Michele “Misha” James-Parham
Traditional Community Midwife (circa 1998), Monitrice, Herbalist, Chaplain, Spiritual/Life Coach, Lifecycle Officiant, Sex Educator, & 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, transgender nonbinary, disabled, fat, autistic, 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.
Type of Maternal Specialist:
- White (Having origins of the original people of Europe / Middle East / North Africa)
Year Training Completed: 1998
Years of Experience: 10+
State License Received: PA
Maternal Specialist Details
Type of Doula:
- Full Spectrum
- Herbal Educator
Type of Doula Practice:
Births Attended: 981
Type of Midwife:
- Traditional or Lay Midwife (TM)
Type of Birth Sites Serviced:
- Breeched Babies
- Prenatal Care
- Vaginal Birth After Cesarean
Mental Health Specialties:
Other certifications or licenses: Midwife
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