I am Celeste and have been working professionally with childbearing women and their families since 1987 as a childbirth educator, birth doula, birth doula trainer, mentor and advocate. I am the founder of Long Island Birth Partners and feel Celeste Rachell, Childbirth Educator and Doula Trainerprivileged to have attended over 150 births and taught nearly 1000 couples childbirth preparation classes.

I have a degree in Anthropology with special emphasis on women’s cultural issues worldwide. I am certified as a doula and trainer by DONA International and teach the Bradley Method. My mission for over 20 years is to advocate for women to help them achieve a birth experience in which they can grow in confidence in themselves as women, mothers and participants in Nature’s plan. But my greatest achievement are my three children.