Katie Lavender has over 8 years of experience as a Registered Nurse in postpartum mother/baby care. With hands-on experience in Labor and Delivery and a role as a Community Educator for newborn care, Katie is a staunch advocate for patient rights and education. As a Medical Reviewer, she is committed to ensuring accurate and trustworthy patient information.
About Katie Lavender
Katie Lavender, RN, is a dedicated medical professional with over 8 years of experience in postpartum mother/baby care.
Graduating from the University of Central Florida's Nursing College as Valedictorian, she's been recognized with the Founders Scholar Award twice and earned the Daisy Award in 2021 for her exceptional nursing actions.
Katie has hands-on experience in Labor and Delivery, spending 6 years alternating between newborn delivery nursing and mother/baby care nursing. She has expertise in stabilizing high-risk and unstable newborns, giving her unique insight into birth injuries.
Driven by a passion that began at age 12, Katie's commitment to nursing goes beyond her professional duties. For Katie, patient education and advocacy are essential. She believes in equipping patients with the necessary information, allowing them to make informed health care decisions.
As a Community Educator for newborn care courses, she is known for her unwavering commitment to patient care, advocacy, and education.
In her role as a medical reviewer, she extends this advocacy to a wider audience, ensuring patients can access reliable and trustworthy information online.
Katie partnered with the Cerebral Palsy Guide in 2023 to medically review and fact-check the website’s content.