Tress La’Ree of Nurturing Birth Doula Services provides professional experienced doula service to support to the Greater Lexington and Eastern Kentucky region. She is a certified Birth and Bereavement Doula with Stillbirthday (SBD) and a certified Dancing For Birth™ Instructor(DFB). She holds a B.S in sociology and medical anthropology, where her focus was on birth and maternal health. She began her journey as a direct entry midwife before moving to Kentucky in 1998. After raising her children she made a re-entry into the birth world as a birth doula. After moving to Berea, Kentucky in 2008 she quickly became a sought after doula and has served as a birth doula to over 150 women in births spanning the spectrum from home birth to cesarean section. As an experienced birth doula she equips families with tools to achieve the birth best suited to their needs. In addition to these certifications, she has also taken many courses to further her education. Currently she focuses her work on birth doula support and teaching Dancing For Birth™ classes to those in her community. After completing an extensive training by Evidence Based Birth® in how to help families receive evidence based care in 2017, Tress became an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor.