Meet Our Team

 
Doula in Arkansas
 

Searching for a Doula can sometimes be overwhelming. We are here to help you feel comfortable and at ease during your search. All of our Affiliated Doulas have great relationships with providers in your area and are welcomed into the local hospitals such as, Baptist Health (Locations Included: Little Rock, North Little Rock, Conway, & Hot Springs), UAMSCHI St. Vincent, and Conway Regional MedicalMercy Hospital Northwest ArkansasNorthwest Medical Center - BentonvilleWillow Creek Women’s Hospital, Siloam Springs Regional Hospital, Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith, Sparks Regional Medical CenterWashington Regional Hospital, The Birth Center of Northwest Arkansas, St. Bernards, and NEA Baptist. You can rest assured that our caring and compassionate team is honored to be a part of your journey. Please take some time to learn more about our team. 

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Kayla Bradbury, Affiliated Doula

Services Provided: Labor, Certified Postpartum & Infant Care Doula, Bereavement Doula, Postpartum Placenta Specialist (Encapsulation), Childbirth Education
Areas Served: Hot Springs, Hot Springs Village, Malvern, Benton, Bryant, Arkadelphia
Describe yourself in three words: Compassionate, Nurturing, Driven
Why did you become a doula?: I've been interested in pregnancy and birth since childhood. When I heard of this career option, I knew it was the perfect path for me!
What's your favorite thing to do on your day off?: I'm a genealogy nerd and really enjoy spending time in our local historical society researching my family history. 
Who lives in your house?: My husband, Drew, and our cat, Belle. 

 
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Cherish Cutler, Affiliated Doula

Services Provided: Labor, Postpartum & Infant Care Doula, Postpartum Placenta Specialist (Encapsulation)
Areas Served: Conway, Little Rock, Russellville, Benton, Bryant, Hot Springs
Describe yourself in three words: Comforting, Accommodating, Nurturing
Why did you become a doula?: To support families and provide them with the resources they want and need to feel confident during their birthing experience and in the days, weeks, months and years to follow.
What's your favorite thing to do on your day off?: Spend time with my family, read, and binge watch Netflix in my PJ's!
Who lives in your house?: My husband, our 2 children and 1 dog

 
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Christine Malmstrom, Affiliated Doula

Services Provided: Labor, Postpartum & Infant Care Doula, Postpartum Placenta Specialist (Encapsulation), Belly Binding, Lactation Support, Licensed Massage Therapist
Areas Served: Little Rock, Maumelle, North Little Rock, Roland, Ferndale,  Benton
Describe yourself in three words: Conscientious, easy-going, and honest
Why did you become a doula?: I saw a need in our community with my own pregnancy and birth. 
What's your favorite thing to do on your day off?: I love cooking and baking new gluten-free and dairy-free dishes. 
Who lives in your house?: My son, my parents, and our three dogs, 7lb tea-cup Shitzu, 30lb Boarder Collie mix, and 80lb Staffordshire Terrier!

 
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Veronica Bailey, Affiliated Doula

Services Provided: Labor & Postpartum Doula, Postpartum Placenta Specialist (Encapsulation), Childbirth Education
Areas Served: Hot Springs, Hot Springs Village, Arkadelphia, Benton, Bryant, Little Rock, and surrounding areas
Describe yourself in three words: Nerdy, Funny, Determined
Why did you become a doula?: After watching 'The Business of Being Born', I discovered what a doula was, and after a lot of research, decided that it was exactly what I wanted to do. And after utilizing one during the birth of my first child, I knew it was what I was meant to do.
What's your favorite thing to do on your day off?: 
Absolutely nothing but lay on the couch in my pjs and snuggle my kids. 
Who lives in your house?: 
 Myself, my husband of over 8 years, our two children, a 2 year old and a 2 month old, and our dogs.

 
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Sondra Rodocker, Co-Owner

Services Provided: Lactation Specialist, Certified Labor, Certified Postpartum & Infant Care Doula, Belly Binding
Areas Served: Greater Little Rock, Benton, Bryant, Conway, Cabot, Searcy, and surrounding areas
Describe yourself in three words: Compassionate, Driven, Unique
Why did you become a doula?: To support families through the amazing yet challenging journey of parenthood. I often find myself saying "This would have been so much easier if..", so I want to make sure that option is available to growing families. I truly love what I do and I am so honored to support families in Arkansas. 
What's your favorite thing to do on your day off?: Binge on old tv shows on Netflix and snuggle by the fire with my hubby, fur children, all while listening to my rambunctious boys in the background. 
Who lives in your house? My husband, 2 sons, Yorkie, and a Morkie (Yorkie/Maltese mix)

 
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Heather Barrios, Co-Owner

Services Provided: Labor, Postpartum & Infant Care Doula, Certified Postpartum Placenta Specialist, Childbirth Education, Lactation Support
Areas Served: Greater Little Rock, Benton, Bryant, Searcy, Cabot, Conway
Describe yourself in three words: Moxie. Eager. Sure.
Why did you become a doula?: I've always had a passion for holism in women's health issues. Looking from a holistic approach, I've learned that women's health and  wellness deserves more than just our physical needs, but should also encompass our emotional, social and spiritual needs as well.
What's your favorite thing to do on your day off?: 
Spend time with my family and friends, enjoying good food, CrossFit continue my education in women's health and herbal studies. 
Who lives in your house?: My husband, our amazing son and two cats.

 

Melissa Jackson, Affiliated Doula

Services Provided: Labor, Postpartum & Infant Care Doula
Areas Served: Sheridan, Benton, Little Rock
Describe yourself in three words: Organized, trustworthy, genuine
Why did you become a doula?: To support women as the begin or grow their family. I also recognize the importance of a healthy postpartum experience.
What's your favorite thing to do on your day off?: Relax with my family and catch up on my favorite TV shows.
Who lives in your house?: My husband Adam, myself, and my three children...Kady, Cole and Maddy.

 
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Alexandria Simmons, Affiliated Doula

Services Provided: Labor Doula
Areas Served: Heber Springs and surrounding areas, Searcy, Jacksonville, Conway, Little Rock
Describe yourself in three words: Organized, Motivated, Easy going
Why did you become a doula?: I noticed the lack of information available for pregnant women and their families. I want families to feel supported and educated through the choices they make as they begin or continue to grow families. 
What's your favorite thing to do on your day off?: read, play with my kids, and shop. 
Who lives in your house?: My Husband, my son, and my step-daughter