Joni Parthemer

Joni Parthemer

Birth & Family Education Director, Consultant

Joni Parthemer holds a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction/Learning Styles degree and is both a  Master Trainer and Education Director for the Bringing Baby Home Program.  She also holds certification as a Childbirth Educator and International Childbirth Association Approved Trainer.  Joni is a faculty member at Simkin Center for Allied Birth Professions at Bastyr University as well as a Specialist in the Birth and Family Education Department at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle.

Joni serves as an educator, trainer and consultant for a variety of educational and organizational programs.  She serves families and those who support them with engaging authenticity and wit.  She is an award-wining, internationally recognized speaker and facilitator who infuses her decades of experience with her charismatic and energetic style.  

Joni has developed, published, and implemented, a variety of training materials for educators interested in providing support and growth programs for families and communities.  She is married and the mother of two children. 



  • Bringing Baby Home Master Trainer & Education Director, The Gottman Institute   
  • Birth & Family Education Specialist, Swedish Medical Center  
  • Faculty, Simkin Center for Allied Birth Professions, Bastyr University
  • Certified Childbirth Educator and Approved Trainer, International Childbirth Education Association
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