Victoria Michonski, CD, HCHI, CLC, is passionate about helping families have healthy and happy births! She loves to help create an unique roadmap to baby (and beyond) with her clients by instilling confidence thru education, evidence based information and with support! She describes her philosophy as: “Each birthing parent’s body, pregnancy, birth path, values, and labor are different and with empathy and compassion she loves to help prepare, support and honor the birthing parents and their process while teaching savvy strategies to cope and to navigate maternity care.” Formerly a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) student and a veteran doula of 13 years, supporting more than 800 families, Victoria is co-founder of 312Doulas, a doula agency providing childbirth education, labor support doula care, and postpartum doula care. 312Doulas serves the greater Chicago area. Victoria is a certified doula thru ToLabor (formerly ALACE) and Midwest Maternal Child Institute (MMCI), a Hypnobabies® childbirth education instructor (HCHI) and a certified lactation counselor (CLC) thru the Center for Breastfeeding. She is currently pursuing the CAPPA postpartum doula credential and the Spinningbabies® Parent Educator certificate. Victoria became an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor in 2019.
Passionate about helping birthing people confidently have a sense of agency over their bodies and medical decisions thru Childbirth Education and Labor Doula Support! Perfect those planning a VBAC, are a first time parents, are families with older siblings, planning a home and hospital birth, seeking low/no intervention birth, epidural birth, an induction, planned cesarean birth.