Dev Larks is a registered nurse with a Masters in Nursing from UCLA, a licensed public health nurse by the State of California, and a DONA international trained doula. Throughout her time working in hospitals in various fields of medicine she saw first hand the ways her patients could be better supported in times of life's greatest joys and sorrows. Bringing to her nursing experience a lifelong interest in pregnancy, birth, and early childhood, Dev is integrating her expertise and interests in her development as a doula offering a unique sensitivity and insight to women in both the prenatal and postpartum phases. As a mother of two wonderful daughters—who have taught her so much about patience, listening, loving, and nurturing—she has been supported by and has supported countless mothers around her. Through attachment parenting workshops, La Leche League support networks, and peer counseling support groups for parents, she has honed her passion for empowering new and seasoned moms. She is eager to be part of women's lives in this moment of powerful transformation!