My Philosophy

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My Story

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For as long as I remember I have had a way with babies. I gravitate to them in every situation. If there is a baby in the room, you will find them in my arms. In 2018 when I sent my youngest off to nursing school, and in an effort to keep me from drowning in my tears, she prompted me to pursue my dream job. I immediately began training as a postpartum doula and newborn care specialist. Along the way, I identified a particular need for overnight newborn care, although I offer my services anytime, day or night. I continue to learn and grow in my desire to service the needs of young families. 

My Trainings

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Children are the most precious gifts of our lives.
Parenting is the most challenging job of our lives.
I believe every child deserves the best start in life. I hope my support will be a link in a positive chain reaction which will foster the nurturing love each child needs to thrive.  

MY LOVE ~ My one & only husband of 29 years and counting.

MY LIFE ~ My brilliantly talented and successful children.

MY GIFTS ~ Intuition; Patience; Problem-Solving; Listening

MY ZEN ~ Getting lost in historical dramas

MY PASSIONS ~ Traveling; Sewing; History

MY WEAKNESS ~ Chocolate

MY HAPPY PLACE ~ Holding babies!

“As first-time parents, we asked Deanna a lot of questions. She was patient and thoughtful in her responses to us. Deanna is a positive, caring, thoughtful woman.” Lorrei D.
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Newborn Care Specialist

Newborn Care Training Academy 

Postpartum Doula

Birth Arts International 2019

Certification Completion 2019

Certified in Infant CPR & First Aid

Lactation Basics Course

Mindfulness for Mothers 

AAP Safe Sleep

Happiest Baby on the Block

Infant Reflexology 


“The first night I walked into the nursery and Deanna had it like Newborn-Nirvana in there.”  Scott C.