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Terri A. Woods, CLD                                              
CAPPA Certified Labor Doula & Faculty Instructor
Evidence Based Birth® Instructor
Founder & Doula Mentor - SLO Doula Connection

Terri founded the SLO Doula Connection and has turned it over to capable leaders and members.  Terri loved to listen to you as you processed your desires for you birth and to offer practical suggestions and referrals tailored to you. She also loved encouraging new doulas and birth professionals passionate about working toward making birth better.

Terri had been a doula (CAPPA & DONA certified), a Labor Doula Trainer for CAPPA, and an Evidence Based Birth (R) Instructor.  Terri trained extensively on the Central Coast of California, all over the Western United States and in New Zealand and in the Philippines, and was a speaker at national and international birth conferences.

Terri also trained as a Childbirth Educator (ICEA & CAPPA), Postpartum Doula (CAPPA) & Lactation Educator (CAPPA). Terri completed studies as a student midwife with Mercy in Action and with Gail Tully of Spinning Babies.  She loved to share information and to "pay it forward".