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Abby McCoy

Abby McCoy

Registered Nurse

Abby McCoy is an RN of 16 years who has worked with adults and pediatric patients encompassing trauma, orthopedics, home care, transplant, and case management. She has practiced nursing all… Read more

Abigail Morrissey Riordan

Abigail Morrissey Riordan

Postpartum Doula, RN, BSN, NC-BC

Abigail Morrissey Riordan, RN, BSN, NC-BC, is a board-certified Nurse Coach. She received her BSN from Villanova University. Abigail has 8 years of varied RN experience, including working… Read more

Adam Shaw

Adam Shaw

Professional Chef

Adam Shaw is a Leiths-trained chef, Dad of 2, and founder of At Dad’s Table. He has helped thousands of people worldwide eat better during pregnancy and beyond.… Read more

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Aimee Ketchum

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Dr. Aimee Ketchum is an Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and Assistant Professor of early child development at Cedar Crest College Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program. She continues practicing her skills as a… Read more

Alayna Pagnani-Gendron

Alayna Pagnani-Gendron

Pregnancy and Pediatric Chiropractor D.C., CACCP

Dr. Alayna E. Pagnani-Gendron graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Family Studies and Pre-med. Dr. Pagnani-Gendron then continued her education at Texas… Read more

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Aleece Fosnight

MSPAS, PA-C, CSC-S, CSE, NCMP, IF

Aleece Fosnight, MSPAS, PA-C, CSC-S, CSE, NCMP, IF is a Medical Advisor to Aeroflow Urology. She is a provider of comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care, basic urologic care, and… Read more

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Ali Miller

Registered Dietitian RD, LD, CDE

Ali is a registered dietitian (RD), certified diabetes educator (CDE), certified weight management specialist, and therapeutic lifestyle healthcare practitioner. Integrative dietitian and founder of Naturally Nourished, a functional medicine private… Read more

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Allyn Miller

Certified Parent Coach & Early Childhood Teacher

Allyn is a certified Parent Coach and an experienced early childhood teacher. She has seen the positive impact of parents who embrace their role as their child’s first teacher. She… Read more

Amanda Davies MS, RD, CSR, LD

Amanda Davies

Registered Dietitian MS, RD, CSR, LD

Amanda Davies MS, RD, CSR, LD is a Registered Dietitian and Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition. She has experience as a Clinical Dietitian working with cardiovascular, cancer, geriatric, bariatric and… Read more

Amy Levine, MA

Amy Levine

Sexologist, Sex Coach and Certified Sexuality Educator

Amy Levine is a renowned sex coach and certified sexuality educator with a Master’s degree in Human Sexuality. For more than 20 years, she has helped numerous women achieve the… Read more

Ange Finn

Ange Finn

Accredited Certified Advanced EFT Practitioner

Ange is an Advanced Emotional Freedom Techniques and a Thought Field Therapy-Algorithms Practitioner, working with clients using a simple, fast technique to help people overcome fear, worry and stress. Read more

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Ashley Derderian Sousa

Labor & Delivery Nurse, BSN, RN, IBCLC

Ashley Derderian Sousa, RN, IBCLC, is a registered nurse and a board-certified lactation consultant with 12 years of experience, spending the past 8 of those years providing care as a… Read more

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Brittany Levine

Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant

Hi! I’m Brittany Levine, Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant and Owner of Rest is Best Sleep Consulting. When I first had my son, I had no idea how much sleep deprivation… Read more

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Brooke Boskovich

Fertility Dietician MS, RD, LDN

Brooke Boskovich is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, a functional & integrative practitioner, the founder of The Fertility Dietitian, and the creator of the Master Your Fertility & Foundations for Optimizing… Read more

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Candice Valetutti

Professional Chef

Candice is a toddler mom, sister, and chef with a passion for all things in the kitchen. She works to help fellow parents remove the frustrations of mealtimes for themselves… Read more

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Caroline Enriquez

Child Development & Early Childhood Education Specialist

Caroline is a young mom to one sweet baby girl! Caroline has an M.S. in Child Life and a Ph.D. in Child Development and Early Childhood Education. Caroline specializes in… Read more

