Anna Rodney, Owner and Founder of Chicago Family Doulas
Anna has supported families as a Doula since 2009 and is committed to providing families with professional, compassionate and personal support. Anna gives 200% in all she does in life and brings this commitment and passion to every aspect of her work as a doula.
Anna has had the reputation of being a kind, calm, and loving person for as long as she can remember. She has always cared deeply for people and strives to support and care for all around her. She has worked with children and families since she was a teen. She supported families in the role of a nanny, preschool teacher, Americorps worker, respite worker and Special Education teacher, and finally as a Birth and Postpartum Doula. Anna was a Special Educator for ten years prior to becoming a Doula and owner of Chicago Family Doulas.
Anna is truly a life long learner. She earned her Masters degree in Education and has earned multiple degrees in Special Education. Once interested in birth she read every book she could get her hands on, became certified through DONA, Certified as a postpartum doula through ProDoula, Certified to teach Hypnobirthing, and is a certified Happiest Baby on the Block instructor. She loves to learn and is committed to sharing her vast knowledge with the families she works with.
As an agency owner Anna is committed to hand picking the most amazing doulas that the Chicagoland area has to offer. The doulas that work with Chicago Family Doulas are kind, caring, informed, nonjudgmental, professional and 100% committed to the families that they have the honor of supporting. Anna and her team will be an incredible addition to your birth team.