The Founders

Authors of the Moms on Call Book Series
Laura Hunter, LPN

Laura Hunter, LPN

MOC Founder

Laura is a juggler—she juggles life (can you relate?). She is a mother of five, pediatric nurse, an entrepreneur, and infant care consultant. But there’s one common passion for all the areas of Laura’s life, her desire to inspire and encourage parents.

Laura continues to provide infant consultations in the Atlanta area plus phone consultations around the world.

Jennifer Walker, RN, BSN

Jennifer Walker, RN, BSN

MOC Founder

Jennifer has multiple roles—wife, mother of three, pediatric nurse, public speaker, sought-after infant and toddler care consultant and author of titles including a soon-to-be-released series of children’s books. Jennifer has over twenty years of pediatric nursing experience and has a heart to equip parents with practical advice and inspiration for the joys and challenges of parenthood.

Jennifer continues to provide personal infant and toddler consultations as well as engaging parents through her public speaking engagements and parenting seminars.

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Take a look at our current Moms on Call Trained consultants by state

Georgia

Atlanta, GA

Trained Independent Consultants
Megan Tucker, RN, BSN

Megan Tucker, RN, BSN

Certified Childbirth Instructior, Atlanta Area

Megan brings over 16 years of nursing experience to Moms On Call which includes women’s health (High Risk Perinatal and Infertility), home health, and nurse education. She has had the privilege of serving as a consultant with Moms On Call for almost 10 years while also teaching child birth, lactation, baby care and infant CPR/safety classes around the metro-Atlanta area.  Her philosophy is that the path of parenthood is filled with unexpected twists and turns. However, partnering with parents allows her to provide them with the information and confidence to navigate that road. She describes her greatest professional reward as seeing a balanced, peaceful and well-rested family! She and her husband, originally from the UK, have two grown sons, two daughters and have had numerous foster children since 2012. Fostering allows for daily opportunities to implement what she believes in–The Moms On Call method!  Megan works with newborns, infants, toddlers and families of multiples from all over the World.

Katherine Bridges, RN

Katherine Bridges, RN

Alpharetta Area

Katherine’s passion in life is caring for others. She is a devoted wife, a mother of three young children and has spent the last six years working as a Labor & Delivery RN at Northside Hospital. Katherine loves being a nurse and finds that one of the most fulfilling parts of her job is calming the anxieties of new moms in the delivery room and beyond. Katherine discovered Moms on Call when she was facing her own challenges as a new mom. Her then 7 month old was not sleeping through the night, and she decided to put the MOC methods to the test. She became an instant believer when those methods worked in days! Since then, she has used the methods successfully with her next two children and has reaped the invaluable benefits of more sleep and less stress. Katherine started Parenting with Purpose to teach parents the skills necessary to build confidence and have an enjoyable beginning to parenthood. She combines her own experiences as a mom with the nursing expertise necessary to present the MOC methods in a patient and detailed fashion. This calming demeanor and steady approach helps to ease the anxiety of new moms and dads. Having a baby is a wonderful event but has its challenges. Let Katherine help address those challenges with you!

Dawn Kown

Dawn Kown

Atlanta Area

Dawn Kown is a wife, mother of two young boys, and a devoted pediatric nurse.  Dawn has over 7 years of pediatric hematology/oncology and bone marrow transplant experience as well as four years of parenting experience.  She currently works in the Aflac Cancer Center at Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta. Dawn has a passion for partnering with new and experienced parents to give them the skills, guidance, affirmation, and encouragement they need to enjoy their baby and toddler in the best way possible.  Dawn enjoys balancing life in a way that allows her to spend quality time with her family and friends, pursing her passion of nursing and helping others care for their babies and toddlers, taking care of herself, and being a part of Passion City Church. With her business, Life With Littles Consulting, Dawn would love to partner with Atlanta Families on their journey to enjoying their babies and toddlers.

