Jenlia Maternal Services was set up in 1993 by a team of UK trained nurses - midwives who have extensive working experience both locally and abroad. The company aims to provide parents and parents- to -be with evidence based information to assist parents to make informed choices, support, and knowledge and acquire skills in early parenting. This is made available via ante natal classes, post natal home visits and parenting seminars and workshops.
About the Educators
Ho Ai Ling
Ho Ai Ling trained in the UK as a Registered Nurse (1976) and Registered Midwife (1978). She holds the English National Board Certificate in “Special and Intensive Care of the Newborn”, a Certificate in Child Psychology, a Certificate in “Teaching and Assessing Clinical Practice for Midwives”.
Ai Ling worked in the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) in a London hospital and was responsible for the Total Quality Management of the SCBU until her return to Malaysia in 1993. Upon her return to Malaysia, she worked as a nutritional advisor and product specialist as well as a research co-ordinator with an international Pharmaceutical Company before joining Jenlia Maternal Services. In 2006, she co-authored the book ‘Asian Parenting Today”.
Jocelyn Oo qualified as a Registered Nurse (1978) and Registered Midwife (1980) in UK. In London, she was a midwifery sister in charge of a Maternity Unit providing Total Maternity Care before becoming a Community Midwife. Jocelyn is also a certified Childbirth Educator and Qualified Parent Craft Educator and was involved in the planning and provision of Parent Craft Education in a London district.
A Certified Clinical Specialist, Jocelyn holds a certificate in “Teaching and Assessing Clinical Practice for Midwives” by the English National Board and had been involved in the training of Student Midwives, Obstetric Nurses and Medical Students.
Upon her return to Malaysia, she worked in a private hospital as a midwife before joining Jenlia Maternal Services.
In 2006, she co-authored the book “Asian Parenting Today”.
Jennifer Hor trained in the UK as a Registered Nurse (1980) and Registered Midwife (1982). She has a Certificate in Training and Development from the Institute of Training and Development, UK (1993).
In 2003, Jennifer received accreditation as a Primary Care (Level 3) Positive Parenting Programme Provider (Triple P) by the Parenting and Family Support Centre, University of Queensland, Australia.
She is a regular speaker at local parenting forums, and has been featured in TV shows. She has contributed articles for many baby and parenting magazines. She was a panelist for Mother and Baby magazine before being a panelist for Babycentre.com.my
She has worked in the UK and Australia before returning to Malaysia. A Certified Preceptor, she worked as a Clinical Specialist in a leading private hospital in the Klang Valley before setting up Jenlia Maternal Services in 1993.
In 2006, together with Jocelyn and Ai Ling, she co-authored the book, Asian Parenting Today”.
Ooi Phak Hong
Ooi Phak Hong qualified as a Registered Nurse, UK (1976) and Registered Midwife, UK (1978). For many years, she worked with a multi national company as Professional Marketing Manager, promoting and training nurses and parents in infant massage. She is an International Certified Trainer and Therapist (Infant Massage) from the acclaimed Touch Research Institute, Miami USA.