Tabitha Lopez

Childcare Specialist, Newborn Care Specialist, Preschool Teacher, Nanny, Birth & Postpartum Doula

Hi my name is Tabitha, my husband and I have 4 children and 3 grandchildren, my passion has always been to provide a safe, loving, stable, inviorment for all children in my care. Growing up in the foster care system sparked a fire in my heart for children.

I started straight out of high school as a preschool teacher. I worked in a number of home childcare facilities, and preschool centers over the last 22 years, in addition to being a nanny, infant care specialist, and providing respit care for foster care children.

Qualifications include:

*22 years experience in caring for children and infants 0-5 years of age

*newborn care specialist

*experience with preemies, multiples, and special medical needs

*infant , child, and adult 1st aid and CPR certified

*22 units of early childhood education

*Certified Preschool Teacher

*hundreds of personal growth credits from First 5 California

Skills and Highlights

*personal and professional experience with medically fragile children including G-tube care and replacement botton, controlling blood sugar and blood pressure, knowledge of seizures and after, and during episode care

*knowledge of childhood depression and mental health issues in medically fragile children (classes and certificate from Loma Linda medical center/university)

*passion to learn and patience to teach

*excellent communication skills

*calm , gentle demeanor