Kelly Rutan is the owner and founder of Motherline. Kelly welcomes the opportunity to work with all families, and, as a mother herself, understands the importance of having caring and experienced support during the challenging newborn phase. Kelly uses her own life-experiences and her passion to support new mothers to connect with and care for every family she works with. As a former attorney and working mother, she has special insight into the needs of professional, working parents as they adjust to life home with their new baby. As a mother of two, Kelly also loves helping families with older siblings connect and bond with the newest member of their family.

Kelly is a DONA Certified Postpartum Doula. In order to offer her clients the best breastfeeding support possible, she has expanded her basic postpartum training by attending a Breastfeeding for Doulas class, taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Kelly is also a ProDoula Certified Postpartum Placenta Specialist and offers the highest quality encapsulation experience in the area. She is active in many birth and parenting groups around the Triangle and maintains a list of excellent resources for her clients.

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