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Martin’s Village Doula Services is a place for birthing people to receive equitable care, quality birth education, and the tools to be able to advocate for their needs. Here, you can birth in confidence and culture!


Our mission is to uplift growing families by curating a space for education, support, and community resources for all who seek it.


We envision creating space for our community by delivering a comprehensive approach to pregnancy support services.





Meet the Doula:

Hi, I’m Rachel Whittington, a dedicated Full Spectrum Doula and the owner/operator of Martin’s Village Doula Services in Grand Rapids, MI. I’m passionate about supporting individuals and families through the transformative journey of childbirth and postpartum. With 3 years of experience and certification in Lactation and Childbirth Education, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to my practice. My approach is deeply rooted in the belief that every person deserves compassionate, personalized care throughout their perinatal experience. I strive to empower my clients by providing evidence-based information and unwavering support, honoring their choices and preferences every step of the way. My services encompass a range of offerings, including prenatal education, birth support, postpartum care, and more. Beyond the services, I am committed to fostering an environment of learning, equity, and advocacy. My clients’ testimonials speak to the transformative impact of my support, and I am deeply honored to be a part of their journey. If you’re seeking compassionate and knowledgeable support during this sacred time, I’m excited to connect with you. Together, we can navigate this beautiful journey of pregnancy, birth, and beyond with confidence and culture.