Tammy Ryan, CD/BDT(DONA)
Midwest US Director
Representing: IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI
Tammy Ryan has been attending births since 2002. She is a birth doula trainer for DONA International, childbirth educator, midwifery assistant and one of six trainers world wide for Spinning Babies. Tammy has sat on several boards of directors and is currently the Midwestern US Regional Director for DONA International. She started working Internationally in 2008 when she went to DR Congo to train life saving skills in childbirth according to the World Health Organization. She has served in Haiti, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Korea, and Kenya. Tammy has presented childbirth information on several venues including international conferences, TV, radio, universities and to the Ministry of Health. She has been published in the quarterly International Doula and on several blogs. Tammy has experienced first hand the barriers women face worldwide in getting adequate care in childbirth and postpartum. Tammy is also the Director of Sales & Education for Mama Strut. Tammy and her husband live in Iowa. They are proud parents to 3 grown son’s and a wonderful daughter in law.