Ms. Bolds is a native New Yorker born in Harlem NY. She is a resident in Hudson Valley NY for over 22 years. Denise also holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work. She has worked with low-income families for the past 15 years. Ms. Bolds is the author of two books: Raising Princes to be Kings: A Single Black Mother’s Guide to Raising Her Black Son and Raising Princesses to be Queens: A Single Black Mother’s Guide to Raising Her Black Daughter. Raising Princes is a recommended read by Ebony Magazine June 2013. Ms. Bolds is also the producer and host of her internet radio show: Black Motherhood Empowerment, a tool of empowerment with professional guests with discussions on the many avenues of Black life. Ms. Bolds also owns her own business: Bold Doula under Bold Selah, LLC. Ms. Bolds is a DONA certified birth doula. Her goal is to bring awareness to the huge disparity of Black Maternal Health and doula as many women and men of color as possible.
Bold Doula! Provides comfort and a sense of security that there is someone there for the mom: an ambassador, educator and a companion. As a birth doula, Denise is a trained professional in securing the safe and empowered birth a woman wants. Bold Doula! Motherhood by CHOICE not by CHANCE!