Abbey Robinson, Owner
Abbey became impassioned for supporting others during her own difficult transition into motherhood. What stood out to her most was how supported and cared for she felt throughout her journey. She began caring for families as a birth doula in 2001. Over the years, her practice expanded into other areas where she felt she could be helpful to families including infant feeding, sleep, and a broad range of parenting subjects.
Abbey has a thirst for knowledge and passion for supporting others through the greatest transition in life, growing a family. She takes great pride in her work and brings great attention to detail and confidence along with her. She has personally attended hundreds of deliveries in hospitals and has supported women in operating rooms many times.
Abbey has 4 children (21, 18, 12 and 8) and lives in the hospital district of Fort Worth. She is an avid cyclist and loves to travel.
Mar 2017- Dec 2017 FW Birth Center Office Manager
Feb 2016-Sept 2017 Birth Doula Trainer and Postpartum and Infant Care Doula Trainer (ProDoula)
Feb 2016 BEST DOULA SERVICE Fort Worth Child Magazine
Jan 2016 ProDoula Doula Trainer Training
Oct 2015 ProDoula Instilling Strength conference
July 2015 Montessori Certified Assistant to Infants
May 2015 ProDoula Certified Labor Doula (CD)
April 2015 ProDoula Placenta Prep, PostPartum Placenta Encapsulation Specialist training
April 2015 ProDoula Labor doula training PreCertified Labor Doula
Feb 2015 ProDoula Postpartum doula training PreCertified Postpartum Doula
Feb 2015 Voted “Best Doula Service” 2015 by Fort Worth Child Magazine
Nov 2014 Birth Boot Camp DOULA program training
Oct 2014 President, Texas Birth Networks
Sept 2014 co-developed non-profit group, Texas Birth Networks (TXBN)
August 2014, VBAC facts workshop with Jen Kamel www.vbacfacts.com
May-June 2014 Admin Asst. for Fort Worth Birthing and Wellness Center
June 2014, Breastfeeding intensive for professionals with Mellanie Sheppard, IBCLC
April 2014, Organized and Birth Round Up conference
with Dr. and Mrs. Sears, Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Jennie Joseph, Jill Arnold
February 2014, Voted "Best Doula Service" 2014 by Fort Worth Child Magazine
Jan 2014, renewed Certification for Birth Boot Camp instructor
Nov 2013, Completed TENS unit training with Serenity Birth Services.
Sept 2013, Neonatal Resuscitation Certification with Karen Strange.
Nov 2012, Birth Boot Camp Certified Instructor
Sept 2013, Acupressure and Energy Flow Awareness for Birth with Sarah Brock.
Sept 2012, Organized Improving Birth Rally in Arlington, TX.
Aug 2012, Spinning Babies (optimal fetal positioning) workshop with Gail Tully.
2012, Hosted Ina May Gaskin in Fort Worth with Tarrant County Birth Network.
2008, Trained as CAPPA Childbirth Educator
2006, leader with Holistic Moms Network (2.5 years)
2003-2005 worked as front and back office medical assistant (insurance claims/blood draws/lab work)
2003, Remington College, Nationally Accredited Registered Medical Assistant program
w/president's high honor roll NRCMA# 28886
2002, Office manager at Lover's Lane Birth Center.
2002, completed the DONA training program for doulas.
2001, John Peter Smith's Labor Companion Program.
2000, Accredited La Leche League Leader (retired)
2000, Recognized by the North Texas Breastfeeding Coalition for Exemplary Performance in Breastfeeding Promotion and Support, awarded Dallas City Hall.
Volunteer positions since 2001, including La Leche League, ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network), HMN (Holistic Moms Network), and Birth Network National.
Tarrant County Birth Network since 2010, and a Regional Coordinator since March 2012. Appointed President of Texas Birth Networks in 2014 and serve on the management board for 3 years.