Kristi Ramey

Kristi Ramey
Owner, Richmond Birth and Baby
IBCLC, Postpartum Doula/Overnight Care Coordinator

IBCLC-International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Dual Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula, Newborn Care Specialist, Childbirth Instructor, Sleep Coach

It has been my mission for over 25 years to help new couples grow their families and become confident 

parents from day one! My desire is to share my knowledge and experience throughout the changes that a new baby brings to a family.

Chris Reiffer

Chris Reiffer

Birth Doula Coordinator

Dual Certified Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula and Newborn Care Specialist

As a mother of four, I understand how important birth is in a women's life. My goal is to provide you with exceptional care and support before, during and after your birth. Birth and pregnancy is filled with lots of questions and emotions and I want to help you navigate through this experience so you feel strong and confident no matter where or how you birth.


On Maternity Leave

Ashley Craig 

LPN, Postpartum Doula

Ashley joins us as a Doula and a nurse for over 10 years. She found her passion for birth and postpartum care after attending Infant and Childbirth classes. She is a mom of four and understands the support needed to help transition people into the world of parenting. "I love being a mom and want to help others find the strength and magic to do the most rewarding job of all."

Certifications and Training: Licensed Practical Nurse, Postpartum Doula (DONA), First Aid and CPR (Red Cross)


Anika Hopson

Birth and Postpartum Doula, Overnight Care

More info to come soon.  

Certifications and Training: Postpartum Doula (DONA), First Aid and CPR 


Lindsay Shaughnessy

Lindsay Shaughnessy

Postpartum Doula, Overnight Care 

 Birth and Postpartum Doula, Lindsay and her family have been involved in serving families and children for years; through foster care, and community outreach. A mother of three, she is passionate about supporting each unique journey into motherhood. 

Certifications and Training: Postpartum Doula (DONA), First Aid and CPR (Red Cross)

Amy Moore

Amy Moore

Birth and Postpartum Doula, Overnight Care

With a background in Child Development and a love for all things birth, becoming a birth doula came naturally for Amy. She began her certification process in 2017, and has a passion for supporting women and families through pregnancy and birth. Amy has personal experience serving in the homebirth realm as well as all hospitals in the RVA area. Additional  training in Spinning Babies Technique. Fluent in Spanish.

Certifications and Training: Birth and Postpartum Doula (ToLabor),  First Aid and CPR (Red Cross)


Nancy Burt

Birth and Postpartum Doula

Nancy has a Masters in Christian Ministry and Counseling and is a Life Coach specializing in marriages. A mother of over 20 years, she brings years of experience to our team, both professionally and personally. Fluent in Haitian Creole

Certifications and Training: Birth and Postpartum Doula (ToLabor and DONA), CLC (Lactation Counselor), First Aid and CPR (Red Cross)

Carolyn Wilburt

Carolyn Wilburt

 Registered Nurse, NICU, IBCLC, Postpartum Doula

Carolyn serves the Richmond community as an RN in St. Mary’s Hospital (NICU), and 1 of our IBCLCs. Her love and care for new parents is evident in all that she does.  We are blessed that she brings her wide range of skills to our team! Carolyn is a wife and mother and in her spare time is very crafty!

Certifications and Training: IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant), Postpartum Doula (DONA), First Aid and CPR (Red Cross)

Abbey O'Toole

Abbey O'Toole

Placenta Encapsulator,  Birth and Postpartum  Doula, Overnight Care

Abbey jumped into the birth world in 2018 and has since completed her training. Serving as both a doula and our very own placenta encapsulation expert, Abbey brings a holistic mindset to the birth experience and everything that follows. Abby, born and raised here in RVA, is a mom to an adventurous preschooler.   

Certifications and Training: Birth Doula and Postpartum Doula (DONA), Placenta Encapsulation Specialist (IPPA),  First Aid and CPR (Red Cross)


Christen Camacho

Postpartum Doula, Overnight Care


Christen fell in love with the birth world after giving birth to her son in 2019. She brings years of expertise as a mental health professional, which she incorporates into caring for families postpartum. She feels passionately about full-body recovery after birth and focuses on healing the mental, emotional, and spiritual, in addition to, the physical body.

“It is a joy to support families with love and proper care through the transition of welcoming a new little bundle of joy into the world!”

Certifications and Training: Postpartum Doula (NBDA), First Aid and CPR (Red Cross)


Leann Ragland

Birth Doula

Leann joined our team in 2021 and is the Mother of one sweet boy Jaycen. More info to come. 

