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Meet Doula Ife Adebowale

Death of Corporate to Rebirth of Birth

Ife Adebowale, a pioneer of Holistic Black Doulas in Columbus, GA, began her birthwork in 2015 when she was summoned by Dr. Ameena Ali to begin an ancestral path of birthwork as a Doula. After accepting the calling and completing her studies as a certified birth and postpartum doula and birthing her 4th daughter unassisted, she began teaching birth education and attending homebirths part-time from 2016-2017. She realized the impact she was making but being consumed deeply into the matrix of a corporate career life, her passion of birthwork was put on hold. In 2018, she lost her IT Analyst position at her 12.5 years corporate job. Distorted, broken, and angry because her loyalty and dedication was pissed on, she decided that she wasn't going back to Corporate America but she had 4 mouths to feed. How Sway? Determined NOT to sacrifice her time, energy, and integrity having to go find another job, she PRAYED and MEDITATED on what she had to do. Afterwards, she was releasing and journaling and she heard the ancestors say, “you have been released, now fulfil your assignment and purpose”. It was at this very moment, she knew what she had to do. Her thoughts were impregnated with purpose of making CLB exactly what she envisioned, what the ancestors laid forth for her, and what her community needed. She pours everything into CLB. Labor wasn't easy, but CLB was rebirth in 2018. Ife has dedicated her life to educating, empowering, and aiding women with birthing the way they want.

 

Cherishing Life Beginnings Team Members

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Tiara Wormly

Certified Doula/Lactation Counselor

Tiara Wormly, founder and owner of DollBaby Tumblar, is a Certifed Birth Doula, Childbirth Educator, Certified Lactation Counselor & Consultant, WIC Peer Counselor, and Rose Transformer.

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N'Gozi Mckee-Mathis

Certified Birth Doula/Owner of Kulture Kinnect 360

Ummi N’Gozi, owner and founder of Kulture Kinnect 360’s 1st Multi-Cultural Metaphysical Shop in Columbus, GA. She produces Opulence Teas and in the near future, will be hosting The LivingRoom 360 podcast. She is a Certified Doula and Medical Assistant, has a Bachelors in Psychology majoring in Applied Behaviors, as well as a Bachelors in Metaphysical Science. She enjoys writing, dancing, and music in her past time.

Ummi is a Herbalist guided by nature and science who assists in herbal tea remedies to prevent illnesses and promote holistic healing and wellness. It’s my belief that science, medicine, holistic approaches, and spirituality are a oneness and can be used equally in respects. She has a passion for assisting and being an impactful Earth Mother to the BIPOC community.

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SheRonda McGill

Certified Student Doula

SheRonda McGill is a student doula who’s currently obtaining her Childbirth Educator Certificate through International Doula Institute. She is a mother of 2 beautiful girls and also a Army Veteran. SheRonda the CEO of Almighty Beauty Bar LLC., specializing in hair and body contouring. Her goal as a Doula is supporting Mother Earths so they can have the births they want.

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Cherishing Life Beginnings Collaborative Partnership Team Members

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Raina Brown

Bereavement Doula

Founder of  Majestic Sunflower L.L.C.,  Bereavement  Doula from
Sisters In Loss, BS in Sociology and currently  Master of Social Work
Student. Author of “When The Last Petal Falls”