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Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.  It's not.  ~Dr. Seuss

Kendra's passion is the birthing year. She has been involved in helping families journey to parenthood since 1999. In that time, she has attended over 100 births and opened a Pregnancy Resource Office in Port Orchard.
Kendra is the mother of 5 and grandmother of 4. She lives in rural South Kitsap with her husband and three teen boys. In her spare time she enjoys raising hens for eggs, time with family and friends, gardening, couponing and reading

TRAININGS
Postpartum Doula Training Bates/Tacoma 1999
Labor Doula Training Bates/Tacoma  2000
Labor Doula Training Shellie Moore/Seattle Midwifery 2003
Labor Doula Training Big Belly Services/Carrie Kenner 2011
Childbirth Educator Training CAPPA w/Jeanne Moshay  2003

CREDENTIALS  and ACCREDITATIONS
Certified Nurse’s Aide Midwestern State University TX 1978
Certified Medical Assistant Metropolitan Business College 1988
Literacy Tutor Program Olympic College Bremerton 1991
La Leche League Leader Accreditation 2002
CAPPA Certified Childbirth Educator 2004
Happiest Baby on the Block 2005


CONTINUING EDUCATION
First Responder:
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider May 2010
Adult/Child/Infant CPR December 2010
First Aid December 2010
Bloodborne Pathogens 2008

Midwifery Today Beginning Midwifery 2001 Eugene OR
Midwives Association of Washington State Mini Skills Lab 4/08
Midwives Association of Washington State Fall Conference 11/07
DONA Business Skills for Doulas June 2011
REACHE- Understanding and Teaching Optimal Fetal Positioning with Jean Sutton 2002
REACHE- The Illusion of Choice in Childbirth w/Henci Goer/Dr M Klein 2004
CAPPA 5th Childbirth Conference Seattle  2004
Placenta Encapsulation Training w/Carrie Kenner  - Kitsap Birth Collective  2011
Waterbirth International w/Barbara Harper- Kitsap Birth Collective 2009
When Pain Becomes Suffering Kitsap Birth Collective w/Penny Simkin 2009
Midwifery Skills Lab Ancient Art  Midwifery Institute - Kitsap Birth Collective 2010

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
CAPPA Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association 2003-present
LLL La Leche League 2001 to present
Director KBC Kitsap Birth Collective 2008 to present
MAWS Midwives Association of Washington State
DONA Doulas of North America
Board Member REACHE 2004-05
Board Member Poplar Heights Birth Center 2008-11

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