We are a movement that empowers the community and journey of motherhood.

The Hatch Community

The journey of motherhood is burdened with fragmented resources and conflicting information, making it difficult to navigate and create a trusted support network.

With our new approach, Hatch aims to remove all the various aspects of stress within the full cycle of motherhood by assembling a community of medical experts, wellness resources, and exquisitely curated content that are all easily accessible under the Hatch umbrella to ensure the best outcomes for mother and baby.

Who We Are

Communicators | Collaborators | Mission-Driven Experts

A collaborative group of mission-driven experts, curating evidence-based content that enables women to grow, glow, and know through nurturing the bond between head, heart, and womb.

The Doctors

  • Radhika Kakarla, MD FACOG

    Dr. Radhika Kakarla is the CEO, Medical Director, and Founder of HATCH.  She is a board-certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist with 20 years of experience. Dr. Kakarla is a highly-skilled and well-respected physician in the community currently practicing with Main Line OB-GYN and also holds affiliations at several nearby hospitals. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University,...

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  • Elizabeth D. Krause, PhD

    Dr. Elizabeth Krause is the HATCH Psychological Health and Wellness Expert. She is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in women’s mental health and wellness. Dr. Krause’s private clinical practice, Women’s Wellness Solutions, LLC, is based out of an obstetrics and gynecology office. She uses evidence-based practices that have been shown to effectively reduce women’s stress and boost mental health...

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  • Scott Pugh, MD FAAP

    Dr. Scott Pugh is the HATCH Pediatric Health and Wellness Physician.  He is currently a pediatrician practicing with Gordon-Klinow Pediatric Associates in Bryn Mawr. Dr. Pugh graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in 2004 before completing his Pediatric Residency at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, VA in 2008.   He has served as a General Pediatrician at...

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  • Nancey Hahn, MD

    Dr. Nancey Hahn is a HATCH Women’s Health and Wellness Physician. She was raised in Phoenixville, PA and graduated from Phoenixville High School in 1991. She served in the US Air Force for six years after high school with assignments to Japan and Germany before earning a degree in Anthropology from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2003. Dr....

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  • Theresa Johns, DC, CCSP

    Dr. Theresa Johns is a HATCH Spine Expert. She received her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree in 2000 and then her Chiropractic Sports Physician certification in 2012. Dr. Johns is an expert in the function of the human body during movement from high level athletics to everyday activities. She focuses on total body wellness and reaching optimal functioning, not just relieving...

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The Experts

  • David Fox

    David Fox is the CFO and Co-Founder of HATCH. He is the former President and CEO of DenTek Oral Care, a global consumer products company specializing in over-the-counter oral care products. Prior to DenTek, David spent more than twenty years in the consumer industry, in positions of increasing responsibility in finance, marketing and general management. He also was a senior...

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  • Nikki Blagden

    Nikki Blagden is a HATCH Pilates and Fitness Expert. Her teaching is influenced by her 2009 Pilates certification, Restorative Exercise Specialist Training, and various seminars with classical and contemporary Pilates instructors. Nikki’s personal movement history includes 20 years of yoga practice, Pilates, running, walking, dancing, snowboarding, and paddle tennis. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of California...

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  • Randi Coen Gilbert

    Randi Coen Gilbert is a HATCH Yoga and Fitness Expert. She is an E-RYT 500-hour Certified and Registered Prenatal Yoga instructor. Randi completed her teacher training at YogaLife in 2001 and has taught for the past 16 years. She began practicing yoga almost 30 years ago, with her children becoming her spiritual inspiration and ‘little gurus’. Her classes combine the...

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  • Kebi Denard

    Kebi Denard is a HATCH Pilates and Fitness Expert. She has been a dancer and lover of movement most of her life. Kebi first learned pilates while studying ballet and modern dance at the performing arts high school in Oklahoma City. After 15 years of dancing, she changed focus and attended Oklahoma State University where she received a BA in English...

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  • Christina Duff, CD (DONA)

    Christina Duff is a HATCH Childbirth Educator.  She is a DONA-certified Doula and Certified Breastfeeding Counselor through the Nursing Mothers Alliance. Christina graduated from Drexel University in 2000 and continued with graduate work at West Chester University.   The birth of her first child was an empowering experience, which inspired her to help other women have their best birth experience....

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  • Saely Espaillat

    Saely Espaillat is a HATCH Child Sitter and Client Relations Team Member . She is currently working to complete her bachelor’s degree in Marketing at West Chester University. In addition, she works at SAP to help finance her education. Saely prides herself on being a strong and independent woman and aspires to get her MBA someday. Saely grew up in Malvern and...

