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About Lauren Fiel

Prenatal Doula

TRE provider

Herbal Specialist

I have spent over ten years supporting the wellness of pregnant families. In my work as a nurse, I have found many limitations in Western medicine when it comes to medical issues and pregnancy care, especially the more nuanced emotional aspects. My goal is to integrate western medical knowledge with the intuition based approaches of holistic care. On a personal level, I have found that my most profound healing has happened when I let my body's wisdom lead the way. My work with clients is no different. I support individuals and families who are experiencing insomnia, depression and anxiety. My goal is to guide them to a place of peace and stability so that they can more fully enjoy life and find a sense of ease in their days.


I am ever grateful for all of my teachers and mentors who continue to guide me on this path. I am also deeply grateful to inhabit this piece of earth in Catabwa, Ocaneechee, and Eno territory that is now called Durham. I am deeply committed to deconstructing the limitations placed on us in the modern world by firmly rooting ourselves in the healing ways of our own intuition. Sign up for a free consult to see if we are a good fit for each other.

My Formal Training

Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Samuel Merritt University graduated cum laude

Bachelor of Science double major in Finance & Accounting:  NYU

Cecemmana 1 year Herbal Training:  Ancestral Apothecary School of Herbal, Folk, and Indigenous Medicine

Labor and Birth Doula training: Cornerstone Doula Trainings

Rights Informed Birth Advocate Certificate: Birth Monopoly

Herbal Medicine for Women (in progress): Aviva Romm, Herbalist, MD, midwife

Tension and Trauma Release Exercises (TRE) certification: Maria Alfaro