Interior Hero

Sunday Tortelli, CCE, AdvCD/BDT(DONA), HBCE, LCCE, CLC, FACCE

Past President

Sunday Tortelli is the mother of four adult children, each of whom had a unique birth experience, which shaped her philosophies and fueled her passion for birth work. As a childbirth educator certified through multiple organizations and one of the first 100 doulas certified by DONA International, she has been privileged to offer childbirth education and doula support to many hundreds of families in the Greater Cleveland, Ohio area since 1990, and to serve as a research doula and doula coordinator for Dr. John Kennell. As a DONA approved birth doula trainer, she has offered basic and advanced doula workshops to hundreds of aspiring and re-certifying doulas since 1997. Sunday earned the distinction of DONA advanced certified birth doula in 2015, the year of its inception. She volunteers her time extensively as an advocate for normal birth, locally and internationally. Sunday has served on the DONA International board of directors since 2005 and is the current Past President.