Wanda Cox owns and operates Graceful Beginnings Birth Services in Nova Scotia, Canada. She has been supporting women and families as a birth doula since 1999. She is a DONA Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula, Evidence Based Birth ® Instructor, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, DONA Approved Birth Doula Trainer, Certified Infant Massage Instructor (with the International Association of Infant Massage) and Lactation Educator. She received her BA in psychology from Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS. She is passionate about serving women and families who may not easily access services for various reasons, including incarceration, and works with various agencies to improve access to birth services, information and postpartum support. Wanda has a passion for advocacy and for serving other birth professionals, as a mentor, doula trainer and Evidence Based Birth® Instructor.