As a military child, she grew up across the country and later served as a nurse in the U.S. Army. After graduating from Creighton University, Hericks earned her Master of Science in nursing and completed an accredited nurse-midwifery education program at Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky.
Hericks enjoys spending time with her daughter and being with friends. She likes to travel when she can.
Maybe you don’t know what folic acid is, or you might dismiss it as something only pregnant women need. But every woman of reproductive age should be getting 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid every day.