Natalie has been nursing for ten years. She completed a Bachelor of Science (Nursing) at Curtin University, whilst training as an elite athlete in the sport of rowing.
Natalie initially worked at Sir Charles Gardner Hospital in orthopaedics and neurology, before moving into private practice and eventually working at Baby Steps, which she describes as her ‘perfect job.’
Natalie is an Olympic rower. She represented Australia at the Beijing Olympics, after a brilliant junior career, winning gold and silver medals at the World Junior Championships. Natalie also medalled at the Senior World Rowing Championships and Rowing World Cup Regattas, and held scholarships at both the Australian and Western Australian Institutes of Sport.
She is passionate about children’s health and development, helping babies and young parents in the critical early years.
Natalie aims to finish her child health postgraduate studies whilst working at Baby Steps and caring for her wonderful and energised four year old son, Jack. Natalie is a devoted West Coast Eagles fan who enjoys travelling, exploring new places, DIY and renovation projects and giving back to the community through sport and promoting a healthy lifestyle for children and families.
Natalie will always greet you at Baby Steps with a big smile and is always happy to answer any questions whether they are big or small.