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About the Bloggers

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Adita Lang

Adita Yrizarry-Lang is a best-selling author, speaker, and holistic lifestyle coach. She’s a mother of 2 which is her greatest claim to fame!

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Amy Feldman, MD

Dr. Amy Feldman is a pediatric allergist and immunologist within the Division of Allergy and Immunology.

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Ana-Sofia DuLaney

Ana-Sofia DuLaney a Miami native and a contributor for Miami Mom Collective.

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Becky Salgado

Becky Salgado serves as the Business Development Manager for Miami Mom Collective.

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Bella Behar

Bella Behar is a blogger for Miami Mom Collective and enjoys sharing her experience online as a parent.

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Carrie Firestone Baum, MD, MPH

Dr. Carrie Firestone Baum is a board-certified pediatric gastroenterologist.

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Cindy Herdé

Cindy Herdé is a pediatric speech and language pathologist. She has over 15 years of experience working within various clinical settings in the pediatric feeding field.

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Claryza Pujol MS, CCC-SLP

Claryza Pujol is a speech language pathologist, feeding and swallowing specialist who has been positively impacting the lives of families since 2002.

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Diane Morales

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Diane Morales is a Certified Child Life Specialist and has been working at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital since 2016.

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Ginevra Janus

Ginevra Bianchini Janus has been a pediatric dietitian for over 14 years.

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Isabella Ancheta, ATC, LAT

Isabella Ancheta is a certified athletic trainer with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Sports Health Program.

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Jackeline Sanchez, PhD

Dr. Jackeline Sanchez is a licensed psychologist at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

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Jenise Subervi

Jenise is Miami born and bred, a former special education teacher turned portrait photographer. She is a wife and a mother of two.

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Jennifer Rodriguez

​Jennifer Rodriguez Anzoátegui is a bilingual Speech Language Pathologist.

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Krystal Giraldo

Krystal Giraldo is the Domestic Violence Unit Calendar Coordinator for our county’s 11th Judicial Circuit but before that, a mom and bonus mom.

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Leyanee Perez, RN/LDN

Wellness & Community Dietitian. Leyanee has impacted the lives of many children and families throughout Miami-Dade County through the nutrition outreach program called #GiveMe5.

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Luxme Hariharan, MD, MPH

Dr. Luxme Hariharan is a pediatric ophthalmologist within the Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

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Malvina Duncan

Malvina is the Injury Prevention Coordinator for Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Safe Kids Coordinator for Miami-Dade County.

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Marcia Diaz de Villegas

Marcia Diaz De Villegas was named one of South Florida's Power Leaders in Marketing in 2017. She is a wife and mother of two accomplished daughters.

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Maria Parra, MS, RD, LDN

Maria is the registered Dietitian for the Sports Health Center. She is well-versed on medical nutrition therapies and outpatient nutrition counseling.

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Meredith Kallaher

Meredith is a Miami Mom Collective Contributor. She also helps businesses explode their sales goals by crafting their brand stories and marketing strategy.

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Nicole Gondar Hernandez, M.S., CCC-SLP

Nicole Gondar Hernandez is a bilingual speech-language pathologist for Nicklaus Children's Hospital and the Lead of Clinical Operations for the Miramar and Midtown Outpatient Centers.

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Rachelle Haime

Rachelle's experiences with postpartum depression inspired her to become a maternal mental health advocate.

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Reshma Babra Naidoo, PhD

Dr. Reshma Naidoo is a licensed neuropsychologist and neurorehabilitation specialist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Rose Alvarez-Salvat, PhD

Dr. Rose Alvarez-Salvat is a child and adolescent psychologist, she's specially trained to work with children facing chronic medical conditions.

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Sandeep P. Davé, MD

Dr. Sandeep Davé is a board-certified pediatric otolaryngologist and serves as chief of the Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists Section of Otolaryngology. He is the proud father of 4 children.

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Sara Rivero-Conil, PsyD

Dr. Rivero-Conil is a pediatric psychologist and the associate director of the Department of Psychology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Shifra Koyfman, MD

Dr. Koyfman is a pediatric gastroenterologist within the Division of Gastroenterology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

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Vanessa Guerra, MD

Dr. Guerra is an Urgent Care physician and the Medical Director of the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Telehealth department.

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Vanessa Molina Santamaria

Vanessa is a writer, editor, creative director and project manager who is passionate about bringing stories to life with words, photography and design.

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Victoria Fierro-Cobas, MD

Dr. Victoria Fierro is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician, providing evaluations and treatment for children and adolescents with a variety of developmental and behavioral challenges.

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Zoe Costa

Zoe Costa is a blogger for Miami Mom Collective and a military spouse. She has two daughters and is a part-time online fitness coach.

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Past Contributors

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Anais Grullon

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Bessy Barbeite

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Cristina Edmunds

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Kara Marante

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Kathy Buccio

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Maeghan Garcia

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Michelle Nuñez-Mendoza

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Nikki Novo

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Paula Zelaya