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About Stephanie

🌿 Passionate about Hormonal Balance and Informed Births 🤰🏽🏡🏥

Stephanie, a Holistic Nutritionist and Birth Doula, is on a heartfelt mission to help women restore hormonal balance and experience informed and empowered births. Born at the Naval Hospital in Bethesda to her Filipino mother and Scottish-American father, Stephanie's multicultural heritage shapes her holistic approach to maternal care.

🌱 A Journey of Healing and Empowerment

After the heartbreaking loss of her son Oliver at 29 weeks in 2015, Stephanie made a life-altering decision. She left the defense industry and embarked on a journey of healing and empowerment. She pursued a Master's of Science in Holistic Nutrition, specializing in prenatal and postpartum nutrition. Simultaneously, her desire to support families during childbirth led her to become a birth doula. Stephanie has had the privilege of supporting beautiful births in hospital, birth center, and home birth settings. She is currently continuing her education to become a Certified Professional Midwife, through Mercy in Action College of Midwifery.  

🌟 Integrative and Functional Care Advocate

Stephanie's approach to maternal care is rooted in an integrative and functional perspective. She firmly believes that the body has incredible self-healing capabilities when provided with the right tools. Her expertise spans the entire birth cycle, from fertility and pregnancy to postpartum support.

👩‍👦‍👦 Beyond Birth

Beyond her work in the birthing world, Stephanie is a mother of three boys and a devoted beekeeper. She finds joy in nurturing both human babies and bee babies! Stephanie holds certifications in Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP), CPR, breastfeeding support, Spinning Babies, and newborn care.

📍 Service Area

Stephanie calls Southern Maryland home and primarily serves clients in the Alexandria and Southern Maryland areas. However, she's open to working with clients from other regions on a case-by-case basis. Don't hesitate to reach out if you'd like to collaborate with her and embark on a journey of holistic wellness and empowered birthing.

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