Denise, a native New Yorker holds a MSW degree in social work, she is also a DONA International certified birth doula and is known as Bold Doula since 2014. She is a author of several books, blogger and internet radio show host/producer with domestic and international listeners reflecting her empowering passion in maternal health disparities awareness and equality in birth work. Denise enjoys empowering families into parenthood with encouragement, calmness, education, advocacy and compassion. She supports breastfeeding as well as overnight support and newborn care as well. In 2019, Denise completed an advanced training course from Evidence Based Birth® on how to help families get evidence based care, to become an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor.