Born and raised in West Virginia, a proud Mountaineer' fan, is where Amber's medical career started out in 1998. Amber has earned her Certificates as a Nursing Assistant and Patient Care Technician and worked 11 years as such. She has extensive experience in the medical field from elderly care, dialysis, ob/gyn, pediatrics and chiropractic care.  

 Today, a trained professional (soon to be Certified) Birth and Postpartum Doula through DONA International serving Richmond, VA and surrounding areas. Amber is also a member of the non-profit group, Richmond Doulas and serves as the Marketing Officer.

Amber is nurturing, patient, passionate and has always had a love for babies and caring for people! Amber became fascinated with pregnancy, childbirth and the miracle that is the woman’s body and decided to reach for her dream of becoming a Doula to serve those beautiful women who get to experience motherhood. Unable to have any children of her own, but has been a supportive Bonus-Mom the last 12 years to two boys, now ages 19 and 21! She is also the best Auntie to her nieces and nephews!

 Happily married to her handsome supporting husband Dan for 8 years. You will always find these two together enjoying many things such as: traveling, cooking, working out, outdoor activities such as biking, snow skiing, fishing, gardening, all things Italian for Dan, and all things beach for Amber! 

Spinning Babies Training
Spinning Babies®, 2019
Approved Trainer, Tammy Ryan
Birth Doula Training

 DONA International, 2017

Jacqueline Starkey, RN, IBCLC, CD Trainer with Birth Journeys 

Postpartum Doula Training

DONA International, 2018

Kathy Stewart, RN, CPNP, IBCLC, ICCE, CD Trainer with Full Circle Childbirth Consultants

Lactation Training

Jacqueline Starkey, RN, IBCLC, CD Trainer with Birth Journeys 

Certified CPR/AED 

Infant, Pediatric and Adult 

American Heart Association 2017

Teresa Ashcraft, NREMT-Paramedic, Certified Instructor with CPR Cert 4 U, LLC

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