Shannon Lawton-O’Boyle, BA is a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE), Doula, Registered Prenatal Yoga Specialist (RYPS, RYT200) and Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) living and working in the St. Louis greater metro area. Shannon has taken advanced training from Evidence Based Birth® on how to help families get evidence based care, as well as all official continuing education courses from EBB covering topics like Due Dates, Advanced Maternal Age, Homebirth Transfers, Newborn Procedures and more and has received training from EBB on how to effectively teach continuing education courses to professionals. She has a passion for providing quality childbirth and parenting education on updated research practices and informed decision making in a culturally considerate manner to her clients, fellow professionals, and local community. In recent years, Shannon has developed a network of professional connections and has been asked to present on issues of labor and Doula support, prenatal yoga, and general maternity care culture. She currently runs a brick and mortar studio for prenatal and postpartum education, support, and wellness featuring yoga, classes, and support groups for new and growing families.