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Calvano, Cindy & Paul AAHCC
Affiliated Instructor 2017

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Tree of Life Wellness Services, LLC

(http://www.treeoflifenj.com)

My husband and I have had four amazing births using The Bradley Method®. Each of our births were unique.

Our first son was born in the spring of 2006 in the hospital.  He was a late term preemie, coming at 35 weeks, five days gestation, and was in the NICU a few days.

Our second son was born in late 2007 at 39 weeks in an accidental unassisted birth in the car on the way to the hospital. For his birth we hired an amazing doula.

Our older daughter was born in late 2010, just shy of 40 weeks in a midwife attended planned home waterbirth. Our sons were asleep in their beds.

Finally, our youngest daughter came into the world through homebirth in the spring of 2014. Her oldest brother and sister were able to witness the birth with the help of an amazing birth/sibling doula, and our middle son woke shortly after to meet his littlest sister. For both my daughter's births we hired birth photographers- and we couldn't be happier we did.

Having such varied experiences gives me unique perspective and enriches the instruction and doula services I offer.


Experience, Education, & Certifications

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Over the past decade I have helped hundreds of families on their journey to and through parenthood.  I've done it all- from giving free, non-profit breastfeeding and chestfeeding help as an accredited La Leche League Leader, to teaching couples in group or private Bradley Method and natural childbirth classes, to acting as a birth doula, even to mentoring other birth professionals.  This is my passion.  This is what I love to do.  Thank you for considering inviting me to be part of your journey.






More about me: I hold a Masters of Education and am a licensed NYC public school Dramatic Arts teacher. I've been a La Leche League Leader since 2010, leading with both the Hackettstown, NJ and Staten Island, NY groups. I am a constant learner, and since becoming a Bradley Method Instructor and Doula I have gone on to take additional 3 additional Doula trainings, Evidence Based Birth Instruction and I am becoming a Doula Trainer through Birth Arts International. In the past I helped found the Skylands, NJ chapter of BirthNetwork National, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative, and led monthly meetings with them as well.

My family and I moved from NYC to Budd Lake, NJ in 2009 and we absolutely love living here. I am a life long student and self-titled birth and conference junkie. I love doing community theater and knitting, and I’m interested in all things holistic and natural parenting.

I am so passionate about birthing without fear and I feel completely honored to be able to help other families during one of the most amazing, life-changing milestones they’ll ever experience.


Cindy Calvano, MSEd, CPDT, CD, AAHCC, LLLL
908-509-1279
cindy@treeoflifenj.com

**All types of families, genders, and sexes are very welcome here.**

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Calvano, Cindy & Paul AAHCC<br />Affiliated Instructor
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(908) 509-1279
cindy@treeoflifenj.com

Area Served:
BLAIRSTOWN / WARREN COUNTY, NJ
MORRISTOWN, ALL MORRIS COUNTY, NJ

15179
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