I am a childbirth preparation educator, birth doula, Certified Hypnotherapist, HypnoMothering® Practitioner, a founding member of the Ojai Valley Birth Collective, and past IVF coordinator. I'm also the author of Feng Shui Mommy: Creating Balance and Harmony for Blissful Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Motherhood, and Asking For a Pregnant Friend: 101 Answers to Questions Women Are Too Embarassed to Ask About Pregnancy, Childbirth and Early Motherhood (coming June 1, 2021).
In addition, I'm a contributor for Working Mother, Fit Pregnancy, Pregnancy and Newborn, Disney’s parenting site Babble, Elephant Journal, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Woman’s Day, Good Housekeeping, Scary Mommy, Natural Solutions, Natural Mother, Your Tango, American Baby, Green Child, Huffington Post, and more.
I also support families navigating cancer by volunteering my Hypnotherapy services at the cancer resource center, Ojai Cares. In addition, I volunteer for the Parent Care Program at the Nan Tolbert Nurturing Centerwhere I offer in-home support to parents of newborn babies.
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