Margaret’s gift is guiding families through the transition into parenthood. She has over 30 years experience as a Registered Nurse and 20 years experience as a Certified Childbirth Educator. Preparing mothers-to-be and their partners for labor, birth, and the first months home with a new baby is Margaret’s passion. As a Registered Nurse, she knows that knowledgeable and empowered patients often experience less fear and anxiety during birth, and feel more confident and secure with their newborns. As a wife and mother of three, she understands the many challenges new parents face.She aims to smooth the way with gentle guidance, trusted advice and emotional support. Margaret teaches new mom and baby groups at Over The Moon.
In 2014, Margaret partnered with Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Tufts Women’s Care South in Braintree, and MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham, to provide their perinatal education programs. Thus, New Arrival Educators, which became Over The Moon Parenting in 2016, was born.
Over The Moon Parent and Child Enrichment Center in Norwell, MA to offer comprehensive expert education, support and community to new families on the south shore from pregnancy to preschool, including childbirth, newborn essentials and breastfeeding classes, new mom and baby groups, enrichment classes in child development, art and music for caregivers to enjoy with their child, parent workshops, and a Toddler Playschool. It offers free, weekly drop-in breastfeeding group, infant & child CPR classes, AHA CPR certification classes and fitness for expectant and new mothers. Steadfastly dedicated to growing families, Margaret built Over The Moon to offer a wide variety of services for parents, grandparents, caregivers, and the little ones they love.
Prior to New Arrival Educators and Over The Moon Parenting, she was the Childbirth Education Program Manager for Isis Parenting in Boston, Massachusetts and was responsible for 23 class locations in 3 states, including major medical centers in Boston, Atlanta, and Dallas/Fort Worth. Margaret also worked as an Early Parenting Educator at Isis Parenting; as a Maternal-Child Staff Nurse, Childbirth and Early Parenting Educator at South Shore Hospital, Weymouth, Massachusetts and as the Assistant Nurse Manager of a High Risk Antepartum and Postpartum Unit at St. Francis Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut. She began her career as a Staff Nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital after earning her Bachelor of Science from Boston College and later her Masters in Nursing Administration from the University of Connecticut.
Margaret lives in Duxbury with her husband and daughter, and is very proud of her two grown sons. She loves walking on the beach, cuddling her bunny, and going on trips with her girlfriends from college. She is on the board of the Norwell Chamber of Commerce, and is dedicated to community service on the south shore.