Partners and Resources

Our Partners


Alanna Ball- Hypnobabies

Alanna Ball one of our certified Hypnobabies Instructor, hypno-doula, henna artist, and a hypno-mom herself! She fell in love with the Hypnobabies program while preparing for her own daughter’s arrival and now she helps families plan to have the best possible birth experience, like she did.


Amy Birks- Hypnobabies

Amy is one of our Certified Hypnobabies® Childbirth Hypnosis Instructor and Hypno-Doula for the Central Florida area. Over the last seven years in my own journey through pregnancies, loss, and births, I’ve grown a passion for educating others on the benefits, risks, and alternatives regarding pregnancy and birth. I’m excited to now be offering Hypnobabies® classes to the Central Florida area as well as Hypno-Doula services to the families of this community.


Andrea Rodriguez-cloth diapering 101

Our Cloth Diapering 101 mentor, Andrea’s goal is to enable a wonderful parenting experience for other families.  She offers workshops to learn about cloth diapering and wellness practices and how to put them in use in your daily life.  She also has products available for purchase that you can see and touch locally, as opposed to hoping for the best from an online purchase. 


Angelene Bryan- essential oils

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Jenn Randall- calm birth, sibling prep, your baby can sign

It is Jenn’s deep desire that every expecting woman would have the freedom to make her own choices, and actively participate in her own comfort measures during birth. In addition, it is her passion that the father of the baby receive the knowledge and understanding of how to best support the mother, ideally, bringing them even closer together. Jenn teaches calm birth, sibling prep, baby sign, and rebozo for birth professionals.


Kendra Lee- VBAC and Cesarean Prep

Host and teacher for our VBAC and Cesarean classes, Kendrais the owner of Happy Waves Doula Services. Happy Waves Doula Services was born out of a pure & fierce need to support women and their babies. This desire was cultivated through one traumatic birth experience, and one beautiful healing birth journey.


Leila Wyatt- Prenatal Yoga, Spinning Babies, Birthrefreshed

Leila Wyatt is our Prental Yoga teacher, Spinning Babies Parent Educator, and while our program director, is the owner and doula at Devotion Doula & Yoga.


Shannon Coulliard- Hypnobabies & Bosom Buddies mommy support group

Shannon Couillard, Certified Lactation Counselor, Childbirth Educator. CHCHI, Now offering Hypnobabies Childbirth Hypnosis classes!


Tara Dalles- Evidence Based Birth®

Tara Dalles is certified as a Childbirth Consultant and Community Health Worker through the Commonsense Childbirth School of Midwifery with a Masters in Health Service. Tara is our Evidence Based Birth® Instructor and looks forward to teaching Evidence Based Birth® courses to both birthing families and birth professionals alike. Please visit her website to explore her doula services and more


Emily Maldonado- Birth Basics with a midwife

Emily is a Licensed Midwife at Heart 2 Heart Birth Center and passionate about informed consent, natural birth, and helping women and families achieve he most powerful positive birth. She leads our Birth Basics with a Midwife class


Brooke Simmons- breastfeeding 101

Brooke Simmons is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and a CPST. Brooke loves helping mothers meet their own personal breastfeeding/feeding goals, whatever they may be!  Brooke leads our Breastfeeding 101 class monthly.


Anthony Shepherd and Melissa Badeaux- postpartum meal prep

Melissa and Anthony, chefs at Two Chef Mission, have a passion for teaching a healthy living simplified. With over 10 years of experience each in the culinary industry they have tips, tricks and recipes to share to make cooking a breeze. After having their first child a desire to teach meal planning tips has become a focus. Whether through classes on prep or personal cheffing their goal is to make meals after baby easier for you. Melissa and Anthony teach our postpartum meal prep courses and Anthony will be bringing Fatherhood prep. 


Anna and Joseph Heintzelman- It Takes Two

Joseph and Anna Heintzelman are passionate about education. They are a husband and wife team and the parents of 6 children. Joseph has degrees in Early Childhood Education and Marriage, Family and Human Development. He currently educates individuals and couples as a Financial Advisor. Anna is a Childbirth Educator and DONA International trained doula. She works as both a birth and postpartum doula in the central Florida area. She is also a Midwife Birth Assistant. Joseph and Anna teach It Takes Two: the miracle of birth childbirth series, along with sibling prep, newborn prep, and financial planning.


Jessie Bishop- Babywearing Basics

Jessie is a full-time mom to her four awesome children.   She found a local babywearing group, and babywearing soon became not only a hobby, but a passion for her. In 2015, before her fourth child was born, Jessie became a Volunteer Babywearing Educator with Babywearing International, where she served for three years. She sincerely hopes that babywearing will become a relaxing, fun, and convenient tool that will help you on your parenting journey. Jessie teaches our babywearing classes and workshops.


Julie Deyo- Hypnobirthing, The mongan method

Julie, owner at Triplicity Wellness is a yoga instructor, birth doula and HypnoBirthing® practitioner. Julie believes that every expecting mother deserves the experience of comfort, support & education. Julie strongly feels about being a part of prenatal health, labor support, and educating expecting families, so they can experience the birth that is meant for their newborns and themselves. Julie teaches Hypnobirthing series and refresher classes at The Educated Mama


Melissa Yates- Postpartum prep

 Melissa Yates, the Kiwi Bird Doula, is a wife and mum to 3 (all grown up now). She is a postpartum doula living in Eustis and serving Lake and surrounding counties. Postpartum doulas provide physical, emotional, and educational support in the home to families with a new baby. Melissa hosts our Pospartum prep class.


Tamara Neiderman- Fertility awareness, placenta curious, affirmations PAINTING party

Tamara, creator and owner of the kindred feminine, has always known she is at her best when she was in support of the people around her. she surrounds herself with deep connections — people who she could know and live life with. that desire for deep relationship is what has guided her journey to birth work, herbalism, and supporting the birthing and bleeding people in her community. Tamara teaches fertility awareness, placenta curious, and our amazing birth affirmations painting party.


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