Leda is a DONA-certified labor support doula and a Certified Lactation Counselor. Since 2009, she has helped women achieve positive and empowering birth experiences through her provision of compassionate emotional, physical, and informational support. Skilled in a diverse range of labor experiences, she has supported women at hospital, birth center, and home births, women choosing natural births, women planning on having epidurals, women with high-risk labors, and women having c-sections. As a Certified Lactation Counselor, Leda provides extensive breastfeeding education during the prenatal period and hands-on support and counseling postpartum. She serves Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.
Leda is currently affiliated with Birth Day Presence, an organization dedicated to the provision of quality childbirth education and labor and postpartum support. Leda is also affiliated with Healthy Start Brooklyn's By My Side Doula Support Program, through which she serves low-income women living in some of Brooklyn's most economically challenged neighborhoods.