Yvonne is a trainer, consultant and advisor with CenteringPregnancy and Parenting. In the 90’s she worked nearly three years as a nurse in Nigeria running a primary health care clinic. Returning to Europe she decided to be trained as a midwife in Britain. Working as an independent midwife in the Netherlands she and her colleagues started Centering Pregnancy in their midwifery practice. She was impressed with the impact of the program on the families’ health and well-being. Yvonne combines her work as a clinical midwife in a hospital near Amsterdam with being a Centering Pregnancy and Parenting trainer/consultant. She also loves to travel and hike with her husband and son.