Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I am a Certified Nurses Aide and I have worked as a Science Teacher for the past 6 years. Those experiences coupled with my Doula training aid in my communication abilities, my comfort level in a medical setting.
What led you to become a Doula?: As long as I can remember I have always been captivated by the prenatal and birthing process. As I continued my education all paths were leading me in the direction of birth work. I am dedicated to continue to learn and certify in various areas of birth work.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I am a hardworking and motivated individual, I will always advocate for those who cannot advocate for themselves, I am committed to learning and growth
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: *
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I am excited for the new family! I love to talk about anything regarding pregnancy and babies. I enjoy hearing about other peoples experiences.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Non-judgemental support and listening ear.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Interstellar
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Any beach!
What is your favorite food?: Chicken wings
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: I love any kind of outdoor activity with my family! Nothing beats a good hike with my husband and kids!
Who lives in your house?: I live with my incredible husband Harry and my two daughters Lily (age 6) and Isabel/ Izzy (age 3).