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  • Molly Funk

    Molly Funk is a HATCH Bootcamp and Fitness Expert. She has always had a passion for teaching. She is a full-time mommy, and part-time reading specialist and fitness instructor. Molly got her start with fitness as a Zumba instructor, then slowly transitioned into teaching Les Mills Body Combat and Grit. She loves teaching Bootcamp style classes because they are an extremely...

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  • Brittiney George

    Brittiney George is a HATCH Infant Massage and Baby Signs Expert.  She is a Certified Educator of Infant Massage and Baby Signs Classes as well as a Somatic Therapist specializing in Transformative Touch.  Brittiney’s passion for Infant Massage stems from her knowledge of the impact that listening and touch have in the development of a healthy touch history.  She educates...

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  • Adriana Houdaille

    Adriana Houdaille is a HATCH Yoga and Fitness Expert. She has practiced yoga for over 20 years. Adriana completed her initial 200 hours of training in 2009 with Cara Bradley and subsequently began additional training in yoga therapy at Yoga Life. She is a RYT 500. “As a multi-cultural woman, I have come across women of very diverse backgrounds in...

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  • Quavin Johnson, LMT

    Quavin Johnson is a HATCH Massage Therapist. She is a licensed massage therapist with over 13 years of bodywork experience. Specializing in connective tissue massage, Quavin draws from her nearly lifelong practice of yoga, aromatherapy, herbalism and astrology to create a massage experience that assists clients in finding alignment both inside and out. Since childhood, Quavin has been passionate about the...

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  • Angela Knight

    Angela Knight is a HATCH Yoga and Fitness Expert. In addition to being a yoga teacher, she is a certified herbalist and doula. After taking her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Seattle and teaching for a few years, she found her niche working with new and expectant mothers and those with infectious diseases both here in the US and abroad. Angela has...

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  • Hana Lehmann, CD (DONA)

    Hana Lehmann is a HATCH Childbirth Educator. She graduated from Swarthmore College where her passion for birth, women’s health, and social justice blossomed. There she received her birth doula training and certification through DONA International. A few months later, she completed her postpartum doula training with the same organization. Currently, Hana teaches childbirth education at Lifecycle WomanCare, formerly The Birth Center...

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  • Lisa Lord

    Lisa Lord is a HATCH Working Mother Expert. She is a dynamic, inspirational speaker and life coach with a passion for helping people achieve their greatest potential.  As the mother of three grown children, Lisa navigated her own 25+ year career in Human Resources working for Fortune 500 companies such as Johnson & Johnson, PECO, SAP and Shire Pharmaceuticals.  In...

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  • Ashley Meves, RN

    Ashley Meves is a HATCH Pediatric Health and Wellness Expert.  She has been a Registered Nurse at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) with over 6 years experience in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  Additionally, she serves as a CPR instructor.  Ashley’s unyielding passion to care for newborn children and helping their families through challenging times is what drives her...

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  • Melissa Mothersil

    Melissa Mothersil is a HATCH Child Sitter and Client Relations Team Member. Raised in Delaware County, she recently graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Villanova University. She went into nursing with the desire to provide preventive healthcare services to underdeveloped populations, particularly women and children. Melissa is very interested in health promotion and would one day like to...

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  • Emily Murray, RD, LDN

    Emily Murray is a HATCH Nutrition Expert. She is an experienced Registered Dietitian and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist who has been working with children and adults regarding weight management, cardiovascular disease, food sensitivities, eating disorders and pregnancy and lactation. Emily received her B.A. in Psychology from Georgetown University and began her career in the marketing industry. She took part in focus groups...

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  • Cecelia Osowski, CD (DONA)

    Cecelia Osowski is a HATCH Childbirth Educator.  She grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. In 2006, she moved to Pennsylvania to attend Swarthmore College and became connected to the Philadelphia area. After exploring work in several different fields including teaching English, working in a Haitian orphanage, teaching middle school, and nannying, she was introduced to doula work...

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  • Viraj Parikh, PA-C

    Viraj Parikh is a HATCH Education Director and Maternal Health Professional. She was a practicing Physician Assistant (PA) for over 15 years and spent 13 of those years practicing Ob/Gyn. From the start, she knew her true calling was in women’s health and wellness. Viraj believes in the benefits of a mind-body approach to wellness and feels that it is important to...

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  • Cari Reilly

    Cari Reilly is a HATCH Yoga and Fitness Expert. Cari started practicing yoga in 1999 and immediately felt the deep connection of mind, breath and movement. Yoga filled a spiritual void in her life which she was seeking, and helped her relax from a stressful career of event management. Cari took her first teacher training in 2005 and realized that...

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  • Katie Rennie

    Katie Rennie is the HATCH Director of Community Relations.  She has over 6 years of sales and marketing experience.  Her entrepreneurial spirit and passion for helping others grow their business is what drives her success. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing with a minor in International business from Penn State University. She is thrilled to be able to utilize...

