Yamel Belen, R.N., CLC Title: Registered Nurse, Professional Doula, and Certified Lactation Counselor Education: Fortis College, Chamberlain University Location: Tampa, Florida Expertise: Labor and Birth, Postpartum Care, Lactation Yamel Belen is a registered nurse with over a decade of experience in pediatrics, a professional doula, a certified lactation counselor, as well as a certified childbirth educator based in Tampa, Florida. Experience Most recently, Yamel Belen acted as the Director Of Nursing over Medical Foster Care in Tampa, Florida and is currently a doula and owner of One Love Doula Services. She has attended hundreds of births and also helps aspiring doulas learn and gain experience in the area of labor and postpartum support. She is also a certified lactation counselor with years of lactation support experience as well as certified childbirth educator. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.