Fledgling Families
Childbirth Education

Helen O’Keeffe, RNC, CCE

Completed RN training in native Ireland, followed by Midwifery training and work experience in England starting in 1990.  Twenty-nine years of work experience as a Labor and Delivery nurse at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, with 20 years certification as a high risk Ob/Gyn nurse.  Childbirth Educator certified for the last 10 years. Inpatient Obstetrics Certification (NCC)

Gracielle Ortiz, BSN, RN, CCE

Nineteen years experience within a maternal child unit.  Within that, two years were on a postpartum unit and one year on medical – surgical units.

Antoinette Grant, BSN, RNC, CCE, CBC

With 25 years of maternal child nursing experience, I am here to guide, support and enhance your antenatal, labor and postpartum experience. I am certified and specialize in high-risk obstetric care.  In addition, I am a certified breastfeeding counselor and BLS CPR instructor. I am here to provide optimal care and support for your family, I am here for you.

Antoinette LaTouche, BSN, RNC, CCE

Thirty-two years Labor and Delivery experience at Beth Israel Medical Center as a Team Leader. Significant experience in caring for the laboring and immediate postpartum patient.  Operating room, recovery room and Neonatal Intensive care (NICU) experience.  Inpatient Obstetrics Certification (NCC)