Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Previously licensed as a massage therapist specializing in prenatal, myofacial release, gua sha, Riki, energy work, and hot stones.
What led you to become a Doula?: After being supported unconditionally and having a beautiful birth with my daughter I reflected back on my fertility treatments and the loss of my first baby and realized how truly alone and unsupported I felt. I wish to bring support and comfort to birthing people and specialize in loss/ termition/ still births
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
Comforting, down to Earth, loving, gentle, and open minded
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Evidence based birth and ProDoula.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I wish them happiness and lifetime of health.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: A gift of holding space, and validation.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Chopped
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Sedona Arizona has my heart
What is your favorite food?: Sunday family pasta dinner
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: hiking, going to the ocean, almost anything outside with my family.
Who lives in your house?: Myself, my husband Steve, my two daughters Aaralynand Wrenly, my father in law Kevin , and two dogs Dozer and Sarge.