Lauren Collins, RN, BSN

Lauren Collins, RN, BSN

Atlanta Area

 Lauren, a former NICU nurse, is dedicated to supporting parents as they establish a strong foundation in parenthood. Her 10 years of training in a hospital setting not only provided her with expertise and experience but also a unique ability to naturally develop trusting relationships with families that extend beyond the first weeks after birth. Becoming a Moms On Call consultant was a natural extension of Lauren’s connection with families. Bringing a new baby home can be overwhelming even for experienced parents. The information, guidance, and encouragement that Lauren brings have proven to help parents feel at ease as they explore their relationship with their new baby.  Lauren cherishes her roles as a wife and mother of two girls, volunteers in Waumba Land at Southside Church in Peachtree City, and works to build up future generations as a Young Life leader in her community.
Michelle Warren, RN

Michelle Warren, RN

Canton

Becoming a parent is one of the most fulfilling and satisfying experiences in a person’s life! It can also be one of the most stressful. Let Michelle come along side you and assist, teach, encourage and inspire you! Michelle is a wife and mother of four children. In her free time she enjoys attending Woodstock City Church with her family and engaging her young adult and teenage children to help care for their 3 dogs, cat, guinea pig, beta fish and tarantula. With 20 years of labor and delivery and maternal/newborn nursing, Michelle brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Moms on Call.  In the hospital setting, Michelle has helped countless parents and newborns become acquainted and comfortable with one another. Michelle can also help new parents in their homes welcome and adjust to life with their newborns. Parents who are trying to get their infants to sleep longer stretches at night might call on Blissful Beginnings, LLC, Michelle’s business.  She teaches sleep strategies and will even help over night if parents are unsure about applying these techniques (or just want a little rest while Michelle helps your baby transition to a better night’s sleep!). While focusing on what’s most important to you, she can meet you where you are in your journey of parenting your new baby and give you confidence, rest and peace of mind.

Savannah, GA

Trained Independent Consultants
Yaniris Bryant, RN, BSN

Yaniris Bryant, RN, BSN

Savannah Area

Yani is a devoted wife to Ryan and mother of a baby girl, Lena, born August 2017. She has loved being a registered nurse for six years with experience working in pediatric oncology/surgery and oncology in an outpatient facility. A dear friend introduced her to Moms on Call when Lena was six weeks old and it changed her life! At eight weeks old, her baby girl was sleeping soundly through the night and Yani became eager to share how well Moms on Call works! One of her greatest joys as a nurse is the opportunity to build and foster relationships with the patients and their families. She became a certified Moms on Call consultant to help equip and encourage families from the very start.  Yani desires to support her Savannah clients in their journey to become the best parents they can be.

St. Simons Island, GA

Trained Independent Consultants
Nancy Hodges Bowen, FNP-C

Nancy Hodges Bowen, FNP-C

St. Simons Area

Nancy has worked for over twelve years as a nurse​, ​ and ​she ​is a board​-​certified family nurse practitioner. She is ​also the mother of two children​, and her​ youngest is ​currently ​9 months old​. ​ When her son was born​,​ life changed for her in a way she wasn’t prepared for. The family, friends, and providers that walked through the sleepless nights, feeding issues,​ and​ childbirth with her became an inspiration. This inspiration has turned into a passion for helping other new parents with love, grace, and support.

Alabama

Birmingham, AL

Trained Independent Consultants
Kelly McLaughlin, RN

Kelly McLaughlin, RN

Birmingham Area

Kelly McLaughlin is a devoted wife, adoring mother of two, and a former intensive care and dialysis nurse. With a heart for serving others, Kelly is a nurturer by nature. After giving birth to her first child and experiencing firsthand the benefits of having an in-home consultation, she developed a passion for Moms on Call and enthusiastically shared her knowledge and love with other mothers and families. The confidence that it provides to new parents is immeasurable and she is dedicated to sharing this with others. Having experienced the challenges of life as a working mom as well as a stay at home mom, it is Kelly’s desire to meet parents where they are in their parenting journey, helping them navigate the first few months with a new baby with her warm and approachable demeanor in a no-judgement zone. Kelly’s business, Promised Parenting, is an extension of her heart and love for the Lord. Kelly’s mission with Promised Parenting is to partner with parents to bring peace and balance to life with little ones, and give them the encouragement to bring forth confidence that continues to grow with their children.

