About Gigi Khonyongwa-Fernandez

Founder and Principal Coach

Families Blossoming

Gigi’s son was born at 24 weeks. She’s an Accredited Professional Coach and Founder of Families Blossoming LLC, a company passionate about providing Professional Coaching and Emotional Wellness services to parents, professionals and organizations. Her niche areas are NICU and special needs communities, but her clients include individuals, teams and organizations across healthcare, education, government and corporate sectors.

Gigi holds a BSc in Occupational Therapy, a MSc in Health, Population and Society and a Diploma in Personal Performance Coaching (Distinction). She serves on the Board of the PPA and Parent Advisory Board of EFCNI. Gigi currently resides in London, England.

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I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

– Maya Angelou

PREVIOUS SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

BBC WiSTEM Network, 16 May 2019, Finding Yourself and Your Voice at Work

Young Child Expo

ShareUnion (March of Dimes)

PreemiesToday Conference

Benchmark Health Services

TOPICS

How to Foster Positive Relationships with NICU Doctors and Nurses

Loss during Pregnancy

Life After the NICU: Caring for a Former Preemie – Age 10+

Life After the NICU: Caring for a Special Needs Child

Life After the NICU: Transitioning into School Years

Life After the NICU: Maximizing your Early Intervention Experience

Disease-Specific: ROP

Caregivers in the NICU (adoptive, court-appointed, etc.)

Improving Communication in the NICU

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