Shakera Holness


I am queer doula of color that celebrates all family types. I am the chill doula that will support you in what ever ways work best for your family. I am excited to provide postpartum support, placenta encapsulation, sibling doula, and perinatal reiki! I serve a ~35 mile radius around Philly.

Shakera is accepting new clients. Current availability is Open starting march on with the exception of may .


Basic Information

Type of Maternal Specialist:

  • Doula


  • She/Her/Hers
  • They/Them/Their


  • African American or Black


  • English

Year Training Completed: 2019

Years of Experience: 1 -5

State License Received: PA

Practice: Solo

Maternal Specialist Details

Type of Doula:

  • Postpartum
  • Sibling

Doula Certifications:

  • *Doula
  • Birth Arts International

Doula Specialties:

  • Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist

Type of Doula Practice:


Births Attended: 30

Other certifications or licenses: Reiki practitioner


Serving Philadelphia PA and areas within 20 miles

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Shakera Holness
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