. L. Samsarah Morgan, DD., Cht.
Dr. Morgan is an Interfaith Minister and Counselor, Apprentice Midwife, Family Life Coach, Doula and Hypnotherapist. She is the founder of Nia Center for birth and family life. She is a birth and postpartum caregiver and childbirth and parenting educator, and is this year celebrating 35 years as a birth worker and trainer.
As the mother of 5 grown sons and the grandmother of two, and so, she has firsthand experience of the joys and challenges of parenting! She is the director of Nia: A family life practice, as well as Birth Professionals of the Bay Area and her private practice has offered counseling and healing sessions as well as workshops, seminars and retreats for individuals, couples, and families since 1991.
She is an apprentice of Midwife Selena Green, CPM of the Sacred Birth Place Center for childbirth and wellness in Oakland, Ca.
Samsarah is the Director of Shiphrah’s Circle Community Doula Program a comprehensive and full spectrum Doula support and parenting education program, which provides these services for low income and working class families.
She is a contributing writer for several on line magazines, including Weigh loss solutions 360 magazine, Every Little Thing, Birth babies and Beyond , and Occupy Oakland Media Collective. Her first book, “The Children’s Village; Musings of an Urban Nana.” Is scheduled to be published July 22, 2015
She is member of the board for the Sacred Birth Angels Foundation, as well as the Founding Member of The Oakland Better Birth Foundation, and The Decolonize (Occupy) Pregnancy Birth and Parenting Caucus of Occupy Oakland, as week as KPFA Community Radio Listener Service Board.
Where to find Samsarah Morgan online
The Birth Plan
by Samsarah Morgan
This little guide was written with love and expertise by birth worker Samsarah Morgan, DD Cht. LC CD (ICTC) is a perfect guide for expectant parents wishing to get a bird's eye view of the information and topics they need to acquaint themselves with as they create their birth vision and birth plan. It is appropriate for birth at home, hospital or birth center. Loaded with references.
Children's Village Tales of an Urban Nana
by Samsarah Morgan
Counselor, BirthWorker, and Community Activist Samsarah Morgan shares tales of life, love, childhood, and politics. In her first book she invites her readers to begin the work of creating a world safe for "the least of these," our children. She invites us to imagine what safety might mean, and what sort of people we might need to be to allow such safety to exist.
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