Merav was a graphic designer and event planner for 10 years prior to finding her true calling as a doula in 2007, when she gave birth to her second child. When he was 5 months old, Merav packed up her suitcases and 2 kids, and drove to NYC to attend a DONA Birth Doula training. Since then, Merav has attended close to 300 births in various hospitals, birthing centers and homes. She also began to pursue her goal of becoming a Certified Nurse Midwife, and graduated from Nursing School in December 2015.
Skillfully combining her knowledge, experience, and calm, gentle manner, Merav is able to facilitate positive birthing and postpartum experiences for each mother and family that she supports. Merav is deeply committed to helping women and families learn about birth options, evidence based maternity care, and postpartum healing. She also enjoys connecting families to local resources for the childbearing year.
Merav provides birth support as well as postpartum care and overnight infant care. Her special areas of experience include; first time mothers, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), home birth, previous traumatic birth and high risk pregnancy.
Merav lives in Cleveland Heights with her husband, three children and cocker spaniel. She enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with her family.