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  • Robin Sarkis

    Robin is a HATCH Yoga and Fitness Expert. She has been a yoga practitioner and used yoga and mindfulness to support her life fully since 2000. Yoga allows Robin to connect better with herself and others. Robin brings a light-hearted playful approach, combined with mindfulness to her classes. She has a charismatic personality that fills her classes with an energy...

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  • Hina Sheth, MS, PT, OCS, MTC

    Hina Sheth is a HATCH Pelvic Floor Expert. She is a board-certified Physical Therapist specializing in Orthopedics, including spine and pelvic floor rehabilitation. Hina is the owner and practitioner of Rebalance Physical Therapy.    Through her training as a pelvic floor specialist, she worked closely with renowned physicians and also developed an eclectic approach to treatment, integrating various manual techniques...

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  • Courtney Shively

    Courtney Shively is the HATCH Director of Client Relations.  She grew up on the Main Line and recently moved back to the area after spending five years in Fashion Sales in Manhattan. Courtney holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a minor in Psychology from Wake Forest University. She has always had a passion for health and wellness and preventative...

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  • Donna Sinnott, IBCLC

    Donna Sinnott is a HATCH Lactation Expert. She is a board-certified Lactation Consultant who is happy to lend her support to HATCH’s vision for women of the Main Line. Since 2005, Donna has been a hospital-based Lactation Consultant, which she loves. Prior to her full-time work in 2005, she was a private practice Lactation Consultant and Postnatal Doula. She had...

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  • Nicole Stokes, LMT

    Nicole Stokes is a HATCH Massage Therapist. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) that has been practicing for over 12 years and specializes in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Pre/Post Natal Massage and Orthopedic Massage. Besides being a LMT, Nicole is the proud mother of two young children. After the birth of her second child, she developed a deep passion for...

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  • Sharon Whiteman, RNC

    Sharon Whiteman is a HATCH Maternal Health Expert.  She is a Registered Nurse who brings 26 years of maternal and fetal medical experience to Hatch and is certified in Inpatient Obstetrics. Sharon’s experience has allowed her to meld her love of witnessing the miracle of life with the benefits of modern medical practice. Sharon is also a mother of five...

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  • Molly Zangrilli, IBCLC

    Molly Zangrilli is a HATCH Lactation Expert.  She is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) who loves working with moms and babies.  Molly worked in the corporate consulting world for over ten years before deciding to stay at home with her children. After helping many of her friends through their breastfeeding and child-rearing questions, Molly decided it was time...

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Radhika Kakarla, MD FACOG

Dr. Radhika Kakarla is the CEO, Medical Director, and Founder of HATCH.  She is a board-certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist with 20 years of experience. Dr. Kakarla is a highly-skilled and well-respected physician in the community currently practicing with Main Line OB-GYN and also holds affiliations at several nearby hospitals.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University, followed by her medical degree at LSU School of Medicine, as part of a six-year accelerated program. Dr. Kakarla was a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and recipient of the Senior OB-GYN Award, as well as the Residency Teaching Award, from Parkland Hospital of UT Southwestern.

She is a member of several prominent medical organizations including the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Medical Association, and Texas Medical Association.

Dr. Kakarla stays busy enjoying life to the maximum with a passion for empowering and bringing women together thus allowing them to grow to their full potential. She loves yoga and fitness, traveling the world to expand her spirituality, and spending time with family and friends. She currently resides in Villanova with her husband and two children.

Elizabeth D. Krause, PhD

Dr. Elizabeth Krause is the HATCH Psychological Health and Wellness Expert. She is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in women’s mental health and wellness. Dr. Krause’s private clinical practice, Women’s Wellness Solutions, LLC, is based out of an obstetrics and gynecology office. She uses evidence-based practices that have been shown to effectively reduce women’s stress and boost mental health and resiliency.

Dr. Krause completed her undergraduate degree at Cornell University, her doctoral degree at Duke University, and an NIH funded postdoctoral program at Georgetown University Medical Center.  She holds Department of Psychology appointments as Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania and is a visiting Assistant Professor at Swarthmore College.

Dr. Krause is a lifelong athlete. She played lacrosse for Cornell and continues to play basketball and lacrosse with her children.  She also enjoys oil painting, traveling and spending time with family and friends. Dr. Krause was born and raised in the Philadelphia suburbs and currently lives in Wayne with her husband and two children.    

Scott Pugh, MD FAAP

Dr. Scott Pugh is the HATCH Pediatric Health and Wellness Physician.  He is currently a pediatrician practicing with Gordon-Klinow Pediatric Associates in Bryn Mawr. Dr. Pugh graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in 2004 before completing his Pediatric Residency at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, VA in 2008.  

He has served as a General Pediatrician at the US Naval Hospital in Naples, Italy and held several leadership roles there including Chair of the Special Needs Review Board and Chair of the Family Advocacy Committee.  In 2011, Dr. Pugh was appointed to the Surgeon General’s Healthcare Ethics Education Development Committee.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is an award-winning bioethics essayist.  Dr. Pugh’s pediatric interests include early childhood development, sports medicine, and cardiology.

He is married to Suzanne Koziol Pugh, also a physician on the Main Line, and together they have two sons.

Nancey Hahn, MD
Dr. Nancey Hahn is a HATCH Women’s Health and Wellness Physician. She was raised in Phoenixville, PA and graduated from Phoenixville High School in 1991. She served in the US Air Force for six years after high school with assignments to Japan and Germany before earning a degree in Anthropology from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2003. Dr. Hahn then attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, graduating in 2008. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Texas A&M, Scott and White Memorial Hospital in June, 2012, joining Paoli Ob/Gyn Associates, an Axia Women’s Health Care Center, shortly thereafter. She has also been recognized as a Main Line Today Magazine “Top Doc”.

Dr. Hahn is married and has three children. In her spare time she enjoys knitting, crochet, hiking, and reading.

Theresa Johns, DC, CCSP

Dr. Theresa Johns is a HATCH Spine Expert. She received her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree in 2000 and then her Chiropractic Sports Physician certification in 2012. Dr. Johns is an expert in the function of the human body during movement from high level athletics to everyday activities. She focuses on total body wellness and reaching optimal functioning, not just relieving pain.

Dr. Johns was born in Philadelphia and she, along with most of her family, still lives in the area. She believes that through regular chiropractic care and a healthy lifestyle, new and expectant moms can relieve many of the discomforts associated with motherhood. Dr Johns’ goal at HATCH is to help build a community of healthy moms through education, one mom at a time.

David Fox

David Fox is the CFO and Co-Founder of HATCH. He is the former President and CEO of DenTek Oral Care, a global consumer products company specializing in over-the-counter oral care products. Prior to DenTek, David spent more than twenty years in the consumer industry, in positions of increasing responsibility in finance, marketing and general management. He also was a senior auditor for Coopers and Lybrand.

He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, an MBA in Finance and Marketing and is also a CPA. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur and currently serves on the board of the Jolen Company.

David lives in Haverford with his wife of 36 years, Krystyne. He has three grown children who live in the area. In his spare time, he likes to jog (very slowly), golf (very poorly), and spend time with his new grandson.

Nikki Blagden

Nikki Blagden is a HATCH Pilates and Fitness Expert. Her teaching is influenced by her 2009 Pilates certification, Restorative Exercise Specialist Training, and various seminars with classical and contemporary Pilates instructors. Nikki’s personal movement history includes 20 years of yoga practice, Pilates, running, walking, dancing, snowboarding, and paddle tennis. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of California in Santa Barbara.

Nikki looks forward to helping build a community for prenatal and postnatal women in the area. Outside of the studio, she spends time with her husband and two teens as well as volunteering at the Edward Gideon School in Philadelphia.  Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Nikki and her family have resided in Berwyn since 1996.

Randi Coen Gilbert

Randi Coen Gilbert is a HATCH Yoga and Fitness Expert. She is an E-RYT 500-hour Certified and Registered Prenatal Yoga instructor. Randi completed her teacher training at YogaLife in 2001 and has taught for the past 16 years. She began practicing yoga almost 30 years ago, with her children becoming her spiritual inspiration and ‘little gurus’. Her classes combine the spirit of positive intention with play and loving kindness. Additionally, Randi is trained as a Yoga Therapist and became a Certified Doula through DONA.  She especially loves supporting women in mindful pregnancy and parenting, as well as teaching Mommy and Me classes.

Randi received her Master’s Degree from NYU and has worked as a drama therapist with adults and children.  She continues to be a child advocate through CASA. Randi and her family spend their free time in nature, hiking, and traveling.

Kebi Denard
Kebi Denard is a HATCH Pilates and Fitness Expert. She has been a dancer and lover of movement most of her life. Kebi first learned pilates while studying ballet and modern dance at the performing arts high school in Oklahoma City. After 15 years of dancing, she changed focus and attended Oklahoma State University where she received a BA in English Literature. Almost a decade later, she began taking reformer classes, while living in Denver, to get ready for her upcoming wedding. She was instantly hooked! By November of 2010, she had begun her first pilates teacher training and in 2011 began teaching pilates full-time.
Kebi’s pilates practice led her to a yoga class where she discovered the benefits vinyasa. She believes that the structured technique of pilates keeps her strong and together so that her yoga practice can be open and fluid. In 2014 Kebi completed a 200-hour vinyasa yoga teacher training before relocating with her husband to Philadelphia. Not long after, their daughter, Isla, was born.
Kebi is committed to creating strong relationships with her clients to help them access pilates in a safe, fun, and refined way. She is also committed to a strong self-practice and continues her education so that she can continually strive towards being the best teacher she can be.
Christina Duff, CD (DONA)

Christina Duff is a HATCH Childbirth Educator.  She is a DONA-certified Doula and Certified Breastfeeding Counselor through the Nursing Mothers Alliance. Christina graduated from Drexel University in 2000 and continued with graduate work at West Chester University.  

