Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Having a doctorate degree, I value being able to educate families on how to obtain evidence based research that allows them to make informative decisions on their own.
What led you to become a Doula?: After the birth of my son and not having the non-judgmental support that I wanted.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I am very knowledgeable, kind, intuitive and most importantly caring
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Local resources: Birthroots in Portland, Maine and Maine Doulas Evidence based research: pubmed
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: How radiant she looks!
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Non-judgmental support
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: **
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Anywhere remote :)
What is your favorite food?: Loaded nachos
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Getting my hands dirty in the garden and running through the woods with my toddler and Labrador retrievers
Who lives in your house?: Hubby, son and 2 dogs