Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, APRN, is the founder and owner of Evidence Based Birth®. The mission of Evidence Based Birth® is to put research evidence directly into the hands of families and professionals. Rebecca received her Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing from the University of Kentucky and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Rebecca has more than a dozen peer-reviewed publications and serves as a peer reviewer for maternal health research journals, volunteers on the advisory board of ImprovingBirth.org, and has presented to a number of leading organizations in the birthing field, including the American College of Nurse Midwives, the March of Dimes, and Lamaze and DONA International. Rebecca teaches childbirth classes in Lexington, Kentucky, and also travels nationally to speak to professionals.