This web series started when Sarah, Lizi and I sat down for dinner with our friend Katy who is a doula and realized that we didn’t even know what we didn’t know about our own bodies! Women usually don’t reach out to a doula until they are already in the birth process. However, as women in our reproductive years in a land where female anatomy has been made taboo, we need a doula NOW! Learn more at 

The Doula is Katy Collins
Episode 1 Directed and Edited by: Sarah Fornace
Episode 2 Directed and Edited by: Julia Miller
Produced by: Katy Collins, Lizi Breit, Sarah Fornace and Julia VanArsdale Miller
Director of Photography: Jillian Hansen-Lewis
Art Direction and Animation by: Lizi Breit 
Theme Song by: Ohmme 
Sound Design by: Maren Celest
Live Sound Recording by: Erin Turney
Additional Cinematography by: Maren Celest
Costumes Provided By: Lilla Barn

Produced with a grant from the Chicago Digital Media Production Fund Special Thanks to Slapdash Studios, Birthways LLC, Manual Cinema and the ladies of the Doula Dinners