Denise Bolds MSW, AdvCD (DONA), CLC, CBE

Denise Bolds

Denise Bolds is Bold Doula; she holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work degree and is experienced in case-managing high-risk pregnancies. Denise comes from a lineage of matriarchal healers from South Carolina.

She’s a DONA International Advanced Certified Birth Doula with 202 births of experience since 2014. She is certified as an Evidence-Based Birth® Childbirth Instructor. Ms. Bolds is also a CLC providing breastfeeding support and education. She mentors birth doulas and is known for her advocacy and empowerment in Black birth work. Ms. Bolds is a noted public speaker, podcast producer/host, and self-published author.

She is a native New Yorker born in Harlem, NY, and is a successful single mom of her 31-year-old son. Denise likes skydiving, algebra, beaches, collecting stones, her Kindle, and of course all things birth.