Meet Our Experts

Why Experts?

Our community is backed by 50+ vetted, licensed experts, like OBGYNS and Pediatricians. Our experts help make SocialMama a safe & trusted space. In an effort to provide evidence-based & medically accurate motherhood information, our vetted experts live on the app, create resources and lead interactive experiences. 

 

Who are they?

An expert is an individual who has expertise and a deep understanding of a subject matter relating to motherhood, often holding a license or professional certification. They include experts in topics ranging from infertility and maternal health to self-care and relationships.

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Think you're a good fit? Apply to be an Expert today!

The Experts

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Heather Sholl

Health & Happiness Coach

Certified Personal Trainer specializing in prenatal/postnatal fitness, health, and life balance.

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Dr. Kathryn España

Pediatrician

Board Certified in Pediatrics and member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Fluent in both English and Spanish.

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Julie Stryker

Licensed Professional Counselor

Mental Health Professional specializing in women's and maternal health.

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Morgan Michalowski

Founder & CEO of Gravida

Nurse Midwife, Lactation Consultant, and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

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Barbie Atkinson

Licensed Professional Counselor

Bilingual psychotherapist and founder of Catalyst Counseling. Not your mama's therapist!

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Anna McKay

Career Coach

Founder of Parents Pivot, where she helps women find careers they love after pausing for parenthood.

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Kaylee Baggerly

Motherhood Blogger & Business Coach

#WorkingMom-focused influencer, blogger, and owner of coaching/consulting business called Balancing By Design.

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Abbey Donnell

Lactation Expert

Founder of Work & Mother, who provides a network of fully equipped lactation facilities to working moms.

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Emergency Physician

Board-Certified doctor specializing in emergency and trauma care.

Dr. Rashmi Kudesia

Fertility Specialist

Fertility doctor and women's health advocate passionate about educating and empowering women.

Dr. Rebecca Berens

Family Medicine Physician

Board-certified Family Medicine Physician with expertise in Women's Health and Breastfeeding Medicine.

Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh

Fertility Physician

Board-certified fertility doctor, Host of The Egg Whisperer Show, and Creator of the TUSHY Method.

Lauren Wright, MSN, AGNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner & Microbiome Clinical Specialist

Founder of patented infant feeding system, The Natural Nipple, a breastfeeding innovation to promote bonding.

Dr. Sana Malik

Optometrist

Optometrist that specializes in comprehensive eye exams, pediatric eye exams, eye injuries/infections and more.

Dr. Shivani Chopra

Psychiatrist

Triple board certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist, specializing in women and children’s mental health issues. Founder of Premier Mind Institute.

Angelica Medrano

Educational Consultant/Advocate

Supports families of children with disabilities and/or learning differences. Founder of EDU PrepSpace.

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Lisa Sugarman

Parenting Author, Syndicated Columnist & Radio Show Host

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Parenting Author, Syndicated Columnist & Radio Show Host
Nationally syndicated columnist, author of three parenting books, and co-host of LIFE UNfiltered, the Boston-based radio show that embraces the perfectly imperfectness of parenting, marriage, and life. 

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Cassandra Kandah, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Founder of Healthy Life Therapy in Chicago, IL and holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology.

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Dr. Trisha Patel

Dentist

Providing you and your child with the dental education and routines to last a lifetime.

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Nina Gutierrez-Garcia, MHP

Public Health Professional

A public health professional dedicated to presenting only the facts.

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Brooke Bains

Life & Leadership Coach

On a mission to reimagine business travel & help women realize their bold calling!

Rebekah Miller

Registered Dietitian

Takes a full-body approach to weight management, disease management and physical fitness.

Rania Mankarious

Family & Cyber Safety Expert

CEO of Crime Stoppers of Houston, a non-profit dedicated to public safety and crime prevention.

Jamie Kreiter

Licensed Clinical Social Worker 

Certified Perinatal Mental Health Expert and Therapist, founder of Nurture Therapy.

Dr. Shannon Clark

Obstetrician

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, High-risk OBGYN and women's health advocate specializing in fertility, pregnancy and motherhood after age 35!

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Sierra McClain-Henry HBCE

Doula & HypnoBirthing Educator

Offering full-spectrum, judgment-free support and education to pregnant and postpartum mamas.

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Ana Rojas Bastidas

Lactation Consultant & Body Positivity Advocate

Certified lactation consultant who advocates for judgement-free feeding and self-love through motherhood. Founder of breastfeeding-friendly swimwear line, Orolait.

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Brittany Hicks

Technology & EdTech Expert

Helps parents make the best tech & EdTech decisions for their children & family.  Founder of Bright Angle. 

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Lindsay Pearce

Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor

Psychotherapist helping new moms transition courageously into motherhood.

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Dr. Heather Irobunda

OB/GYN

Board Certified OB/GYN, Women’s Health Advocate, and Ambassador of Wellness.

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Priya Lad

Licensed Nurse, Birth Doula & Childbirth Educator

Founder of Brave Journey Doula Services helping families through their parenthood journey from the time of pregnancy to postpartum

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Allyson Ward

MSN, NNP-BC, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Providing care and support for NICU infants and their families through education, collaboration and compassion.

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Emily Fulleylove

Health and Wellbeing Coach

Empowers women to lovingly and confidently navigate their fullest life, Founder of FullyBe Coaching

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Dr. Jackie Romanies

Chiropractor

Board-certified Pediatric Chiropractor specializing in women's health and pediatric care. Author & certified
pre/postnatal yoga instructor.

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Trill Paullin, Ph.D. 

Infant Allergy & Intolerance Expert

Molecular Biologist & Free to Feed Founder, expert in breastfeeding through infant food intolerance & allergies.

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Liz Cuttica

Certified Pregnancy & Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist 

Founder of Milly Grey Movement, teaching the fundamentals of how to have a strong body in the exact phase of your pregnancy & postpartum journey. 

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Kaci Dyson

Labor & Delivery RN and Mama Coach

Supporting Mamas by finding solutions that work best for their family. Sleep Training, Pre/Postnatal Education classes, and lactation support. 

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Rachel Friedman

LCSW, Anxiety Coach, Meditation Teacher

Helping women friend their anxiety and live a life free from overwhelm and confusion.  Reprogramming your brain to undo all the limiting beliefs and create new empowering mindset.

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Tamsin Jordan

Registered Dietitian 

Supports women on their wellness journey, specializing in fertility, pregnancy, postpartum and motherhood 

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Zoie Drake

BS, Child Development

Certified baby massage and yoga instructor, passionate about supporting and encouraging mom's in their parenting journey.