Mavis has always had a passion for birth and babies, which led her on her path as a birth advocate, labor and postpartum doula, lactation counselor and educator. As a sacred artist and birth counselor, she combines ancient sacred imagery and wisdom for transformation and healing, and her work was published in The Labyrinth of Birth, by Pam England. She also has a Master Degree in Pre and Perinatal Psychology. With over 20 years supporting families during, pregnancy, birth and beyond, Mavis brings all facets of her experience to her trainings, with a big focus on hands on techniques and deepening intuition.
Mavis lives in the Hudson Valley, New York and is the mother of two grown sons. She is active in her community, teaching a variety of classes to pregnant couples and is the founder of Doulas of the Hudson Valley.
Mavis Gewant, MA, CD, CLC