Meet our team of dedicated and experienced professionals.
Joy MacTavish, MA, IBCLC, RLC, ICCE
Joy joined Beyond Birth Seattle with experience as an international board certified lactation consultant; childbirth and newborn educator; birth and postpartum doula; and mother. She brings expertise in social media and communicating with moms today. She teaches several breastfeeding and parenting classes and is offering lactation and parenting consultations including in-home, phone and internet video based options. You can learn more about Joy at Sound Beginnings
Dolly Smith, RN, MS, IBCLC
Dolly is a registered nurse with a Master’s Degree in Maternal Child Nursing. She has been working with pregnant, adopting and postpartum families since 1983. She is a parent and birth professional educator, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and an adoptive mother. In 2016, Dolly started working as a lactation consultant at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Dolly is very enthusiastic about supporting families through their parenting journey. Visit Dolly’s website After the Stork
Barbara Orcutt, RN, MN – May offer services to families on Lopez Island
Barbara is a maternal child specialist, lactation consultant and parent educator with a Master’s Degree in Family and Child Nursing. She has taught childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting and safety classes since 1985. Barb now lives on Lopez Island and is retired although, she continue to help with the Breastfeeding Help Beyond the Hospital Stay Conference each year.