Based in Tampa Bay, Florida, Christy is a Baby Professional who is all about babies. She provides a variety of roles and expertise to support new moms and parents: Postpartum Doula, Antepartum Doula, Baby Massage Instructor, Nursery Essentials Consultant, baby sign language, baby/toddler food guidance and preparation, family meal preparation, travel assistance, adoption support, and more.
She also provides simple baby/child photography with professional-like editing. With the gift of catching your baby’s character, she can take pictures of your baby or edit pictures that you provide.
To date, Christy’s arms have cared for over 100 newborns/babies in the past 34 years. Ages of children are varied, with a strong emphasis on babies, including several sets of infant twins, and triplets.
She published her first children’s book in July 2011, titled “Z Is for Zucchini: a Baby Foods Memory Book”.
Whether it’s a temporary or long-term position, talk to Christy about how she can customize services to fit your needs.
Christy is a current member and co-founder of Tampa Bay Birth Network (established 2008), a group of birth professionals offering options for a natural approach to pregnancy and parenting.
She served as an active volunteer for All Children’s Hospital Guild from 2010-2012.
In 2012, Christy founded the first annual “Thee Baby Lady Celebration for Leap Day Births” for children turning 4 years old on February 29th, 2012. Babies born in the Tampa Bay area on February 29, 2012 are encouraged to be a part of future celebrations, including 2013.
Media Mentions and Activities:
Featured guest blogger on Cloud 9 Studios, July 2011
Featured guest blogger on Embrace Bedrest, July 2011
Featured blog article on Pea Wee Baby, October 2011
Featured product story in TampaBay Good Living Magazine, October 2011
Guest Official for Guinness Book of World Records, Great Cloth Diaper Change Tampa Bay, April 2011, April 2012 http://greatclothdiaperchange.com/
Featured “Friend of the Show” on Birth Stories on Demand, October 2011 > present
Guest Host on KeepEmCookin online Chat Hour, March 2012
Scheduled speaker at Healthy Happy Family Expo, September 2012
Scheduled speaker at Nannypalooza, October 2012