Welcome to The Nurturing Way!

Kathy Koncelik, CBD, CPD, CLC

Certified Birth Support Doula
Certified Postpartum Doula
Certified Lactation Counselor

The Nurturing Way joyfully and proudly states this company is inclusive of all sexual orientation, gender identity (which includes chest/breastfeeding), all people of color, and cultural practices. ALL are treated with respect and dignity.


Kathy has been caring, supporting, and educating birthing people and their families since 1994.

Organizations/Programs Co-Created:
Long Island Doula Assoc., Inc. (Co-founder)
Treasurer, LIDA, Inc. (Inception — 2018)
Community Support Fund
LIDA Fundraising Chairperson
Black Maternity Wellness Coalition
Hospital Volunteer Doula Project:
– NYU Langone
– Long Island Stony Brook Hospital

Professional Organizations:
Long Island Doula Assoc., Inc.
La Leche League Leader / Babylon-Lindenhurst Group
Evidence Based Birth: Professional Member
International Consortium of Oral Ankylofrenula Professionals


Birth Support

Continuous emotional, physical, mental and educational support for you and your partner during pregnancy, through labor and immediately postpartum.

Postpartum Support

A postpartum doula essentially “mothers the mother”. Baby has mommy, but whom takes care of mommy.

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD)

Kathy Koncelik is trained and has extensive experience supporting Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders .”

Lactation Support

Lactation help and troubleshooting. Including tethered oral tie assessment.


Evidence-based information to help ensure a smooth transition for the birth parent, the baby, and the adopting family.

Free 30 minute chat


Now serving Suffolk and Nassau Counties in person, and virtual support.

NOT in New York……..No problem — virtual support provided!

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me via email or phone.

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