Michelle Valiukenas is the proud mom of her angel Sweet Pea, who she lost due to miscarriage in May 2017, and her angel daughter Colette Louise Tisdahl. Colette was born May 23, 2018 and died May 31, 2018. Michelle is the executive director of The Colette Louise Tisdahl Foundation, which financially assists families dealing with pregnancy complications, premature birth, and pregnancy and infant loss. Michelle also participates and advocates on issues of maternal health, maternal mortality, infant health and safety, and pregnancy complications. Michelle lives in Glenview, Illinois with her husband Mark and dog Nemo.