Your Doula Team
Sherri and Chris work as a team to bring you the best pregnancy and birth support possible. In working as a team, you will receive many benefits that you would not get working with just one doula. You have the opportunity to experience pregnancy and birth support unlike any other doula service in the CNY area.
More about Sherri:
As a birth doula since 2011, Sherri Morris has tremendous passion for helping women during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period. Sherri supports and trusts in a woman’s choice to give birth in whatever way she feels most comfortable and empowered. As a childbirth educator she desires for each birthing couple to be well informed on the twists and turns they may encounter during their birth. She has an open heart to each woman's birth she attends and, as a doula, encourages each birthing woman to have a vision for her birth but also, an open heart to however her birth may unfold.
Sherri received her birth doula certifications from Life Cycles Center in Buffalo, NY in 2011 and Hypnobabies in 2016 as well as training with Doula Trainings International as a birth and postpartum doula in 2016. Since completing her certification she has received instruction as a childbirth educator with Appletree Family Ministries, trained with Breastfeeding USA, Birthing from Within and Hearthside in perinatal loss and bereavement, and a certified Infant Sleep Educator through Bebo Mia. Her future professional goals include training as an Newborn Care Specialist and Happiest Baby on the Block educator.
In 2001 Sherri married her husband Mike they have 4 beautiful children and live outside of Syracuse, NY. Their family also includes a rescue dog and 2 sweet kitties that adopted her family.
More about Chris:
Chris Herrera’s passion for birth began with the homebirth of her first son. With more than 14 years of extensive experience, she is proud to have helped hundreds of women and families. Chris brings experience, unbiased information, and reliable care to her clients. Her approach to birth always aims for compassion and adaptability since every woman is unique and important.
Chris is a DONA certified birth doula since 2006 and is a founding member of the CNY Doula Connection. Chris has continued to add to her professional trainings and certifications by becoming a postpartum doula, childbirth educator, certified placenta encapsulation specialist, certified lactation counselor, labor and postpartum acupressure certified, Rebozo trained, belly binding trained, and licensed to offer massage therapy. Chris’ most rewarding accomplishments in her career has been the start of her certifiable training workshop for aspiring childbirth educators and has written “Birth Beautifully’s Educated Childbirth,” a childbirth education course manual for expecting families.
Chris resides outside of Syracuse, NY with her husband of 17 years and their three beautiful children, and one very spoiled pug.