The Virginia Baby Co. Doulas
Your experts in birth and parenting options.
Prepared with knowledge of everything from where to go to decorate your nursery to support nursing your baby, with our Doulas by your side, you will feel safe, strong and prepared for whatever your journey brings. We look forward to supporting you and your family as you grow.
◊ Meet the Owners ◊
Labor & Postpartum Doula, Placenta Encapsulation Specialist
With eight years experience in education and birth, and a passion for helping women be both strong and safe in childbirth and parenthood, Victoria (Tori) McCollum has worked tirelessly for and with unwavering support of those families who have hired her.
Victoria is proud to have been able to combine her passion for birth and pair it with Masters’ Degree in Education to create a curriculum for personalized Childbirth Education Classes to best serve the needs of her clients. She maintains an excellent rapport with her clients, their families and their medical care providers. Most recently she has been drawn to seek national certification through ProDoula for her work as both Labor and Postpartum Doula.
Victoria resides in the beautiful and historic Fredericksburg, Virginia with her husband Sean, and their three precocious sons. Read more about Victoria here.
With the birth of her first child, Cathy Davis realized that birth was an empowering and life-changing process. It turned into a lifelong passion for birth and the transition to parenthood.
Cathy uses her personal experience in the Bradley Method of childbirth and her training as a Hypno-Birthing doula to help women using a variety of methods of childbirth techniques. Cathy brings her experience, wisdom and calming presence to help expectant parents define and achieve their own birthing goals, and trained with two organizations as a Labor Doula.
Cathy resides in Fredericksburg, Virginia with her husband Mark. They have started the empty nest process as the older of their nine children have started to move out on their own. To learn more about this co-owner and fantastic doula, read 21 Things You Might Not Know About Cathy.
◊ Affiliated Doulas ◊
Labor Doula & Postpartum Placenta Specialist
Gennifer always wanted to be a doula, even before she know this career existed. She a passion and drive for instilling strength in women, and spent her early working years as a CNA and supporting families. With six children of her own, Gennifer brings her expansive experience and welcoming presence to a woman in labor. Through her trainings and study, she found she also has a passion for sharing her knowledge of the benefits of Placenta Encapsulation, and is thrilled to be the only ProDoula Postpartum Placenta Specialist in the area. Get to know Gennifer better at her interview with Doulas of Fredericksburg.
Labor & Postpartum Doula, Child Passenger Safety Technician
For over 30 years Beverley has worked with families in the very early postpartum days. She grew up in England, and came to NYC on her first assignment as a Norland Nanny to care for twin boys. She met her husband there, and eventually the couple and their five children landed in Fredericksburg because it felt equal parts quaint British town and quiet Northern Maine town where her husband grew up. At the moment there are 4 generations in the home. Beverley's parents, Beverley and Jim, daughter Veronica, her husband and their two children. Get to know more about this amazing doula on her blog post, here.
After her own great births with a labor doula, Allison knew she wanted a career that supports moms and families. She has a passion for connecting with and assisting moms in the early throes of motherhood. Through her volunteer work as a MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) coordinator, she found she has a drive for sharing her knowledge and experience with moms seeking community, a meal after a new baby and a little support for their growing families! Allison would be happy to share her presence, warmth and helping hands in your home as you welcome your new addition. She is currently working towards her ProDoula Postpartum certification. If you would like to learn more about Allison's passion and drive, read her blog post here!
Through every phase of her life, supporting families has been an integral part of Dani's personality. With a remarkable ability for providing highly personalized support, Dani is known by the families she has served for the authentic connections she develops and her ability to truly put others at ease. Dani is simultaneously certifying with two different doula organizations in the pursuance of a comprehensive education and strong base knowledge to further her clients’ experience. Always working to increase community awareness of doula services, Dani is grateful to have been able to educate local students on the physiology of birth and support services. Dani shares her home with her husband Paul, their four pretty incredible children, and more pets than she should have ever said "yes" to having. Learn more about Dani here!
Your Support Matchmaker
We are also experts in matching your needs and wants with the perfect support for you. If you are interested in learning more or talking to us further, or would like us to work our Doula Matchmaking Magic, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to finding you the perfect support.
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