Gateway Perinatal Resources provides  education, support and empowerment to women and families during the childbirth season and Childbirth Educator training for those who desire to teach. 

Labor Doula:  provides physical and emotional support before, during and after the birth. 
Childbirth Educator:  provides unbiased, evidence-based  information to reduce anxiety and have the best birth possible. 
Childbirth Educator Trainer: provides the skills  to teach childbirth education in the community. 
GPRbirth offers Labor Doula and Childbirth Education services in Thurston, Lewis, Cowlitz, and Clark county Washington.  
CAPPA Childbirth Education Trainings offered in Washington, Idaho, Montana, Utah and Wyoming. 
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Melanie Kitchens, CCCE, CLD

CAPPA FACULTY

Childbirth Educator

Labor Doula