Sunday, June 7, 2009

Vallere Shelton

Vallere Shelton is a birth doula and La Leche League Leader, but most importantly she is a wife and mother. Vallere has been married to her husband P.G. for 7 years and they have two sons who were born at a freestanding birth center - Ian Gray is 3 and Zollie Isaac is 1. She is a homeschooling mom, an active member of her church, a Sunday School teacher, and loves learning everything she can about natural birth, breastfeeding, cloth diapering and babywearing. Vallere can provide extended in-home lactation support, birth doula services, belly casting, and Blessingway planning. She earned her BS in Biology from East Carolina University in 2001 and enjoyed a career in the biotechnology field until shortly after the birth of her first son. She is nearing completion of her Birth Doula certification through Childbirth International.

Glynis Litwin

Glynis Litwin is a wife and mother of two daughters - Arija is 5 and Lydia is 3. Her daughters were both born in a hospital and breastfed. Glynis and her husband Mike have been married for 8 years and are active members of their church. She and her husband are both phenominal artists, and Glynis takes the lead on our pregnancy and newborn photography and bellycast decoration, as well as providing birth doula and lactation support. She earned her BFA from East Carolina Univerity School of Art and is becoming a Certified Birth Doula through Childbirth International.