Mavis Gewant, MA, CD, CLC has been working for more than 20 years as a birth and postpartum doula, doula trainer, mentor, birth educator, and baby intuitive and is the mother of two grown sons. As a Sacred Artist, she bridges art and birth to help women on their healing journey. She teaches Sacred Painting Workshops worldwide, including a yearly intensive in India. Her Womb Stories groups use Mandalas as a tool to heal birth trauma, as well as prepare women for birth. Mavis received a Masters Degree in Pre & Perinatal Psychology from the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute. Her Birth Yantra is featured in Pam England’s book, Labyrinth of Birth. Founder of Gentle Care Doula Service, Mavis teaches birth-related classes and workshops in the Hudson Valley region of New York and is a Doula Trainer for Birth Arts International. Her artwork can be seen on her website: