Doula, Midwifery Student, Reproductive and Birth Justice Advocate
Efe has been a doula since 2014. She has completed her training and certification as a full spectrum Doula with DONA, The Doula Project, and Ancient Song Doula Services and direct entry midwifery apprenticeship with Maternindad La Luz, Borderlands Birth Education and Advocacy Project, and Dyekora Sumda Midwifery. She has served over 200 families in Houston, NYC, and El Paso.
An avid reproductive and birth justice advocate, Efe is the Founder of Doula Chronicles, a reproductive education platform for communities of color, that focuses on holistic uterine health and reproductive justice education. She is also a co-founder of Homecoming, a collective of BIPOC Queer+Trans birthworkers and healers. In the future, she aims to return home to West Africa to provide midwifery support.
Currently, she is completing her Midwifery education and is now back in NYC taking doula clients to pay for her license and board exam. She is crowdfunding and you can send resources to:
- Website (https://www.doulachronicles.com/midwifery-fund)
- Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/Sassye)
- Cash App ($EfeO)
She likes solo traveling, handbuilding pottery, and hot yoga without the Bikram.
Listen to her full length one-on-one interview on Patreon.com/TajaLindley
Interview length: 01:16:10