Kimberly Durdin is a mother of six vibrant human beings ranging in ages from 22 years to 2 year old. Her birth experiences range from having a Cesarean birth with her first child, followed by home births of her subsequent children. She credits her children for guiding her into service of helping parentstobe during the childbearing years.
Twice weekly, Kimberly prepares couples for their journey to birth and parenting in her unique childbirth class series she created for the home birthing and birth center mother and partner. In addition she teaches families prenatally about breastfeeding, and sees clients in their home or her office to address breastfeeding concerns postpartum. Kimberly also trains birth and postpartum doulas with an extensive curriculum she developed through the wisdom she has gained from her many years of supporting families.
A strong believer in the power of community, Kimberly holds weekly New Mother’s Groups, to help form strong bonds of support among a diverse group of mothers and babies. Kimberly is also lending her expertise to “Soul Food for Your Baby”, an organization devoted to raising breastfeeding rates among lowincome African American Mothers.
Kimberly is an internationally boardcertified lactation consultant, childbirth educator, speaker, trainer, former birth and postpartum doula and a retired La Leche League Leader. She has helped thousands of families have a satisfying and empowering experience of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and parenting. Kimberly has served families in New York City, Los Angeles and Washington, DC, where she was named one of the best lactation consultants in 2004 by Washington Families magazine.