Rachel Mueller is a DONA Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula, Monitrice, Lay Midwife, Certified Lactation Counselor, Independent Childbirth Educator, Placenta Encapsulation Specialist, and Certified Belly Binding Instructor. She is currently in training with NARM to become a Certified Practical Midwife. Inspired by the holistic approach to maternal care, she founded her company, N.E.A.R. To You Midwifery & Doula Services ltd, that services all of Northeastern Ohio where she guides women in a compassionate and holistic approach to all aspects of their childbearing cycle including: prenatal education, comprehsive Midwifery Care, continuous labor and delivery doula support, and postpartum care. Rachel became an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor in the Spring of 2017 after completing advanced training offered by Evidence Based Birth® on how to help families get evidence based care. She has worked to foster a environment of teamwork and continuity of care with professionals in her area. Rachel is held in high regard in her community as an educator, doula, and leader.