Welcome to Bumblebaby!
Kate Arquilla, MS, RN, CBC
Hi! I’m Kate – the founder of Bumblebaby. I’m a mama of three, NICU RN, certified CPR instructor, breastfeeding counselor + certified sleep consultant – a “mom/parent coach” dedicated to making the road to parenthood a bit smoother. Bumble baby is composed by a team of five mothers! Together we offer our expert and evidence based strategies on topics ranging from feeding to postpartum depression! We combine our expertise in these areas + our own personal experience as a mothers to best prepare new parents for parenthood with a realistic + non-judgemental approach. we are all just doing our best as parents, and we have to look out for ourselves, too!
Why choose Bumblebaby?
Becoming a parent is an exciting time! we can plan as much as possible, but when baby comes, it feels as if all the preparation goes right out the window. Bumblebaby offers personalized, unlimited support before, during, and after birth, right at your fingertips. babies are complicated little beings. Many times, we need to take a good look at the big picture + decode what baby is really trying to tell us. using NICU RN experience and expertise in feeding + sleep, along with mental health training to help keep a watchful eye on the parents as well, Bumblebaby will guide you in learning how to read your baby the best way you can. We offer the highest standard of well-rounded care, getting your family to just where they need to be.
About Kate: https://www.bumblebabychicago.com/all-about-kate
Kate has been a NICU RN for 7 years at a children’s hospital in chicago. she is the mama of 3 kids under 3.5 years + uses this and her experience as a nurse to bring parents realistic advice. kate’s services include virtual one-to-one consulting, in-home CPR, breastfeeding counseling, and sleep consulting.
About Lauren: https://www.bumblebabychicago.com/all-about-lauren
Lauren has been a NICU nurse for 8 years + is the mama to two girls under 4. lauren specializes in bottle consultations (since she also struggled to get her girls to take a bottle!), perinatal + postpartum support, virtual one-to-one consulting and introducing solids. lauren also offers breastfeeding counseling and in-home CPR.
About Natalie: https://www.bumblebabychicago.com/all-about-natalie
Natalie has been a NICU nurse for 5 years and is the mama to 3 boys under 3, including a set of twins! natalie specializes in breastfeeding counseling, bottle consultations + twin advice, as well as offering virtual one-to-one consulting and in-home CPR. natalie exclusively pumped with her twins and exclusively breastfed her littlest. she empathizes with the challenges of each! she and her family recently moved to the northern chicago suburbs and is now offering in-home consults in that area.
About Deema: https://www.bumblebabychicago.com/all-about-deema
Deema is a licensed professional counselor and maternal mental health specialist and educator! her two beautiful small children inspire her on most days (and exhaust her on others!) deema has passion for making sure that mothers know that they are seen and deserve just as much support and nurture as those beautiful babies do!
About Renee: https://www.bumblebabychicago.com/all-about-renee
Renée is our marketing manager, consultant, and national certified car seat technician. renée also specializes in home safety consultations. she is an active part of bumble.baby’s social media + is the mama to a little girl, palmer with another girl on the way due this fall!