Amy Vogelaar is qualified as a Licensed Midwife in Washington State, USA, since 2002, an IBCLC since 2015, an IAIM Certified Infant Massage Instructor, and a Licensed BabyCalm and ToddlerCalm consultant. Amy has lived in the Middle East region since 2002 and worked as a midwife, a childbirth educator, a lactation educator and consultant, and a parent educator in a variety of capacities and roles in Bahrain and Dubai, UAE. Currently, Amy is co-founder of Love Parenting UAE, a Dubai-based educational consultancy offering Hypnobirthing, Breastfeeding, Antenatal BabyCalm, Baby Massage, Baby-led Weaning, Baby Sign Language, BabyCalm Sleep, and ToddlerCalm classes and workshops to support parents from pregnancy through the toddler years. Amy also provides education and support through a variety of Facebook groups and forums for expatriate parents and parents-to-be in the UAE. Amy graduated from Vassar College in the USA in 1992 with a BA in women’s studies and Seattle Midwifery School in 2002 with a certificate in midwifery. Amy has lived in Dubai with her husband and 2 daughters since 2010 and is passionate about providing evidence-based information and support to women and couples so that they may find their own path to a satisfying pregnancy, birth, and early years of parenting.