Ana Paula Markel, CD/BDT(DONA)
Ana Paula Markel is the founder of BINI Birth, a center in Los Angeles dedicated to the childbirth education field, doula training, parenting classes, doula services and green pregnancy retail. A mother of four children, she discovered a passionate interest in the childbirth process. Ana Paula works as a consultant and independent contractor for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center developing childbirth education program and training nurses. She also co-chairs a doula advisory committee within the hospital, the first of its kind. Ana Paula has been featured in several tv shows, publications and documentaries. She is an author, speaker and serves on several committees and boards, including DONA International.