Maria, is an indigenous full spectrum Doula, certified lactation educator & counselor, placenta encapsulation specialist and wellness educator. She has received various training in evidence-based & traditional healing modalities to support the health & wellness of women and families.

Maria, has served over 350 families since 2010. She is preparing to get licensed in the State of California to start her Midwifery practice. Her background in education & mental health makes her a compassionate teacher promoting culturally relevant wellness care practices, childbirth education, holistic healing, preventative care for perinatal mood disorders, non-violent communication and reflective practice.

She views healing as a process between the mind-body, environment and the inter-generational experience. Her vision is to support her community in making informed choices to contribute to their wellness and healthy growth of the incoming generations.