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Casey Williams

Registered Nurse and IBCLC

Casey Williams is a registered nurse and IBCLC. Her expertise is in pediatrics and lactation. Casey has worked in all different areas in pediatrics, including inpatient and outpatient roles. While… Read more

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Catherine Lessman

Early Child Development Specialist

Catherine Lessman, aka Miss Catherine, is an Early Child Development Specialist and mom who takes an individualized approach in helping your child and family unit successfully achieve success in all… Read more

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Dr. Charles Price

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, MD, FAAP

Dr. Charles Price is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Florida and director of the International Hip Dysplasia Institute which he established with… Read more

Chelsea Snyder

Chelsea Snyder

Speech Language Pathologist, MS, CCC-SLP

Hello! I'm a pediatric speech-language pathologist passionate about educating and empowering mamas and parents to support their kids' communication and feeding development. From breastfeeding and introducing solids, first words, and… Read more

Claire B. Crompton

Claire Crompton

Registered Nurse

Claire Crompton is a registered nurse certified in neonatal intensive care nursing and a health writer who has spent years taking care of moms and babies in the hospital setting.… Read more

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Cliodhna Griffin HBCE, CMT, APPAC

Placenta Encapsulation Specialist HBCE, CMT, APPAC

Cliodhna Griffin HBCE, CMT, APPAC is the founder of Born Free Birthing and Houston Placenta Services. As well as being a certified and experienced HypnoBirthing® Educator and Faculty member of… Read more

Daniel Leeds

Daniel Leeds

Director of the International Association for Child Safety

Daniel owns Full House Babyproofing, a professional childproofing company based in the Tampa Bay area of Florida, and is director of the International Association for Child Safety. Read more

Danielle Rush

Danielle Rush

Labor & Delivery and Postpartum nurse

Danielle Rush, BSN, RN, is a Labor & Delivery and Postpartum nurse and freelance health writer specializing in all things women’s health. Danielle loves to educate, advocate, and inspire her… Read more

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Dr. Dawn Kingston

RN, PhD Perinatal Mental Health

Dr. Dawn Kingston is Canada’s leading expert on perinatal mental health and for over ten years has been at the forefront of research on how to prevent postpartum depression. Dawn… Read more

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Dr. Deanna Barry

Board-Certified Pediatrician

Deanna Barry, DO, FAAP is a board-certified pediatrician in Northeast Ohio. She recently left a large hospital healthcare system to open her own concierge pediatric practice. As an osteopath with… Read more

Dr. Ashurina Ream

Ashurina Ream

PMH-C licensed clinical psychologist

Dr. Ashurina Ream, PMH-C, is a licensed clinical psychologist with advanced training in perinatal mental health. In addition to this specialty, Dr. Ream has trained in various disciplines as it… Read more

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Dr. Brita DeStefano

Physical Therapist PT, DPT, PCS

Dr. Brita DeStefano, Enfamil’s Movement Expert, specializes in pediatric physical therapy and helps ‘demystify milestones’ through her social page and her PT practice of the same name. She is a… Read more

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Britta Lundgren

Dentist

Dr. Britta Lundgren was born in New Haven, CT., and raised in Guilford, CT. From a young age, Britta had an interest in nutrition and health and wanted to make… Read more

Dr. Cameual Wright

Cameual Wright

OBGYN and Indiana Market Chief Medical Officer for CareSource

Dr. Cameual Wright is an OBGYN and the Indiana Market Chief Medical Officer for clinical quality and initiatives for CareSource. She received her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University… Read more

Elena Shea

Elena Shea

Board-Certified Pediatrician and IBCLC

Dr. Elena Shea is a board-certified general pediatrician in Reston, Virginia. Dr. Shea is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and is… Read more

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Dr. Mona Amin

Board-Certified Pediatrician

Dr. Mona Amin is a mom, Board Certified Pediatrician, and founder of “The New Mom’s Survival Guide” educating new parents on how to navigate baby’s first year. She has also… Read more

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Elizabeth Hentschel, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, Perinatal Mental Health Specialist

Elizabeth Hentschel, Ph.D. is a psychologist and founder of The Parenting Well. She specializes in working with individuals who are parents or parents-to-be. Elizabeth lives in Houston with her husband,… Read more

