Melek Öz is a licensed midwife living with her family in South Austin, Texas. She moved to Austin in 2001 to attend the University of Texas where she completed both her undergraduate studies and law school before transitioning in to birth work. She started attending births as a doula in 2012, studying midwifery and apprenticeship in 2014, and has been licensed to practice midwifery since 2017. Melek is dedicated to education, both for clients and for future midwives, and enjoys teaching students as part of her practice. Click here to listen to Melek on Evidence Based Birth's Podcast!
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