Danelle Brown

Danelle Marqui Brown is the Principal Director for Verte, a holistic lifestyle studio with doula, wellness, design and lifestyle services. Verte is guided by the holistic principle that every aspect of our lives and the creative expressions of our selves are interconnected. From infancy to beyond retirement, Verte’s clients are any individual, family unit, business or organization who has a realized point of view and/or growing stance on their health, environment, style, and expression.

Danelle is a DONA trained labor doula and holds her B.F.A. in Interior Design with a focus on sustainability from FIT. She writes for several blogs, such as thegreendoula.com and eco-chick.com, covering various topics from pregnancy to everyday green lifestyle for men and women. It is her goal and mission to empower through education, design, and innovation.

We are all the same, in the fact that we are all born from our mothers. How our mothers were taught, honored, treated, informed, supported throughout their time before and during the transition into motherhood, have had and will have a major impact on the foundation of individual lives and hence, the world. –Danelle Marqui Brown
Danelle Brown
Summertime Bamboo Accessories for Breastfeeding Moms

Summertime Bamboo Accessories for Breastfeeding Moms

Breastfeeding during hot summer weather can be a daunting endeavor. That’s why we’ve found 3 great bamboo summer accessories for nursing moms. Wearing bamboo is especially beneficial during

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5 Ways to Green Your Baby’s Nursery

5 Ways to Green Your Baby’s Nursery

Every child deserves a green start when entering the world, and since newborns spend most of their time in the nursery, making this sacred space as non-toxic and pure as possible is a key goal for

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3 Eco-Friendly Baby Wipe Choices

3 Eco-Friendly Baby Wipe Choices

Diapers are usually given the most attention and thought when it comes to greening baby’s changing regime. But baby wipes are equally important in terms of caring for baby and the health of the

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Green Tips & More at Prenatal Peek-a-boo Event

Green Tips & More at Prenatal Peek-a-boo Event

Join Citibabes for a fun and informative event featuring leading prenatal experts, products, demonstrations and more! Sarah Beatty from The Green Depot, will be speaking about creating the “Ultimate

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Lovemore & Make a Difference

Lovemore & Make a Difference

It’s great to come across uplifting brands with a mission. Such is the case with Lovemore. This sincere shirt company offers a variety of super soft tees and onesies with a simple message,

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3 Insightful Books for Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

3 Insightful Books for Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

Regardless of the infamous, “I’m eating for two” line, you only need an extra 200 to 300 calories per day to maintain a healthy pregnancy. Hormone levels fluctuate during the 9 months of

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5 Natural Ways to Increase Fertility

5 Natural Ways to Increase Fertility

Talk of fertility clinics has been making headline news on a near daily basis in recent weeks. Sensational news stories such as the debates surrounding the “Octo-mom,” and the apparent build &

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The Green Doula’s 10 Childbirth Preparation Tips

The Green Doula’s 10 Childbirth Preparation Tips

Congratulations if you have just found out that you are pregnant! You’re excited, curious, and at the same time you may even be fearful of the process of childbirth. For the majority of Americans, this

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Breastfeeding Octuplets: One Mother to Nurse 8 Babies!

Breastfeeding Octuplets: One Mother to Nurse 8 Babies!

Millions of people tune in to watch the hit TLC show John and Kate plus 8, and the Discovery Channel’s The Duggars (Anna Duggar just had her 18th child). America is amazed by how these families do it,

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AIRPOD: HEPASilent HEPA Air Purifier

AIRPOD: HEPASilent HEPA Air Purifier

For most pediatricians and doctors, the winter season is the busiest time of the year. Parents typically report the flu and/or cold as the culprit. Quite often, poor indoor air quality is responsible for

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Epicuren Baby: Holistic Skincare for Baby’s Skin Stages

Epicuren Baby: Holistic Skincare for Baby’s Skin Stages

What may seem to be the simplest of gestures, such as a parent bathing their baby, giving an infant massage, diaper changing… has such a profound impact on the development of that baby. Quality time

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The Green Doula Joins Inhabitots!

The Green Doula Joins Inhabitots!

Happy New Year Inhabitots readers! My name is Danelle Brown, aka The Green Doula. I am very excited about this upcoming year and sharing with you weekly tips, stories and features about all things

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