Amanda Kaufman, MD is a physician practicing Integrative Family Medicine at the University of Michigan. She was raised in a family culture that valued CAM therapies over western medicine, and, having experienced personal trauma as a child, mindfulness, meditation, and yoga were part of were healing. She is passionate about the negative effects of excess stress. She is board certified in Integrative and Holistic Medicine (ABIHM) and incorporates nutrition, manual therapies, aromatherapy, and herbal medicine into her practice. She has learned much from her three small children, and brings this wisdom to her care of pregnant women and families.