ABOUT US

Little Flower Family Medicine is located in O'Fallon, MO, and serves families in the greater St Louis area.

Our team includes Dr. Amy Grawey, nurse practitioners Amanda Frederick and Elizabeth Garrett, physician assistant Annie Bridegroom, and lactation consultants Jessica Lauderdale and Johanna Iwaszkowiec. Little Flower provides a wide range of services, including primary care for children, adolescents, and adults.

We also provide preventive care in the form of well-child care, well-woman exams, and general physicals. Little Flower practices NaPro Technology and Breastfeeding Medicine and specializes in the treatment of tongue-ties and lip-ties.

Little Flower also offers chiropractic services by Dr. Andrew Dorough, for babies, children, and adults.

About Our Providers

Dr. Amy Grawey, MD, IBCLC, FABM, CFCMC

Elizabeth Garrett, MSN, FNP-C

Amanda Frederick, MSN, FNP-C, IBCLC, CFCNP, CFCP

Dr. Andrew Dorough, DC, CACCP

Annie Bridegroom, PA-C, FCP

Johanna Iwaszkowiec, IBCLC

Jessica Lauderdale, RN, IBCLC

Kennedy Onuoha

Arianna Bingaman

Beverly Hazelwood, RMA

Amber Byington

Lindsey Rudd

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Dr. Amy Grawey, MD, IBCLC, FABM, CFCMC

Dr. Grawey attended the University of Virginia for her undergraduate and medical school education. She completed her family medicine residency at Mercy Hospital in 2007 and has been practicing in St. Charles County, Missouri since 2007. Dr. Grawey became an international board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) in 2011 and a Fellow of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine in 2017.

She is married and has four children. In her free time, she enjoys homeschooling, spending time with her family, hiking, swimming or racing BMX.

Elizabeth Garrett, MSN, FNP-C

Elizabeth Garrett completed her bachelor’s degree in nursing through Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College. She attended Maryville University for her master’s of science in nursing and is board-certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has a nursing background in orthopedics and functional medicine. Elizabeth is currently studying to become an international board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC).

Elizabeth lived in Europe, the Middle East and Asia as well as Boston, Orlando and Oklahoma City before settling in St Louis in 2005. Elizabeth lives in Chesterfield with her husband Chad and their teenage children, Matthew, Lucas, and Abby. Her two oldest children, Sam and Hannah, are in college.

Amanda Frederick, MSN, FNP-C, IBCLC, CFCNP, CFCP

Amanda Frederick, Family Nurse Practitioner, is a native St. Louisan. She completed her undergraduate education in nursing at the University of Missouri- St. Louis in 2007 and spent seven years as an RN working in emergency medicine, pediatrics, and neonatal intensive care in both St. Louis and London, England. Amanda graduated from St. Louis University in 2014 with a Master of Science in Nursing. She is board-certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Amanda began interning at Little Flower at the beginning of 2014 as a student. In addition to primary care, Amanda practices NaPro Technology and Breastfeeding Medicine. She became a Natural Family Planning Nurse Practitioner (NFPNP) in 2015, Creighton Model Fertility Care Practitioner (FCP) in 2016 and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in 2018.

Amanda lives in St. Louis City with her husband David and their four children Jeana, Solomon, Rosa and Apollo. Amanda enjoys exploring St. Louis with her children and any quiet time she can spend with her husband.

Dr. Andrew Dorough, DC, CACCP

Dr. Dorough is native to St. Louis, Missouri. He attended Westminster College in Fulton, MO, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology. He then earned his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, MO. He also maintains a post-graduate certification from the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (CACCP).

He enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends. His ideal vacation is hiking and skiing the beautiful mountains of North America. He also spends much of his free time teaching his daughter how to read, paint, play musical instruments, and golf…and, of course, how to pronounce the names of cranial bones.

Annie Bridegroom, PA-C, FCP

Annie Bridegroom attended Clemson University for a degree in Food Science as well as University of South Alabama for a master’s degree in Physician Assistants studies. She has been nationally certified as a PA since 2011 and has practiced in family medicine, emergency medicine, and urgent care as well as in geriatric medicine during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. She is also credentialed as a Creighton Model Fertility Care practitioner (FCP). She enjoys playing flute and piano as well as exercising her interest in college football, CrossFit, and swing dancing. She has lived in Florida, South Carolina, Alabama, and most recently Colorado. She married her widowed fiancé in 2021 and is now stepmom to four children.

