About Me

Danielle is an ICCE Certified Childbirth Educator, Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Labor Doula, American Heart Association CPR instructor, and author. Most importantly, Danielle is a mother who has been through the birth experience twice.

She has received her education and training from the UCSD Extension Perinatal Education program. Danielle received her childbirth educator certification through ICEA (International Childbirth Education Association) and over the last 10 years has taught at several Orange County, California hospitals. She obtain her certification as a labor doula through DONA (Doulas of North America). Danielle obtained her Board Certification as a Lactation Consultant through the International Board of Lactation Examiners and is a proud member of ILCA (International Lactation Consultants Association).

Over the course of her career she has assisted in numerous births and helped educate thousands of women about the birth process, baby care, and breastfeeding needs of their infants. Currently she is the Chief Lactation Consultant for Coastal Kids Pediatrics, serves as the Breastfeeding and Birth Adviser for OCMommies.com, and continues to work as a Lactation Consultant and Childbirth Educator for a local hospital.

She is privileged to have the opportunity to be able to assist so many families through the hurdles of this fabulous journey we call parenthood.

Danielle has been married for 12 years and is the mother of two beautiful girls.