Staff

Kathy Nesper, ATCCE, CD(DONA)
President

Kathy's passion to help couples encounter God in childbirth led to her role as co-founder and president of ATFM. She is a certified childbirth educator and certified birth doula who has trained and supported new parents since 1977, soon after the birth of her first child. Kathy is co-author or editor of ATFM’s publications and has written for others, including Childbirth Instructor magazine, Spero News, and Mutuality. She has spoken to the American College of Nurse-Midwives, National Family Ministries Conference, California Association of Midwives, Christian Midwives International, Trust Birth Conference, La Leche League, and others. 

Kathy and her husband, D.W., have been married since 1972 and are parents and parents-in-law to three sons and their wives: Zac and Ellen, Preston and Angie, and Tyler and Samantha. Kathy and D.W. live in Southern California, and they delight in their children and grandchildren.

 

  Lynn Johnson, ATCCE, IBCLC
Vice-President & Director of Education

 
Lynn's experience as a hospital parent eduction coordinator and lactation consultant and as past director of a residential program for single mothers qualifies her to address the needs of parents and babies in a wide range of circumstances. She is a certified childbirth educator and International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) who has provided labor assistance and breastfeeding support for hundreds of parents in various settings.

Lynn and Loren were married from 1975 until he passed away in 2010. Their children are Kati and husband Justin, and Rodney and wife Anne. Lynn lives in Central California and greatly enjoys her role as grandma.


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