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Board of Directors


Milly Friedman

Milly is a respected leader in the birth community and is truly honoured to be the President of the Doula Association of Alberta. She has worked over 15 years as a business owner and entrepreneur, including the last six years as a certified birth doula. Milly is a fetal positioning specialist, Spinning Babies parent educator, certified personal fitness trainer, and nutrition coach. Her foundation of practise is listening and learning; honouring inclusivity, culture and diversity. She is a dynamic, proactive and highly organized person and is known to manage stressful and crisis situations with a calm and methodical demeanour. Milly believes in a balanced lifestyle and is committed to being her best self at work, home and in the community. You can find Milly enjoying the outdoors with her family no matter the weather. She feels grateful to live in this abundant province and enjoys experiencing all it has to offer. 

President. She/Her.

Tayla Malott

Tayla is a proud mother to 3 boys from Fort McMurray Alberta and is extremely honored and excited to be the Vice President of the Doula Association of Alberta. She has a background in the medical profession as a paramedic for the past 14 years. Her interest in birth autonomy and informed decision making grew through the experience of giving birth to her own children. It was then; she knew she wanted to work in the birth world. Today she is the owner of Mamasaurus, a business surrounding support to families birth and beyond. She is a DONA certified birth doula and has attended over 100 births. In addition to offering doula support Tayla is an IBCLC, Craniosacral therapist, Spinning Babies parent educator and certified childbirth educator. She believes in birth and strongly feels that giving birth is a transformative experience that lives in a woman’s soul forever. 

Tayla is looking forward to playing a part in the growth of the DAA and foresees a very bright future for doulas across Alberta!

Vice President. She/Her.

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Membership & Website Director. She/Her.

Corrie Fraser

Treasurer. She/Her.

Corrie is passionate about family, coffee, and all things pregnancy and birth! She is blessed to spend her days (and nights!) journeying with families through her work as a Birth Doula and Perinatal Educator and encouraging new parents as they navigate the adventures of early parenthood. She and her husband, Paul, have a heart for young families and have over two decades of experience working with couples and families in relationship coaching and parenting mentorship. Corrie also enjoys spending time in nature, DIY projects, crocheting, and showing her love for others through cooking and baking. Corrie is a true born-and-bred Alberta girl, and currently lives in Edmonton with her husband and four young-adult children and their pitbull-boxer, Piper.

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Heather Hill

Heather is a Certified DONA Birth Doula, living in Sherwood Park Alberta.  She is passionate about all things birth, family and parenting.  She has three teenage children, and found her passion for birth through her own birth experiences.  She has been practicing birth work since 2011, as birth doula, childbirth educator, lactation educator, birth photographer, and prenatal yoga instructor.  


Heather is happiest when she has found something to grow, nurture or create.  She often found  digging in her garden, holding babies and the hands of their parents, customizing some crafty inventions to make life simpler, or cooking and baking. 


Heather has taken on the role of Administrator with the Doula Association of Alberta.  Previously she has worked as a Social worker with Child and Family Services, and been involved on the board of the Doula Association of Edmonton.  She is pleased to be in this role with DAA, supporting the doula community to grow strong and improving experiences for all birthing families in Alberta.

Administrator. She/Her.

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