The  Goddess Team

Our Team of Goddesses are here to support you in all aspects of your beautiful Divine Life. We are a team of Professionals here to support, nurture, guide and help you along your journey. We offer services such as Birth & Postpartum Doula Support, Yoga Instructors, Ayurvedic Practitioners, Belly Binding Services, Lactation Consultants, Placenta Encapsulation ,Infant Massage, Birth Photography, Reiki, Crystals Healing, Chakra Clearing, Registered Massage Therapy, Healing Ceremonies such as- Mother's Blessing Ceremony, The Closing of the Bones and much more. 

Maria Tamayo  

 Doula

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Maria is warm, intuitive, and knowledgeable. She has worked with children and families for many years, following her passion for caring for others. Originally from Spain, She came to Toronto in 2011 where she finally decided to fulfill her love for women, babies, and birth. After Maria attended her first birth as a Doula, she knew that it was not only what she wanted to do but what she was supposed to do. She found her true calling. For her, witnessing the transformation that women go through, together with their partners is beautiful. Witnessing and being a part of the miracle of birth is a privilege.  

 

With ample professional training and gentle spirit Maria, guides and supports her clients through their pregnancy, birth and postpartum experience. Her intention as a doula is to create a calm, loving, compassionate, joyful and empowering space to make their experience the best that it can be.  Every pregnant person, baby and birth are unique, and her work involves respecting and encouraging her client’s natural rhythms and needs."

  • DONA Certified Birth Doula CD(DONA)

  • Postpartum Doula

  • Certified Lamaze Childbirth Educator (LCCE)

  • Spinning Babies® Certified Parent Educator (SpBCPE)

  • Placenta Encapsulation

  • Prenatal Yoga Instructor

  • Certified Maternity and Child Sleep Consultant.

  • Trained in Rebozo Techniques.

  • Trained in Acupressure Techniques for Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum

  • Experience working with families with multiples.

  • Reiki Certified -Level -1 and 2

Deanna Alves

Ayurvedic Doula 

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Deanna’s journey into birth-work began a few years ago when she read an article about the importance of doulas while working as an Assistant English Teacher in Spain. This was her introduction to the role of a doula as she was not aware this support was even available. Feeling deeply inspired, she moved back to Canada to pursue this calling as she has always felt a strong desire to nurture and help others.  

 

She offers heart-centered care to families before, during and after their birthing experience as well as; provides tools to help birthers empower themselves and heal during this sensitive time. She believes that the birth and postpartum period is one of the most important times in a persons life and how a birther is treated during this time will impact for years to come. As an Ayurvedic Postpartum Doula, her focus is primarily on nourishing the birther by using healing and rejuvenation practices based in the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda. In her practice, she incorporates the variety of holistic healing

  • DONA trained Birth Doula

  • Accredited Breastfeeding Course (DONA)

  • Ayurvedic Postpartum Doula (The Sacred Window Studies)

  • Reiki Level 1

  • Folk Herbalism Mentorship 

Serving Families in Toronto & GTA

Giovanna Aiello

   Doula

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Long before I gave birth to my own child, this was what I always wanted to do. Even as a child I was obsessed with baby bellies and how it all worked. The gift to grow life from scratch is an amazing blessing and a miraculous journey. And experiencing pregnancy, labour and birth myself taught me everything I needed to know to start my journey as a doula. I love birth. I love pregnancy and my passion is for every woman to be treated with respect, tenderness, and skill during her labor and birth, and for all couples to draw closer together as they celebrate their new families. I thank my daughter everyday for inspiring me to do what I love. She is my greatest teacher.

  • Birth and Postpartum Doula - Certified with Bebo Mia

  • Acupressure & Shiatsu Certified - Wellmother Shiatsu Birth Training

  • Spinning Babies Certified

  • Rebozo trained & Certified

  • Birth Photographer - Certified with Birth Becomes Her

  • Infant Sleep Educator training - Bebo Mia

  • Beyond the Basics Breastfeeding Education for Birth Professionals- Bebo Mia

  • Trained Child & Infant CPR + First Aid

  • Reiki certified - Level 1

Serving Families in Toronto & GTA

Nikita Gallyot

 Doula

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Nikita is a passionate and intuitive labour and delivery doula. Through years of working with children with mental and physical incapacities and families of all kinds, she has taken the next step to further her helping reach. Mothers and babies have always been a fascinating dynamic in which we can always learn more. Nikita is an inclusive LGBTQ+ advocate and believes all families should have the opportunity to experience birth and childbearing in their preferred way. She is here to provide knowledge, a sense of calm and support each family to their individual needs. Nikita guides and supports her clients through intuitive cues, bringing families together and helps bond parents before baby’s arrival.

  • DONA Trained Birth Doula

  • Trained in Rebozo Techniques.

  • Trained in Acupressure Techniques for Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum

Serving all families in Scarborough, Markham, Vaughan and Toronto GTA

Tanicia Reedon

  Doula

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Tanicia’s passion to become a Doula came to her at the age of 13 when her mother was pregnant with her sister. Experiencing first hand the ups and downs that flowed from pregnancy to birth (…and beyond), cemented her desire to care for mom and baby. After (literally) bumping into a midwifery student on the TTC one day she realized she could turn her passion into a career.

