About FamilyEducation's Medical Reviewers

Maria Jasanya, MSN, RNC, CLC, CNM, CNE

Maria Jasanya, MSN, RNC, CLC, CNM, CNE

Registered Nurse

Maria Jasanya is a Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Midwife, and Certified Nurse Educator. 

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Metta Weaver, DNP, APRN, CNM

DNP, APRN, CNM, Midwife and Women's Health Lead

About Metta

Having graduated with a Master’s degree from the Frontier Nursing University in 2016, Metta became a Certified Nurse Midwife and has since attained a… read more about this author

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Neha Sheth

Board-Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist

About Neha

Neha is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist in New York City. She is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. A dedicated OB-GYN, she holds… read more about this author

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Shannon Tripp, RN

Pediatric ER Nurse (R.N.)

About Shannon

Shannon is a pediatric ER nurse and a mother of five. She is the founder of … read more about this author

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Shari Nethersole, M.D.

Pediatric Physician and VP for Community Health and Engagement at Boston Children’s Hospital

About Shari

Having attained her undergraduate degree from Yale, Shari went on to study for her medical degree at Harvard Medical School, before then completing… read more about this author

Taylor Mertz

Taylor Mertz, CNM

Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM)

About Taylor

Taylor has years of experience practicing nurse-midwifery. As a midwife, much of her time has been spent attending births and caring for people… read more about this author

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Tina Hayes, MSN, RN, RNC-OB

Specialist in Obstetric Nursing and Maternal Safety

About Tina 

Tina Hayes is a nurse with over 20 years of experience in labor and delivery and clinical education. Tina began her career in med/surg nursing… read more about this author