R. Simone Lee, the owner of Birthing with Purpose Doula Services, is a native of Berkeley County who desires to empower women during every point in their childbearing years. She shares this passion by providing culturally competent doula services, childbirth education, and placenta encapsulation. She also provides outreach education in the form of speaking engagements and educational workshops.
Raised in rural Berkeley County, Simone received her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology from the College of Charleston. After over 15 years in business and office administration, Simone pursued her interest in birth services. As owner and DONA (Doulas of North America) trained birth doula with Birthing with Purpose, LLC, Simone is also a Placenta Benefits Encapsulation Specialist and Choose Well Certified Family Planning Health Worker.
Most recently, Simone has been named the Community Champion for Berkeley Early Education and Care Collective, advocating and providing full doula services to decrease the health disparities that unfortunately exist for mothers and babies, especially in African American communities.