Laurie is a wife and mother of five lovely daughters. She has worked with women and children for many years in all different scenarios, including teaching, counseling, and advocacy. Before entering into full time birth work, she lived in South Asia for four years teaching women's health and vocational development to at risk women in cities and villages of India. She has been involved in childbirth work since 2015 and is a certified Birth Doula and Childbirth Educator through The Global Organization of Midwives. She believes in helping parents learn about evidence based care and shared decision making so they can be directly involved in their own unique birth experience. Laurie has an undying passion to love and support women and their families during the sacred journey of bringing a child into the world.