birth + postpartum 

"I listen to the needs of the parents and support them, provide evidenced based information and guide them through the first few weeks of parenthood."


Carmen Herlihy grew up in Barcelona, Spain and has lived in San Francisco for over 20 years. She is a mother of two daughters both born in the city.

Carmen worked as a Licensed Vocational Nurse for six years at Zuckerberg General Hospital in the women's clinic.  She worked with pregnant women and had an active role supporting them in Centering groups with midwives.

In 2010,  Carmen became a doula and began supporting women and families in postpartum and at night.  She is also a massage therapist.


In her spare time she enjoys cooking, photography and swimming.  She thrives by going for walks and exploring hiking trails.