Boston Birthing

Supporting Women and Families through Pregnancy and Postpartum

Meet Boston Birthing

The experience of pregnancy and birth has evolved over the years, especially in today’s modern era. I believe that the need for caring, sensitive and knowledgeable support during this time is becoming more and more apparent. I see every pregnancy and birth as a miracle and as a certified Doula, I feel honored to be able to contribute my expertise to women and families in the greater Boston area.

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My Services

How I Assist

Mother and Baby

Weekly or weekend Prepared and Natural Childbirth classes at Newton Wellesley Hospital and Mama & Me in JP.

Expectant Couple

Boston Birthing offers both birth and postpartum doula support. Click here for more about the role of doulas in perinatal care.

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HypnoBirthingⓇ The Mongan Method

Karen Zelinsky is the founder of Boston Birthing.  Karen became interested in supporting new families with her own birthing experience. In 2005 Karen trained to be a prenatal yoga teacher through Finding Inner Peace Yoga School and trained in HypnoBirthingⓇ with Marie Mongan, the founder of HypnoBirthingⓇ.  In 2008, Karen did her childbirth educator training with BACE, the Boston Association of Childbirth Educators and in 2012 Karen trained to be a doula through DONA International and became certified though Warm Welcome Birth Services in 2016.
Karen currently teaches at Newton Wellelsey Hospital and Mama & Me in JP.

Karen Zelinsky

"Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life"

Omar Khayyam

Metrowest Area Boston, MA


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