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Kim Nelli and James Goodlatte

Kim and James were both exercise and health coaches when they first met. They very quickly married and soon after they fell pregnant with their first child. They both new that they wanted a natural childbirth and so began their dedication to learning and becoming experts in prenatal exercise, diet, toxin free environment and the ability to have a pain free labor.

Kim enrolled in The International School of Midwifery where she studied under Shari Daniels for one year.  During this unique opportunity Kim was able to observe, coach, and assist in tons of natural deliveries.  James transferred their health coaching materials to focus on pregnant women.

They quickly implemented their holistic views with pregnant moms and other midwife students to create an atmosphere for super babies. Fit For Birth, Inc. was born! They now run the renowned company from Miami, Florida where they teach Pre/Post Natal Trainer Certification Programs, at home Pre/Post Natal Work Out Programs For Mamas, Painless Childbirth Programs and Conscious Pregnancy Retreats to nurture your unborn baby’s mind, body and spirit . They are parents to three beautiful children.

Dr Bob Sears

Robert W. Sears, MD, is a father of three, board-certified in Pediatrics, and a co-author in the Sears Parenting Library. “Dr. Bob”, as he likes to be called by his little patients, earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1995. He did his pediatric internship and residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, finishing in 1998. Dr. Bob is the proud father of three active boys, Andrew, age 15, Alex, age 12, and Joshua age 6. Dr. Bob enjoys a very unique approach to pediatrics.

Dr Randall Neustaedter

Dr. Neustaedter has practiced homeopathy and Oriental medicine for over 30 years, specializing in child health care. He has devoted his professional life to writing books and articles about children’s health, teaching workshops and homeopathic classes, and curing patients. An accomplished author, Dr. Neustaedter has written several books about children’s health issues. His book, Child Health Guide: Holistic Pediatrics for Parents (North Atlantic Books, 2005) provides parents with a guide to holistic.

Dr. Susan Markel

Dr. Susan Markel is a board-certified pediatrician who has a private consulting practice specializing in parent coaching and child health. A graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, she became a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics in 1981, and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in 1997.   Dr. Markel’s philosophy of natural parenting encourages mothers to trust in their maternal instincts, and consider themselves the “experts” in raising their own children.

Jennifer Hankey M.E.

Jennifer Hankey is The Green Pregnancy Expert and the President and CEO of Organic Baby University ( Jennifer is a leading, respected national expert and advocate for the health of families, and pregnant women in particular, in the field of toxic exposures. Organic Baby University is dedicated to teaching pregnant women and moms about the legitimate risks of common chemicals to their baby and their body, as well as where they are found, and how to (easily) avoid.


Amy Love, NTP, CGP, CILC is a board-certified nutritional therapy practitioner, natural fertility support specialist, certified GAPS practitioner and owner of Real Food Whole Health- an online resource for real food nutrition, traditional food recipes (all gluten-free!), holistic wellness, education & nutritional therapy consultations. An advocate for the real food movement, Amy is passionate about the effects of a nutrient-dense diet and non-toxic lifestyle on both our bodies and the planet. Her own lifelong health challenges.

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