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About Mind Body Baby NC


Mind Body Baby exists to bridge the gaps in mental health care for mothers and birthing people in our community by providing knowledge, resources and equitable, peer-driven emotional support through their perinatal experience; because when parents are knowledgeable, equipped and valued their babies have the ability to reach their fullest potential.


Taking Care of You Is Taking Care of Your Baby.

Mind Body Baby works to educate and provide social-emotional support to new and expecting caregivers through the perinatal experience because when caregivers are nurtured, knowledgeable and respected; children have the ability to reach their fullest potential.

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Jasmine Ballard- Administrative Director, Levine Cancer Institute - 

Julia Pelly - Journalist, Midwifery Student

Azia Provine - Executive Consultant / Strategy & Finance Specialist

Rachel Hidalgo -  Educator, Founder The Authentic Nest

Elena Arecco Bridgmon, MBD, PCC - Chief Administrative Officer @ LUMO, Executive Coach 

Lauren Golden, DC - Chiropractor, Golden Family Chiropractic

Karyn Tindall- Client Relations Director, Willis Towers Watson


Executive Director - Cynthia Wood, CEIM -

Co- Founder, Owner / Educator, Infant Massage Charlotte

Mary Formella, OT / Admin Assistant -  Occupational Therapist, Certified Sleep Consultant

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Advisory Board

Stephanie Barbadora-Froelich, DO- OB / GYN, Novant Health NoDa OB / GYN​

Rachael Anastasio Collins, RN, BSN, IBCLC - Lactation Consultant, Milked Lactation Services​

Carly Fenimore, RD - Clinical Dietician, Fertility-RD

Dr. Brenda Gajowski PT, DPT - Pelvic Physical Therapist , She Thrives Physical Therapy and Wellness​ (co-founder)

Dr. Katrina George, DNP, CNM, IBCLC - Certified Nurse Midwife, Providence OBGYN

Helen Herzig - Certified Birthing Doula, Aussie Doulas

Racquel McNeil  - Certified Full Spectrum Doula, The Queens Collective Birthing​

Collin Parsons - Certified Doula, LGBTQA2S+ Birth Advocate,, Doula Differently​

Dr. Samantha Suffren, MD - Board Certified Psychiatrist, Women's Transitional Health, Novant Health

Dr. Jen DiCicco, PT, DPT  Owner of Baby Steps LLC (co-founder)

Casey Jones MSW, LCSW- Owner / Therapist, Carolina Family and Maternal Counseling

Afton Jones, PMH-C - Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Perinatal Wellness & Support Services, PLLC

Maria Satterfield - Attorney, Satterfield Legal, PLLC

Staci Comer - Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Grow & Flourish Therapy, PLLC


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