Doula serving Ames/Ankeny/Des Moines, Iowa and surrounding areas​

In-person support and virtual support are available

Meet your Doula!

Doula Jazzmine

Hi! I'm Jazzmine Brooks, the "Rural Black Doula", and I am a professional full-spectrum doula in the Ames/Ankeny/Des Moines, Iowa areas. 

I also provide support virtually out of state to individuals and families. 

When invited to journey with someone through their reproductive health, fertility, pregnancy, birth, postpartum, or lactation journey, I become an ally. I am someone to walk beside you and I serve as someone to lean on when needed. I focus on providing support through evidence-based care, hands-on support, listening with compassion and an open heart, and treating families with dignity and love.

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"Jai Olive Wellness did a phenomenal job leading up to, during, and after the birth. I felt very prepared about what to expect during the process because Jazzmine's teachings were very thorough. During the birth, Jazzmine was very attentive not only towards me, but also to my husband and hospital staff! After the birth, Jazzmine followed up way beyond the requirements of her contract. She truly provided well-rounded and compassionate care." - Jai Olive Client


Jai's Reproductive, Birth, Lactation and Postpartum

I provide support and guidance that creates a safe, memorable, and empowering experience. Seeking support related to reproductive health or an expectant family? You will gain access to support and services related to fertility, birth, postpartum, lactation, and more. Learn about reproductive health and fertility, birth, postpartum, and lactation services. 

The Rural Black Doula Chronicles Vlog is a series that seeks to empower rural women around reproductive and maternal health. Doula Jazzmine connects with women across the midwest to honor birth stories and birth work, offer tips and tricks for reproductive health, and highlight her journey as a doula and an aspiring Black Birth Scholar.  

Interested in booking for a speaking engagement for your group? Look no further. 

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Jai's Soma Yoga Group

Join Doula Jazzmine on Saturdays for Soma Yoga Group workshops. These spaces are made for everyone and centers BIPOC people and those living with pain. 

Body-Affirming Movement

SomaYoga combines traditional yoga, breathwork, therapeutic yoga, neuromuscular re-education, Ayurveda (the sister science to yoga), and personal development/shadow work.

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