Meet the Doula

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So happy to have you here. My name is Savannah Lamb Clark. I grew up in South Georgia. I am a military spouse and parent of two sweet souls. I have supported pregnant people and new parents as a professional Full-Spectrum Doula since spring of 2021. In December of 2021, I accepted a position as a Midwife Assistant for a local midwifery. 
Based in Clarksville, Tennessee, I provide birthing people with the emotional and physical support they need in order to have a gentle birthing experience. I practice with non-biased, evidence-based information to assure my clients are able to make informed decisions regarding their experience.


With Magnolia Birth Services you can rest assured that everything will be taken care of. I am passionate about reproductive health, and I feel honored to be able to share my expertise with birthing people and their families around Clarksville.

If you're interested in meeting to see if I am the doula for you, please take advantage of my free consultations.

 

Training

Skills and Experience

American Red Cross

Basic Life Support Provider

  • Rapid Assessment and Visual Survey

  • CPR/AED for Adults, Children and Infants

  • Obstructed Airways

  • Opioid Overdoses

  • Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Communication and Teamwork

  • The Emergency Medical Services System

  • Legal Considerations

  • Precautions

American Red Cross, August 2021

Child and Baby First Aid/CPR/AED

The Child and Baby First Aid/CPR/AED online course equips students with the knowledge necessary to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving children and babies.

 

Birthing Advocacy Doula Trainings, September 2021

"A full-spectrum doula is a non-medically trained (though they may have other, separate but overlapping clinical training) care worker who offers support to people during the full spectrum of pregnancy – from preconception to birth to abortion, pregnancy loss, surrogacy, adoption, and so on."

Brilliant Birth Academy, November 2021

Certified Placenta Encapsulator

"A Brilliant Birth Academy trained Placenta Encapsulator is a healing birth professional who prepares the placenta into potent therapeutic remedies to nourish [birthing parents] during the critical postpartum period."

 

American Red Cross, November 2021

Bloodborne Pathogens Training

"Designed for those who are at risk for on the job exposure to blood and other bodily fluids in the workplace. The course teaches how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to avoid exposure and what to do if exposed to infectious material." Bloodborne Pathogens Training is necessary to ensure safety while present during births and/or while handling placenta for encapsulation

Learn2Serve, November 2021

Food Handler Safety Training

Food Handler Safety Training contains meaningful content informed by standards, information, and data published by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and State Public Health Departments.
Food Handler Safety Certification is necessary for placenta encapsulation.

Traci Weafer Academy, June 2021

Keeping Your Power® for Doulas

"This course teaches doulas how to give parents confidence in communicating to their care team during prenatal discussions and birthing time. It gives you and skills and tools to walk through a communication and role-playing process with your clients on how to understand and keep their power when building relationships, communicating in prenatal appointments with their provider, and during their birthing time."

Birth Becomes You, February 2022

Certified Birth Photographer (Coming Soon!)

"Birth Becomes You is known and respected worldwide.
BBY Certified Birth Photographers:


  • Understand the process of both unmedicated and medicated births

  • Work collaboratively and professionally with the chosen birth team

  • Are committed to raising the standard of birth photographers by understanding business basics, ethics, and charging a fair wage

  • Maintain, acquire, and develop the skills and equipment necessary to document births in a variety of settings

  • Develop and support the local and International birth photography community  

  • Recognize that each family has a right to share or keep private any images taken during their birth

  • Carry appropriate liability insurance and use contracts and other professional practices when working with clients"

Birthing Advocacy Doula Trainings, February 2022

Birth and Disability CE

This course is for birthworkers who want to explore the intersections of Disability Justice and Reproductive Justice. 
It is vital to examine the ways in which dominant birth culture exacerbates violence against Disabled folks and Disabled children, and identity where we are complicit in that harm."

American Academy of Pediatrics, January 2022

NRP Advanced Provider

The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Course is an educational program of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association (AHA) that teaches an evidence-based approach to newborn care. The course introduces the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation by utilizing a blended learning approach that includes: online testing, online case-based simulations, as well as hands-on case-based simulation/debriefing that focus on leadership, communication, and teamwork skills.

Clarksville Midwifery, December 2021-Present

Midwife Assistant

A birth assistant helps the midwife to perform their duties. Examples include- helping with charting, vital signs, preparing for and assisting in an emergency, and help cleaning up and restocking after a birth.

DONA International, June 2022

Certified Birth Doula - CD(DONA)

DONA International is the leader in evidence-based doula training, certification and continuing education.