Birth Practice Advisors

Birth Practice is physician-approved for hospital births. Our advisors are experts in their fields and passionate about supporting women through pregnancy, labor, birth and early motherhood.

Dr. Tong Liu, MD

Dr. Toni Liu is a former OB/GYN, now family physician, cartoonist, and wellness coach. She is a strong advocate for holistic health, social justice, and women's reproductive and sexual education.

She obtained her medical education at Brown University, her OB/GYN training at Baystate Health and Family Medicine training at University of Michigan Medical Center, with a specialty in women's health.

Dr. Kim Love, ND

Dr. Kim Love is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Craniosacral therapist with a passion for mental health, neurological disorders, and women’s postpartum health. After graduating from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor degree in Social Work, she volunteered with AmeriCorps for one year before joining the US Marines and serving as a Marine Officer for five years. She studied pre-med at MiraCosta community college, then attended Naturopathic Medical School at Bastyr University California.

Ellie Lindenmayer

Ellie is a certified childbirth educator, birth doula, lactation counselor and pediatric sleep consultant. She is the founder of Joyful Birthing & Beyond and has supported hundreds of families on their parenthood journeys. Ellie is passionate about all things birth and baby but especially empowering parents to make informed decisions, to approach birth with a sense of trust and confidence, and to have a successful transition into the new demands of parenthood.

Ellie has trained with The HypnoBirthing Institute, DONA International, the Academy of Lactation Practice and Policy, and the Center for Pediatric Sleep Management. Ellie is a mother to three children and lives outside of Boston.

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