Meet The Doula

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Candace Mensik, CD(DONA), SpBCPE

Certified Birth Doula, Spinning Babies® Certified Parent Educator

Candace is the adoring mother of a sweet, compassionate boy and a darling, very funny little girl! Born and raised in Houston, Candace made the move to Norman, Oklahoma with her high school sweetheart, now husband, who earned a football scholarship to The University of Oklahoma. While attending college in Oklahoma, Candace studied Psychology. The pair eventually moved back home to Texas, married and started a family of their own. Candace’s passion for informed, empowered birth became abundantly clear after the birth of her son in 2014. As owner of Transcendent Birth®, LLC she has proudly provided birth doula support and parent education to families since 2016.

Candace serves Sugar Land, Katy, Memorial, Houston Heights, River Oaks, West University Place, Meyerland, Missouri City, Richmond/Rosenberg, Texas and more!

DONA certified Doula

Candace is a DONA certified birth doula. She has gone through a thorough certification process by an internationally recognized organization. Her certification means that she follows a code of ethics and standards of practice, and her performance as a birth doula has been evaluated and vetted by DONA.

Candace constantly seeks additional education on how to better support her clients as a doula, through continuing education courses and resources, such as Spinning Babies® or Evidence Based Birth® .

certified doula and spinning babies certified parent educator

In 2018, Candace trained under Gail Tully, the visionary behind Spinning Babies®, to become one of the first and only Spinning Babies Certified Parent Educators in the Greater Houston area. As a result of her displayed proficiency, she has earned the privilege to share this fascinating and pertinent wisdom with pregnant parents throughout the area.

Physiology before force should be the center of all birth.