The whole-body approach to pregnancy, birth, and beyond

Doula services  |  Restorative Exercise  |  Natural Movement

For a Balanced Body

Stack the cards in your favor for a pain-free pregnancy, smooth birth, and easy recovery.

For an Empowered Birth

Let’s get your body, mind, and family ready for this brave, beautiful change.

Still in Lexington VA.

And now moving ONLINE.

With my west-coast partner, I have created a comprehensive online childbirth course, Intentional Birth. It is the only online or in-person childbirth education that covers physical preparation comprehensively, and additionally focuses uniquely on birthing rights and advocacy (while still giving you all the juicy info on comfort measures, brain training, birth physiology, medical options and alternatives, and more)

Twice monthly live virtual mentoring sessions

20+ hours of video instruction

200+ pages of invaluable resources, from studies and articles to birth plan guides and checklists

Evidence based research on all your birthing options.

A focused belief in birth, and in your ability to make sound decisions for yourself and your baby.

Dozens of real birth stories.

Doula Support

I pour my heart into my doula clients, offering evidence-based info on birth options, a detailed body prep plan, brain and emotional training, partner support, and my whole and utter belief in your power to do this.


Restorative Exercise

Whether you are struggling with dysfunction/pain, or just seeking to optimize your body for pregnancy, childbirth and beyond, we’ll meet your body right where it is, right now. 

Pelvic Floor Training

It’s basic biomechanics: your pelvic floor requires a whole-body solution. Ready to move beyond kegels?


Join me for class online or in Lexington Virginia!

About Meredith Nelson

I’m a Nutritious Movement™ certified Restorative Exercise Specialist (RES-CPT), and a professional doula since 2013. A student of biomechanist Katy Bowman, I train people in natural movement that yields health and wholeness, and that optimizes stability and mobility for daily functions (but also for pregnancy and childbirth). As a doula, I support all birthing choices, but I specialize in preparing women for physiologic birth. My unique training as a RES-CPT allows me to assess what lifestyle changes and daily movements may benefit each client (regardless of birth plan) in preparation for birth, recovery, and parenting.

My husband and I have two children, with whom we love to roam the Blue Ridge, mostly barefoot.

Let’s connect!

Meredith Nelson

434-218-3475 |

Lexington VA