Emily Skye

Emily Skye

Fitness & Master Trainer Australian Institute of Fitness

Emily holds a Certificate IV in Fitness and Master Trainer qualification from the Australian Institute of Fitness. She is a mother of two, a strength training expert, and the face… Read more

Emma Halbrook

Speech Language Pathologist MCD, CCC-SLP

Emma Halbrook, MCD, CCC-SLP is a pediatric speech-language pathologist with 6 years of experience in the state of Arkansas. Emma specializes in language and articulation disorders and is trained in… Read more

evelyn chan

Evelyn Chan

Pediatrician, MPH, DCH

Evelyn Chan, MPH, DCH, is a pediatrician who has conducted the world's largest clinical trials in procedural virtual reality. This technology has been used in hospitals, clinics, and vaccine centers… Read more

Guy Maddalone

Guy Maddalone

Household Employment Expert

Guy Maddalone, widely-recognized as the nation’s foremost household employment expert, is the author of How to Hire a Nanny: Your Complete Guide to Finding, Hiring, and Retaining Household Help, which… Read more

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Hailee Schollaardt

Certified Sleep Consultant

Hailee Schollaardt a Certified Sleep Consultant and the owner/founder of Nurturing Sleep Solutions Infant + Child Sleep Consulting. Hailee's journey of Sleep Consulting began after having a very hard time… Read more

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Holly Choi

Certified First Aid and Child Passenger Safety Instructor

Holly Choi, is a leader in childhood injury prevention education in North America. Holly is a nationally-certified first aid instructor, and a nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technician-Instructor. Holly is… Read more

Ingrid Hanna

Ingrid Hanna

Physical Therapist MSPT, CSCS, OCS

Ingrid Hanna is a physical therapist, mom of two, and co-founder of Back After Baby -- an online postpartum recovery program for moms at any stage of motherhood. Read more

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Jamie Labbe

Pediatric Sleep Specialist

Jamie is a Certified Pediatric Sleep Coach and owner of Oh Baby Consulting where she offers personalized, gentle sleep solutions to exhausted families nationwide. With a background in child development… Read more

Jamie Adams

Jamie Adams

Registered dietitian and Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor, MS, LDN

Jamie Adams is a mom, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and Prenatal Yoga Teacher who specializes in women's health, infant, and pediatric nutrition. She holds a master's degree in clinical nutrition from… Read more

Janelle Barowski

Janelle Barowski

Registered Nurse, MSN

Janelle Barowski, Master of Science in Nursing, Registered Nurse, is passionate about client education and public health. She enjoys skiing, hiking, and traveling when she's not writing. She can usually… Read more

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Janey Reilly

expert infant and toddler sleep consultant

Janey Reilly, the CEO and founder of WeeSleep, is an expert infant and toddler sleep consultant who works with families around the globe to help solve sleep challenges in a… Read more

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Jenni June

Certified Child and Family Sleep Consultant & Certified Lactation Counselor

Jennifer Metter, founder of Jenni June™ LLC, is a Certified Child and Family Sleep Consultant, a Certified Lactation Counselor, and Mom of 4 young adults! She is also a collaborative… Read more

Jenni Forsythe

Jenni Forsythe

Registered Nurse, BSN

Jenni Forsythe is a registered nurse and a proud mama of three, currently working with the maternal/newborn, high-risk pregnancy, and neonatal populations. She's passionate about women's health and loves supporting… Read more

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Dr. Jenni L. Gillespie, D.O.

Board-Certified OBGYN

Dr. Gillespie earned her medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at The John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern… Read more

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Jennifer Blossom

Occupational Therapist OTD, OTR/L

Dr. Jennifer Blossom is an occupational therapist. She received her doctorate in Occupational Therapy in 2015 and has worked in various pediatric clinics, schools, and teletherapy services. From strengthening fine… Read more

Jennifer Zovath

Jennifer Zovath

Professional Home Organizer

Jennifer Zovath combines her love of people and organizing as a Home Organizer. She is motivated by the end result of creating beautifully polished spaces + a practical systems that… Read more

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Jessica Kaplan, DDS

Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Kaplan is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and American Dental Association and is board certified with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Working with local… Read more

Jessica Madden

Dr. Jessica Madden

board-certified neonatologist, pediatrician, and lactation consultant (IBCLC)

