ABOUT our BIRTH MATTERS Team
Jodi Anderson -Founder & Doula Mentor
ProDoula, DONA & DSA Badge
BIRTH DOULA mentor, birth photography, & PRENATAL EDUCATOR
Jodi Anderson is a wife and proud mum of three young adults and Grandma to THREE!! sweet grandkids!!
She received DONA Certified Birth Doula Training in 1998 and Advanced Birth Doula DONA Training with Penny Simkin 1999. She Cross-certified with ProDoula in 2021. She is also an approved Experienced Member of Doula Services Association of BC and has received her vaccinations
(3) for Covid~ a key part of credentials for attending births in hospital during COVID-19.
She has stepped back from on call work, in order to focus on mentorship and education classes. Prior to stepping back into Mentorship and training, she had spent the last Two decades supporting and guiding well over 2000 women and their families throughout pregnancy, labour, birth and post-partum over the last 24 years. A highly respected member of the birth community, She works with all physicians & labour and delivery nurses, as well as all the midwives in the Kamloops area.
Jodi is also the Founder of Modern Nest the First and Only Doula and Prenatal Education Centre in Kamloops in Spring of 2017, now offering all clients an amazing space to come to for meetings, support, community connection, classes, and resources.
She will continue to work closely with all the Birth Matters Doulas & recommends all the Doulas on the amazing team for any family looking for support and still runs all educational courses in the centre. She will carry on teaching during the transition of ownership. She believes strongly in the power and importance of the birth process of you and your partner's birth day memories.
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Kayla Wolfe - Owner
certified Birth & postpartum doula -CD-L~ Pro DOULA & DSA Badge
Kayla had always been drawn to the power of birth and intrigued by the process. Since Kayla and her husband had their 2 children, she has followed her passion into Doula work. Personally experiencing this amazing support emphasized that Kayla wanted to be able to provide that for other families in her community.
Kayla completed her Birth & Post Partum Doula training with Pro-Doula, her DSA Member badge & double vaccination, all key parts of credentials for attending births during COVID-19.
In her practice she has had the privilege of many home and hospital births with all the amazing Doctors and Midwives in the Kamloops region. She also completed her training with the Birth Matters Mentorship program and can't wait to support you on your birth journey.
Her passion for families extends to in home Post Partum Doula support as well. Offering certified in home support for the new family.
In June 2022 she began the transition into ownership of the Birth Matters and Modern Nest. She will continue to work along side Jodi over the next year to ensure a smooth transition for our clients.
She is passionate about the birth process, post partum recovery and supporting you and your families as you go on this life changing journey.
Catrin Campbell CD - DONA & MW
Certified birth & post Partum Doula & Nutritionist
Dona & mother wit & Dsa badge
Catrin's journey to Birth Work comes from a deep-seated need to empower and connect and hold space for birthers. Intuition, patience and compassion are the foundations of her support. Her goal is to build a relationship of open communication and trust within your care team. Catrin is passionate about supporting families along their unique journey, whatever that may look like. She has extensive experience working with LGBTQ+ families, single-parent families and postpartum multiples. Catrin lives in the Cariboo with her husband, 2 Dog's, 2 Cat's and a small collection of farm animals. When she isn't supporting as a Doula or Nutritionist you can find her gardening, hiking, foraging or in the kitchen.
Catrin is a DONA Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula, MotherWit Postpartum Trained Doula, and The Matrona Holistic Doula Program Certified. Catrin is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist Practitioner in good standing with the Canadian Association for Integrative Nutrition, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and Certified FEMM Teacher (Fertility Education & Medical Management). Ongoing education and trainings are important to Catrin, she is currently completing her Holistic Reproductive Practitioner Certification and Menstruality Leadership Program through Red School. Catrin has her DSA Member Badge and double vaccination, key parts for attending births in hospital during Covid-19. Catrin is currently cross-certifying with Pro Doula*
Catrin also is bringing her skills as a Nutritionist to our Introducing Solids for babies Classes to the Modern Nest Winter 2022!
"As a Doula, I am always honored to be invited to a birth, to hold space for families to have an empowered and positive birth and postpartum experience."
Caity Barrett PT
Physiotherapist with specialized training & focus in both paediatrics and pelvic health.
Caity loves to support families through their transition into the first few years of parenthood. Her Infant massage classes are an exciting addition to our offerings at Modern Nest. As a mom of three herself, she is in the thick of early parenthood and understands first hand many of the challenges that can arise during this stage of life. Her passion & skills are in helping children and families to achieve their goals of participating in all of the activities that they love. This can range from returning to exercise postpartum or helping a baby learn to roll and explore their environment.
Her training in pediatrics includes motor development throughout childhood, orthopaedic rehabilitation, neurodevelopment treatment (NDT), infant massage, and childhood pelvic health. She also has training to support adults with incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic pain, and for labour and delivery. IShe is also currently training to support breastfeeding families as well.
PS. This picture is from her kitchen where she tends to spend a lot of time these days (and mostly enjoy) feeding her growing family and baking delicious things.
certified birth Doula -cd-l ~ PRO DOULA & DSA badge
Jasper lives in Kamloops with her husband and two young adult children. In addition to being a birth doula, also works in Kamloops as a community support worker.
Jaspers path to becoming a doula was inspired after having her own doula support for her last birth, a surrogacy journey. Ever since that transformative experience of giving birth with the support of midwives, doula, partner and the baby’s family she found a passion in her for wanting to support and encourage others on their own path and journeys.
She is trained and certified with ProDoula , as well as received her DSA Badge & double vaccination, both a key part of credentials for attending births in hospital during COVID-19.
Jasper has great experience in both home & hospital births. Working well with all the Dr's and Midwives in the Kamloops Region & many birth settings. She completed her mentorship with Birth Matters in 2019 and is looking forward to supporting new families at their births.