Family Trees Program Director, Wendy Trees Shiffer, is first and foremost the mother of four fabulous children. After a 15-year career in education, and with overwhelming support from her family, she decided to follow her calling to work with childbearing women.
She completed her birth doula certification with DONA International in 2009 and began working as a doula in Lancaster County. In 2011, she earned her certification as a Lamaze educator through Duke University's AHEC program, and was a presenter at the 2011 Lamaze International Conference. She is currently completing a Master’s of Science degree in Midwifery. Over the years, Wendy has embraced continuing education and became certified in other areas to better support mothers and babies. Wendy is the owner of Family Trees Birth Place where she teaches Lamaze, Breastfeeding, and Newborn Care and oversees several support groups.
Program Director: Program Director: Wendy Shiffer, CD(DONA), CHBI, LCCE, FACCE
Childbirth Educator Seminar Registration Fee: $500.00
Nursing and Midwifery Student Registration Fee: $400.00