Sensitive and sophisticated doula support for your passage into parenthood.

Serving Western Wisconsin & the Twin Cities

“My mother was my first country, the first place I ever lived.” ― Nayyirah Waheed

Eau Claire doula

Welcome!  I'm Diana!

Birth doula.  Mother.  Wife.  Lover of nature, food and good books.  Homebirth and midwifery enthusiast.  Longtime birth advocate.

Matrescence is my full spectrum doula practice serving Western Wisconsin and Minnesota's Twin Cities.  Named for the enormous social and emotional initiation into parenthood, the Matrescence mission is to honor the the full range of reproductive experiences, from fertility through birth, postpartum through becoming a parent again, and more.

I offer a range of non-clinical services including preconception consults, prenatal and postpartum care, labor and birth support, information, referrals and advocacy, and pregnancy loss support.  My service area spans from Greater Eau Claire to Minneapolis.  I specialize in VBAC, homebirth and hypnosis for birth.

Matrescence is an inclusive practice.  I strive to provide compassionate, affirming care to people of all identities, faiths and family structures.  I look forward to supporting you in your unique journey.

Prepare for a powerful, connected labor and delivery.

Thrive after baby with a healing, supported recovery.

Claim your right to respectful maternity care.