Jessica Madden, MD, is a board-certified neonatologist, pediatrician, and lactation consultant (IBCLC) who is passionate about breastfeeding medicine, perinatal mental health disorders, "fourth-trimester" mother-baby care, and the neurodevelopmental follow-up of… Read more

Jill Hechtman, M.D

Jill Hechtman

Obstetrics/Gynecology, MD

Dr. Jill Hechtman is the Medical Director of Tampa Obstetrics and the past Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital in Tampa. She is the past Chairman… Read more

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Jillian Lampert

Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., L.D., F.A.E.D

Jillian Lampert, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., L.D., F.A.E.D, is the Chief Strategy Officer for The Emily Program, a specialized eating disorder treatment program with locations in Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington.… Read more

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Jillian Thistel

Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant

Jillian is a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant, a member of the Association of Professional Sleep Consultants, and she has been a Mental Health and Addiction Clinician, supporting clients and families… Read more

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Jilly Blankenship

Baby Sleep Consultant, Neonatal Nurse, IBCLC

Jilly Blankenship is a neonatal nurse, lactation consultant, sleep consultant, and mom of two who has found her passion in helping exhausted parents get their babies sleeping well. Seeing the… Read more

Joanna Navarrete

Joanna Navarrete

Certified Child Passenger Safety technician, Certified Baby Planner, Lamaze Childbirth Educator

Joanna Navarrese, CPRC, IMPI-CBP is Twin Love Concierge’s USA President and mother to three beautiful children--one girl and a set of fraternal boy/girl twins. She is a graduate from the… Read more

Joanna Schroyer

Registered Nurse

Joanna is a registered nurse with 29 years of experience and expertise in pediatrics, women's health, and public health. Read more

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Jocelyn M. Wood, MA, CCC-SLP

Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist MA, CCC-SLP

Jocelyn M. Wood, MA, CCC-SLP, is a bilingual speech-language pathologist with over a decade of experience. She specializes in finding simple and effective ways to boost children’s speech and language… Read more

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Jonathan David

Reptile Keeper and Wildlife Biologist

Johnathan David is a fourth-generation reptile keeper and wildlife biologist. He has decades' worth of publishing and herpetology experience. A reptile hobbyist since childhood, he has years' of experience in… Read more

Josephine Atluri

Josephine Atluri

Mindfulness and Meditation Coach

Josephine Atluri is an expert in meditation and mindfulness, helping thousands of people overcome adversity to find joy. A University of Chicago graduate, Josephine coupled her consulting background with her… Read more

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Julia Walker, RN, BSN

Neonatal and Pediatric Nurse, Potty Training Expert

Julia Walker, RN, BSN is a registered nurse and potty training expert with Pooping on the Potty The Online Academy. With a background in neonatal and pediatric nursing, coupled with… Read more

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Julianna Allen

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist DPT, WCS, CLT

Dr. Julianna Allen PT, DPT, WCS, CLT, helps moms with pelvic floor dysfunction of all kinds including pelvic pain, constipation, urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pregnancy and postpartum back pain,… Read more

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Julie Francom

VBAC Specialist

Julie Francom and Meagan Heaton are the moms, doulas, and educators behind The VBAC Link, whose mission is to make birth after Cesarean better. Together they have helped over 1,000… Read more

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Kaia Lacy

Certified Lactation Counselor

Kaia Lacy is a CLC who specializes in low milk supply, postpartum support blogger, and contributor to the non-profit Low Milk Supply Foundation. After being diagnosed with insufficient glandular tissue… Read more

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Kailee Noland

Pediatric Physical Therapist PT, DPT

Kailee received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Missouri and has pursued her passion for babies + toddlers through a career in Early Intervention for children with… Read more

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Kate Horney

Certified Pre and Postnatal Fitness Specialist, Nutrition Coach

Kate is a certified physical trainer and nutrition coach with a C.P.T. & B.S. in Exercise Physiology. She is a health and fitness professional with over a decade of experience… Read more

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Katie Sproul

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Hi there, I’m Katie! I’m a doctor wife and pediatric occupational therapist by trade. Now I’m a full-time SAHM of three small babes. I have a passion for sharing the… Read more

