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Meet The Team


Kathryn Coyne RN

Clinical Nurse Manager,

 Midwife Assistant, Childbirth Educator, Placenta Encapsulation Specialist, & Doula


After starting with our practice as a midwifery assistant in 2020, she has grown into our wonderful nurse manager. She can almost always be seen hard at work in the office!


Ashlynn Rainwater

Admin Assistant

Typically, the first friendly face you will see upon entering our facility! She is always available in the office to assist with any questions while handling phones, scheduling and more! She is your go to gal for setting up a meet & greet, scheduling appointments, and so much more!


Jessica Rhude

Insurance Biller

Although she works remotely, she is always available to answer any questions in regards to insurance & billing claims. She can be reached at:



Shannon Gaydeski, IBCLC

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant 

She joined us as our on staff lactation consultant in early 2021 to begin offering additional support to the Bella Donna Midwifery mamas in the postpartum period!


Hadassah Wright, CLD

Midwifery Assistant, Certified Doula, and Childbirth Educator

A top notch addition to any birth team as a dual trained and certified doula through These Are My Hours, and CAPPA. She joined the Bella Donna Midwifery team as a doula, midwifery assistant and birth educator in 2021.


Caroline Tittle, RN, CLD

Midwifery Assistant, Registered Nurse, Certified Doula and Childbirth Educator, EMT

After becoming an EMT in 2016, Caroline has ince become an RN and one of our doulas by certifying through CAPPA in 2022. She is passionate about providing kind, empathetic, & educated care to mothers in our area. 


Melissa Cruz

Midwifery Assistant,

Student Midwife, & Doula


She first began working as a doula in 2014. Melissa then began at Bella Donna Midwifery in October of 2017 as a birth assistant. She fell in love with birth work after having an amazing home birth with her fourth baby following three great hospital births. She is now on the journey to become a CPM.


Brittney Westbrook

Midwifery Assistant, Doula, Class Instructor, and Placenta Master

Not only is she one of our birth assistants and doulas, but she is also an aspiring midwife. She also spends her time instructing Birth2Baby classes on the weekends!


Alison Hurd 

Registered Nurse & International Board Certified Lactation Consultant 


 I started my nursing career in the Mother-Baby unit of a hospital in October of 2013. From there I fell in love with helping my couplets to successfully breastfeed; I fell deeper in love when I was later able to successfully breastfeed my first child. In January of 2017, I started my journey to become an IBCLC and worked in the hospital as lead lactation consultant until April of 2021. After a short break from work life, I jumped at the opportunity to join the team of IBCLC's at Bella Donna. 


Rebecca Guy

Registered NInternational Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Becca began her nursing journey in 2017 as a labor and delivery nurse. Early on, she discovered her passion for assisting mothers in their breastfeeding journeys and has been working in the lactation specialty since 2018 and joined the Bella Donna team in early 2022 to aid in making lactation support more accessible to mothers within our community.


Latterbeaudeir, RN

Midwifery Assistant, Registered Nurse, & Childbirth Educator

With over ten years of experience as an RN with a focus on labor & delivery and a background in the U.S. Navy, Sherri joined the BDM team in early 2022 to utilize her skills helping mothers in out of hospital birth.

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