Victoria Michonski, 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 12 years, supporting more than 700 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 Hypnobabies® childbirth education instructor (HCHI) and a certified lactation counselor (CLC) thru the Center for Breastfeeding. For years she was certified as labor support doula thru ALACE, then TOLABOR and currently pursuing the CAPPA labor support doula credential and the Spinningbabies® Parent Educator certificate. Victoria became an Evidence Based Birth® Instructor in 2019.