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Certifications & Education

Certifications:

  • Certified Lactation Educator, Evergreen Perinatal Education, September 2017

  • Postpartum Certified Doula, Northwest Association for Postpartum Support, March 2016

  • Postpartum Certified Doula, Doulas of North America (DONA) International, September 2015​​

Training:

  • Breastfeeding Resources and Skills for Doulas, Big Belly Services, May 2017

 

  • Breastsleeping: Cultural, Historical and Biological Perspectives on Normal Healthy Maternal-Infant Sleep, James McKenna, PhD, May 2017

Workshops:

  • Breastfeeding is Food Sovereignty, Camie Goldhammer, MSW, LICSW, IBCLC, June 2017

  • New Mama Self Care: Pelvic Floor Basics for Postpartum, Rebecca Francis, CPT, May 2017

Conferences:

  • Breastfeeding Help Beyond the Hospital Stay, May 2017 

Sessions attended: 

  • Where’s the Milk? The Unhappy Intersection of Traumatic Birth and Breastfeeding, Leslie Butterfield, Ph.D.

  • Chest/Breastfeeding Challenges for Sexual Abuse Survivors and Their Lactation Professionals, Penny Simkin, PT

  • Culture, Trauma and Mothering: How It Is All Connected, Camie Goldhammer, MSW, LICSW, IBCLC

  • What’s New and Exciting in Lactation: Research and Clinical Updates that You Wish You Already Knew, Ginna Wall, RN, MN, IBCLC 

 

  • North West Doula, October 2016

Sessions attended:

  • Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Pelvic Bowl: A Physical Therapy Perspective, April Bolding, PT, CCE, CD

  • Breastfeeding Support in Disenfranchised Communities Camie Goldhammer, MSW, LICSW, IBCLC

  • Birthing Around the Clock: Sleep Skills for Doulas, Dr. Catherine Darley

  • Epigenetics and the Developing Baby, Lorelei Walker

  • Prenatal & Postpartum Fitness: Dispelling Myths, Empowering Individuals & Creating Healthier Generations, Maura Shirey

  • DONA International, July 2016

Sessions attended:

  • System Complexity and the Global Cesarean Pandemic, Dr. Neel Shah, MD, MPP

  • Is This Question on Your Intake Form: Do you have a history of trauma?, Kenya Fairley, MSEd., CD(DONA), CD(CHB)

  • Epidural Analgesia: The Tyranny of Meta-analysis, Dr. Michael Klein, MD, FCFP, FAAP, FCPS

  • What If My Client DOES have a PMAD, Heidi Koss, MA, LMHC

  • Disrupting the Status Quo: Exploring What it Means to Care, Peggy Holman

  • Supporting The Exhausted Parent: Doulas on the Front Lines of Newborn Sleep, Elissa Gilbertson, CPD(DONA), AA Child Development 

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