Ten years of experience working with diverse populations of women during the childbearing year in various capacities. Delivery of safe, compassionate, professional, evidence-based care to provide positive and empowering patient experiences for childbearing families. Looking forward to continuing to work in labor and delivery as a Registered Nurse.
Provided comprehensive, on-call, primary perinatal care for clients choosing to birth out-of-hospital, including 13 prenatal visits and 5 postpartum visits. Recommended appropriate management if complications arose, collaborated with other healthcare providers when necessary. Promoted healthy pregnancy based on evidence-based practice which includes thoughtful integration of the best available evidence, coupled with clinical expertise, and the client's values and needs.
Provided physical and emotional support for women during birth. Provided evidenced-based information on topics such as infant feeding, emotional and physical recovery from birth, mother-baby bonding, infant soothing, and basic newborn care.
Provided leadership, supervision, education and clinical skills in-services to midwifery students. Assisted and supervised students with their patients during labor, delivery and early postpartum.
Taught weekly nutrition classes and co-taught 9 week prenatal classes.
Coordinated HPP's 6th annual Health Fair and co-coordinated 14th Annual Homeless Perinatal Conference in Oakland. Coordinated HPP Wellness Center volunteers and maintained volunteer doula database as well as provided support, mentorship and training for incoming doula volunteers. Attended various trainings on topics such as domestic violence, substance abuse, housing services, immigrant services, public health, birth politics and practices.
2500 clinical hours
AWHONN - Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
CMQCC - California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative
APPPAH- The Association For Prenatal And Perinatal Psychology And Health.
NSRH - Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health
ANA - American Nurses Association
CALM- California Association of Licensed Midwives
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