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Dr. Kevin Kathrotia

Board-Certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Dr. Kevin Kathrotia is dual-boarded in General Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics. A born and bred Tar Heel, Dr. Kathrotia completed residency training in General… Read more

Kimara Gustafson

Dr. Kimara Gustafson

Assistant Professor at Department of Pediatrics, MD, MPH

I am an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics. My professional areas of interests include special health care needs of adoptive children and children who have… Read more

Kiran Talvadkar

Kiran Talvadkar

Early Childhood Special Education Teacher and Board-Certified Behavior Analyst

Kiran Talvadkar is a preschool special education teacher, board-certified behavior analyst, and mom. Kiran received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, and her Master's from Teacher's College, Columbia… Read more

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Kirsten White

Pediatric Nurse, BSN, RN

Kirsten White earned her nursing degree from Villanova University. Since graduating, she has worked with various pediatric populations as a nurse at Johns Hopkins and is currently working in school… Read more

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Kristy Goodman

Obstetrician-Gynecologist Physician Assistant, MS, MPH, PA-C

Kristy Goodman earned a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a minor in Health and Wellness from the University at Buffalo and completed a dual-degree program at the University… Read more

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Laura Payne

Sign Language Specialist

Laura is a former Teacher of the Deaf. In 2018, Laura began teaching sign language to other moms in her moms group to help foster early communication skills and lessen… Read more

Laura Wilson

Laura Wilson

Pilates instructor

Pilates instructor Laura Wilson, a national champion archer from Romania, moved to Los Angeles and discovered Pilates while working as a massage therapist. She found it to be the perfect… Read more

Lauren Rivera

Lauren Rivera

BSN, RNC-NIC Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse

Lauren Rivera is a nationally certified neonatal intensive care nurse with over 15 years of experience. She serves as an expert offering support and educational classes for families from preconception… Read more

Leah Nolan

Leah Nolan

Certified Sleep Expert

I am a mom of two little cuties and a certified sleep consultant. I like to lead with a gentle and loving hand when looking into what will be the… Read more

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Leah R. Whitley, IBCLC

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Leah Whitley is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She has acted in many capacities including: writing breastfeeding curriculum, facilitating support groups, working at a milk bank, private consultations, as… Read more

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Leigh Ripps

Professional Photographer

Leigh is the owner and principal photographer at Fresh Light Photography in Houston, TX. She specializes in babies and young families, and she is passionate about helping families document their… Read more

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Lori Abosch

Child Behavior Specialist & Author

Lori holds a degree in Child & Adolescent Development, is the author of the book, Change The Way You Look At Children, And The Children You Look At Change, and… Read more

Maria Betsworth

Maria Betsworth

IBCLC

Maria is a qualified antenatal teacher, doula, and international board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC). She has a BSC in Traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, specializing in antenatal and postnatal care. Maria… Read more

Maria Yakimchuk

Maria Yakimchuk

Certified Transformational EFT Coach

Maria is a Certified Transformational EFT Coach who helps moms struggling to find joy and fulfillment in motherhood and clear past traumas and emotional blocks so they can live in… Read more

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Mary Alice Carpenter

Licensed and Certified Midwife, Perinatal Mental Health Therapist

Mary Alice is a midwife and mom living in Houston, Texas! She loves to work with families during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum to educate them about their choices and facilitate… Read more

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Mary Ware

Certified Special Education Teacher

Mary Ware worked for over a decade as a special education teacher. She is also a mom of two. She's passionate about helping new moms and moms-to-be prepare for and… Read more

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Meg Nagle

RN, IBCLC

Meg is the mother of three breastfed boys and lives with her husband and children in QLD, Australia. She is a Registered Nurse and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant… Read more

Melissa Hardy

Melissa Hardy

Pediatrician, Breastfeeding Medicine Specialist, IBCLC

Dr. Hardy has supported and advocated for parents and babies since she started pediatric residency with her own newborn daughter. She found her passion for lactation care and helping parents… Read more

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Melissa Maisenbacher

Board-Certified Genetic Counselor

Melissa Maisenbacher is a board-certified genetic counselor by training and an associate director at Natera, a leader in personalized genetic testing and diagnostics. She began her career in pediatrics at… Read more

