Amanda Allen

Amanda Allen joined Healthy Birth Day, Inc. and Count the Kicks as Operations Specialist in June 2019. Amanda is a graduate of Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and earned her law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California, with a concentration in Public Law & Policy.

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Dashonda LaTrese Watkins

Hello, my name is DaShonda LaTrese Watkins. I am honored to become the second Count the Kicks Ambassador in Ohio! I live in Cincinnati, Ohio with my husband, Jeremy, our fur baby Juliette, and many close relatives.

On June 2, 2018, my husband Jeremy and I learned that our precious daughter, Aubrey Elise Watkins no longer had a heartbeat.

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Jacquie Easley

Jacqueline Easley McGhee is director of Community Services & Diversity Services for MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center. She is active in many community organizations, has been an advocate for women and minorities and was the first African American female to serve as a Des Moines School Board member when she was elected in the 1990s.

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