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About Ariana

My Professional Journey

Ariana Kaback is a certified birth and postpartum doula who serves expecting families through the birthing process.  Ariana partners with mothers in owning their birthing journey with a deep commitment to offering each family a strong foundation of care, love, support. Focusing on holistic health, Ariana acts as a guide offering a wide range of evidence-based birth and postpartum support plans that care for the mother, baby, and the family unit. Ariana is an empathic, gentle, and nurturing advocate as she empowers birthing mothers to make the best decisions for themselves and the lives they are bringing into the world. 


Offerings: Bilingual (Spanish; English), Birth and Postpartum Doula Services, Placenta Encapsulation, Postpartum Chef, Meal Prep Support, Mother Blessing Ceremonies, Yoga Teacher, Sibling Support, Backup Doula

 
 
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Who I am

Ariana is a certified Birth Doula, Postpartum Chef, Wilderness Guide, Body Worker, & Rites of Passage Facilitator. She has dedicated her life to supporting women’s transformations and initiations into motherhood, adulthood & womanhood.


Ariana is a Nature lover. She is here to empower women to connect to their own inner knowing, innate wisdom, and body intelligence to lead a life of love for themselves, future generations, the Earth, and their communities. Ariana bridges a connection between Earth, Body, and Spirit and uses nature as her guide to support others. She founded Hummingbirth Doula and has a blooming practice in Santa Cruz.


Ariana also has a degree in Outdoor Education and Holistic Health from San Francisco State University. She is trained in nonviolent communication, is a Wilderness First Responder and Wilderness First Aid. For many years, Ariana has studied meditation, yoga, council facilitation, dance, and feminine embodiment practices. 


Ariana loves to hike, dance, be with the Earth, swim in the ocean, travel, share songs, and be among great women and men.

 

Qualifications

  • The Matrona Certified Holistic Doula, 2020

  • Doula Thrive yearlong Doula Mentorship, 2019-2022

  • Doula Thrive Birth & Postpartum Certification, 2019

  • 6-month Midwifery Apprenticeship, 2020

  • Volunteer Doula with Dar A Luz Honduras, 2020

  • Chef at Hridaya Meditation Center, 2019

  • 10+ Years of Childcare Experience

  • B.S In Outdoor Education & Holistic Health, 2018

  • Bilingual- English/ Spanish

  • Child/Infant First Aid/ CPR Certified, 2019

  • 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, 2015

  • Wilderness First Responder, 2018