Mandy is a registered nurse in labor and delivery in Rochester, NY. She has been working with families for almost 20 years. Mandy started as a doula and assisted hundreds of families through pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. When she decided to go to nursing school, working with expectant families was where she wanted to land. Mandy is a vocal advocate for informed decision making and believes receiving evidence based information about birth and beyond is integral to this process and believes education is key. She wants families to feel empowered to have open discussions with their care team. She is also focused on addressing and eliminating inequity in childbirth. Mandy is a mother to three grown children and is loving the empty nest lifestyle!