Malayia is a southeast Texas native that made her way to Austin in 2012 to pursue a degree in Early Childhood as well as Youth & Community Studies at the University of Texas. She now lives in Little River-Academy with her cat, Cassy, and splits her time between Foster Village and birthwork as a Birth + Postpartum Doula and Childbirth Educator.
Malayia is committed to making sure that families have all the necessary pieces in place from practical parenting skills to a supportive village to ensure that they are thriving within their communities. She is a certified TBRI® Practitioner that can provide hands-on caregiver coaching in your home, as well as virtually.
In her free time she likes to go hiking, binge watch Master Chef or listen to true crime podcasts!