With 2 teenaged sisters at home she is the unofficial “period expert” in her family and among friends. She is fiercely passionate about social justice issues especially those that affect women, and has led women’s health seminars and ‘Lunch n Learn’ sessions at previous jobs. Tanicia LOVES to travel and has lived and worked with families in Italy and Spain; as well as volunteered in Germany, Ukraine and India.

  • CAPPA Trained Birth Doula 

  • CAPPA Trained Postpartum Doula

  • Accredited Breastfeeding Course ( CAPPA )

  • Developing the Bond Between Mother and Baby Education

  • Sex after Birth Education

  • Pelvic Floor Health

  • New Parent Education

  • Infant Massage Classes

Serving Families in Toronto

Ashley Cullum

Doula

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I’m Ashley Cullum, I have been passionate about the birth process, since being pregnant with my first child, 17 years ago.  I was completely terrified of being pregnant and thinking of birthing, then being responsible to parent a human! 

I was able to find a wonderful set of Doula’s who helped me navigate whatever I was desiring as my birthing experience and having a good base of knowledge for newborn care.  They helped me overcome my fears of breastfeeding (and almost giving up)  Being a teenage mom I was able to take the knowledge and experience they gave me to become the mother I am today. 

I went on to have three more births (one of which was to complete a beautiful family). It is a lifetime’s worth of passionate and personal knowledge and experience that I bring into every setting.  I am excited to take this journey with you.

  • Trained Birth and Postpartum Doula - Doula Canada

  • Childbirth Education - Doula Canada

  • Breastfeeding Support and Knowledge - Doula Canada

  • Early Childhood Education - George Brown College

  • Currently Training In: Birth Trauma Support

  • Complicated Birth

  • Support Postpartum Topics

Serving families in Newmarket, Vaughan, Toronto & GTA

Ashley Noonan

 Doula

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Ashley knows women & birthing persons hold an inherent connection to their bodies and how to bring their babies safely into this world. Doulas serve as a channel to connect you to your most empowered, present and conscious self. Ashley prioritizes your comfort, safety and confidence as she stands alongside you to provide non-judgemental support on every step of your family journey. She is ready to be of service to you and your family in any way that serves you and helps ease your transition back into your home and daily life. Ashley is informed on evidence-based birth practices and prioritizes holistic wellness through movement, mindfulness, and preparation for birth. She provides full-spectrum compassionate care and is a constant source of support you can count on through your entire birth experience and beyond. Ashley is also a certified yoga instructor and children’s yoga + mindfulness camp creator. 

  • Birth and Postnatal Certifying Doula (Doula Canada)

  • Bachelor of Physical  Education and Health  (BPHE)

  • Bachelor of Education

  • 200 hour Y.T.T (Yoga Teacher Training)

  • High-Five Coaching Certification 

  • CPR-C 2020

Serving Families in Toronto, GTA, Newmarket, Brampton

Oksana Laurin

 Lactation Consultant

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Oksana initially was educated as a Veterinary Doctor in Europe. After giving birth to her first child and experiencing many challenges with breastfeeding, she continued her studies in human medicine and became a mother-to-mother breastfeeding support volunteer. In 2014 she became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Since then she's been successfully running her own private lactation consultancy practice 'Lactation Clinic' and has helped countless of patients in Europe and Canada with breastfeeding issues. Oksana specializes in hands-on help with a latch, non-latching babies and a Therapeutic Breast Massage in Lactation (TBML) – a gentle breast massage technique for eliminating pain and milk stasis caused by blocked ducts and engorgement. 

She's a mother of two successfully breastfed children, and is currently offering OHIP-covered virtual lactation support. 

  • Lactation Consultant, IBCLC

  • Veterinary Doctor (DVM) - Europe

All services offered in English, Russian & Lithuanian

Serving Families in Toronto & GTA

Camilla Valente

 Lactation Consultant

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Camila Valente is a Board Certified International Lactation Consultant, Lactation Counsellor and internationally educated nurse. offering a non-judgemental, inclusive, safe, gentle and responsive strategies that work for you and your baby.

Her mission is to facilitate your journey offering a non-judgemental, inclusive, safe, gentle and responsive strategies that work for you and your baby.

Before specializing in breastfeeding, she accumulated experience in paediatrics, neonatology, teaching and research with several published articles.

  • Certified Lactation Consultant, IBCLC

  • Lactation Counsellor

  • Internationally Educated Nurse- Brazil

All services offered in English & Portugese

Serving Families in Toronto & GTA

Ferenaz Laliji

Birth Photographer

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Ferenaz is passionate about photography.  What has always drawn her to photography is that the images captured tell stories of a specific moment in time.  They evoke emotions.  They bring back memories.They reflect us in the moment. Ferenaz is the mother of two beautiful girls and together with her husband, They make a pretty happy family.  " Anyone who knows me knows that family is the core of who I am.  As a child, I grew up with many of family members around me such as of uncles, aunts, cousins and family friends. And I loved all of it."  The value of family was something that I Ferenaz was grateful to have in her life. It became fitting that Ferenaz chose to focus her photography on birth, maternity and newborn life. She knows first hand that this is the time when family begins for so many expectant and new parents.  She feels every person and every picture in her heart. For Ferenaz, the the greatest joy comes when you create something that is meaningful to others. This is a time to honour and celebrate your family and and would be grateful to pleasure to help you do just that.

  • Birth, Maternity & Newborn Photographer

Serving Families in Toronto & GTA