Meet your postpartum expert
Karen is the fantastic mom of five amazing kids. She is a dedicated athlete and tries to incorporate exercise into her daily routine. Between soccer games and track meets, Karen home-schools her children and gets all the continuing education she can. She completed her training with DONA International eight years ago and has served as a birth and postpartum doula ever since. Karen wants to support families especially in the postpartum period. She became a crusader of maternal mental health after experiencing postpartum mood and anxiety disorders with her own children. She has helped run the Climb Out of the Darkness for the past several years, and has helped fund-raise hundreds of dollars for Postpartum Support International and The Mothers’ Nest.