Meet Rachel Basolo
Rachel Basolo holds herself to the highest professional standards and can be counted on to harness all her education, experience, and resources to provide practical support for clients wanting to add a doula to their birth team. Using her training as a birth doula through Birth Arts International and toLabor, coupled with her B.A. in Psychology, professional training and experience in counseling and advisory services, continuing education in modern birth topics, along with ongoing engagement in the birth community, Rachel Basolo has the tools and resources to provide exceptional service to discerning clients.
Rachel Basolo came to Eugene in 1993 from a small, rural Oregon town to attend the University of Oregon. She birthed her children at Sacred Heart hospital and the birth center using the PeaceHealth midwives and has planted her roots in the community. Rachel is raising her blended family of four children ages eight through sixteen with her wife, Jamie. They work together to balance work, family, and a gaggle of pets (two dogs, one cat, and six chickens!)
Organizations Rachel Works With
“I am approachable, level-headed and compassionate, and committed to making your birth my professional priority. Becoming a parent is a big deal! I am proud to stand beside you and relieve anxiety, reassure your capability, and bolster your belief that you can do this—you are doing it!”