About

Holistic Nutritionist, Writer/Blogger, Birth Doula CD(DONA)

 

Welcome to Growing Healthy Sprouts, where you can find inspiration and support to live healthier and happier through holistic nutrition!

Stephanie is a native to the DMV area. She was born in the Bethesda Naval hospital, grew up in Centreville, Virginia and now lives in Southern Maryland. After overcoming pregnancy difficulties, she switched from a career in the defense industry to focusing on women's wellness. She is a certified birth and postpartum doula through DONA International and has a Masters of Science in Holistic Nutrition. Her focus is on women's wellness. She is passionate about the whole cycle of pregnancy from fertility to birth and loves empowering women to have their desired birth experiences.

Stephanie loves: cooking, watching her sons turn into gentlemen, writing, and traveling with her family.

 

Qualifications

Masters of Science in Holistic Nutrition (2020)
DONA International Birth Doula CD(DONA)
Trained Placenta Encapsulator (IPPA)
Blood-borne Pathogen & Food Handler Safety (OSHA)
Certified Newborn Care Specialist (CAPPA)

Experience

  • Hospital birth (Midwife and OB)
  • Un-medicated vaginal births
  • Medicated vaginal births
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Type-1 Diabetics
  • Inductions
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Stillbirth

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