Ruby Daniel (She/Her)
Ruby Daniel joined Birthways in 2021 as a Postpartum Doula. A daughter of a former Labor & Delivery nurse and lactation consultant, Ruby has been learning about pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and parenting her whole life. With a Bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts, Ruby looks forward to challenging her creativity, adaptability, and compassion into this work of serving new families.
As a nanny, Ruby provided care for newborns through 7-year-olds. As an Arts Camp counselor, she has experience with 5-16-year-olds, and she also worked in a toy store where she learned about development milestones, Montessori, and Waldorf play methods. These past experiences translate to an immediate warmth and comfort with older siblings of any age. And for first-time parents, she brings excitement to the newborn stage with an understanding of what is to come along the journey of parenting.
It was her most recent experience as a nanny for a family during the COVID pandemic that got her excited about being a postpartum doula – helping them to create routines that worked for them, being a part of their care and a support during a time of isolation, helping to reduce stress for the parents, and to make space for everyone to be cared for.
Ruby loves to cook, help take care of family pets, and keep your home tidy and clean. She will also be happy to share her personal experiences with holistic and alternative medicines, herbal remedies, yoga, breathwork, and holistic body practices.
Ruby is warm, welcoming, and compassionate presence, ready to support the unique needs of each family.
In her own words
“I am passionate about smoothing the transition and sharing knowledge about the postpartum journey so families are equipped to be successful and handle challenges from day one… I think witnessing and listening to challenges is one of the best possible things to do. Making the parents feel that they’re supported, heard, and not alone.”
What References Say
“Ruby brought peace and calm to our family. She was very responsible, patient, predictable. She handled my two children awesomely, figuring out ways to get 1:1 time with each. She’s a quiet problem solver, she knows when to pull people in early to help. She was great with breastfeeding supports. She made things so much easier for me.”
“Ruby is mature and organized, She is a tremendously great communicator, super straightforward. It was really natural for her to be sensitive to and honor my choices as a parent.”
Training + Education
- DONA Postpartum Doula training: June 2021
- WisdomWay Institute First Year Specialist/Postpartum Doula training: currently enrolled
- Nanny for children newborn – 7 years old
- Art camp counselor
- National criminal background check completed with no adverse information
- Birthways Reference Checks: Completed references with no adverse information and excellent feedback
- Covid vaccinated