Lisa Collins is a DONA certified birth doula and a ProDoula certified postpartum doula.She has been supporting birthing families for several years as the founder of Modern Mother Doula Care, providing exceptional birth and postpartum doula services in the Orlando, Fl area calling upon her professional training in multiple childbirth methods. Even more recently she has co-founded The Hospital Doulas & Associates, providing expert doula care specialized solely for births in the hospital setting. She has dedicated her skills & talents to supporting families in various capacities over her 30 year career, including having a book published by John Wiley & Sons in 2000 regarding the importance of balancing safety and normalcy for children with severe food allergies, consulting and speaking nationally to achieve systemic change. Lisa received her MA in Family Studies from Lesley College working as a marriage and family therapist after completing her BS of Business Management at Bentley College. In 2016, Lisa was honored to be chosen to train as an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor. She has taken great pride in educating birth professionals and families alike on the importance of optimizing the chances of receiving evidence based care in the obstetric world where great improvements are needed to lower the cesarean section rate and to increase the chances of mother and baby coming through the birth and postpartum period happy and healthy in the United States and beyond.