The birth of her first child was an empowering experience, which inspired her to help other women have their best birth experience. She has received training as both a birth and postnatal doula.  She teaches seminars and childbirth preparation classes at the Bryn Mawr Birth Center, for a private OB-GYN practice, and also independently. Christina has over 10 years of experience and has attended hundreds of births, including twins and VBAC births.

She participated in the 2014 New Yorker videomentary, “An Unnecessary Cut” and is one of the founders of Well Born Baby.

Christina is the mother of three adorable children and lives in Havertown.

Saely Espaillat

Saely Espaillat is a HATCH Child Sitter and Client Relations Team Member . She is currently working to complete her bachelor’s degree in Marketing at West Chester University. In addition, she works at SAP to help finance her education. Saely prides herself on being a strong and independent woman and aspires to get her MBA someday.

Saely grew up in Malvern and currently lives in Glen Mills. She loves traveling and exploring the world along with spending time with friends and family. Saely is excited to be a part of HATCH’s supportive and caring team and hopes to make the client’s experience an exceptional one.

Molly Funk
Molly Funk is a HATCH Bootcamp and Fitness Expert. She has always had a passion for teaching. She is a full-time mommy, and part-time reading specialist and fitness instructor. Molly got her start with fitness as a Zumba instructor, then slowly transitioned into teaching Les Mills Body Combat and Grit. She loves teaching Bootcamp style classes because they are an extremely effective way for building and sculpting lean muscle and losing inches.
Molly grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but moved to Malvern, PA in 2012. They live their with their two rescue dogs, Maple and Scott, and their son, Luke, the light of her life.
She is motivated to teach Mommy and Me and Postnatal Bootcamps because of her son. After he was born, Molly did a Mommy and Me Bootcamp class that was not only excellent for her mental and physical well-being, but it was also a wonderful bonding experience with her son.
Brittiney George

Brittiney George is a HATCH Infant Massage and Baby Signs Expert.  She is a Certified Educator of Infant Massage and Baby Signs Classes as well as a Somatic Therapist specializing in Transformative Touch.  Brittiney’s passion for Infant Massage stems from her knowledge of the impact that listening and touch have in the development of a healthy touch history.  She educates parents on ways to use soothing touch with their child for relief, to aid in movement, and to increase bonding.  Her goal is to provide a safe, shame-free zone (Yes, crying babies are allowed!) that supports the amazing transition into parenthood, while also providing tools to reduce stress and deepen communication between parent and child.

Brittiney believes strongly in the value of community and creating a space where women can unplug from the chaos of the modern world and plug back into their innate wisdom. She is a faculty member of The Somatic Therapy Institute and is also the founder of Life Imitating Heart. After working in the corporate world for 11 years, she left to open a private practice at The Resiliency Center in Flourtown. She loves tacos, water, wind, kid’s laughter and hugs. She has lived in Pennsylvania for most of the last 18 years.

Adriana Houdaille

Adriana Houdaille is a HATCH Yoga and Fitness Expert. She has practiced yoga for over 20 years. Adriana completed her initial 200 hours of training in 2009 with Cara Bradley and subsequently began additional training in yoga therapy at Yoga Life. She is a RYT 500.

“As a multi-cultural woman, I have come across women of very diverse backgrounds in my life. While there are many differences, there is one absolute common aspiration: That of bringing to this world the most healthy and happy little beings, while nurturing the richest and deepest bond with them from the very first day”.

In 2015, Adriana, her husband, and their three girls returned from a two-year sailing trip around the world on their beautiful boat “Zazen”.  She describes the experience as a long, deep “meditation” that she hopes to continue with you as you embark upon the most exciting voyage of your life.