Meredith Rines, MBA, CFP®

Meredith Rines

Accountant and Certified Financial Planner

Wife, Mom, MBA, Certified Financial Planner, and a budget and financial strategist helping families pay off debt and live the life they've always wanted. Meredith resides in Missouri with her… Read more

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Mica Deshaw

Certified Pediatric Sleep Expert, CAPPA New Parent Educator

Michaella, also known as "Mica." is a pediatric sleep coach, childbirth and postpartum new parent educator, and guilt-free sleep advocate. As a proud mom of two and a Certified Pediatric… Read more

Natalie Cook

Natalie Cook

Certified Reading Specialist and Early Childhood Educator

Natalie Cook graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education and a Master's in Reading Education. She is a certified Reading Specialist… Read more

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Dr. Nicha Cumberbatch

Physician Assistant, Doula, Birth Educator, DMSc, PA-C

Nicha Cumberbatch is a certified Physician Assistant, a birth advocacy educator, and a doula advocate mentor. She, as part of a Doctorate in Medical Science completion project, is currently conducting… Read more

Nicole Avena

Dr. Nicole Avena, Ph. D.

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Nicole Avena, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Neuroscience at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Visiting Professor of Psychology at Princeton University. She is the author of several books, including… Read more

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Nicole Truitt

board-certified genetic counselor

Nicole Truitt is a board-certified genetic counselor at Natera specializing in prenatal genetic counseling. She obtained her Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania, and has… Read more

Nikki Hurst

Nikki Hurst

OTD, OTRL

Nikki Hurst, OTD, OTRL, is passionate a child development expert with the highest credentials from USC and many years of hands-on practice supporting neurodivergent children in achieving their goals and… Read more

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Nina Spears

Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Nina is The Baby Chick® & Editor-in-Chief of Baby Chick®. She received her baby planning certification in early 2011 and began attending births that same year. Since then, Nina has… Read more

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Quinn Kelly

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Quinn is a mother of four, licensed marriage and family therapist, host of the “Renew You” Podcast, and author of “Raising Boys: A Christian Parenting Book.” Throughout the last decade,… Read more

Rachel Brown

Rachel Brown

Attending Neonatologist

Dr. Rachel Brown has been a neonatologist for 17 years, receiving her medical degree from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio in 2000. She completed her pediatric residency in 2003… Read more

Rachel MacPherson

Rachel MacPherson

Certified Personal Trainer and Exercise Nutrition Coach

Rachel MacPherson is a certified personal trainer and nutrition coach who's passion is helping families feel energized to lead vibrant, fit lives. She writes about balancing a healthy lifestyle with… Read more

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Rachel Mitchell

Pediatric and Maternity Sleep Consultant

Rachel Mitchell is a certified maternity and pediatric sleep specialist, parent educator, and mom of six. Her mission is to help parents and families thrive. She gives parents the skills… Read more

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Rachel Tomlinson

Registered Psychologist

Rachel Tomlinson is a registered psychologist and internationally published author of Teaching Kids to Be Kind who has worked with adults, families, and children (birth through eighteen years old) in… Read more

Rande Ludwig

Rande Ludwig

Registered Nurse BSN, RNC-NIC

Rande Ludwig is a registered nurse who specializes in neonatal nursing. She earned her nursing degree from the University of North Dakota. After earning her degree, she began working in… Read more

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Rania Nasis

MD, Physician

Rania Nasis, MD, MBA is the founder & CEO of Super Awesome Care, a tech-enabled healthcare platform for kids with food allergies and their families. A physician entrepreneur and digital… Read more

Ratna Bajpai

Pediatric Dentist

Ratna is a Pediatric Dentist, educator and health content creator. Her background as a healthcare provider gives her an in-depth knowledge of dental/medical terminologies and clinical concepts. She volunteers for… Read more

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Rebecca Guez

Conscious Parenting Coach

Rebecca Guez is a conscious parenting coach. Rebecca has a Conscious Parenting Coach Certification with the Jai Institute of Parenting, teaches Conscious Parenting at The Kabbalah Centre, and is a… Read more

Becca Kyle

Rebecca Kyle

Certified Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner®, Board-Certified Holistic Health Practitioner

Rebecca Kyle is a mom of three boys, Certified Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner®, and Board-Certified Holistic Health Practitioner. She investigates the underlying causes at the core of her clients' health… Read more

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Rene Baker

Registered NICU Nurse RNC-NIC

I am a licensed Registered NICU Nurse with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. More importantly, I am a NICU mama x2 to the sweetest boys. Being a NICU nurse… Read more

Rhonda Sneeringer

Rhonda Sneeringer

Director of Pediatrics

I am a pediatrician, a mom of four and a passionate supporter of mothers. My specialty areas include lactation, newborn care, breastfeeding multiples and preemies, the care of the premature… Read more

Robert J. Hudson, M.D.

Board-Certified Pediatrician

Robert J Hudson, MD is a board-certified pediatrician of over 40 years in pediatrics and behavioral pediatrics. Additionally, he is a retired clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of… Read more

Ruth Mielke

Ruth K. Mielke

Certified Nurse Midwife DNP, APRN, CNM

Ruth K. Mielke is a certified nurse midwife with 22 years of experience. She has a doctorate in nursing practice. Her expertise is in pregnancy, labor, birth, postpartum, and breastfeeding.… Read more

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Sarah Spund, MS

Psychotherapist LCPC

Sarah Spund is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Maryland and has practiced for over 6 years. She has worked in various settings such as private… Read more

Dr. Snehal Doshi

Dr. Snehal Doshi

Board-Certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Dr. Snehal Doshi is board-certified in neonatal-perinatal medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics and completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston. He… Read more

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Stacey Ramsower

Somatic Sex Educator & Doula

Stacey Ramsower is a Somatic Sex Educator and a full-spectrum doula. She has been using yoga, Ayurveda, and somatic practices to support people in their intimate healing journeys for over… Read more

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Stephanie Quinto

Certified Child Sleep Consultant

Hi! I’m Stephanie Quinto, Certified Child Sleep Consultant and owner of Catching Dreams Sleep & Behavior Consulting. My passion for sleep consulting started when I was a first-time mom struggling… Read more

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Stephanie Sublett

Board-Certified OB/GYN, FACOG, IBCLC

Dr. Stephanie Sublett, MD, FACOG and IBCLC, has board certification in Obstetrics & Gynecology and specialized knowledge in Breastfeeding Medicine & Perinatal Mental Health. Following the completion of her residency… Read more

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Steve Norton

Complete Decongestive Therapy Instructor, Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Steve Norton is a Complete Decongestive Therapy Instructor, Certified Lymphedema Therapist, and renowned authority in lymphedema therapy. He founded Lymphedema Products and the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy. Read more

Dr. Steve Hodges

Steve Hodges

Pediatric Urologist

Steve Hodges, M.D., is a pediatric urologist at Wake Forest Baptist Health and an associate professor of pediatric urology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He is an authority… Read more

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Tessy Kadavil

Board-Certified Pediatrician

Tessy is a board-certified pediatrician who has been working with Texas Children’s Pediatrics for over 5 years. Her background includes a residency from USF in Tampa in 2009 and working… Read more

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The PediPals

Board-Certified Pediatricians

Dr. Ana Pal and Dr. Samira Hodges, aka "The PediPals", are best friends and board-certified pediatricians who live in Texas. They have known each other since residency and have worked… Read more

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Tracey Agnese, MD, IBCLC

Pediatrician and Lactation Consultant

Dr. Tracey Agnese has been taking care of children in private practice in NYC for over ten years. She completed her medical school at SUNY Downstate and residency at NYU.… Read more

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Violet Giannone

Pediatric Sleep Consultant, Registered Nurse

Violet is a Pediatric Sleep Consultant, Registered Nurse, and Published Author of "Baby Sleep Training in 7 Days". She has 10 years of experience as a Pediatric Sleep Consultant, working… Read more

Wendy Sutas

Wendy Sutas

BSN, RN

Wendy Sutas, BSN, RN, has over 25 years of experience in neonatal ICU, pediatrics, obstetrics, newborn care, and utilization management. She combines her solid clinical background with her writing skills… Read more

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William Henderson

General Practice Doctor (General Practitioner) - General, Psychologist

William Henderson is a professional therapist who specializes in multiple areas and brings healing to the life of every individual. He believes that every individual has the right to get… Read more