Meet our experts!

Our experts are all mothers. In addition to being highly skilled health professionals. They are hand picked for our expert panel because of their genuine passion for, and extensive experience in, caring for women and their partners during the transitional journey into life as new families. They are curious, constantly seeking new knowledge and new ways on how to best support pregnant women and new mums, and they love to share their knowledge. All the bbhugme® products are personally tested and quality approved by the expert panel members.

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Hilde Tavares

Head of bbhugme® Expert Panel

Founder | Chiropractor

Dr. Hilde Tavares has practiced family wellness care since 2002 on the west coast of Norway together with her husband, Dr. Rui. She holds a post-graduate MSc and a specialist title in advanced musculoskeletal health in pregnancy and pediatrics. She is an innovator, instructor, speaker and entrepreneur, as well as the mother of three lively children between the ages of 10 and 16. Her passion is providing support and care to women and their partners through pregnancy, birth and infancy.

Ann Kristin Homdrum

Founder | Chiropractor

Ann Kristin Homdrum, is a Chiropractor who has dedicated her life to learning and teaching about conscious health decisions. She graduated from AECC in 2005, and specializes in chiropractic care for pregnant women and children, and she is passionate about breastfeeding support. In collaboration with her husband she owns a multidisciplinary clinic and she is an advocate for leading by example and enjoying family life to the fullest through a natural and healthy lifestyle. Ann Kristin is an author, speaker and entrepreneur.

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Tine Fjeldstad

Pshycologist | Psychotherapist

Tine is a specialist within the area of neurology and cognition for female brain with hormonal influence. She works as a clinical specialist at her clinic in Oslo, offering theraphy for individuals and families. In her dailiy practise, she works closely with other experts within the area of pregnancy, yoga and holistic medicine. Tine is dedicated to support and prepare pregnant women and new families to a new phase in their life.

Åsa Lind Melin


Åsa has more than 25 years experience as a midwife. Åsa has a broad experience of pregnancy care, births, contraceptions and women’s health. She has also been educated in Shiatsu massage for pregnant women and Babymassage. Åsa has worked in both bigger and smaller delivery wards, employed as leader in private practice and finally run her own midwifery practice. She is now combining her work with being a councilor for clients with issues around pregnancies, birth - and the roller-coaster that begins with a new baby in the house.