Hello, I'm Trina.
My mission is to help curious, engaged, pregnant individuals prepare for the transformation of birth through education, resources, self-reflection and exploration and… feel good in the process!
Trina Baumgartner is a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, Birth Doula, and Certified Lactation Counselor. When you work with her, you can expect warmth, honesty, and support – a space for you to grow, as well as a safe space for you to come home to yourself. As a doula and an educator, she is passionate about whole-heartedly supporting you through your process of preparing for birth and parenthood and holding space for this transformation. There is a quote by Ram Das that she loves that says, “We are all just walking each other home.” For Trina, home is in our bodies, in our hearts, in our families, and in the world. She believes that with support, all birthing people can feel loved through their transformation – they can seek their biggest selves, discover home and bravery from within, and welcome their babies into this world with grace and glory.
As a doula and educator, Trina is skilled and prepared to support you with physical and emotional comfort measures and natural pain coping techniques as well as evidence-based educational support throughout pregnancy, birth, and early postpartum. She has a movement background and her training as a prenatal yoga teacher equips her with a deep understanding of anatomy, ways to support and balance our bodies, and methods of connecting with our breath as a tool. She also bring her knowledge and practice of Reiki into her birth work, providing relaxation and comfort. As a lactation counselor, Trina works to educate her clients prenataly to help their first weeks of parenthood and feeding a new baby get off to the best start possible.
Trina is new to Portland and enjoys exploring the many parks, hiking trails, and good food the city has to offer. She loves connecting with her clients over their favorite trails, restaurants, and good books they are reading or favorite podcasts. And of course, loves to share her adventures with her rescue dog, Ember.