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Sol and Roots, LLC

Birthworker. Trainer. ibclc. ANTHROPOLOGIST. ACTIVIST. 

Meet Stevie

Your doula and perinatal wellness expert

Håfa Adai, Stevie Merino (Sol and Roots) is a proud queer indigenous islander woman (CHamoru & Boricua) raised in the diaspora of the LBC. She wears many different hats as a: cultural practitioner, community organizer, anthropologist, birthworker, IBCLC, speaker, and trainer. She has been a doula since 2015. Stevie has been a community organizer & activist since 14 years old, her politics shape the way she approaches life & this work. She is a mami to a 7 year old.


Stevie is the Executive Director, and co-founder of the Birthworkers of Color Collective and doula of Color training.

Birth Offerings

Stevie is a full spectrum birth and postpartum doula that offers birth support for prenatal, labor, and postpartum needs. She offers a range of healing services for her clients including placenta encapsulation and other exclusive healing practices. 

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Consulting and Organizing

Stevie is a childbirth educator and IBCLC, offering consultation services for birthing people, birthworkers, and other professionals.
If you’re a prospective client you can book a consultation here.

If you’re interested in hiring Stevie to speak at an upcoming event, workshop, or training, please inquire here.

Press, Public Speaking, and Workshops

Stevie has an abundance of experience as a public speaker, researcher, and community organizer. She is available for interviews and press features, and bookings as a lecturer, teacher, or speaker at events. Inquire here.

Want to learn more about Stevie and check out some publications she's been featured in?

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She is an excellent mix of scientific and spiritual.

Megan, Doula Client

Having Stevie there during my pregnancy, at my delivery and postpartum was definitely beneficial to my physical and mental well being.

Criselle, Doula Client

I couldn’t have asked for a more understanding, calm, helpful doula.

Gabby, Doula Client

Birthworkers of Color Collective

Stevie co-founded the Birthworkers of Color Collective, to help engage, train, and empower individuals to pursue prosperous careers in birthwork. You can learn more about the collective here.


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