Kari holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing and a Bachelor of Science in psychology. She is a Registered Nurse (BSN, RN), International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC, RLC), Certified Doula through Family Trees Birth Programs (CD, FTBP), and Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE). Kari is currently in graduate school studying nurse-midwifery at Frontier Nursing University.

Kari’s past experience includes work in mother-baby and medical-surgical nursing, starting a Birth Network, and volunteering as a La Leche League International Leader and Breastfeeding USA Counselor. Kari started her private practice as an IBCLC and childbirth educator in 2018. She is currently seeing clients on a limited basis while she pursues her midwifery education.

“We have grown like the Banyan Tree…
with branches yielding shade and fruit to wide neighborhoods…”
–Mary Breckinridge