Shelly is a Licensed Practical Nurse, Doula, Certified Lactation Counselor, and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She has supported new families in Massachusetts since 2007. In addition to her experience as a professional doula, Shelly supports breastfeeding mothers at UMass Memorial, through La Leche League, and through Nursing Mother’s Counsel. She received her IBCLC certification in October of 2014. Shelly is a mother of three, and enjoys spending time with her family, reading, knitting, and being active at the local YMCA.