Certifications and Training: Birth Doula,

First Aid and CPR (Red Cross)


On Maternity Leave

Jossiphyne Ramey-Dominguez

Postpartum Doula

Jossie found a love for babies while working in an orphanage in Mexico. A mother of 4 children, home birther, and homeschooling mom, she completed her training in 2019 and has been working as a postpartum Doula since. 

Jossie loves to teach new families how to baby wear and wrap their babies. She is a valued asset to breastfeeding parents that needs some encouragement and advice. Fluent in Spanish.

Certifications and Training: Postpartum Doula (DONA), First Aid and CPR (Red Cross)


Annie Ramey

Newborn Care Specialist, Overnight Care and  Daytime Care, Temp Nanny  

Antionette, "Annie the Nanny"  grew up watching her own mother serve as a Doula and breastfeeding expert. After college and finishing her certification for Early Childhood Education in 2018, working in a daycare for 2 years and taking time to travel Europe, she began serving with RBB as a Newborn Care Specialist and part-time nanny. 

Certifications and Training: Newborn Care Specialist (Newborn Care Solutions), First Aid and CPR (Red Cross)

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Nicole Walsh

Childbirth Educator and CPR Instructor 

" In the past six years, I have been exposed to the incredible journey of pregnancy, birth, and motherhood. Being an educator at heart has made me want to share evidence-based information with expecting parents so that they can make informed decisions about their prenatal care, birth, and postpartum care."

This desire led Nicole to earn her Childbirth Educator Certification through BirthWorks International! Her mission is to decrease fear surrounding birth and help women feel empowered in their choices and confident in their body so that they can have a transformative birthing experience. Wife and mother to 3 children. 

Certifications and Training: Infant, Child and Adult CPR and First Aid Instructor (American Red Cross), Childbirth Educator (Birthworks International)


Elsa "Genevieve" Greenfield

 RN,  Postpartum Doula, Overnight Care

A registered nurse with experience in Pediatrics, the Mother/Infant Unit, and Newborn Nursery. Passionate about working with new parents and their babies, she is a welcome addition to our team.  When not working for Richmond Birth and Baby, Genevieve is with her husband and 4 children, exploring the outdoors and homeschooling. 

Certifications and Training: Registered Nurse, First Aid,  CPR/ALS (Red Cross)


Nadina Mari 

Postpartum Doula, Overnight Care

More info to come!

Certifications and Training: Postpartum Doula (DONA), First Aid and CPR (Red Cross)


Sarah Newton

 Birth and Postpartum Doula

Sarah brings almost 10 years of experience to the world of birth and postpartum! She loves helping families navigate the ins and outs of pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period. "It's a joy to walk the journey and help support them through all the transitions that this time period brings." 

Certifications and Training: Birth and Postpartum Doula (DONA), Previously licensed Massage Therapist, Adult and Infant CPR (Red Cross), Acupressure (Acubirth)


 Kimberly Howerton

 BSN, RN, Overnight Care

Kimberly is a Registered Nurse with years of experience working around the world in many different fields of nursing. Most recently, she has been working locally in the Mother/Baby Units here in the RVA hospitals. 

After years of traveling with the military, their family has settled down in Virginia (for now.) Mom to 3 boys and wife to her Navy soldier. 

Kimberly is new to our team and we are so honored she chose to work for us.

She has twins experience!

Certifications and Training: Bachelor of Arts in Nursing, Registered Nurse, Infant and Child CPR (Red Cross)


Destiny Dickinson

 Postpartum Doula, Overnight Care

 Destiny joined us in 2021 after looking for a career change. Always feeling drawn to care for babies, this job is a great fit for her and Richmond Birth and Baby. She brings compassionate, responsive care to our new parents as they adjust to having babies. Always asking questions and helping everyone feel valued and heard.

When not working, she is Mom to 3 adorable kids, including a set of twins!  

Certifications and Training: Postpartum Doula (ProDoula)

Adult and Infant CPR (Red Cross)


Kristin Shook 

 Postpartum Doula

Growing up with a huge family, Kristin was always surrounded by babies and children and has been actively involved in their development. She’s worked with families and children through various ministries at church. Currently she’s a live-in doula which has led to her passion for supporting moms and families after birth.” 

Certifications and Training: Postpartum Doula (DONA),  Adult and Infant CPR (Red Cross)