Lana Petersen

Lana Petersen

Lana Petersen

I am a mum to 2 home birthed daughters.

After working in a primary health care clinic for 9 years with the department of Health as an admin clerk where part of my duties included baby weighing & breast feeding support, I left to pursue my passion as a doula.

In 2000 completed the Breastfeeding Association of South Africa’s lactation management course and I qualified as a  WOMBS ( Women  Offering  Mothers  Birth   Support ) doula in Dec 2004 and in August 2009 completed the advanced doula course with WOMBS

In 2016 I registered as a Traditional Birth Attendant with the Traditional Doctors Union of South Africa

2019 Registered as a doula with Mama Bamba

I am co-owner of Birthworks, a birthing equipment rental service that hires out birthing pools, tens machines, stools,etc.

My personal website is