Making Motherhood Easier

Amanda Ibanez The Mama Coach

Providing evidence-based support and education, with empathy and zero judgement.

Hi there!  I'm Amanda, a Registered Nurse and mama.  Since beginning my nursing career in 2011 and starting my own family in 2017, I have gained extensive knowledge and experience in maternal and newborn health.  I am well-prepared to support you in the areas of pediatric sleep, pre/postnatal education, as well as infant feeding.  Scroll down to learn more about services, events, free email trainings, and self-paced online courses.

Not sure what support you need?  Book a free consult call here.


All of my programming revolves around current evidence based practice in a gentle yet effective approach based on your child and your goals.  

I assess you and your family and customize my support in order to help you meet your parenting goals. 

Your goals are my goals and this a a judgement free zone. 

Don't see what you are looking for? Ask me, everything is customizable.


Click below to learn more about each of our programs 

More Than Sleep

Package A

Includes a customized and comprehensive virtual sleep plan.

Perfect for children 3 months through 4 years.

Package B

Includes a customized and comprehensive sleep plan + 60 minute call + one week of coaching/support.

Perfect for babies 3-18 months.  Packages available for older children.

Package C

Customized and comprehensive sleep plan + 60 minute in-home OR virtual visit + two weeks of coaching/support.

Perfect for children aged 3 months through 4 years.


Not Your Average Prenatal Class

Take the same prenatal class as Jillian Harris!  This class is written by a Labor & Delivery Registered Nurse and Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and it's a ton of fun and hands-on!  We will walk you through all you need to feel confident about labor, delivery, the postpartum and newborn period as well as breast and bottle feeding.  Can be done in person or virtually.

The Total Mama Support Package

This package includes a private prenatal class, tailored specifically to you and your partner.  Once your baby arrives, we will schedule two visits 5 weeks apart (in-person or virtual) where I will help you with breastfeeding, sleep and newborn care.  I will continue to provide support over the next eight weeks.  You will feel completely supported and prepared to care for your newborn.


Feeding Support

Whether you are formula feeding, nursing, pumping, or a combination of the above, I can help. This package includes a one-hour in-home visit to address your feeding challenges as well as seven days of email support following our visit.   Also includes a comprehensive feeding eBook.

Pumping Support

I will show you how to set-up your breast pump and provide tips for maximizing output and minimizing time hooked up during this 1 hour virtual or home visit. Need help hacking your pump to use various brands/supplies? Don't know where to start with pumping or how to nurse and pump, I can help.

Weaning Support

I will do an assessment and help you decide what is the best plan to get your little one transitioned from breastfeeding. Includes a 30 minute call to discuss your weaning plan, and weekly email check ins to ensure things are going well physically and emotionally for both you and your baby.

Online Courses

Antenatal Hand Expression

Includes the online course (videos / eBooks) as well as the supply kit mailed straight to your door.  Antenatal Hand Expression is the number one thing you can do while pregnant to support your breastfeeding journey.


Includes the online course (videos / eBooks).  Our Newborn course is very easy to use and packed full of support to help prepare, educate, and guide you through the fourth trimester with your newborn.  In person or virtual support can be added on for a holistic experience.


I host ongoing virtual and in person, group and private, classes on:






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Free Email Series


If you are pregnant, you won't want to miss our weekly pregnancy email series.  Written by an RN and based on current recommendations.  Enjoy quality information in your inbox every week.


For anyone excited and nervous to breastfeed, we've developed this free email series all about Making More Milk.  Learn our top tips which will have huge impact on your supply!


Sleep can be one of your biggest challenges as a new parent - we've been there!  We want to support you on your journey with this email series.  Filled with our top tips to get you sleeping!

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