Education & Experience



Gena Kirby Rebozo Certified

I have completed my birth doula training through DONA International.

I am certified on use of the Robozo, a traditional Mexican shawl which has numerous comforting uses during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum.

I am trained on the use of the relaxbirth chair available exclusively at Akron City Hospital. Be one of the first in the US to experience a relaxbirth! relaxbirth Study Information

I have education on the use of essential oils during labor and for baby.


Healthy Children Project Center for Breastfeeding


I am a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) through The Healthy Children Project’s Center for Breastfeeding


Specialized Experience and Knowledge:

  • Prematurity
  • NICU/Special Care Nursery
  • Pumping at work
  • Donating milk
  • Home Birth
  • Inductions

I am a leader of La Leche League of Cuyahoga Falls, as well as a supporting member of La Leche League International.


A list of references is available upon request.



© 2014 by Nicki Lantz, CLC   Akron Birth Doula and Certified Lactation Counselor