Stephanie White Mendite BA, BSN, M.Sc, RN, RMT

Stephanie White Mendite, RN, Connecticut Childbirth & Women's Center

Lead RN at the CT Childbirth Center, holistic nurse, wellness advocate, Reiki Master Teacher, ordained minister, and lover of all things life-expanding. Steph has been working for years to enhance her knowledge of health, wellness and disease and stress management.

Besides a strong foundation in family medicine, Steph's nursing career has long been devoted to women's health and wellness. In particular, she works in a deep and profound manner with pregnant and laboring women. Steph is a strong advocate for empowering mothers and families to have the pregnancy and birth experience that serves the highest good for mom, baby and family. She brings these values and beliefs into her role as lead RN at the center and in the classes she teaches.

Experience & Training

Stephanie has an undergraduate degree in Spanish from University of Delware, and lived in Spain for a year after graduation to solidify her fluency. She then decided to go back to school for nursing, training at both Greenwich Hospital’s maternity floor, and also the labor and delivery floor of Yale. She completed the Fairfield University accelerated program and began nursing in 2007 on the high risk antepartum/postpartum floor of Stamford Hospital. Stamford is also where she first trained in guided meditation and Therapeutic Touch. She then moved to California, where she was case manager/staff nurse, then nurse manager at a large dynamic family health center, where Ishealso oversaw OB nurses and staff. She left that job and soon got pregnant (cool story, she is always happy to tell! ), and began studying energy therapeutics, and for her Masters and ordination in metaphysical sciences, with a focus on meditation and energy work in stress management. She am now working on a PhD of Holistic Health with a focus on balanced self care, and is also a Reiki Master Teacher.

In the Community

As a mother and devoted wife, Steph has spent significant itme studying mindful and concious parenting techniques. She incorporates what she has learned in both her home and work. Steph loves to be silly with her family, read, cook, hike with her dog, have deep conversations and eat good chocolate.

In addition to working at CCWC, she has created her own business, Flow of life Wellness, working with individuals who wish to improve their wellness.