Penelope Holliday, a Washington native, received her Bachelor of Arts in 1993. She lived in Boston, Atlanta, Charleston and Washington D.C, before returning home in 2008. She has worked with young families since 1998 and has served as a birth doula since 2001. Her doula work included three years as a research assistant in the PACE labor study at Harvard University.
Penelope has studied and is enthusiastic about holistic health for women and children. Penelope is the mother of three children who helped her experience the spectrum of modern birth options from the highly medical hospital birth to natural hospital birth and home birth.
She is passionate about the transformative experience of birth in the family and is happy to be a birth assistant to continue this life work.