Ashley joined Gentle Beginnings in 2016 with more than 10 years of nursing experience. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Villanova University and a Master of Science in Nurse-Midwifery and Women’s Health from the University of Pennsylvania. Ashley spent six years as a labor and delivery nurse in NYC at Weill Cornell Medical Center where she was honored as Baby Nurse of the Year in 2013. It was this work experience that led her to pursue Midwifery as a career. During her education at the University of Pennsylvania, she completed the course “Infant and Maternal Health in the Americas” where she traveled to Guatemala to work with local women and midwives to improve their resources and knowledge of women’s health and obstetrics. At Gentle Beginnings, Ashley provides prenatal care, natural birth at Inspira Medical Center Elmer and gynecologic care across a woman’s lifespan. She believes in being a strong advocate for women while educating and supporting them in their overall health and wellness.