Katie Tolbert RN, HBCE

HYPNOBIRTHING INSTRUCTOR & POSTPARTUM PLACENTA SPECIALIST

Katie began her career as a nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Virginia Hospital Center. She welcomed motherhood in 2009, while working full time as a nurse and was first introduced to HypnoBirthing by her midwife. While an unknown philosophy to her at the time, she pursued HypnoBirthing alongside her husband and after the calm birth of her first child, she felt motivated to share her experience and empower other women. After finishing her HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator training in 2013, she soared to pursue her gifts of compassion, support and empowering into the birth rooms and homes of mothers everywhere quickly blossoming into a professional, contemporary Doula. Katie combines her nursing knowledge,  her nourishing compassion and her confident skills in empowering mothers and fathers before, during and after the birth of their baby. She resides in Northern Virginia with her husband of 13 years, Brian and three children, Victoria, Chase and Natalia. Her hobbies include homeschooling, photography, scrapbooking, reading, traveling with three kids, listening to libertarian podcasts, and heavy weight lifting.