Mychal Shifrah CD (DTI) she/ her is a birth doula, postpartum doula, placenta encapsulator, student midwife, and sex educator serving the Los Angeles area. Her practice seeks to bring peace and reduce trauma during reproductive events. Mychal is trained in a wide variety of birth, abortion, and postpartum techniques, works with families of all sizes and backgrounds and is committed to improving birth outcomes for her whole community. She is comfortable supporting all outcomes of pregnancy including: surrogacy, parenting, adoption, abortion, loss, and folks who are unsure about their journey. Before becoming a doula, Mychal earned a B.A. in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution from Chapman University. She is also a certified mediator. As an active member of the birth community, Mychal runs a pro-choice advocacy group and volunteers as an abortion doula.