Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I have been working with children and families since I was 16. I adore families. I have personal experience with infertility, grief, and anxiety. Those parts of my story have helped me have more empathy for others.
What led you to become a Doula?: While I'm fascinated with hospitals and the medical side of things, my deepest desire is for women and families to feel supported, heard, and validated. Birth work become a natural fit for that.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
(I kind of love that I just got to put people on the spot and ask for positive comments about myself) “When Annie walked in, she brought calm with her. It changed the feeling in the room.” ” Annie is honest, insightful and loyal. I would want her as an ally in any imaginable circumstance for those reasons alone.” “Annie is a passionate and driven woman who is working hard to change the face of the doula profession in Oregon.”