About Jen Frick, Chief Founding Mom, The Tulip Grove:
Jen Frick brings 10 years of experience in healthcare specializing in infants, children and pre and postnatal education. Prior to founding The Tulip Grove, Jen worked in management and lead positions at Alta Bates Hospital and Children's Hospital Oakland. A Registered Respiratory Therapist, Jen has helped hundreds of children at critical moments in the Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. She has also lead educational conferences and presentations for other healthcare providers.
As a pre and postnatal fitness instructor, a support group leader, lactation counselor and Stroller Strides franchise owner, she has helped expectant and new moms navigate the changes and experiences women encounter through pregnancy, childbirth and life with a newborn.
Originally from Indiana, Jen lives in the Montclair area and is a mother of three.
Jen received her B.S. in Exercise Physiology from Indiana University and an A.S. in Respiratory Therapy, specializing in neonatal and pediatrics. She also completed the Lactation Counselor program through University California in San Diego. She serves as an adjunct professor at Napa Valley College and has presented at national healthcare and fitness conferences. She has also published articles in e-pregnancy magazine and the Journal of Respiratory Care.
Abigail Tuller, Editor-In-Chief of Pregnancy and Mom Magazines:
Abigail Tuller has 19 years of editorial experience ranging from music to sports and fitness and now parenting. She has been the editor in chief of Pregnancy magazine since February 2006 and is thrilled to have just sent to print the premier issue of Mom magazine. She and her husband are happy parents of two active boys, Mason, 6, and Rex, 4. She lives with her family in San Francisco.