Meet the Assistants

Nicole Price

Nicole Price

Staff Manager MSN, WHNP-BC

I have always valued care that is client-centered, holistic, and nonjudgmental. My passion lies in empowering women to make their own informed decisions about their pregnancy and birth, and through working with Gentle Birth Care I am able to do just that!

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Lisa Upham

Lisa Upham

MS, SPM

Lisa is a Bradley Method instructor and DONA approved Birth Doula Trainer who has been with Gentle Birth Care from the start!

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Nicole Demakis

Nicole Demakis

MA, CD(DONA), CLC

I began my journey into birth work in 2007, after the birth of my first child. I had a planned hospital birth with midwives and felt so empowered that I was inspired to help other families. Five months later, I became a certified postpartum and labor support doula through DONA.

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Kathleen Britten

Kathleen Britten

SNM, RN

Kathleen is a Registered Nurse from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she is pursuing a DNP in Midwifery. Kathleen thrives on the opportunity to take what is learned in the classroom and apply it at the bedside.

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Chenyi Zheng

Chenyi Zheng

SNM, RN

Chenyi appreciates the midwifery model of care and the difference it can make in terms of women's mental and physical well-being

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Becky Coolidge, CPM

Becky Coolidge, CPM

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