Vonda Gates of BirthBasics

Vonda Gates, RN, ICCE, ICD, IAT, CHT, and BirthBasics Educator

Vonda has been a certified childbirth educator since 1991. She became a DONA certified doula in 1993. As an organizing member of Prepared Childbirth of Tifton she provided childbirth education and doula care to birthing families in southern Georgia in the local regional hospital and privately.

Vonda currently serves on the ICEA Executive Committee and is the primary coordinator of the ICEA Professional Childbirth Educator Program update and on-line program. Vonda enjoys sharing the Hug Your Baby program as a HUG teacher. Locally Vonda provides classes for clients in the childbearing year in the Chattanooga/North Georgia area.

Vonda Gates was recognized as the ‘2015 Outstanding ICEA Approved Trainer’ at the Lamaze/ICEA International Conference, Raising the Stakes, held in Las Vegas, NV.

Vonda is happily married to Roger for 37 years and together they delight in three adult children and a first grandson.