Our Care Providers

At WellNested, our goal is to be the experts in postpartum care so you don’t have to be. Each of our providers must pass a rigorous vetting process that is unique to each category to ensure they have the knowledge and experience necessary to excel in their specific role and that you feel safe welcoming each WN care provider into your new family virtually or at home.

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At a minimum, each WellNested Verified provider must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Pass federal, state and county level criminal background checks
  • Undergo academic and professional background checks
  • Meet minimum # of years experience working with infants (varies by role)
  • Provide reliable references
  • Attend a face-to-face (now virtual!) interview
  • Must have up-to-date vaccinations and flu shot
  • Must meet WN’s “fit” criteria, including a passion for caregiving work, sensitivity to the unique needs of each family and respect for/support of parents’ decisions

Meet Some of
Our Expert Providers

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Libby Quinby

Libby Quinby is a Registered Nurse and is training to become a Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). She has more than 13 years of experience in maternal and newborn care at Mass General Hospital and New England OB/GYN. At WellNested, she provides in-home and virtual care to new moms during the “4th Trimester”. She is a Boston College graduate She lives in Franklin, MA with her husband, two daughters and dog.

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Mary Ellen Galante

Mary Ellen Galante is a Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Registered Nurse and Certified Nurse-Midwife. She has more than 16 years of experience in her own private practice and at Boston Medical Center and she speaks fluent Spanish and Haitian Creole. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Cornell University), Masters Science in Nursing (Yale University) and Master of Public Health (Boston University).

Female Founded. Built in Boston.

WellNested is founded by two women passionate about the health and wellbeing of all families.

Stephanie Rampello
Stephanie was born, raised and educated in Mass among a family of doctors & nurses, and found her true passion in life during her first job in a hospital. Believes health & happiness go hand in hand.

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Karina Akib
Karina hails from Australia, where she noticed that all of her friends got much better postnatal care than we do in the States. She spent her career using tech to improve the lives of those need it most (before moving to Boston and making it her home). Believes in working towards a mission bigger than herself.

Both met at MIT Sloan where they became fast friends. After seeing friends, family and colleagues struggle to navigate accessing the right care after birth - and seeing how much better the experience could be based on the care being provided to women in the UK, France, Germany, Australia, Singapore and others - they knew being a new parent didn’t have to be so difficult. And they knew they could do something about it. That’s how WellNested was born.

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Our Team

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Jonathan Baker

Founding Software Engineer

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Ian Anderson

Software Engineer

Our Advisors

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Caitlin King, MD/MBA

Pediatrician, Centre Pediatrics, Brookline

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Nic Mendoza

Co-Founder/CTO, Statera, software application for clinical compensation

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Charlie Choi

CEO Axia Women's Health, one of the country’s largest OB/GYN practices

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Marjory Bravard, MD

Director of Inpatient Medicine, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital