Jordan Monir is a queer Postpartum Doula, Newborn and Family Photographer, and Infant and Family Sleep Specialist in Portland, Oregon. Jordan created Bun and Bundle as a way to combine her passions of supporting families and capturing their magical moments along the way.
I started this journey by studying photography. I have been drawn to photography for most of my life and I have always loved how it can uniquely memorialize the big moments. Because of this passion, I earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography from The Art Institute of Atlanta, and I have nearly 15 years of experience photographing weddings and families.
Along the way, I realized another interest of mine is working with families and children. I have worked as a professional nanny for 9 years, which gives me a unique understanding when communicating with kids of many ages. I find this to be so helpful during family photography sessions, as well as when working closely with families in a support role. I have learned so much about how special it is for a family to let you into their home. It has given me the opportunity to connect deeply with so many families.
I was drawn more into the birth world when I realized that the perinatal time is when a family is the most vulnerable and in need of support. I completed my full spectrum doula training (fertility, birth, and postpartum) and I felt uniquely drawn to help families in the postpartum period, so that has been my main focus ever since.
In my experience, it became clear that a massive struggle for new families is how to get enough sleep with a newborn. I really wanted to be able to provide as much support as possible for this particular experience so I completed the Infant and Family Sleep Specialist certification through Bebo Mia. This course is taught by a neuroscientist, Greer Kirshenbaum Ph.D. The families I have supported through sleep struggles have found the information and support to be so valuable, and I am very excited to continue to bring the tools I have learned into my practice of supporting families.
When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time at home with my wife and our cat. I also find it nice to get outside and explore everything that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.
Things I love: iced coffee, jasmine tea, salty snacks, down time, board games, going for walks, rainy days, a good hot tub soak, and spending time with friends, family, and my favorite kids
Education & Training
Infant and Family Sleep Specialist Training and Certification
Postpartum Doula Certification
Perinatal Mood and Trauma-Informed Workshop for Doulas
Full Spectrum Doula Training (fertility, birth, and postpartum)
Adult, Child, and Baby First Aid/CPR/AED Certification
Bachelors of Fine Art in Photography
What My Clients Say
Jordan is one of those unique people who has a depth of knowledge and experience but no ego to go with it. Because Jordan is so familiar with the realities of parenting, she honestly understands that one size does not and cannot fit all, and is adept at weaving together evidence-based approaches with the individual complexity of a family’s ecosystem. She’s both well-studied and emotionally intelligent which makes her an excellent and empathetic problem-solver.