Mallorie is a registered nurse who has worked in the field of women's and children's health for several years, primarily in the role of a labor and delivery nurse. She loves education and is passionate about supporting families in every phase of life. Mallorie truly has a heart for taking care of people and prides herself on giving them the tools they need to feel safe and supported.
After a traumatic birth experience that she worked hard to overcome, her journey to healing included changing career paths. Mallorie went back to school for nursing where she received a BSN degree from Baylor University and was fortunate enough to land her dream job at Baylor University Medical Center immediately after graduating. She has a desire to soak up as much knowledge as she can and instill it in women to give them a sense of power and direction in designing their birth experience.
Mallorie is also a DoTerra essential oils wellness advocate, certified in the AromaTouch technique. Also certified in Electronic Fetal Monitoring (C-EFM). She promotes wellness in her family by empowering the people she loves to take control of their health and emotional well-being.
Hannah Poole, IBCLC,
Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant,
La Leche League Leader,
Hannah has a heartfelt desire to soothe people's worries, and her work as an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant enables her to do just that, during one of the most vulnerable times in new parents' lives. Her passion for breastfeeding support began with La Leche League, an international organization dedicated to helping families meet their breastfeeding goals, with which Hannah became a Leader in 2009. Seven years later, she decided to turn that passion into a career by becoming an IBCLC. Hannah's life is so enriched by the opportunity to serve NDDA families, and she is honored to meet with parents and help them overcome stumbling blocks, gain confidence, and understand the beautiful normalcy of the breastfeeding journey. She is also one of our educators, teaching monthly childbirth and breastfeeding classes.
Hannah's other passion in life is for being a gentle, respectful parent to her three children, and for supporting others in that goal as well. She leads a local parenting support group called Peaceful Parents of DFW, and teaches Gentle Parenting classes here at NDDA. Her perspective on child-raising focuses on brain science, having developmentally appropriate expectations of children, and making emotional connection the keystone of the parent-child relationship.
Hannah was born and raised in Richardson, TX, and lives there now with her husband of 16 years, their daughter and two sons, and the beloved family dog. In her spare time, she likes to read, knit, and practice being a good extrovert by chatting with her friends and family whenever possible!