Johanna Iwaszkowiec, IBCLC

Johanna, IBCLC, first began supporting new families when she trained to be a doula after the birth of her first child in 2011. As she pursued further breastfeeding education to support her clients, she realized that this was the area in which she wanted to focus and begin pursuing certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Johanna worked as a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor with the Missouri WIC program for 3 years. She was board certified as an IBCLC in 2017 and joined Little Flower in August of that year. Johanna enjoys broadening her skill set through continuing education and conferences including the Oral Habilitation of the Breastfeeding Dyad course which she completed in 2018. Away from work, Johanna volunteers with the PTO at her kids’ school and is involved with music and racial reconciliation ministries at her church. Johanna is a 5th generation St. Louisan. She is married to Jon and they live in St. Charles with their 2 children, Noa & Malia.

Jessica Lauderdale, RN, IBCLC

Jessica Lauderdale is a lactation consultant and Registered Nurse who has been with Little Flower Family Medicine since 2015. Jessica is a native St. Louisan and graduated from Goldfarb School of Nursing in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Jessica has 12 years of experience as a nurse and before coming to Little Flower Family Medicine worked in mother baby, labor and delivery, community health with teen parents and homeless youth, and as certified lactation counselor. Jessica became an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in 2017.

Jessica lives in St. Charles County with her two children, Evan and Nora, and loves going to their sporting events and doing activities around town with them. In her free time Jessica enjoys exploring local parks, gardening, swimming, cooking, and baking.

Kennedy Onuoha

Kennedy is a medical assistant at Little Flower Family Medicine. She also handles most of our telephone histories, so you may recognize her voice from your pre-appointment phone calls. Before coming to Little Flower, Kennedy worked in clinical research at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, where she studied the efficacy of mesenchymal stem cell therapies in geriatric populations. Kennedy is currently a pre-medical student at Johns Hopkins University studying molecular and cellular biology and psychology. She plans to become a medical doctor and specialize in either neurology, endocrinology, or pediatrics. Eventually, Kennedy wants to do overseas medical missions and help bridge healthcare gaps in developing nations.

When she’s not working or studying, Kennedy spends much of her time writing about and working on advocacy projects for racial equality and disability rights. She also enjoys making lists, eating banana pudding, learning new things, and playing with her dogs, Daisy and Aura.

Arianna Bingaman

Arianna is a medical assistant and all-round helper at Little Flower. Arianna is a senior in high school and plans on becoming a nurse. She lives with her parents, two sisters, and brother. She has an orange Tabby cat and a Golden Chow. She is the oldest and does most of the cooking at home. Cooking and baking are some of her favorite hobbies. Her favorite holiday is Halloween and she enjoys horror movies. She also loves to travel.

Beverly Hazelwood, RMA

She is a Registered Medical Assistant with Little Flower Family Medicine. She has been a registered medical assistant for 2 years. She is originally from Southeast MO and currently resides in St Charles County. Her hobbies include reading, listening to podcasts, and spending time with her grandchildren. She is married and combined she and her husband have 6 children and 10 grandchildren. They enjoy attending all of their grandchildren’s activities.

Amber Byington

Amber Byington works as the front desk staff at Little Flower Family Medicine. She has been a valuable team member since 2015 when she joined us as medical assistant. She is the one you will speak to when you call the office or check-out at the end of your visit. Amber is from Cincinnati, Ohio and has lived in Missouri for the past 14 years. She lives in St. Charles with her husband, Eric, and three children (Alaynna, Blake, Chase). In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, camping, watching football, writing, and spending time with family and friends.

Lindsey Rudd

Lindsey works as the office manager at Little FLower Family Medicine. She has been on our team since 2018. Lindsey has 2 children, both currently going into 9th grade. Having grown up with a parent in the military, Lindsey has done an extensive amount of travel across the world but is happy to have settled down and has called St. Charles County home since 1999. Lindsey is an avid sports fan and enjoys attending every activity her children are involved in, school and athletics.