Marnellie Bishop is a certified birth and postpartum doula (International Doula Institute) with a Bachelor’s degree from La Sierra University, Riverside, CA. Volunteering at Northwest Mother’s Milk Bank and Portland Area Babywearing, provide Marnellie the opportunity to stay connected with her local community. Marnellie's goal is to empower clients to seek out what is important to them and support them in whatever challenges they face as they enter into parenthood. Continuous learning and review of the latest data and research regarding pregnancy, birth and newborn care, equip Marnellie to provide up-to-date information to her clients. Using her network of providers and other perinatal professionals, Marnellie will do her best to ensure that her clients receive the highest level of care and support. Marnellie believes in a birthing individual’s strength, ability and resiliency to achieve desired goals.
As an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor, Marnellie’s goal is to equip families with useful tools to effectively and respectively communicate with providers, receive evidence-based information and support a growing family’s choices as they navigate through pregnancy, birth and beyond.