpartum Doula Program.

I offer the following services to women and their families in the Ottawa region:

 Birth and Postpartum Doula Services.
 Breastfeeding Support
 Prenatal Education

View current classes and sessions here.

I offer educational services in Canada, the USA and all countries around the world:

 DONA Doula Certification Workshops

View currently scheduled workshops,
print a registration form and view
payment options on the Workshops Page

More information on:
PostPartum Doula Workshops
and Birth Doula Workshops


I would love to hear from you so please feel free to contact me at susan@birthandbeginnings.org or by phone at 613.799.4116.

 In the doula spirit,
 Susan Martensen, BDT/PDT(DONA), CLC)