Jessup completed his Dona Birth Doula training at Bastyr University Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations, learning from Carrie Kenner and Penny Simkin, international leaders in maternal and family support. He is a trained Full Spectrum doula, a Red Cross trained CPR/First Aid instructor, a Childbirth Educator, a Certified Lactation educator, and stays current with emerging trends in perinatal research.
As one of a handful of male doulas nationwide, Jessup brings an extensive ‘tool bag’ to support the birthing parent, a healthy dose of humor, and a unique perspective as a partner. He understands the particular challenges the non-birthing parent may face in supporting, nurturing, and being present for such a transformative event.
Raised in an LGBTQ+ home, Jessup works with all families and has a specific interest, expertise and compassion for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender
Birth doula services, childbirth education, Infant First Aid & CPR, lactation support and education, support for siblings and other family members, referrals to placenta encapsulation services, and a whole lot more...
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and queer families. Bringing these experiences together, Jessup works to address the needs of the whole family, providing non-clinical emotional and physical support through the perinatal period.