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CREDENTIALS

Birth Professional

Credentials

  • Certified Birth Doula: DONA International
  • Certified Postpartum Doula: Birth Arts International
  • Certified Dancing For Birth™ Instructor
  • Childbirth Education training: Florida Outreach Childbirth Education Program
  • Newborn Care certification: University of Colorado
  • CPR & First Aid certificate: Red Cross
  • Certified Lactation Counselor (in progress): Center for Breastfeeding

Experience

Birth Worker

New Blossom Maternity Services, LLC

2018 - Present
  • Support families through educational resources
  • Provide physical, emotional, and educational advocacy during labor and birth
  • Assist with early breastfeeding immeditely following birth
  • Provide in-home postpartum support
  • Instruct Dancing For Birth™ classes in both public and private settings in the Greater Orlando area
  • Provide comfort measures workshops
  • Teach in-depth childbirth education courses in private settings
  • Provide parenting coaching and skills development

Elementary Educator

Seminole County Public Schools

For 15 years
  • Taught elementary students in both classroom and virtual settings
  • Provided professional development for fellow educators
  • Designed courses for county-based programs and initiatives
  • Wrote assessments for state certification requirements

Education

Florida State University

BS in Elementary Education

2002 - 2006
  • Member, Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society
  • Member, Residence Hall Council
  • Member, Lady Spirithunters
  • Leadership Team, Multicultural Greek Council

Nova Southeastern University

MS in Instructional Design and Diversity Education

2008 - 2010
  • Minimum 3.65 GPA for duration of program
  • Full time employed/working student

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Workspace Tools
  • Leadership Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Excellent Planning and Organization Skills