Quavin Johnson, LMT
Quavin Johnson is a HATCH Massage Therapist. She is a licensed massage therapist with over 13 years of bodywork experience. Specializing in connective tissue massage, Quavin draws from her nearly lifelong practice of yoga, aromatherapy, herbalism and astrology to create a massage experience that assists clients in finding alignment both inside and out. Since childhood, Quavin has been passionate about the well-being and sanctity of women at this threshold of life and at one time considered becoming a midwife or doula. Massage therapy ended up being her calling, but as the mother of 2 boys (18 & 6), she still holds a special place in her heart for all mamas at every stage of life and mothering and understands the unique challenges and strengths we gain physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually through the experience. Being a massage therapist at Hatch gives her the opportunity to explore and express this facet of her work.
Quavin has been in private practice since 2006. In 2014, she started Elements + Alchemy, a fusion of her creative passions for bodywork, herbal healing and astrology. In addition, she teaches massage therapy and has written several articles and spoken at various health and wellness workshops about massage therapy and the mind, body, spirit connection.
When she isn’t mothering or massaging, Quavin can usually be found in her South Philly kitchen cooking up some elaborate feast, hosting dinner and tea dates for friends, painting, tending her garden, reading, hiking, staring at the sky or just hanging out, living life and having fun!
Angela Knight
Angela Knight is a HATCH Yoga and Fitness Expert. In addition to being a yoga teacher, she is a certified herbalist and doula. After taking her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Seattle and teaching for a few years, she found her niche working with new and expectant mothers and those with infectious diseases both here in the US and abroad. Angela has done extensive work in Haiti since the earthquake in 2010 and has just returned from an advanced doula training in Uganda, East Africa. Her passion for “mothering the new mother” has opened the door to begin her midwifery training in the fall of 2018.
Angela’s classes are a balance of strengthening, movement, breath work and restoration. She is excited to be a part of the Hatch team and looks forward to guiding our clients through a class with intention and purpose.
Hana Lehmann, CD (DONA)
Hana Lehmann is a HATCH Childbirth Educator. She graduated from Swarthmore College where her passion for birth, women’s health, and social justice blossomed. There she received her birth doula training and certification through DONA International. A few months later, she completed her postpartum doula training with the same organization. Currently, Hana teaches childbirth education at Lifecycle WomanCare, formerly The Birth Center (TBC), in Bryn Mawr. She was also trained and mentored by one of TBC’s nurses in the process of placenta encapsulation in order to offer the service to her clients and is co-owner of Philadelphia Placenta Company. Additionally, she is a certified yoga instructor through Maha Yoga in Center City Philadelphia.
Hana believes that all parenting people – regardless of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, religion, body type, age, etc. – deserve a joyful, supported, non-judgemental, and empowering birth. Therefore, she seeks to encourage and nurture mothers and partners as they prepare and labor in their own unique way. For Hana, pregnancy is not an illness, but a sign of fruitful health; not an emergency, but an emergence of new life and relationship. She continues to be awestruck by women’s strength in birth and feels blessed and energized by the opportunity to serve and share in their birth stories.
Originally from the Black Hills of South Dakota, Hana now lives in Philadelphia, PA with her husband, Wes. When she can, she volunteers her time with the Philadelphia Alliance for Labor Support (PALS). In her spare time, she finds joy in dancing, photographing family and friends, playing her cello, cooking, and adventuring.
Lisa Lord

Lisa Lord is a HATCH Working Mother Expert. She is a dynamic, inspirational speaker and life coach with a passion for helping people achieve their greatest potential.  As the mother of three grown children, Lisa navigated her own 25+ year career in Human Resources working for Fortune 500 companies such as Johnson & Johnson, PECO, SAP and Shire Pharmaceuticals.  In 2014, she started her own business, leveraging her knowledge of career advancement and how to get the most out of employees. Lisa knows the ins and outs of managing a career as a working mother and now wants to give back to the next generation of working moms.

She currently lives in Bryn Mawr and all three of her children graduated from Lower Merion High School. When she is not working, Lisa is dedicated to her spiritual practice, her new love of photography and her dog, Wilson.

Ashley Meves, RN

Ashley Meves is a HATCH Pediatric Health and Wellness Expert.  She has been a Registered Nurse at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) with over 6 years experience in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  Additionally, she serves as a CPR instructor.  Ashley’s unyielding passion to care for newborn children and helping their families through challenging times is what drives her to be her best every day.

Moreover, she is highly motivated by the dynamic and collaborative environment that Hatch offers to women and families during such a special time. She was inspired to become a nurse by many great friends and family in practice but also by her parents who provided a loving and nurturing environment growing up.

Ashley graduated from Penn State University in 2008 with a degree in Biobehavioral Health and subsequently attained a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Nursing from Drexel University in 2010.  She grew up in Downingtown and currently resides in Ardmore, PA with her husband, Matt, and son, George. They love spending time with family and getting good laughs from their baby, George, who is growing up way too fast. Ashley’s personal interests include spending time at the beach, traveling, sewing, and love for fashion.

Melissa Mothersil

Melissa Mothersil is a HATCH Child Sitter and Client Relations Team Member. Raised in Delaware County, she recently graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Villanova University. She went into nursing with the desire to provide preventive healthcare services to underdeveloped populations, particularly women and children. Melissa is very interested in health promotion and would one day like to develop a similar wellness program like Hatch to provide healthcare outreach to communities. She has been working in childcare for the last eight years and thoroughly enjoys entertaining and nurturing young minds. She is currently studying for the licensure exam and is ecstatic to be apart of the wonderful Hatch Motherhood team and community!