Dothan, AL

Trained Independent Consultants
Jenny Reid, MSN, RN, CPNP, LC

Jenny Reid, MSN, RN, CPNP, LC

Dothan Area

Jenny Reid is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and a Certified Lactation Counselor. She has over 16 years of Pediatric Nursing experience, with the last 10 years being a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.  Jenny is a proud Mother and wife.  She met and married her college sweetheart and has been married for almost 17 years.  Jenny and her husband Andrew have two children:  Jackson and Ella Grace.  She graduated from The University of South Alabama with a BSN in 2001, and then she went on to graduate with her MSN in 2007.  Jenny is currently working as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Dothan, Al.  She understands, first-hand, the challenges new parents face.  Jenny discovered the Moms on call Method after doing research to have a guide to give parents to help them with feeding and sleeping schedules.  She then contacted Laura and Jennifer about becoming a Moms on Call consultant to help bring this philosophy to the Wiregrass and surrounding areas.   She started her own business called Sugarberry Babies where she continues her passion of helping parents gain the skills they need to overcome the fears of caring for an infant. She has proved an invaluable asset to the families of Southern AL and the Florida panhandle!

 

Denver, CO

Trained Independent Consultants
Rebecca McHugh, RN, BSN

Rebecca McHugh, RN, BSN

Denver Area

Passionate about creating a solid foundation for raising healthy children, Rebecca McHugh at GrowKiddo equips Denver metro parents in the Moms on Call philosophy.

Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Mercer University (Atlanta, GA), and has 9+ years of experience in the nursing field—including night nursing, postpartum, emergency pediatric and hospice care.  Rebecca feels she is called to make a difference in the lives of parents as they journey through the baby and toddler years. She loves building relationships with families and being able to bring proven solutions and support to families as they journey through some of the most challenging times of parenthood. Rebecca resides in Denver with her 3 children and their sweet and protective pup, Grizzly.

Florida

Orlando, Florida

Trained Independent Consultants
Katie Beth Watters, BSN

Katie Beth Watters, BSN

Orlando Area

Katie Beth is a specialized nurse with more than eight years of experience in Women’s and Infant Health. After graduating with a BSN from Florida State University, she spent her early career working at Northside Hospital, one of the nation’s largest Women’s Health Centers. She is excited to extend her expertise from the hospital to the home. Katie Beth feels passionately about filling in the American healthcare communication gap between hospital discharge and regular pediatric visits. She is a working mom herself with two girls under four. Katie Beth knows firsthand that emotional support and early development of good habits is essential. A Winter Haven native, she is grateful to be serving in her hometown of Central Florida. Swaddled in Grace (SIG) was named after her oldest daughter Irelyn Grace. SIG’s mission is to guide new parents in the challenging journey of parenthood and to teach them how a little grace makes a big difference.

 

Tampa, FL

Trained Independent Consultants
Bridget Brown, BSN

Bridget Brown, BSN

Tampa Area

Bridget holds a B.S. degree in Nursing from the University of Oklahoma as well as a B.S. degree in Health Promotion from Oklahoma State University. She is currently working on her Masters in the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner track at University of South Alabama. Bridget has experience in the Emergency Department working in Level 1 Trauma Centers seeing patients of all ages, from pediatrics to geriatrics. So don’t worry, she can stay very calm under pressure!

As a wife and mother juggling work, school, and traveling with her family, Bridget can relate to all the crazy schedules and tasks that come upon us. She understands the challenges parents face every day and firmly believes and utilizes the Moms On Call philosophy with her growing family.

Bridget lives in Tampa, Florida with her husband Corey, daughter Miller, and their 98lb lap dog named Marley.

