Sarafina is a midwife, birth doula and childbirth educator. She has been practicing for the past 6 years as a midwife and the past 8 as a doula. She trained with midwives in the Boston area and attended midwifery school in bridgeton Maine. She has a masters degree in medical sociology fromBrandeis university that has helped her understand how women's birth experiences have the potential to be sources of great empowerment that translate to all avenues of their lives. Sarafina believes that every woman has the right to make informed decisions regarding the management of her birth and works hard to provide a balanced approach to childbirth education and midwifery care.