Abby’s background is in medical settings, community education and entrepreneurship. She currently has many online and in person projects for the non profit sector and her private business.
Certified Labor Doula and Lactation Educator (CAPPA): Abby works with families in pregnancy education, labor support, birth advocacy and postpartum. She provides home visits, as well as teaches to groups, to assist in childbirth preparation and breastfeeding.
Certified Childbirth Educator (ICEA): Abby teaches childbirth preparation in a relatable, intelligent way. She provides information and inspires transformation for all who experience her presentation.
Entrepreneur: Abby has launched many successful entrepreneurial projects: The Birthing Tree Cooperative, Yoga Born, Relationship Based Parenting and Modern Motherhood. She has a creative drive and is skilled in project vision and development. She is always focused on family wellness and healthy relationships.
CAPPA Faculty: Abby became a faculty trainer for the Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA.net) in 2012 and travels in the Southwestern U.S. to provide the required 16 hour certification training for student doulas. See calendar
Co-Creator Yoga Born: She travels all over the US to provide 32 hours of training to prenatal yoga instructors to provide Yoga Born Childbirth Preparation classes. These classes are an innovative series that integrate yoga and childbirth preparation.
Author/Writer: Abby wrote Creating Stillness: A Journal for Childbirth Preparation in 2012. This journal is a beautiful keepsake for pregnant Moms to explore their inner world before giving birth. It provides writing prompts, relaxation skills and inspiration to “create stillness” in her journey to motherhood. She also writes a weekly blog for parents at www.relationshipbasedparenting.com