Emily Murray, RD, LDN
Emily Murray is a HATCH Nutrition Expert. She is an experienced Registered Dietitian and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist who has been working with children and adults regarding weight management, cardiovascular disease, food sensitivities, eating disorders and pregnancy and lactation.

Emily received her B.A. in Psychology from Georgetown University and began her career in the marketing industry. She took part in focus groups regarding families’ eating habits and factors influencing specific food purchases. Ultimately, her experience inspired her to make a career change to study nutrition. Emily received her Master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University.

For nearly a decade since moving to the Main Line, Emily has been in private practice and working with families, mothers and children to provide sound medical nutrition education. She uses a non-judgmental and personal approach with clients. Emily is devoted to promoting optimal health through a balanced lifestyle based on good eating habits, physical activity and a positive relationship with food and loves working with expectant moms. She believes best way to teach children good eating habits is to model it. Therefore, she feels teaching moms is such an important foundation.

Emily lives in Villanova with her husband and two children. In her refrigerator, you will always find cut up veggies, hard-boiled eggs and mint chip ice cream.

Cecelia Osowski, CD (DONA)

Cecelia Osowski is a HATCH Childbirth Educator.  She grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. In 2006, she moved to Pennsylvania to attend Swarthmore College and became connected to the Philadelphia area. After exploring work in several different fields including teaching English, working in a Haitian orphanage, teaching middle school, and nannying, she was introduced to doula work by a friend. She found doula work to be a an exciting combination of her passions for education, advocacy, and nurturing young families and trained through DONA international to become a birth and postpartum doula.

Cecelia lives in Philadelphia, and in her spare time enjoys reading everything she can get her hands on, cooking for friends, coaxing a garden from her Philadelphia backyard, crocheting, and playing the cello.

Viraj Parikh, PA-C

Viraj Parikh is a HATCH Education Director and Maternal Health ProfessionalShe was a practicing Physician Assistant (PA) for over 15 years and spent 13 of those years practicing Ob/Gyn. From the start, she knew her true calling was in women’s health and wellness. Viraj believes in the benefits of a mind-body approach to wellness and feels that it is important to use this holistic approach to achieve a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy and after childbirth.  

Viraj is the mother of two teenagers, an avid tennis player and lives on the Main Line in Villanova.  She looks forward to connecting with Hatch clients on a personal level and hopes to make it their home away from home during their pregnancy and beyond.

Cari Reilly

Cari Reilly is a HATCH Yoga and Fitness Expert. Cari started practicing yoga in 1999 and immediately felt the deep connection of mind, breath and movement. Yoga filled a spiritual void in her life which she was seeking, and helped her relax from a stressful career of event management.

Cari took her first teacher training in 2005 and realized that the life changing effects from this experience needed to become part of her future path. She went on to take a 500 hour advanced Ayurvedic and Yoga Certification in 2007, and in 2009 became certified as a Prenatal Teacher, all through Yoga on Main. In May of 2015 she completed a three year program with Yoga Life Institute, and became one of the first group of Yoga Therapists certified internationally by the International Association of Yoga Therapists.

Cari teaches a variety of students with differing needs and abilities. Teaching her prenatal students is a particular passion for Cari as she shares in the joy of their experience. She also leads corporate stress management and beginner meditation programs in the region.

Cari teaches in the style of Classical Hatha Yoga. Her goal is to connect with each student, meeting them where they are, so that they leave the class feeling stronger, more flexible, balanced and with an inner sense of peace. Her belief in the mind, body and spirit aspect of yoga flows throughout her life on and off the mat.

Katie Rennie

Katie Rennie is the HATCH Director of Community Relations.  She has over 6 years of sales and marketing experience.  Her entrepreneurial spirit and passion for helping others grow their business is what drives her success. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing with a minor in International business from Penn State University. She is thrilled to be able to utilize her business background to help Hatch support its growth efforts throughout the community.  

Katie has always had a passion for people.  She finds joy in helping those around her feel understood, accepted and encouraged.  Katie is currently enrolled in yoga teacher training classes and will receive her 200 hour certification in December. She lives to learn and experience new things and finds satisfaction in working hard for the greater good.  She couldn’t be more excited to be working to support Dr. Kakarla’s vision and can’t wait to see the growth of the Hatch community.

Robin Sarkis

Robin is a HATCH Yoga and Fitness Expert. She has been a yoga practitioner and used yoga and mindfulness to support her life fully since 2000. Yoga allows Robin to connect better with herself and others. Robin brings a light-hearted playful approach, combined with mindfulness to her classes. She has a charismatic personality that fills her classes with an energy that is joyful and bold.

