Michele (Misha) James-Parham


  • Full Spectrum (Supports the entirety of the reproductive journey and any outcomes - from fertility & preconception, to birth, to abortion, to miscarriage, to adoption, to postpartum)
  • Monitrice (A doula who provides limited clinical services)


Traditional Community Midwife (circa 1998), Monitrice, Herbalist, Inclusive cation, Teacher, & Speaker. Full spectrum reproductive support, focusing on BIPOC, queer, transgender, & financially-deprived families They currently have limited availability due to being back in school finishing a Social Work degree. Intersecting identities: queer, genderqueer/trans nonbinary, disabled, neurodivergent (Autism), Romani (Indian diaspora), & Mizrahi (Persian/Iranian Jew).


Birth is a physiological event, requiring more support than intervention, and all birthing people deserve competent & culturally appropriate support.


Certification: *Doula

Year completed: 1998

Years of experience: 10+

Births attended: 905

Languages: English

Other Certications: Midwife