Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Bachelor of Science in Family and Child Development - Auburn University, Child Life Therapist, Preschool Teacher, and mother of 7 children.
What led you to become a Doula?: My love for the birthing process, mentoring friends in labor and delivery. Love of working with young children.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
Nurturing, compassionate, reliable, joyful
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: What to expect, Birth Partner, Web-MD, James Dobson
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: "Hi, can I give you my card", I'd love to help your beautiful family!
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Peace of mind and confidence....along with a five hour nap!
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Titanic and 20/20
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Beach or mountains
What is your favorite food?: Chocolate
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Running, reading and catching up chores.
Who lives in your house?: Me, my husband and 5 of my kids....plus 3 dogs and a cat.