Madison, MS

Trained Independent Consultants
Shelley Presley, BSN, RN

Shelley Presley, BSN, RN

Madison Area

Shelley began her journey with children babysitting from a very early age, going on to work with children in day care while in high school, and then helping raise her sisters while working her way through college. Her love of children has always been in the forefront of everything she does. Shelley prides herself, not in just being a “Jill of all Trades,” but rather, a “Master of Many.”  Shelley is the mother of two amazing and active children and is most proud of the love that abounds in her home between this brother and sister duo.  With the support of her husband, Joseph, Shelley credits her ability to calmly navigate the “surprises” that arise in an active household to her years working as a Trauma Nurse in the only Level One Trauma Unit in the state of Mississippi. This and her time spent as an Orthopedic Nurse, prepared her for triaging tiny warriors, calming their fears, and keeping loved ones informed and educated. Shelley’s love of Christ and family, combined with a no-nonsense approach to the care and love of those who are searching and in need of support/guidance in parenting, make her a perfect choice when in need.

North Carolina

Charlotte, NC

Trained Independent Consultants
April Ayers, RN, BSN

April Ayers, RN, BSN

Charlotte Area

April is a wife, mama of 4 kiddos, and has worked as a registered nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for almost 17 years. Her dream even as a young child was to be a mom and a “baby nurse.” That dream was fulfilled when she graduated from Arizona State University and had the opportunity to go straight into doing what she loved, working with babies. She continued to work part time when she became a mom x 4 in less than 5 years! Recently her family relocated to North Carolina for her husband’s job, where April discovered Moms on Call. With her love of babies, new parents, and experience in the NICU, April was elated for the opportunity to become a Certified Moms on Call Consultant. April knows firsthand, the excitement but also the stress that bringing a new baby home can cause! Babies do not come with a manual but having an experienced mom and nurse walk along side of you, can make all the difference in the world! Having her own experience teaching her kids healthy sleep habits at a young age, April has seen firsthand the miracle that a schedule and a few zzz’s can bring to a family. She created her business, Little Bundles, to do just that! She would love to partner with you and empower you to be the best parents you can be in these early years of this amazing journey of parenthood!

Raleigh, NC

Trained Independent Consultants
Liz Magee, RN

Liz Magee, RN

Releigh Area

Liz is a wife, mother, and a registered nurse who works in the Intensive Care Unit at Duke Raleigh Hospital.  She was introduced to Moms on Call while pregnant with her first child, when a good friend living in Atlanta had an in-home consult with life-changing results.  After using this method, Liz felt called to share the technique with other moms, so she received training and started her business, Eat Play Snooze. Liz loves working with infants and their parents, and there is nothing more rewarding to her than hearing from a happy parent when everything falls into place.  She is honored and excited to work with families in the Triangle area.

Columbus, OH

Trained Independent Consultants
Megan Contes, RN

Megan Contes, RN

Columbus Area

Megan is a registered nurse with experience in home health and NICU as well as a firm believer in the Moms on Call Method. Megan knows what it is like to have worries and a multitude of emotions that come with caring for a newborn. The Moms on Call method was the answer to many of her worries. Because of the success it provided for her family, she decided to embark on this journey and provide many other families with the same help and guidance. Megan has always had a passion for babies and enjoys providing families the knowledge and tools they need to raise their baby in a happy and healthy environment.

Megan lives in Columbus, Ohio and is married to Michael. They have a one year old daughter, Maelin Rose, who was sleeping through the night at 10 weeks old thanks to Moms on Call! Megan looks forward to partnering with you and your wee ones so that everyone is well-rested, healthy, and happy!

Charleston, SC

Trained Independent Consultants
Liz Price, RN

Liz Price, RN

Charleston Area

Liz is blessed to have the two greatest jobs in the world: first, being a mom to the two most loving and incredible little boys, and second, working as a registered nurse for over 10 years in both high risk and newborn nurseries where she is able to take part in the delivery of the most precious gifts of all – babies.

