August Manning

ProDoula

CURRENT STATUS: Pre-CD Labor, Pre-Certified Childbirth Educator

BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: August Doula Support

SERVICES PROVIDED: Labor Doula Services as well as Childbirth Educatioin

About

AREAS SERVED: Grand Forks, ND, East Grand Forks, MN

CONTACT INFO:

Phone: (701) 732-0029

Email:  augustm.doula@gmail.com

Website:  augustdoulasupport.com

Meet Your ProDoula

Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Worked as a medical assistant in OB/GYN for 2.5 years. Also have many years experience with daycare and babysitting. First Aid/CPR/AED Certified

What led you to become a Doula?: Have always wanted to work in the birth field as a nurse, midwife or Doula

What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:

I’m reliable, trustworthy, and people always feel comfortable around me. I’m also a great listener.

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: I like to look at the hospital information on their patient education.

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I always think to myself, wondering if they have the support they deserve through out the pregnancy/delivery and newborn care.

What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: A helping hand and a listening ear

What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Call the Midwife

What is your favorite place to vacation?: Would love to check out Yellowstone, Bad Lands and The Black Hills

What is your favorite food?: My favorite food would be pizza; either Canadian bacon or bacon cheeseburger pizza.

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Relaxing, and spending time with my daughter and partner

Who lives in your house?: My boyfriend and daughter