Marissa comes to Doulas of Chicago with a natural energy and joy for this work. She has been supporting families for the last four years both in her work as a family nanny, and most recently as doula.
Marissa has an easy way about her that clients appreciate. Her focus in on life with new children and early parenthood. She finds having the right connections to one's community to be invaluable, and is happy to help her clients by making sure they have the resources they need and a supportive helper to reiterate that they are incredible.
Marissa is a certified in baby wearing, and act as a moderator for Babywearing International of Chicago's facebook page.
Marissa is not currently taking labor or postpartum clients, as she has returned to school to pursure a degree in women's studies.