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Andrea Carter

Owner + Birth Doula + Placenta Encapsulation Specialist and Instructor + Student Midwife + Safe Sleep Specialist + Community Lactation Educator

Meet Andrea 

I am Andrea Reed, owner of It Takes a Village. I am from Gary, IN, and relocated to Dallas in 2015. I have always had a passion for birth as a child and wanted to be an OBGYN, but it wasn't until my own birthing experience that I decided to start my journey into the natural birth world as a doula and then midwifery. I have been a doula since 2016, and I have served over 160 families in my doula role all across the DFW metroplex and other states as well as over 200 families as a student midwife. I have four beautiful children whom I have all birthed naturally. I am a  recent 2023 graduate  of  Southwest Technical College.  With every family I serve, my goal is to support and educate them so they can be confident in themselves to have the birth that they desire. I have attended many different variations of birth including VBACS, breech birth, and twins. I am currently a student midwife at Swiss Avenue Birth and Wellness in Dallas, TX. 

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