Kira Kimble, CD (BAI)
Kira Kimble is a Birth Arts International Certified Doula, Doula Agency Owner, Doula Trainer and Mentor for the National Black Doulas Association. She puts her years of doula experience to work when she trains aspiring doulas to become compassionate and effective doulas. As a trainer she uses her vast knowledge and body of experience to teach students about how to support families in a variety of settings including hospitals, birth centers and home birth environments. She also has experience in supporting VBAC, Plus Size Pregnancy, high risk and a variety of natural and medicated birth scenarios.
Kira is originally from Erie, PA but has lived with her husband in Charlotte, NC since 2001. They have 4 children. Prior to becoming a birthworker, Kira worked in marketing for almost 10 years at The Charlotte Observer, The Gaston Gazette and The Winston-Salem Journal. She graduated from Wake Forest University with a degree in Business with a concentration 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 in college and has provided doula support to families in both English and Spanish.