Meet The Doula

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 Sugar Land, 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 the owner of Transcendent Birth®, LLC she has proudly provided birth doula support and parent education to families since 2016.

Candace serves Sugar Land, Katy, The Woodlands, Houston Heights, Memorial, River Oaks, West University, Bellaire, Meyerland, Richmond/Rosenberg, Pearland, Friendswood, Clear Lake, Texas and Beyond!

Certifications

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Candace is a DONA-certified birth doula. DONA International is the leader in evidence-based doula training, certification, and continuing education. Candace has completed DONA’s thorough certification and re-certification processes, as she follows a code of ethics and standards of practice. Candace’s performance as a birth doula has been evaluated and vetted by DONA International.

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®, Evidence Based Birth®, and more.

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 across the country.

Physiology before force should be the center of all birth.

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Let’s talk about how I can support you on your pregnancy journey!