Experience, Training, Education and Certifications

Doula Training, The Birth Connection, Palo Alto 1998

Heart & Hands Midwifery Intensive and Advanced Intensive 1999

The Art of Birthing Conference, NYC 1999

Midwifery Apprenticeship with Beah Haber and Dr. Michael Bleecker,  The Pleasanton Birth Home 2000-2002

A Child is Born, Doula Training 2002

Lactation Educator Training, Bay Area Lactation Conference 2005

Samantha Stormer’s Aromatherapy for Pregnancy and Labor 2005

Felicia Roche Doula Training 2005

DONA Certification 2006

Elizabeth Noble’s Instructor Training in Prenatal and Postpartum    Exercise November 2006

Evergreen Professional Education in Breastfeeding and Lactation:   Lactation Educator Track September 200

Lamaze Childbirth Educator Training and Certification, 2008

Association for Pre and Perinatal Psychology Conference 2009

Newborn Care Instructor, BirthWays, Inc. 2000 – 2011

Childbirth Preparation Instructor, BirthWays, Inc. 2005 - 2011

Associations and Affiliations:

  • Bay Area Family Wellness
  • Lamaze International
  • Doulas of North America (DONA)
  • Bay Area Birth Association (BABA)

Lamaze International
DONA International