With every delivery she attends she is reminded of the immediate love you develop for your baby and that there are no words to describe the intensity of this love. At the same time, she remembers her own personal experience bringing home a new baby. The sleepless nights and the anxious calls to the pediatrician in the weeks to follow at home with each one of her babies, both having reflux.

Through her journey as both a nurse and a mother, Liz found a great need for experienced in-home nighttime care for newborns throughout the Charleston area. In 2013 Liz started Nurse at Night, Charleston’s one and only newborn nighttime care provider. After starting the business she began to receive multiple requests for assistance with establishing a healthy sleep routine for infants. She then reached out to Moms on Call for direction. Since becoming a Moms on Call consultant, she has helped many families in Charleston by giving them the confidence and empowering them with the knowledge of proper infant care to assist them in raising a healthy and happy baby.

Knoxville, TN

Trained Independent Consultants
Amy Christine Ross

Amy Christine Ross

Knoxville Area

Amy became a certified Moms on Call Consultant to partner with parents, empowering them find the best schedules and systems to help their families thrive. With over 13 years of pediatric nursing experience in the areas of cardiology, oncology, and primary care, Amy has a wide range of knowledge and experience to share with her clients. In addition to being a pediatric nurse, she has three daughters of her own – all of whom have been raised since day one using the Moms On Call methods and techniques. In her own words, “Two of my favorite aspects in my profession as a nurse are babies and educating families. Becoming a consultant with Moms on Call allows me to combine and share those two passions with my clients.”

Texas

Austin

Trained Independent Consultants
Emily Blewettl, RN, BSN

Emily Blewettl, RN, BSN

Austin Area

Emily Blewett is a specialized nurse in a Level IV NICU at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas, with over 5 years of clinical experience. She found Moms on Call when her daughter, Harper Moon, was 6 weeks old, and it brought her from sleep-deprived and overwhelmed to feeling confident and rested! Now Harper is 2 years old, and Moms on Call continues to guide her through those challenging days with a toddler. As a result of Moms on Call’s positive impact on her journey through motherhood, she wanted to become a consultant and empower other mothers and families. Emily founded Infant Basics and Toddler Training, LLC to pursue her passion in educating families to feel better equipped to raise their precious little ones with a greater confidence, and ultimately to have more time to enjoy life as a family feeling more rested.

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Trained Independent Consultants
Melissa O'Neill, RNC-NIC, BSN

Melissa O'Neill, RNC-NIC, BSN

Dallas Fort Worth Area

As a Registered Nurse specializing in NICU and Labor & Delivery for over twelve years, four plus years as an infant care and sleep specialist, along with being the mother of two girls, Melissa is a remarkable source of information for new parents. She is a dedicated professional who teaches the best possible baby care and will share extensive knowledge with her clients. After her first daughter was born, she became increasingly interested in children’s sleep studies and wanted to pursue a different avenue in nursing. Melissa found a need for quality in-home newborn nursing care and education for new mothers in the DFW area. She founded Newborn Nightingales, LLC in 2012 and wanted to offer the proven Moms On Call method to her clients, thus becoming an esteemed Moms’ On Call certified consultant. Melissa prides herself in helping parents establish a nurturing, caring, and calm environment, as well as empowering parents with the knowledge and information they need for parenthood.

Houston, TX

Trained Independent Consultants
Kathleen Roche, RN

Kathleen Roche, RN

Houston Area

Kathleen is a registered nurse with fifteen years of pediatric nursing experience.  She is also a wife and mother of four children, including a set of twins.  After the arrival of twins and a move to Houston, far from family and friends, Kathleen and her husband found the Moms on Call method to be life-changing.  Kathleen has always had a passion for the education aspect of nursing and wanted to help Houston families navigate the exciting – yet challenging – world of parenthood.  She was thrilled to train as a Moms on Call independent consultant, and through her business, Confident Kiddos, she is giving parents the confidence they need to enjoy these early childhood years.  Please contact us to learn more about how to reach Kathleen.