Kristi Ramey

Owner, Richmond Birth and Baby

Postpartum Doula/Overnight Care Coordinator

Dual Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula, Newborn Care Specialist, Certified Lactation Counselor, Childbirth Instructor, Sleep Coach

It has been my mission for over 20 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)

On Maternity Leave

Elsa "Genevieve" Greenfield

Registered Nurse and Postpartum Doula

Genevieve is a Registered Nurse who has specialized training in Pediatrics, Mother-Infant, and the Newborn Nursery. 

She comes to our Team with experience and knowledge of all aspects of postpartum and newborn care, including but not limited to, breastfeeding help, peri care, newborn baths, feeding, nutrition, and recovery for the birthing family. When she is not working, you can find her keeping active with her husband and 4 children. Fluent in Spanish. 

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

  

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

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

 Registered Nurse, NICU, IBCLC, Postpartum Doula

Carolyn serves the Richmond community as an RN in St. Mary’s Hospital (NICU), and our IBCLC. 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

Placenta Encapsulator,  Birth and Postpartum  Doula 

Abbey jumped into the birth world in 2018, and has since completed her trainings. 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 toddler, a stepmom to a preteen, and a fiance to her longtime love.  

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

Christen Camacho

Postpartum Doula

 

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)

Ruthy Green

Birth and Postpartum Doula , Overnight Care

Ruth joined our team in 2018, and brings nearly twenty years of experience in the birth world. A wife and mother of 13 children herself, she knows how to care for mothers as they transition into new seasons. Her personal birthing experiences range from homebirth, hospital birth and NICU time. 

Certifications and Training: Birth Doula (ToLabor), Newborn Care Specialist (Newborn Care Solutions), Sleep Coach, 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)

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)

Brianna Grocholski

 Birth and Postpartum Doula, Overnight Care

 As a mother to 3 boys, Bri understands the demands of adjusting to life with a newborn, especially with other children at home already. Bri left the Corporate world and trained as a Birth Doula and began her journey into family care as a Newborn Nanny, Postpartum Doula, and Newborn Photographer. 

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

Leynuh Johnson

 Postpartum Doula, Overnight Care

Leynuh recently returned back to Virginia, after being away for a few years. She settled onto a farm west of Richmond and is excited to join us. With 7 years of childcare experience, including infants, toddlers, and even twins, she is a welcome addition to our team. "I entered the medical field, but after a couple of years, I realized my passion was working with babies and postpartum families."

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)

 Brett Price

 Postpartum Doula, Overnight Care

"I started out 12 years ago, caring for babies in the nursery of my childhood church. Ever since then, I have taken care of children whenever I get the chance. Ever since returning back to school, a couple of years ago, I became a full-time sitter for children of all ages (newborn and up). The opportunity of becoming a postpartum doula fell into my lap and I couldn’t pass it up!"

Brett is requested by name and has twins experience!

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

Dallas Price

 Postpartum Doula, Overnight Care

 Dallas joins us while she is completing her college education. She already has a Fine Arts degree and is currently working towards her degree in Art Education with a focus on Secondary Education. Dallas has always enjoyed taking care of babies and has been a babysitter and also a nursery worker for their church. Her kindness and compassion towards infants and new families are evident in her work and her gentle touch. She is working on the Overnight crew. 

Certifications and Training: Postpartum Doula (DONA)

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)