Keiko Niccolini – seasoned level 1
Keiko Niccolini has recently returned to her home city of New York after spending 15 years in Northern California running some of the country’s most prestigious wineries. As a mother of two, she knows what a pinnacle experience childbirth is. Keiko is happiest when she is in the service of others. As a doula, she offers mothers-to-be information and insight to help craft the birth plan and experience that will be most fulfilling for them. With training in yoga and massage, Keiko loves to use movement, breathwork and touch to coach and support women through labor. Supporting the couple and blossoming family as a whole is a key focus of hers. Always mindful of the father or partner, Keiko respects the delicate balance that resides within a couple and aims to facilitate any role the partner would like to assume. An accomplished surfer with broad knowledge of the water and strong instinct, Keiko is used to making unexpected choices quickly. Should issues arise that vary from your birth plan, Keiko is known for her grounded presence and will usher you through any unexpected decisions you may need to make. Keiko lives on the East River in Brooklyn with her two children and husband. When not working as a doula, you will find her pursuing her passions in the yoga studio, cooking in her kitchen, or teaching about wine.