Robin has been living in the Philadelphia area for over 20 years. She her degree in Accounting from Eastern University and is a Yoga Alliance RYT-200 certified yoga instructor. She is in the process of completing her Yoga Alliance RYT-500 and Yoga Alliance RPYT certifications.

When not on her mat, Robin loves spending time with her darling husband Russell, amazing son Matthew, and her 4-legged Shih Tzu diva Cha Cha.

Hina Sheth, MS, PT, OCS, MTC

Hina Sheth is a HATCH Pelvic Floor Expert. She is a board-certified Physical Therapist specializing in Orthopedics, including spine and pelvic floor rehabilitation. Hina is the owner and practitioner of Rebalance Physical Therapy.   

Through her training as a pelvic floor specialist, she worked closely with renowned physicians and also developed an eclectic approach to treatment, integrating various manual techniques with Yoga and Pilates. She continues to work closely with some of the best physicians throughout Greater Philadelphia’s health care systems. She lectures several times a year on spinal dysfunction, pelvic pain, and the holistic model of dysfunction and treatment.  

Hina is an active member of the National Vulvodynia Association, International Pelvic Pain Society, American Physical Therapy Association, and Interstitial Cystitis Network.

Outside of Rebalance, Hina loves to spend quality time with her husband, three kids and her dog, Rooney.  Her ideal way to spend an evening is entertaining close friends and enjoying great food and wine.  Hina is also a fan of traveling, skiing, photography and is a self-help junkie.

Courtney Shively
Courtney Shively is the HATCH Director of Client Relations.  She grew up on the Main Line and recently moved back to the area after spending five years in Fashion Sales in Manhattan. Courtney holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a minor in Psychology from Wake Forest University.
She has always had a passion for health and wellness and preventative care. Courtney is currently in school part-time to become a Certified Health Coach. She loves helping people lead their healthiest and happiest lives and couldn’t be more excited about all that Hatch has to offer for this community!
Donna Sinnott, IBCLC

Donna Sinnott is a HATCH Lactation Expert. She is a board-certified Lactation Consultant who is happy to lend her support to HATCH’s vision for women of the Main Line. Since 2005, Donna has been a hospital-based Lactation Consultant, which she loves. Prior to her full-time work in 2005, she was a private practice Lactation Consultant and Postnatal Doula. She had also worked in her husband’s chiropractic office and held various retail jobs. She wears many ‘hats’, but her favorite one is her ‘Mom Hat’ to two fantastic children.

She had her daughter in 1992 and struggled with breastfeeding until she saw a Lactation Consultant in her home. It was through her breastfeeding guidance and support on that tough day (4 days postpartum) that changed her life.  After the birth of her second child, she became a volunteer Nursing Mothers Counselor and then a Lactation Consultant, or IBCLC. She has since been serving the needs of the Main Line for 20 years and feels that positive prenatal and postnatal support is the key to surviving motherhood. Donna looks forward to helping mothers at this unique sanctuary for women.

Nicole Stokes, LMT
Nicole Stokes is a HATCH Massage Therapist. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) that has been practicing for over 12 years and specializes in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Pre/Post Natal Massage and Orthopedic Massage.
Besides being a LMT, Nicole is the proud mother of two young children. After the birth of her second child, she developed a deep passion for caring for mothers, mothers-to-be, and their young children. Nicole was raised and still resides in Philadelphia. In her spare time, she finds great joy in event planning and interior design.
Sharon Whiteman, RNC

Sharon Whiteman is a HATCH Maternal Health Expert.  She is a Registered Nurse who brings 26 years of maternal and fetal medical experience to Hatch and is certified in Inpatient Obstetrics. Sharon’s experience has allowed her to meld her love of witnessing the miracle of life with the benefits of modern medical practice.

Sharon is also a mother of five and has three granddaughters that she loves spending all her free time with.

Molly Zangrilli, IBCLC

Molly Zangrilli is a HATCH Lactation Expert.  She is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) who loves working with moms and babies.  Molly worked in the corporate consulting world for over ten years before deciding to stay at home with her children. After helping many of her friends through their breastfeeding and child-rearing questions, Molly decided it was time to harness her passion for breastfeeding and started on her formal path to become an IBCLC.  Molly started her experience with the Nursing Mothers Alliance (NMA) and then gained her clinical experience at Paoli Hospital. Molly is still active in NMA and also serves on the board of the Pennsylvania Resource Organization for Lactation Consultants (PRO-LC). She now has a private lactation consulting business that serves moms in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.  She loves helping moms through a vulnerable time in their lives and being part of their “village”.

Molly is a native of the Pittsburgh area but moved to Philadelphia shortly after graduating from the Pennsylvania State University in 2000.  She currently lives in Paoli with her husband Gus and her three young children (August, Juliet and Henry).  In her spare time, Molly loves cooking and is an avid long distance runner.

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