Originally from Erie, PA, Kira Kimble has been supporting families through pregnancy and childbirth in Charlotte, NC since 2012. She founded MINE-R-T Doula Company, Charlotte’s first black-owned doula agency, in 2019. She also trains doulas, specifically doulas of color, on how to provide culturally competent care. Kira is a founding member of the National Black Doulas Association and the North Carolina Doula Organization. Prior to becoming a birthworker, Kira had a career in marketing at The Charlotte Observer, The Gaston Gazette and The Winston-Salem Journal. She graduated from Wake Forest University with a degree in business with concentrations in Business Law and Marketing. She also attended Phillips Academy in Andover, MA where she received a global education that inspired her love of languages. She studied Japanese and Spanish and provides doula support to families in both English and Spanish.
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Experienced doula Kira Kimble joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to talk about how doulas support plus size moms. We explore not only what a doula does but all the benefits of hiring one.